Wisdom and Learning


Wisdom is the quality that keeps you from getting into situations where you need it.         — Doug Larson

Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone.            — Horace

A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.                     — George Santayana

Wisdom is never on the menu, you have to own the restaurant.     — Carrie Latet

These days people seek knowledge, not wisdom. Knowledge is of the past, wisdom is of the future.                      — Vernon Cooper

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

Wisdom is knowing what to do next; skill is knowing how to do it, and virtue is doing it.                                    — David Starr Jordan

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

It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.                                      — Walter Lippmann

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