Years of wisdom quotes:

  • The years of wisdom in a man's age are where the true meanings of his life lie. -- Edmond Mbiaka
  • Europeans ridicule Muslim culture because they don't understand the wisdom behind it. Take swine flu for instance: all the sudden you've got Europeans scared of pigs - we've been saying that for years! -- Riaad Moosa
  • Good economic policy requires not so much the bravado to implement drastic change as the strength and wisdom to make reasonable trade-offs over the many years it takes to transform a country's standard of living. -- Peter Blair Henry
  • As far as feeling freedom in my career now versus five years ago... I think if I feel any more free it's simply because of the experiences that I've had, and the wisdom I've accumulated from that time. -- Mary Chapin Carpenter
  • It may almost be a question whether such wisdom as many of us have in our mature years has not come from the dying out of the power of temptation, rather than as the results of thought and resolution. -- Anthony Trollope
  • After 25-plus years as a lawyer, prosecutor, and defense attorney, I have developed a deep appreciation for both the wisdom of the law and the role that jurists play in framing the rights and responsibilities that define our society. -- Eliot Spitzer
  • I sought my father in the world of the black musician, because it contained wisdom, experience, sadness and loneliness. I was not ever interested in the music of boys. From my youngest years, I was interested in the music of men. -- Eric Clapton
  • As a citizen and someone who was a judge on the constitutional law court for 18 years, I feel whenever I can raise my voice with the hope of being heard I need to do it, but I wouldn't assign a special wisdom and responsibility to writers. -- Bernhard Schlink
  • There's something peculiar about writing fiction. It requires an interesting balance between seeing the world as a child and having the wisdom of a middle-aged person. The further you get from childhood and the experience of the teenage years, the greater the danger of losing that wellspring. -- Kazuo Ishiguro
  • I think we are evolving rapidly into one world culture. It's certainly one world economy. With billions of people online, I think we'll appreciate the wisdom in many different traditions as we learn more about them. People were very isolated and didn't know anything about other religions 100 years ago. -- Ray Kurzweil
  • After many years of great mercy, after tasting of the powers of the world to come, we still are so weak, so foolish; but, oh! when we get away from self to God, there all is truth and purity and holiness, and our heart finds peace, wisdom, completeness, delight, joy, victory. -- Charles Spurgeon
  • At 17 years old, STG took me under its wing and shared its resources and wisdom with me, even allowing me to take part in a show at the Edinburgh Festival. Without STG and the Ramshorn Theatre, I would not have found access to the world of drama that I later made my profession. -- Peter Capaldi
  • I think there is a complicated side effect to overcoming evil in that we are forever changed by it. I think after we ingest some of the cruelty of the world, it takes years off of our lives, but it also gives us wisdom and a little grace, hopefully a sense of compassion. -- Adam Rapp
  • Look at anyone's bookcase at home, no matter how modest, and you're going to find a book that contains wisdom or ideas or a language that's at least a thousand years old. And the idea that humans have created a mechanism to time travel, to hurl ideas into the future, it sort of bookends. Books are a time machine. -- Jonathan Nolan
  • Through the years, I, like you, have experienced pressures and disappointments that would have crushed me had I not been able to draw upon a source of wisdom and strength far greater than my own. He has never forgotten or forsaken me, and I have come to know for myself that Jesus is the Christ and that this is His Church. -- Sheri L. Dew
  • A few years ago you couldn't go from TV to film. It was like a 'no no' but I believe when you find a plan and purpose that God has for your life, there's not anything man can do to you. Especially when your faith is not really standing in the wisdom of man, you're really standing in the wisdom of God. -- Derek Luke
  • Well if I was going to describe my audience, it's going to take longer than you'd ever expect, hundreds of years in fact, because there's many of them, all over the world. -- Norman Wisdom
  • Years ago, there was a variety theatre in every British town, and people paid to go down and see it. Comedy was the main part of the theatre, and comedians earned a living by being funny. Now you have comedy in television instead. Comedians now have to be funny within a play. -- Norman Wisdom
  • The man of wisdom is the man of years. -- Edward Young
  • The person of wisdom is the person of years. -- Edward Young
  • Wisdom is not attained by years, but by ability -- Plautus
  • For six years profound silence was mistaken for profound wisdom. -- Alben W. Barkley
  • The scarcity of years does not necessitate lack of wisdom. -- James Clavell
  • The years don't always add wisdom, but they do add perspective. -- Paul Harvey
  • To forget the elderly is to ignore the wisdom of the years. -- Donald Laird
  • The wisdom of the years is confusing. Only the wisdom of eternity is edifying. -- Soren Kierkegaard
  • Although wisdom is built on life experiences, the mere accumulation of years guarantees nothing. -- Sonia Sotomayor
  • If my wisdom could get support from officials, I think society would move forward 20 years. -- Chen Guangbiao
  • When the years bring wisdom, one learns to leave many problems to their own working out. -- Myrtle Reed
  • I have admired Melissa Pritchard's writing for several years now for its wisdom, its humble elegance, and its earthy comedy. -- Rick Moody
  • Happy those Who in the after-days shall live, when Time Hath spoken, and the multitude of years Taught wisdom to mankind! -- Robert Southey
  • As one lamp serves to dispel a thousand years of darkness, so one flash of wisdom destroys ten thousand years of ignorance. -- Huineng
  • All the crap they tell you about... getting joy and having a kind of wisdom in your golden years - it's all tripe. -- Woody Allen
  • The wisdom of our actions in the first three years of peace will determine the course of world history for half a century. -- Henry A. Wallace
  • Spending two years on my uncle's ranch in Montana as a young man gave me the wisdom and the thrust to do westerns. -- Robert Duvall
  • What I've lost in years I've gained in wisdom. Bullshit, I haven't learnt one thing in the last 15 years that hasn't just depressed me more. -- Doug Stanhope
  • Though one should live a hundred years without wisdom and control, yet better, indeed, is a single day's life of one who is wise and meditative. -- Gautama Buddha
  • Sometimes the subconscious mind manifests a wisdom several steps or even years ahead of the conscious mind, and has its own way of leading us toward our destiny. -- Nathaniel Branden
  • Age, per se, may claim tenderness and pity, but not respect; that only comes when the years have brought humanity and wisdom and the experience that worketh hope. -- Margaret Deland
  • A fool may scrawl on a slate and if no one has the wit to wipe it clean for a thousand years, the scrawl becomes the wisdom of ages. -- Mark Lawrence
  • Around '93, '94, the conventional wisdom about the Internet was that it was a toy for academics and researchers. So it was very, very underestimated for about two years. -- Marc Andreessen
  • The difference between a 20-something and a 30-something man? Wisdom. At 20 years old, we dont really get how sensitive and beautiful women are. By 30, were finally starting to learn. -- Gilles Marini
  • Without loving and caring for others, most of us stand little chance of communing with God/the Divine Wisdom, no matter how many years we may spend in silent prayer. -- Bo Lozoff