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“Patience is the companion of wisdom.” – Saint Augustine

“We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.” – George Bernard Shaw

“Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone.” – Anonymous

“Wrong does not cease to be wrong because the majority share in it.” – Leo Tolstoy

“It is better to imitate ancient than modern work.” – Leonardo da Vinci

“To finish the moment, to find the journey’s end in every step of the road, to live the greatest number of good hours, is wisdom.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“One can pass on knowledge but not wisdom. One can find wisdom, one can live it, one can be supported by it, one can work wonders with it, but one cannot speak it or teach it.” –  Hermann Hesse

“The Sage puts his own views behind so ends up ahead. He stays a witness to life so he endures. What could he grab for that he does not already have? What could he do for himself that the universe itself has not already done?” – Lao Tzu

“He who chases two hares will catch neither.” – Publius Syrus

“I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.” – Publius Syrus

“Knowledge is real knowledge only when it is acquired by the efforts of your intellect, not by memory. Only when we forget what we were taught do we start to have real knowledge.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Big-picture thinkers are comfortable with ambiguity. They don’t try to force every observation or piece of data into pre-formulated mental cubby holes.” – John C. Maxwell

“A significant part of showing respect is simply listening. We offer our presence and open ears – listening to the hidden hurts and heartaches, the deepest dreams and desires of one another.” – Rick Warren

“. . . just because we feel a certain way doesn’t make that feeling a fact. It only means that we feel that way. We must learn to press past our feelings.” – Joyce Meyer

“People who are generous are constantly giving things away: courage, money, introductions – whatever is needed. Look around today and see what you have in abundance that others might be lacking.” – David Jeremiah

“The hardnesses of our experiences, which seem to us to be more than we can possibly endure, make the very school of life for us in which we learn our best lessons and grow into whatever beauty and Christlikeness of character we attain.” – Al Bryant

“A word from the wise – from those who have had experience in life – is far more valuable than many realize. If we are wise we will take it and make use of it, thus saving ourselves much time and grief.” – Dorothea S. Kopplin

“To practice death is to practice freedom. A man who has learned how to die has unlearned how to be a slave.” – Michel de Montaigne

“Stop struggling against the fact that nothing’s solid to begin with and things don’t last.” – Pema Chödrön

“Preparations for war should be long in making, that victory may be the more speedy.” – Publius Syrus

“He who possesseth little is so much the less possessed. Blessed be moderate poverty!” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“When you have realized understanding, even one word is too much.” – Zen proverb

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” – Confucius

“Wisdom is the daughter of experience.” – Leonardo Da Vinci

“All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man.” – Henry David Thoreau

“The difference between a wise and foolish man is this–the former sees much, thinks much, and speaks little; but the latter speaks more than he either sees or thinks.” – William Scott Downey

“Wisdom is ofttimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar.” – William Wordsworth

“Wisdom comes only through suffering.” – Aeschylus

“Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences.” – Norman Cousins

“Obviously, the more hard lessons you can learn vicariously, instead of from your own terrible experiences, the better off you will be.” – Charlie Munger

“Knowledge all by itself, without deep wisdom, ends up becoming despair.” – Ram Dass

“The guru can only point out your errors. When you drop your errors, you will know the truth.” –  Anthony de Mello

“The ultimate test of your knowledge is your capacity to convey it to another.” – Richard Feynman

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