A child of five would understand this. Send someone to fetch a child of five.
A loving heart is the truest wisdom.
A wise man sees as much as he ought, not as much as he can.
Be wiser than other people if you can; but do not tell them so.
Dawn: The time when men of reason go to bed. Certain old men prefer to rise at about that time, taking a cold bath and a long walk with an empty stomach, and otherwise mortifying the flesh. They then point with pride to these practices as the cause of the
Don't waste time learning the "tricks of the trade. Instead, learn the trade.
Even a fool knows you can't touch the stars, but it doesn't stop a wise man from trying.
Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared, for the greatest fool may ask more than the wisest man can answer.
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
He whose wisdom exceeds his works, to what may he be likened? To a tree whose branches are numerous but whose roots are few. The wind comes along and uproots it and sweeps it down.
Health is the condition of wisdom, and the sign is cheerfulness, -- an open and noble temper.
I find that a great part of the information I have was acquired by looking up something and finding something else on the way.
If age imparted wisdom, there wouldn't be any old fools.
If ignorance is bliss, why aren't there more happy people?
If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them.
Ignorance is a voluntary misfortune.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
In those days he was wiser than he is now--he used frequently to take my advice.
It is by the fortune of God that, in this country, we have three benefits: freedom of speech, freedom of thought, and the wisdom never to use either.
It is impossible to defeat an ignorant man in argument.
It takes a long time to understand nothing.
Just as a cautious businessman avoids investing all his capital in one concern, so wisdom would probably admonish us also not to anticipate all our happiness from one quarter alone.
Just as a picture is drawn by an artist, surroundings are created by the activities of the mind.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information on it.
Knowledge is soon changed, then lost in the mist, an echo half-heard.
Poetry begins in delight and ends in wisdom.
Price is what you pay.;Value is what you get.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of ones ignorance.
The beginning of knowledge is the discovery of something we do not understand.
The confidence of ignorance will always overcome indecision of knowledge.
The first step towards knowledge is to know that we are ignorant.
The little I know I owe to my ignorance.
The wise man does at once what the fool does finally.
There's no problem too big and no question too small;Just ask God in faith and he'll answer them all;Trust in his wisdom and believe in his word,;For no prayer's unanswered and no prayer unheard.
Trouble brings experience, and experience brings wisdom.
We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it -- and stop there; lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove lid. She will never sit on a hot stove lid again -- and that is well; but also she will never sit down
Wisdom doesn't automatically come with old age. Nothing does - except wrinkles. It's true, some wines improve with age. But only if the grapes were good in the first place.
Wisdom is a blessing only to those prepared to absorb it.
Wisdom is perishable. Unlike information or knowledge, it cannot be stored in a computer or recorded in a book. It expires with each passing generation.
Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness.
You don't run twenty-six miles at five minutes a mile on good looks and a secret recipe.
Your ignorance cramps my conversation.