Words of Wisdom
—Nature and wisdom never are at strife.
—It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
Francois De La Rochefoucauld
—The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook.
—The first step in the acquisition of wisdom is silence, the second listening, the third memory, the fourth practice, the fifth teaching others.
Solomon Ibn Gabriol
—Years teach us more than books.
—The wisdom of nations lies in their proverbs, which are brief and pithy.
—A wise man learns by the mistakes of others, a fool by his own.
—Silence does not always mark wisdom.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
—No man was ever wise by chance.
—The seat of knowledge is in the head, of wisdom, in the heart.
—Of all parts of wisdom the practice is the best.
—The more a man knows, the more he forgives.
Catherine the Great
—A loving heart is the truest wisdom.
—One who understands much displays a greater simplicity of character than one who understands little.
—How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!
—On every thorn, delightful wisdom grows,
In every rill a sweet instruction flows.
—The man of wisdom is never of two minds;
the man of benevolence never worries;
the man of courage is never afraid.