Some Thoughts About Wisdom From Various Authors

“The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.”

Isaac Asimov

“Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power. If you realize that you have enough, you are truly rich.”

Lao Tzu ( Tao Te Ching)

“Every generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.”

George Orwell

“Wisdom comes from experience. Experience is often a result of lack of wisdom.”

Terry Pratchett

“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.”

Rumi

 

 

 

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