Wisdom Quotes

Abraham Lincoln

I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.


"A wise man can see more from the bottom of a well than a fool can from a mountain top

Benjamin Disraeli

"The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations"

Bill Clinton

Strength and wisdom are not opposing values

Bill Cosby

"A word to the wise ain't necessary -- it's the stupid ones that need the advice."


"There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart."

"By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest."

Francis Bacon

"A prudent question is one-half of wisdom."

"A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds."

"Nothing is more damaging to a state than that cunning men pass for wise."

"It is impossible to love and to be wise."

Henry David Thoreau

That man is richest whose pleasures are the cheapest.

Jimi Hendrix

"Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens."


Do not forsake wisdom, and she will protect you; love her, and she will watch over you.

Pride only breeds quarrels, but wisdom is found in those who take advice.

A man's wisdom gives him patience; it is to his glory to overlook an offense.

"Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding."

William Shakespeare

"The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool."

Theadore Roosevelt Quote on Wisdom

"Nine-tenths of wisdom is being wise in time."

Thomas Jefferson

"Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom."