Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
The first point of wisdom is to discern that which is false; the second, to know that which is true.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.
Logic is the beginning of wisdom, not the end.
Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
All human wisdom works and has worries and grief as reward.
Wisdom is the knowledge of good and evil, not the strength to choose between the two.
Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.
Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.
Wisdom is found only in truth.
This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
He who would begun has half done. Dare to be wise; begin.
Wisdom consists not so much in knowing what to do in the ultimate as knowing what to do next.
Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.
It is a characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things.
All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.
We give advice, but we cannot give the wisdom to profit by it.
Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
Sometimes one likes foolish people for their folly, better than wise people for their wisdom.
Stronger by weakness, wiser men become.
Who in their infinite wisdom decreed that Little League uniforms be white? Certainly not a mother.
The clouds may drop down titles and estates, and wealth may seek us, but wisdom must be sought.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.
Prevention is better than cure.
He that composes himself is wiser than he that composes a book.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.
I prefer the folly of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom.
The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself a fool.
Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.
Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers, and I linger on the shore, And the individual withers, and the world is more and more.
Memory is the mother of all wisdom.
The wisest of the wise may err.