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wisdom

Abba Eban
Men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all the other alternatives.
Baltasar Gracian
A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends.
Benjamin Franklin
The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.
The doors of wisdom are never shut.
Bertrand Russell
The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts.
Bill Cosby
A word to the wise ain't necessary -- it's the stupid ones that need the advice.
Calvin Coolidge
Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.
Daniel Webster
Wisdom begins at the end.
Elbert Hubbard
Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.
Francis Bacon
A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Goethe
A clever man commits no minor blunders.
Hunter S. Thompson
No man is so foolish but he may sometimes give another good counsel, and no man so wise that he may not easily err if he takes no other counsel than his own. He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master.
A word to the wise is infuriating.
J.R.R. Tolkien
The wise speak only of what they know.
In doubt a man of worth will trust to his own wisdom.
Kahlil Gibran
Wisdom stands at the turn in the road and calls upon us publicly, but we consider it false and despise its adherents.
Lewis Perelman
Dogma is the sacrifice of wisdom to consistency.
Marcel Proust
We don't receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us.
Marcus Aurelius
The wise man learns more from the fool than the fool learns from the wise man.