Knowledge is knowing Frankenstein wasn't the monster. Wisdom is knowing Frankenstein WAS the monster.— LeesKoreaBlog (@LeesKoreaBlog) April 25, 2015
As the time stamps shows, I heard this nugget recently (Ah, I started this post some time ago and left it in 'draft' limbo for more than a month). Years ago, I remember a podcast with "Intelligence is knowing the tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is knowing not to add it to fruit salad." (Koreans haven't wised up yet on this point.)
Lee's quote made me wonder what else would fit the pattern of:
Intelligence is _______ while wisdom is __________.
Safety and obedience came to mind surprisingly quickly (Ones in Italics are of my creation):
Intelligence is knowing to follow rules, while wisdom is knowing when to break the rules.
Intelligence is knowing you should always swim with a buddy, while wisdom is knowing that swimming neither more or less dangerous than riding a bike.
To attain knowledge,
add things everyday.
To attain wisdom,
remove things every day. – Lao TzuLao Tzu via Cliff Almond.
From Jeremykaye via a Reddit discussion.
From the same Reddit page, another D&D themed response:
Intelligence increases the number of spells you can learn while wisdom increases the number of spells you can cast a day.and
Intelligence is how efficiently knowledge can be absorbed. Wisdom is how efficiently knowledge can be applied.and
Intelligence is knowing it is a one-way street, wisdom is still looking both ways before crossing..---
Now to finish with a counter-example:
Wisdom is knowing that accidents occur more often during full moons while intelligence is knowing they don't.
Any additions? Put 'em in the comments.