"The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind."
― Khalil Gibran
"Admiration is the emotion furthest from understanding."
― Sōsuke Aizen (Bleach)
"Each of you is a leader within himself. Fools allow others to rule them. Wise men rule themselves."
― Adam Warlock (Marvel Comics)
"Man needs wisdom as much as land needs water. If there is no water, the land will be charred. A man without wisdom is like a walking corpse."
― Feng Menglong
"What do you think this is? A tokusatsu acting, a hero's movie, the heroes of justice will always prevail, without any sacrifice nor hardships, it will always prevail. How long are you going to keep on sticking to those delusions huh? You may be smart, but you are still just a kid. No wonder even an idiot like Hiyama managed to fooled you. Amanogawa, if you keep ignorantly court danger without truly understanding the consequences involved. Even if you have a million lives, it won't be enough for you to survive all of them."
― Hajime Nagumo (Arifureta Sekai Saikyou)
"Disappointed you!? Give me a break, Crocodile brat. I'm just one man with one heart, call me a demon, call me a monster but I won't remain the strongest forever. If I can pave the future for just one youth, then that is enough."
― Edward Newgate/Whitebeard (One Piece)
"The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them."
― Paulo Coelho
"By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest."
― Confucius, Chinese Philosopher and Founder of Confucianism
"Rose, the path you have walked and the wisdom you have learned wasn’t wrong even if it was different to our household. See for yourself. These children’s smiles are the results of the path you took. This is something you were able to do because of the current you. Have more pride in yourself. Rose, you are my granddaughter and I'm proud of you."
― Gondul (Highschool DxD)
"Dying like trash… eternal, continuous hatred… pain that never heals… that is war… Naruto… this… is what you must face…"
― Nagato impart his wisdom to Naruto before dying (Naruto)
"Now my job is to help the next generation, and set a good example for them. And for that I'll gladly lay down my life, and I'll be smiling the whole time. It's what makes us old guys cool, you see."
The user possesses great wisdom: a deep understanding and realization of concepts, common sense, people, things, events or situations, resulting in the ability to apply perceptions, judgments, and actions while keeping these understandings. It often requires control of one's emotional reactions (the "passions") so that universal principles, reasons, and knowledge prevail to determine one's actions.
Wisdom is also the comprehension of what is truly combined with optimum judgment as to what action to take. Great wisdom and understanding may be a quality of the user regardless of age and experience.
Tio Klarus (Arifureta Sekai Saikyou) has over five centuries worth of intellectual wisdom and insight.
Due to his realistic and shrewd mindset, Hajime Nagumo (Arifureta Sekai Saikyou) has far greater wisdom than most people.
Having an extremely sharp and perceptive mind, Shizuku Yaegashi (Arifureta Sekai Saikyou) has exceptional wisdom despite her young age.
As the oldest Quincy, Yhwach (Bleach) has accumulated more than a millennium of wisdom, making him the wisest beings in existence.
For over a thousand years, Genryusai Yamamoto (Bleach) has accumulated much wisdom as a Shinigami as the Head of the Gotei 13.
Ichihei Hyousube (Bleach) is the wisest Shinigami in existence, his wisdom which is superior to Genryuusai himself was respected even by Yhwach himself.
Though a laidback man, Urahara Kisuke (Bleach) is one of the wisest Shinigami to have ever lived, his insight and wisdom have been a formidable asset to Ichigo and his friends including Soul Society itself.
Despite his lack of morality, Sōsuke Aizen (Bleach) has immense wisdom, which contributes to his tactical and manipulative nature.
Master Muten Roshi (Dragon Ball Series) is the legendary Turtle Sage not only for his power but also his sage wisdom.
One of the wisest of the Z-fighters, Piccolo (Dragon Ball Series) has great wisdom.
In addition to her beauty, Diana's (Marchen Awakens Romance) wisdom made her an excellent choice as MÄR Heaven's new queen.
Even though he doesn't actually know what he's talking about most of the time, Gintoki Sakata (Gintama) imparts wise and sage-like advice to his younger employees of Odd Jobs.
Silvers Rayleigh (One Piece)
While semi-retired, Sengoku (One Piece) is still shown to be a man of great wisdom.
Edward Newgate/Whitebeard (One Piece) greatest trait was his wisdom.
A wise and benevolent Queen, Otohime (One Piece) had everlasting influence over the Ryugu Kingdom in the pursuit of interspecies harmony, even managed to reformed a tyrannical World Noble, Mjosgard into a humble and benevolent man.
Shyarly (One Piece) is one of the wisest mermaids, much like Otohime, recognizing the possibility for Fishmen and Merfolk interspecies harmony with humanity.
While a carefree and goofy skeleton, Brook (One Piece) having lived for numerous decades has accumulated immense wisdom.
Due to his various life experiences, Jinbe (One Piece) is one of the wisest characters in the series.
Having a solemn outlook on the world, Issho/Fujitora (One Piece) is one of the wisest marines out of all the Navy.
Though a drunkard, Kokoro (One Piece) has shown to be very wise and insightful, even warning Franky about bad rumors regarding the World Government and Cipher Pol.
Gloriosa (One Piece) is the wisest adviser of the Kuja tribe of Amazons.
Much like his former mentor Rayleigh, Shanks (One Piece) has immense wisdom, so much he was the only pirate respected by the Five Elder Stars.
With her former life with constantly being on the run, Nico Robin (One Piece) has accumulated immense wisdom.
Being the most realistic member of the Straw Hats, Roronoa Zoro (One Piece) has great wisdom that provides irreplaceable emotional support to his fellow crewmates.
Shou Bun Kun (Kingdom)
Ou Ki (Kingdom)
Ren Pa (Kingdom)
Rin Shou Jou (Kingdom) was legendary for his immense wisdom that has brought immemorable influence to the State of Zhao, even Ren Pa held the utmost respect for him.
Like his late lord Ou Ki, Tou (Kingdom) is an incredibly wise man when it comes to the nature of the battlefield.
Rin Ko (Kingdom)
Mou Gou (Kingdom)
Despite his military talents, Ri Boku (Kingdom) has lived a tumultuous life in the Warring States period of China, fully understanding the horrors of war, despite being a Great General, he does not seek fame nor glory in warfare.
Shou Hei Kun (Kingdom)
Ei Sei (Kingdom)
Yo Tan Wa (Kingdom)
Kan Ki (Kingdom)
Hagoromo Ootsuki (Naruto) is the wise sage and founder of Ninshu to propagate peace.
Through his simultaneous life, Hashirama Senju (Naruto) developed the philosophy of the Will of Fire which is inherited by future generations of the Hidden Leaf.
Though an eccentric pervert, Jiraiya (Naruto) possessed accumulated and profound sage-like wisdom, his wisdom having a major influence on future generations of shinobi/ninja particularly his three students Nagato, Minato Namikaze, and his son Naruto Uzumaki.
Above all his talents and faults, Itachi Uchiha's (Naruto) greatest trait was his wisdom, having a stronger understanding of what was important.
Though laid back, Azazel (Highschool DxD/Slash Dog) has millennia worth of life experiences as an open-minded liberalist which makes him one of the wisest beings in existence, even surpassing certain gods in terms of wisdom.
Tsuru (One Piece) is the wisest of all marines, being wiser than Sengoku himself.
As an Angel, Whis (Dragon Ball Super) is one of the wisest beings in existence, being the God Beerus advisor as well as teaching Goku how to master Ultra Instinct.
Hiruzen Sarutobi (Naruto) is one of the wisest shinobi to have ever lived being one of most prominet follower of the Will of Fire which he passed onto many young ninjas particularly Jiraiya and Tsunade.
Tsunade (Naruto) had learned incredible wisdom from both Hiruzen and her tumultaneous life as a ninja who have also revolutionized the practice of medical ninjutsu with her wisdom.
Having lived to an advanced age, Vasco Strada (Highschool DxD) has immense wisdom and life experience as a Human, Exorcist and Cardinal Priest of the Vatician, so much that even the Seraphs respected him.
As the Dragweiss, Navi (Dragonar Academy) is the wisest being in existence second only to the Mother Dragon.
Rebecca Randall (Dragonar Academy) have shown extraordinary wisdom, greater than most other Dragonars.
Through his countless experiences in life as a Ninja and Jiraiya's influence, Naruto Uzumaki (Naruto) has developed immense wisdom that earned the respect of the Tailed Beasts and the Five Great Ninja Nations, even managed to help Obito and Sasuke to find redemption, ultimately ending the history chaos of the Shinobi world.
Sirzechs Lucifer (Highschool DxD) is praised as an extremely wise leader by Azazel, Mephisto and Zekram in comparison to the original Satans, bringing immense prosperity to the Devil Society due to his wise and pacifistic leadership.
In addition to his technological genius, Ajuka Beelzebub (Highschool DxD) has immense wisdom and foresight to predict future events.
As the Archangel, Michael (Highschool DxD) is one of the wisest Angels in existence, effectively leading the Angels and the religion of Christianity in place of God his deceased master.
As the Norse God of Wisdom, Odin (Highschool DxD) is one of the wisest gods in existence, having once drank the well of Mímisbrunnr during his youth to enhanced his divine wisdom.
Rossweisse (Highschool DxD) has amazing wisdom despite her young age, which earned her the respect of many supernatural leaders including gods.
Having suffered discrimination from his traditionalist Bael family, Sairaorg Bael (Highschool DxD) has become an extremely wise and far sighted liberalist, seeking to reform the Devil Society to allow any Devils to realize their dream regardless of background.
Having a painful childhood, Vali Lucifer (Highschool DxD/Slashdog) understands the value of humility and compassion, this makes him much wiser than even his great grandfather the Archdemon Lucifer, thus chose not to inherit his world domination ideology due to his wisdom.
An aspiring educationist, Sona Sitri (Highschool DxD) seeks to reform the education system of Devil Society to improve the future and welfare of countless Devil civilians, showing her open-minded insight and wisdom.
Having attained enlightment as a Buddha, Sun Wukong (Highschool DxD) has vast wisdom, well respected by many including the Hindu Gods such as Indra.
Though he became disillusioned from despair of losing his best friend, Nagato (Naruto) have immense experience and understanding of the crises and conflict in the ninja world, like Jiraiya, his wisdom would have a major influence on Naruto in his quest to being peace to the world.
Diana (Marchen Awakens Romance)
Ryo Fui (Kingdom) is one of the wisest politicians of China during the Warring State period.
Sai Taku (Kingdom) has immense experience and insight as a veteran politician, being the wisest of Ryo Fui's vassals..
Ou Sen (Kingdom) has amazing wisdom as the head of the powerful and reowned Ou family.
Suzaku Himejima (Highschool DxD/Slashdog) has deep wisdom, seeking to reform the Five Principal Clans of its archaic traditions for the welfare of its members.
Lavinia Reni (Highschool DxD/Slashdog) has extraordinary wisdom which has great contribution to her leader Tobio and fellow members of Slash Dog Team.
Ri Shi (Kingdom) is one of the wisest politicians of the Warring States period, particularly on the law of Legalism.
Kazuya Souma (How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom) have outstanding wisdom as a genius of realism, having gathered many talented subordinates to bring propsperity to Kingdom of Elfrieden.
The founder of Fairy Tail, Mavis Vermilion (Fairy Tail) is one of the wisest Wizards to have ever lived, having founded the guild based on the pursuit of eternal adventures in the world of magic.
Makarov Dreyar (Fairy Tail) is the wise third Guild Master of Fairy Tail, respected by the members despite his eccentric personality.
Though he became depraved as a Dark Wizard, Hades (Fairy Tail) has immense wisdom as a former Guild Master of Fairy Tail.
Warrod Sequen (Fairy Tail) has immense wisdom, being one of those who co founded the Fairy Tail guild.
Gildarts Clive (Fairy Tail) has amazing wisdom and insight.
Despite being a reclusive misanthropy, Porlyusica (Fairy Tail) is one of the wisest wizards of Fairy Tail.
Having more than four hundred years of life experience as an Immortal being, Zeref (Fairy Tail) is the wisest wizard to have ever lived.
Dalton (One Piece) is deeply respected for his benevolent wisdom so much the people of Drum Kingdom elected him as their new king in place of Wapol.
Kureha (One Piece) has immense wisdom as a supercentenarian.
Sojiro Sakura (Persona 5) having a modest and laidback outlook on life, can give amazing advice to his protege
Ren Amamiya (Persona 5) have extraordinary wisdom despite his young age, having unparalleled insight which have given significant support to all his Confidants particularly the Phantom Theives of Heart.