Wisdom Quotes

 The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it, as long as you really believe 100 percent....

Arnold Schwarzenegger



Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.

Carl Sagan


I'm interested in the fact that the less secure a man is, the more likely he is to have extreme prejudice.

Clint Eastwood


We boil at different degrees.

Clint Eastwood


The real problem is not why some pious, humble, believing people suffer, but why some do not.

C. S. Lewis


If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.

Dalai Lama



Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.

Mother Teresa


Wisdom comes with winters.

Oscar Wilde


Great hearts steadily send forth the secret forces that incessantly draw great events.

Ralph Waldo Emerson


People with great gifts are easy to find, but symmetrical and balanced ones never.

Ralph Waldo Emerson


Our admiration of the antique is not admiration of the old, but of the natural.

Ralph Waldo Emerson


The reason why the world lacks unity, and lies broken and in heaps, is, because man is disunited with himself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson



Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.

Ralph Waldo Emerson


The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.

Socrates


True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.

Socrates


He who is not just is severe, he who is not wise is sad.

Voltaire



He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is only wise.

Voltaire


Wisdom comes by disillusionment.

George Santayana


We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.

George Bernard Shaw


The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.

Benjamin Franklin


There is a wisdom of the head, and... a wisdom of the heart.

Charles Dickens


Wisdom is nothing more than healed pain.

Robert Gary Lee



We thought, because we had power, we had wisdom.

Stephen Vincent Benet


Wisdom outweighs any wealth.

Sophocles


Wisdom is humble that he knows no more.

William Cowper



Don't gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold...

Bob Marley


Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness.

Sophocles


A child can ask questions that a wise man cannot answer.

Anonymous


Memory is the mother of all wisdom.

Samuel Johnson


Trouble brings experience, and experience brings wisdom.

Anonymous



Some folks are wise and some are otherwise.

Tobias Smollett


Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.

Immanuel Kant


Wisdom is ofttimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar.

William Wordsworth


Giving advice is sometimes only showing our wisdom at the expense of others.

Anthony Shaftesbury



Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.

Ron Wild


Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge


A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right.

Thomas Paine


He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe.

Marcus Aurelius


Let us act on what we have, since we have not what we wish.

John Henry Newman


The higher we are placed, the more humbly we should walk.

Marcus Tullius Cicero


The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.

Walt Disney



Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn't be done.

Amelia Earhart


Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson


We cannot become what we need to be by remaining what we are.

Max De Pree


The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.

Lao Tzu


Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.

Jim Rohn


The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.

Socrates


A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.

John C. Maxwell


It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.

Henry David Thoreau


Start with what is right rather than what is acceptable.

Franz Kafka


A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.

Nelson Mandela



Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.

George Bernard Shaw


The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.

William Arthur Ward


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


Be as you wish to seem.

Socrates


Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.

Carl Jung


Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is mangiven. Be grateful. Conceit is selfgiven. Be careful.

John Wooden


It is better to remain silent at the risk of being thought a fool, than to talk and remove all doubt of it. 

Maurice Switzer


The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.

William Shakespeare


No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt


Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.

Mark Twain


Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.

Aristotle


It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.

Aristotle


Turn your wounds into wisdom.

Oprah Winfrey


Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what is right.

Isaac Asimov


Angry people are not always wise.

Jane Austen


Any fool can know. The point is to understand.

Albert Einstein


Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.

Elbert Hubbard


We can be Knowledgeable with other men's knowledge, but we cannot be wise with other men's wisdom.

Michel De Montaigne


Wisdom begins at the end.

Daniel Webster


Patience is the companion of wisdom.

St. Augustine


Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd have preferred to talk.

Doug Larson


Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it.

David Starr Jordan


Wisdom doesn't necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself.

Tom Wilson


The years teach much which the days never knew.

Ralph Waldo Emerson


Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.

Juvenal, Satires


I believe that all wisdom consists in caring immensely for a few right things, and not caring a straw about the rest.

John Buchan


Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences.

Norman Cousins


He dares to be a fool, and that is the first step in the direction of wisdom.

James Gibbons Huneker


Wisdom is the quality that keeps you from getting into situations where you need it.

Doug Larson


Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.

Alfred Lord Tennyson


The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.

William James


Knowledge is learning something every day. Wisdom is letting go of something every day.

Zen Proverb


We give advice, but we cannot give the wisdom to profit by it.

Francois De La Rochefoucauld


When the wisdom speaks, be silent. Do not waste your candle when the sun is there.

Mehmet Murat Ildan


Knowledge is a process of piling up facts,wisdom lies in their simplification.

Martin H. Fischer


Common-sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge


No man was ever wise by chance.

Seneca


We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.

George Bernard Shaw


Wisdom is not the purchase of a day, and it is no wonder that we should err at the first setting off.

Thomas Paine


To realise the unimportance of time is the gate of wisdom.

Bertrand Russell


Good people are good because they've come to wisdom through failure.

William Saroyan


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