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God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. ~ Serenity Prayer

Nine-tenths of wisdom is being wise in time. ~ Theodore Roosevelt

Patience is the companion of wisdom. ~ Saint Augustine

The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool. ~ William Shakespeare

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing. ~ Socrates

The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions. ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes

There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart. ~ Charles Dickens

To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe. ~ Marilyn vos Savant

To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom. ~ Bertrand Russell

We don't receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us. ~ Marcel Proust

Wisdom outweighs any wealth. ~ Sophocles

Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information? ~ T. S. Eliot

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