Quotes Database - Category: Wisdom
"It's better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life."
- Elizabeth Kenny
"I learned some valuable lessons about the legislative process, the importance of bipartisan cooperation and the wisdom of taking small steps to get a big job done."
- Hillary Clinton
"Many spiritual teachers - in Buddhism, in Islam - have talked about first-hand experience of the world as an important part of the path to wisdom, to enlightenment."
- Bell Hooks
"Even wisdom has to yield to self-interest."
"The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
"Some of the best lessons we ever learn are learned from past mistakes. The error of the past is the wisdom and success of the future."
- Dale Turner
"It is astonishing what force, purity, and wisdom it requires for a human being to keep clear of falsehoods."
- Margaret Fuller
"Memory is the mother of all wisdom."
"The hours of folly are measured by the clock but of wisdom, no clock can measure."
- William Blake
"What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?"
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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