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    Quotations about Wisdom

    • Men are wise in proportion, not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience.
      Life of Samuel Johnson, 1791, by James Boswell
    • 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.
    • Like an ability or a muscle, hearing your inner wisdom is strengthened by doing it.
    • Wisdom is what's left after we've run out of personal opinions.
    • Force without wisdom falls of its own weight.
      Odes, by Horace
    • Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
    • One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
    • It is not white hair that engenders wisdom.
      Unidentified fragment, by Menander
    • The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.
    • No man is wise enough by himself.
      Miles Gloriosus, by Titus Maccius Plautus
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