Quotes about Knowledge and Wisdom

Most popular knowledge and wisdom quotes

Knowledge is never in doubt. Wisdom is never certain.
Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.

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Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
Knowledge is the rubble left when wisdom breaks down.
Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification.


We do not need more knowledge but more wisdom. Wisdom comes from our own attention.


Learning sleeps and snores in libraries, but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake, on tiptoe.

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We can be Knowledgeable with other men's knowledge, but we cannot be wise with other men's wisdom.


There are subjects in which I wish to become knowledgeable, and subjects in which I wish to remain wise.
Knowledge is merely brilliance in organization of ideas and not wisdom. The truly wise person goes beyond knowledge.


Where is the Life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?