wisdom Quotes

Whoever is full of wisdom is naturally compassionate; in fact we recognize that someone has gained spiritual wisdom by seeing their compassionate behavior. . . . Individuals and countries with power need to develop wisdom and compassion, for without these attributes, there is a danger that the power will be used to oppress and exploit others. (31)

- Ravi Ravindra, The Wisdom of Patanjali's Yoga Sutras: A New Translation and Guide by Ravi Ravindra

Wisdom with an inheritance is good, but wisdom without an inheritance is better than an inheritance without wisdom.

- Anne Bradstreet

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

- Charles Dickens, Hard Times

Wisdom does not make me full. It fills me with hunger.

- Noah Benshea, Jacob the Baker: Gentle Wisdom For a Complicated World

Wisdom is the lamp of love, and love is the oil of the lamp. Love, sinking deeper, grows wiser; and wisdom that springs up aloft comes ever the nearer to love. Love is the food of wisdom; wisdom the food of love; a circle of light within which those who love, clasp the hands of those who are wise.

- Maurice Maeterlinck, Wisdom And Destiny

The greatest wisdom is to be happy

- Bangambiki Habyarimana, The Great Pearl of Wisdom

Here is the test of wisdom, Wisdom is not finally tested in schools, Wisdom cannot be pass’d from one having it to another not having it, Wisdom is of the soul, is not susceptible of proof, is its own proof, Applies to all stages and objects and qualities and is content, Is the certainty of the reality and immortality of things, and the excellence of things; Something there is in the float of the sight of things that provokes it out of the soul.

- Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass

Everyone whose deeds are more than his wisdom his wisdom endures. And everyone whose wisdom is more than his deeds his wisdom does not endure.

- The Talmud

He who knows himself is wise; yet have we no sooner acquired real consciousness of our being than we learn that true wisdom is a thing that lies far deeper than consciousness. The chief gain of increased consciousness is that it unveils an ever-loftier unconsciousness, on whose heights do the sources lie of the purest wisdom.

- Maurice Maeterlinck, Wisdom And Destiny

Wisdom is indispensable in the fulfillment of purpose".

- Osiri Wisdom

You focus on telling stories,
we do everything else.