Wisdom consists not so much in knowing what to do in the ultimate as knowing what to do next.
- Herbert Hoover
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Kindness is wisdom.
- Philip James Bailey
Wisdom and understanding can only become the possession of individual men by travelling the old road of observation, attention, perseverance, and industry.
- Samuel Smiles
I feel increasingly like age is very irrelevant. Quite often, cynicism is confused with wisdom, and my scorn is confused with a knowing, which I don't have.
- Laura Marling
He who devotes sixteen hours a day to hard study may become at sixty as wise as he thought himself at twenty.
- Mary Wilson Little
Saudi Arabia is a puritanical state that claims a monopoly of wisdom and virtue.
- James Buchan
The Divine wisdom has given us prayer, not as a means whereby to obtain the good things of earth, but as a means whereby we learn to do without them not as a means whereby we escape evil, but as a means whereby we become strong to meet it.
- Frederick William Robertson
Counsel woven into the fabric of real life is wisdom.
- Walter Benjamin
I continue to believe, contrary to the given wisdom, that it's more interesting to have an album - or, indeed, an individual song - which has variety rather than homogeneity.
- Peter Hammill