A proverb is the wisdom of many and the wit of one.
Sciences may be learned by rote, but wisdom not.
If the highest things are unknowable, then the highest capacity or virtue of man cannot be theoretical wisdom.
If you believe the doctors, nothing is wholesome; if you believe the theologians, nothing is innocent; if you believe the military, nothing is safe.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
It's easier to resist at the beginning than at the end.
It seems to me that, in every culture, I come across a chapter headed 'Wisdom.' And then I know exactly what is going to follow: 'Vanity of vanities, all is vanity.'
Around '93, '94, the conventional wisdom about the Internet was that it was a toy for academics and researchers. So it was very, very underestimated for about two years.
He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe.
Every silver lining has a cloud.
To know one's self is wisdom, but not to know one's neighbors is genius.
Preconceived notions are the locks on the door to wisdom.
I always want to be a messenger, a person that, you know, that's not afraid to pass on wisdom.
When you're used to being prepared to reject conventional wisdom, it leaves you open to learn more.
What I lack in energy, I have in wisdom.
The higher we are placed, the more humbly we should walk.
Nobody can give you wiser advice than yourself.
If you call failures experiments, you can put them in your resume and claim them as achievements.
The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.
Hurricane Katrina overwhelmed levees and exploded the conventional wisdom about a shared American prosperity, exposing a group of people so poor they didn't have $50 for a bus ticket out of town. If we want to learn something from this disaster, the ...