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Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Famous quotes on wisdom and knowledge

"Life is a gift of nature; but beautiful living is the gift of wisdom."
~ Greek Adage

"Be happy. It's one way of being wise."
~ Sidonie Gabrielle

"Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power."
~ Unknown

"In examinations, the foolish ask questions the wise cannot answer."
~ Oscar Wilde

"Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it"
~ Albert Einstein

"Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life."
~ Sandra Carey

"I know what I have given you. I do not know what you have received"
~ Antonio Porchia

"Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom."
~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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

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