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It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.

Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894) American author and poet.

Beauty is the wisdom of women. Wisdom is the beauty of men.

Chinese proverb

Wise people are foolish if they cannot adapt to foolish people.

Montaigne (1533-1592) French philosopher and essayist.

It is more easy to be wise for others than for ourselves.

François de La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680) French writer.

Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.

Confucius (BC 551-BC 479) Chinese philosopher.


We cannot advance without new experiments in living, but no wise man tries every day what he has proved wrong the day before.

James Truslow Adams (1878-1949) American historian and writer.

To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.

Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) British logician and philosopher.

Wisdom doesn't necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself.

Woodrow T. Wilson (1856-1924) Twenty-eighth President of the USA.

Many people might have attained wisdom had they not assumed they already had it.

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Understanding the limitations of human beings as well as understanding your own is the beginning of true wisdom.

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