55 Quotes About Wisdom

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Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom.
- Charles Spurgeon
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Patience is the companion of wisdom.
- Augustine
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There is nothing more foolish than an act of wickedness; there is no wisdom equal to that of obeying God.
- Albert Barnes
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No mind, no wisdom--temporary mind, temporary wisdom--eternal mind, eternal wisdom.
- Adoniram Judson
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Listen well, and you will be pronounced a "brilliant" conversationalist!
- R. Kent Hughes
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In the spiritual world ... he will be wise who courts acquaintance with the most ordinary and transparent facts of Nature; and in laying the foundations for a religious life he will make no unworthy beginning who carries with him an impressive sense of so obvious a truth as that without Environment there can be no life.
- Henry Drummond
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In common discourse we denominate persons and things according to the major part of their character; he is to be called a wise man who has but few follies.
- Isaac Watts
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If you young fellows were wise, the devil couldn't do anything to you, but since you aren't wise, you need us who are old.
- Martin Luther
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Confidence that one's impressions are God-given is no guarantee that this is really so, even when they persist and grow stronger through long seasons of prayer. Bible-based wisdom must judge them.
- J.I. Packer
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Science investigates - religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power. Religion gives man wisdom which is control.
- Martin Luther King Jr.
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But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all possible evils; for it is folly, vice, and madness, without tuition or restraint.
- Edmund Burke
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A pure mind in a chaste body is the mother of wisdom and deliberation; sober counsels and ingenuous actions; open deportment and sweet carriage; sincere principles and unprejudiced understanding; love of God and self-denial; peace and confidence; holy prayers and spiritual comfort; and a pleasure of spirit infinitely greater than the sottish pleasure of unchastity.
- Jeremy Taylor
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No mind, no wisdom--temporary mind, temporary wisdom--eternal mind, eternal wisdom.
- Adoniram Judson
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If thou art wise thou knowest thine own ignorance; and thou art ignorant if thou knowest not thyself.
- Martin Luther
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Where fear is present, wisdom cannot be.
- Assorted Authors
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The all-seeing eye of God beheld our deplorable state; infinite pity touched the heart of the Father of mercies; and infinite wisdom laid the plan of our recovery.
- David Brainerd
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There is nothing more foolish than an act of wickedness; there is no wisdom equal to that of obeying God.
- Albert Barnes
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Not until we have become humble and teachable, standing in awe of God's holiness and sovereignty. Acknowledging our own littleness, distrusting our own thoughts, and willing to have our minds turned upside down, can divine wisdom become ours.
- J.I. Packer
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Now all the knowledge and wisdom that is in creatures, whether angels or men, is nothing else but a participation of that one eternal, immutable and increased wisdom of God.
- Assorted Authors
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Wisdom prepares for the worst, but folly leaves the worst for the day when it comes.
- Richard Cecil
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The more I work with the body, keeping my assumptions in a temporary state of reservation, the more I appreciate and sympathize with a given disease. The body no longer appears as a sick or irrational demon, but as a process with its own inner logic and wisdom.
- George Macdonald
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The chief means for attaining wisdom, and suitable gifts for the ministry, are the Holy Scriptures, and prayer.
- John Newton
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Do not heed the jar of man's warring opinions. Let God be true and every man a liar. The Bible is the Bible still. If any man lacks wisdom, let him ask of God. You have an unction from the Holy One, and you know all things.
- Horatius Bonar
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The highest and most profitable learning is the knowledge of ourselves. To have a low opinion of our own merits, and to think highly of others, is an evidence of wisdom.
- Thomas a Kempis
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Wisdom in scripture is, broadly speaking, the knowledge of God's world and the knack of fitting oneself into it.
- Cornelius Plantinga
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