Quotes about Wisdom

"Wisdom comes by disillusionment."

George Santayana (December 16, 1863, Madrid, Spain – September 26,1952, R) was a Spanish philosopher, essayist, poet, and novelist.


"We can be knowledgeable with other men's knowledge but we cannot be wise with other men's wisdom."

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne (February 28, 1533 – September 13, 1592) is one of the most influential writers of the French Renaissance, known for popularising the essay as a literary genre and is popularly thought of as the father of Modern Skepticism.