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They would need to be already wise, in order to love wisdom.

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life -- in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do as well as to talk; and to make our words and actions all of a color.
To be wise and love exceeds man's might.
Practical wisdom is only to be learned in the school of experience. Precepts and instruction are useful so far as they go, but, without the discipline of real life, they remain of the nature of theory only.
The greatest wisdom is to realize one's lack of it
The wise man avoids evil by anticipating it.
Who is a wise man? He who learns of all men.
A word to the wise is not sufficient if it doesn't make sense.
A man never reaches that dizzy height of wisdom that he can no longer be lead by the nose.
Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.
If wisdom were on sale in the open market, the stupid would not even ask the price.
Many people might have attained wisdom had they not assumed they already had it.
The best mind might be the wisest mind if it were a mind alone that produces wisdom.
The wise man says it cannot be done, but the fool goes and does it.
What a wonderful world this would be if there were as many wise people as there are clever people.
Wise are they who have learned these truths: Trouble is temporary. Time is a tonic. Tribulation is a test tube.
Wise men are not always silent, but they know when to be.
Without wisdom, knowledge is more stupid than ignorance.
Understanding the limitations of human beings as well as understanding your own is the beginning of true wisdom.
Wisdom begins at the end.
It seems to me that, in every culture, I come across a chapter headed Wisdom. And then I know exactly what is going to follow: Vanity of vanities, all is vanity.
Look at those they call unfortunate and at a closer view, you'll find many of them are unwise.
If you wish to know the road up the mountain, ask the man who goes back and forth on it.
Sharing great wisdom in the company of fools may lead them to take you as one of their own.
Wisdom tends to grow in proportion to one's awareness of one's ignorance.
Sometimes to find your destination, you must first get lost along the way; for it is in that place of darkness, quietness and solitude, you hear the whispers of wisdom.
Wisdom is not just memorizing quotes and knowing when to say them; it is feeling concepts and understanding its meaning.
No light is brighter than wisdom. Wisdom is the light in the world.
Observe the life by cause and consequence. Explore the life by wisdom. Treat the life by equality. Complete the life by love.
Enjoy the good health. Bring the truth happiness. Care of his own family. Give the peace to all. Firstly, one must discipline and control his own mind. If he can do so, the enlightenment, wisdom and virtue will go to him naturally.
There are many ways to seek wisdom. BOOK --- is one of the major sources.