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26 April 2011

Some Wisdom Quotes for Facebook

  • A single conversation with a wise man is better than ten years of study. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • A spoon does not know the taste of soup, nor a learned fool the taste of wisdom.~ Welsh Proverb
  • A wise man can see more from the bottom of a well than a fool can from a mountain top. ~ Author Unknown
  • Beauty is the wisdom of women. Wisdom is the beauty of men.~ Chinese Proverb
  • Better a good conscience without wisdom than wisdom without a good conscience.~ German Proverb
  • Better a drop of wisdom than an ocean of gold.~ Greek Proverb
  • Deep doubts, deep wisdom; small doubts, little wisdom.~ Chinese Proverb
  • Economy is the wealth of the poor and the wisdom of the rich.~ French Proverb
  • Experience is the mother of wisdom.~ Traditional Proverb
  • From listening comes wisdom and from speaking, repentance.~ Traditional Proverb
  • Gray hair is a sign of age, not of wisdom.~ Greek Proverb
  • Hunt in every jungle, for there is wisdom and good hunting in all of them.~ African Proverb
  • He dares to be a fool, and that is the first step in the direction of wisdom. ~ James Gibbons Huneker
  • It is more easy to be wise for others than for ourselves. ~ François Duc de La Rochefoucauld
  • If a rich man eats a snake people say, “This is wisdom!” If a poor man eats a snake people say, “This is folly!” ~ Lebanese Proverb
  • Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification. ~ Martin H. Fischer
  • Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. ~ Alfred Lord Tennyson
  • Knowledge without wisdom is a load of books on the back of an ass.~ Japanese Proverb
  • Learning sleeps and snores in libraries, but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake, on tiptoe. ~ Josh Billings
  • Listen to the wisdom of the toothless ones.~ Fijian Proverb
  • No man was ever wise by chance. ~ Seneca
  • Only through suffering and sorrow do we acquire the wisdom not found in books.~ Japanese Proverb
  • Once I had the strength but no wisdom; now I have the wisdom but no strength.~ Persian Proverb
  • Patience is the companion of wisdom. ~ St. Augustine
  • Silence is the fence around wisdom.~ Yiddish Proverb
  • Some folks are wise and some are otherwise. ~ Tobias Smollett
  • The years teach much which the days never knew. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • There is a wisdom of the head, and… a wisdom of the heart. ~ Charles Dickens
  • To question a wise man is the beginning of wisdom.~ German Proverb
  • The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook. ~ William James
  • The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their right names.~ chinese Proverb
  • The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.. ~ William Shakespeare
  • The palace leads to fame, the market to fortune, and loneliness to wisdom.~ Chinese Proverb
  • The greatest wisdom of all is kindness.~ Hebrew Proverb
  • The hot sun melts away the snow; when anger comes, does wisdom go.~ Indian Proverb
  • Under a ragged coat lies wisdom.~ Romanian Proverb
  • When God punishes a land, he deprives it leaders of wisdom.~ Italian Proverb
  • Wisdom is born; stupidity is learned.~ Russian Proverb
  • Wealth gets in the way of wisdom.~ Japanese Proverb
  • Wisdom and virtue are like the two wheels of a cart.~ Japanese Proverb
  • We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future. ~ George Bernard Shaw
  • We can be Knowledgeable with other men’s knowledge, but we cannot be wise with other men’s wisdom. ~ Michel de Montaigne
  • Wisdom is in the head, not in the beard.~ Ukranian Proverb
  • Wisdom outweighs any wealth. ~ Sophocles
  • Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you’d have preferred to talk. ~ Doug Larson
  • Wisdom is never on the menu, you have to own the restaurant. ~ Carrie Latet
  • Wisdom is easy to carry but difficult to gather.~ Czech Proverb
  • Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences. ~ Norman Cousins
  • Wisdom doesn’t necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself. ~ Tom Wilson
  • Wisdom consists of ten parts — nine parts of silence and one part with few words.~ Arabian Proverb
  • Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it. ~ David Star Jordan
  • Wisdom begins at the end. ~ Daniel Webster
  • Wisdom does not come overnight.~ Somali Proverb
  • You cannot buy wisdom abroad if there is none at home.~ Russian Proverb
  • The reason some people are stingy is also the reason they are rich – piya