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"Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers."
Alfred Lord Tennyson

"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."

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

"The doors of wisdom are never shut."
Benjamin Franklin

"To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom."
Bertrand Russell

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

"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."

"Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it."
David Starr Jordan

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

"Wisdom begins at the end."
Daniel Webster

"Wisdom is the quality that keeps you from getting into situations where you need it."
Doug Larson

"Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit."
Elbert Hubbard

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

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

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

"The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom."
H. L. Mencken

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

"A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew."
Herb Caen

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

"Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another."

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