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24 Motivational Quotes on Wisdom

What does it mean to be wise? Is wisdom the same as knowledge, or are they completely different? Do knowledge and wisdom go hand-in-hand?

What are your thoughts, and are you wise to think of them?

Check out these quotes below on wisdom to expand your thinking and quench your curiosity.

24 Quotes on Wisdom

Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
– Albert Einstein

Wise men talk because they have something to say; Fools, because they have to say something.
– Plato

Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
– Jimi Hendrix

Turn your wounds into wisdom.
– Oprah Winfrey

Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.
– Sandra Carey

A loving heart is the truest wisdom.
– Charles Dickens

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
– Aristotle

Any fool can know. The point is to understand.
– Albert Einstein

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
– Immanuel Kant

Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.
– Ron Wild

The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
– Francis Bacon

The wise man hath his thoughts in his head; the fool, on his tongue.
– Ivan Panin

Honesty is the first book of wisdom.
– Thomas Jefferson

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

It is characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things.
– Henry David Thoreau

A wise owl sat on an oak, the more he saw the less he spoke, the less he spoke the more he heard. Why aren’t we like the wise old bird?
– Charles M Schulz

Wisdom is the right use of knowledge.
– Charles Spurgeon

Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
– Socrates

If you have the guts to keep making mistakes, your wisdom and intelligence leap forward with huge momentum.
– Holly Near

Knowledge comes from learning. Wisdom comes from living.
– Anthony Douglas Williams

To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
– Marilyn vos Savant

Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
– Rumi

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  1. There were so many golden quotes in here. I particularly liked the quotes by Ron Wild, Charles M Schulz, and Rumi. Thank you as always for the motivation!

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