Favorite Quotations ~  Wisdom Words for Friends to Live by

"All human wisdom is summed up in two words--wait and hope." ~Alexandre Dumas

Just Be Happy

After wisdom comes wit. ~ Evan Esar

To know when to be generous and when firm—that is wisdom. ~ Elbert Hubbard

Learning passes for wisdom among those who want both.~ William Temple

It's amazing how much mature wisdom resembles being too tired. ~ Robert Heinlein

It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err. ~ Mahatma Gandhi

Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification. ~ Martin Fischer, The Road to Begin Your Life

What is wise? He that learn from everyone. ~ Benjamin Franklin

Wisdom is only found in truth. ~ Johann von Goethe

Wisdom sets bounds even to knowledge. ~ Friedrich W. Nietzsche

Wisdom is nothing but a preparation of the soul, a capacity, a secret art of thinking, feeling and breathing thoughts of unity at every moment of life. ~ Hermann Hesse

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life. ~ Immanuel Kant

Some people are like owls. They get the reputation for being wise by hooting at everything. ~ Guy Wagner

In complete darkness, it is only knowledge and wisdom that separates us. ~ Janet Jackson

A little nonsense now and then, is cherished by the wisest men. ~ Roald Dahl, (Willy Wonka) Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials. ~ Lyn Yutang, Power of Doing Less

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