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Wisdom Quotes

written by: Sia
 
Men have tried to attain wisdom since ancient times, and here is what some smart individuals said about it. Finish the quote, test your wisdom.

Question 1:


Finish this sentence, which belongs to orator and statesman, Cicero: "The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and ..."
Evil
Ugly
Questionable
Bad

Question 2:


Complete this statement made by German philosopher, Immanuel Kant: "Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized ..."
Life
Thought
Mind
Social status

Question 3:


Complete the following wise sentence which belongs to Martin Fisher: "Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their ..."
Interpretation
Simplification
Validation
Application

Question 4:


Complete these words, which belong to the scientist Georg Christoph Lichtenberg: "One's first step in wisdom is to question everything and one's last is to come to terms with ..."
Your mind
Everything
Life
Society

Question 5:


Finish this observation about wisdom, made by the scientist who discovered the theory of relativity: 'Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the life-long attempt to ..."
Acquire it
Fathom it
Achieve it
Understand it

Question 6:


Complete this philosophical speculation of a Chinese Taoist Philosopher: "Water is fluid, soft, and yielding. But water will wear away rock, which is rigid and cannot yield. As a rule, whatever is fluid, soft, and yielding will overcome whatever is rigid and hard. This is another paradox: what is soft is ..."
Soft
Flexible
Strong
Yielding

Question 7:


Complete this philosophical observation, made by Socrates: "True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing. And in knowing that you know nothing, that makes you the ..."
Knowledge infant
Eternal student
Most ignorant of all
Smartest of all

Question 8:


Finish these words which belong to Confucius: "Everything has its beauty, but not everyone ..."
Senses it
Has it
Sees it
Appreciates it

Question 9:


Complete the following proverb: "Fear less, hope more; whine less, breathe more; talk less, say more; hate less, love more; and all good things are ..."
Yours
Possible
Achievable
Near you

Question 10:


Finish this thought, expressed by Plato: "Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say ..."
What ails them
A stupidity
Something
A lie

 


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