Kutipan (Quote) - Wisdom (2)

Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd have preferred to talk.
Doug Larson

All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
Henry David Thoreau

In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.
John Muir

It is a characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things.
Henry David Thoreau

When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.

A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.

There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart.
Charles Dickens

We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started.
Henry Ward Beecher

Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.

Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
Lao Tzu

Don't follow any advice, no matter how good, until you feel as deeply in your spirit as you think in your mind that the counsel is wise.
Joan Rivers

The less you talk, the more you're listened to.
Abigail Van Buren

The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
William Blake

Does wisdom perhaps appear on the earth as a raven which is inspired by the smell of carrion?
Friedrich Nietzsche

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton

There are three faithful friends - an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.
Benjamin Franklin

Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.
George Bernard Shaw

We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.
George Bernard Shaw

Ignorant men raise questions that wise men answered a thousand years ago.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the persons who possess it.
Henry Ward Beecher

From the errors of others, a wise man corrects his own.
Publilius Syrus

Nobody can give you wiser advice than yourself.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
William Arthur Ward

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.
Alfred Lord Tennyson

The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
Jean Paul

Nature and books belong to the eyes that see them.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

The greater our knowledge increases the more our ignorance unfolds.
John F. Kennedy

Winning is not everything, but wanting to win is.
Vince Lombardi

The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.
Benjamin Franklin

It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.
Walter Lippmann

Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Baltasar Gracian

Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away.
Arthur Helps

Don't taunt the alligator until after you've crossed the creek.
Dan Rather

It's better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life.
Elizabeth Kenny

Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own.

To be satisfied with a little, is the greatest wisdom; and he that increaseth his riches, increaseth his cares; but a contented mind is a hidden treasure, and trouble findeth it not.

To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
Bertrand Russell

Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
George Santayana

It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it.
John Steinbeck

Wisdom is found only in truth.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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