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Wisdom Quotes

17 of the best book quotes about wisdom
  1. #1
    “Grown-ups never understand anything by themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them.”
  2. #2
    “If he is old enough to ask the question he is old enough to receive true answers. I am not putting the thoughts into his head, but helping him unfold those already there. These children are wiser than we are...”
  3. #3
    “Moths, and all sorts of ugly creatures, hover about a lighted candle. Can the candle help it?”
  4. #4
    “A little nonsense now and then, is relished by the wisest men.”
  5. #5
    “I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased to be one.”
  6. #6
    “She hoped to be wise and reasonable in time; but alas! Alas! She must confess to herself that she was not wise yet.”
  7. #7
    “Do the wise thing and the kind thing too, and make the best of us and not the worst.”
  8. #8
    “There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.”
  9. #9
    “Never hurry and never worry!”
  10. #10
    “No great wisdom can be reached without sacrifice.”
  11. #11
    “It is much more difficult to judge oneself than to judge others. If you succeed in judging yourself rightly, then you are indeed a man of true wisdom.”
  12. #12
    “Angry people are not always wise.”
  13. #13
    “Sometimes you gwyne to git hurt, en sometimes you gwyne to git sick; but every time you’s gwyne to git well agin.”
  14. #14
    “A loving heart is the truest wisdom.”
  15. #15
    “Miracles are like pimples, because once you start looking for them you find more than you ever dreamed you’d see.”
  16. #16
    “Someday you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.”
  17. #17
    “Because they are mean is no reason why I should be. I hate such things, and though I think I’ve a right to be hurt, I don’t intend to show it.”
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