Aphorisms by theme: Wisdom

We have no words for speaking of wisdom to the stupid. He who understands the wise is wise already.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

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By theme : Stupidity Wisdom
With audacity one can undertake anything, but not do everything.

Napoleon I

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By theme : War Wisdom
Ideas must work through the brains and arms of men, or they are no better than dreams.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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By theme : Thought Wisdom
If we don`t know life, how can we know death?

Confucius

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By theme : Death Life Philosophy Wisdom
What we do not understand we do not possess.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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By theme : Thought Wisdom
You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him discover it in himself.

Galileo Galilei

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By theme : Education Wisdom
Life without the courage for death is slavery.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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By theme : Behavior Life Wisdom
We build upon the sand, and the older we become, the more unstable this foundation becomes.

Alfred Bernhard Nobel

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By theme : Life Wisdom
The height of power in women, so far as manners are concerned, rests in tranquillity.

Francoise d`Aubigne Marquise de Maintenon

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By theme : Behavior Wisdom Women
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.

George Eliot

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By theme : Knowledge Thought Wisdom
A wise person does at once, what a fool does at last. Both do the same thing; only at different times.

John Acton

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By theme : Behavior Stupidity Wisdom
He who has begun has half done.

Horace

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By theme : Behavior Business Wisdom
Never was anything great achieved without danger.

Niccolo Machiavelli

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By theme : Life Wisdom
Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous mind.

Samuel Johnson

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By theme : Reason Wisdom
Self-respect without the respect of others is like a jewel which will not stand the daylight.

Alfred Bernhard Nobel

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By theme : Thought Wisdom
Contempt is the only way to triumph over calumny.

Francoise d`Aubigne Marquise de Maintenon

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By theme : Behavior Relations Wisdom
Despair makes victims sometimes victors.

Edward George Bulwer - Lytton

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By theme : Life Wisdom
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies, but not the madness of people.

Isaac Newton

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By theme : Wisdom Wit
One`s eyes are what one is, one`s mouth is what one becomes.

John Galsworthy

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By theme : Wisdom
As you cannot do what you wish, you should wish what you can do.

Terence

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By theme : Behavior Wisdom
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