Bias of Priene
Antisthenes: Philosophy quotes
A wise man doesnít need
anything, because all things, which belong to other people, belongs
Bias of Priene: Philosophy quotes
You should take from
youth to old age as a gift a wisdom, because it doesnít exist a
dignity more reliable.
Cicero: Philosophy quotes
It isnít enough to
possess wisdom; you should be able to use it too.
Confucius: Philosophy quotes
Middle is the nearest
point to the wisdom. Not to achieve this point is the same that to
Blockhead burdens that
people donít know him, but a sage burdens that he doesnít know people.
Democritus: Philosophy quotes
Wisdom gives a person
three following capabilities: to make excellent decisions, to speak
and to make proper things.
A wise man is a measure
of all things, which exist. With a help of senses he measures
perceptible things and with a help of reason he measures intellectual
Epicurus: Philosophy quotes
You shouldnít avoid doing
small services, because people will think that you can do more.
Baltasar Gracian: Philosophy quotes
A wise man estimates all,
because in all people he notices something good.
If you donít know the way, you
should stay with wise and careful men. Sooner or later they find the
right way out.
Han Fei: Philosophy quotes
Wisdom is not different
from the expression of intellectual superiority of a person.
Laozi: Philosophy quotes
The efforts of the wise
man direct to being satisfied with his life, but he doesnít want to
have many things.
When people donít know me
much, I am valued high. That is why a wise man looks like a man, who
wears shabby clothes and holds jasper in the pocket.
Petrarch: Philosophy quotes
Wisdom and force almost always
come apart. The wisdom vegetates when the force prospers and when the
wisdom wakes up the force wastes away.
Pittacus: Philosophy quotes
builds a nest in one word and evolves a thought from one phrase that
has a lifeís depth and a length in centuries.
Pythagoras: Philosophy quotes
The first elements of
wisdom: you should study to reflect and to lose your ability to chat.
Hearing and keeping
silence, you become a wise man. The beginning of wisdom is silence.
Seneca: Philosophy quotes
Wisdom never irritates
Socrates: Philosophy quotes
To be lower as yourself
is the same as ignorance, but to be higher as yourself is a wisdom.