Wisdom Quotes

Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.
― Steve Jobs

Watch your thoughts, they become words.
Watch your words, they become actions.
Watch your actions, they become habit.
― Laozi

The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious.
The desire to reach hearts is wise.
― Maya Angelou

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.
― Epicurus

If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.
― Henry Ford

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
― Confucius

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We are told to let our light shine, and if it does, we won’t need to tell anybody it does. Lighthouses don’t fire cannons to call attention to their shining- they just shine.
― Dwight L. Moody

Kindness is wisdom

Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
― Mark Twain

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

For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.
― Ivan Panin

The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things.
He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.
― Ronald Reagan

Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.
― William Shakespeare

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation,
because your character is what you really are,
while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
― John Wooden

The next best thing to being wise oneself is to live in a circle of those who are.
― C. S. Lewis

Don’t find fault, find a remedy.
― Henry Ford

Don’t depend too much on anyone in this world because
even your own shadow leaves you when you are in darkness.
― Ibn Taymiyyah

Talent is God given. Be humble.
Fame is man-given. Be grateful.
Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
―John Wooden

Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.
― William James

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important
as what you become by achieving your goals.
― Zig Ziglar

Honesty is the first chapter of the book wisdom.
― Thomas Jefferson

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.
― Robert Louis Stevenson

Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
― Albert Einstein

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
― Aristotle

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.
― Nelson Mandela

If you realized how powerful your thoughts are,
you would never think a negative thought.
― Peace Pilgrim

Authority, power, and wealth do not change a man; they only reveal him
― Ali ibn Abi Talib

Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
― Soren Kierkegaard

Truth does not become more true by virtue of the fact that the entire world agrees with it, nor less so even if the whole world disagrees with it.
― Maimonides

Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.
― Voltaire

When you make a choice, you change the future.
― Deepak Chopra

When you know better you do better.
― Maya Angelou

I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep;
I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.
― Alexander the Great

The World is my country,
all mankind are my brethren,
and to do good is my religion.
― Thomas Paine

Your Remedy is within you, but you do not sense it.
Your Sickness is from you, but you do not perceive it.
You Presume you are a small entity,
But within you is enfolded the entire universe.
You are indeed the evident book,
By whose alphabet the hidden becomes the manifest.
Therefore, you have no need to look beyond yourself,
What you seek is within you, if only you reflect.
― Ali ibn Abi Talib

To acquire knowledge, one must study;
but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
― Marilyn vos Savant

There are moments when troubles enter our lives and we can do nothing to avoid them. But they are there for a reason. Only when we have overcome them will we understand why they were there.
― Paulo Coelho

Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
― Rumi

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

Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. ― Charles Spurgeon

Great minds think alone.
― Wiz Khalifa

Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
― Miles Kington

It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.
― Walter Lippmann

A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
― Grantland Rice

A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
― Grantland Rice

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

When proven wrong, the wise man will correct himself and the ignorant will keep arguing.
― Ali ibn Abi Talib

The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts.
― Bertrand Russell

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

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
― Socrates

The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
― Confucius

Try not to become a man of success, but a man of value. ― Albert Einstein

The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.
― Rene Descartes

A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.
― Nelson Mandela

A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
― Solomon

Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
― Francis Bacon

Don’t give to anyone the power to put you down.
Haters are losers pretending to be winners.
― Paulo Coelho

Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.
― John C. Maxwell

Everything is hard before it is easy.
― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.
― William Jennings Bryan

Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
― Albert Einstein

The wise have a solid sense of silence and the ability to keep a storehouse of secrets. Their capacity and character are respected.
― Baltasar Gracian

The past is behind, learn from it. The future is ahead, prepare for it. The present is here, live it.
― Thomas S. Monson

Always walk through life as if you have something new to learn, and you will.
― Vernon Howard

When you are offended at any man’s fault, turn to yourself and study your own failings. Then you will forget your anger.
― Epictetus

We don’t receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us.
― Marcel Proust

The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations.
― Benjamin Disraeli

We can be knowledgeable with other men’s knowledge,
but we cannot be wise with other men’s wisdom.
― Michel de Montaigne

If you chase two rabbits,
you catch none.
― Confucius

Only a fool learns from his own mistakes. The wise man learns from the mistakes of others.
― Otto von Bismarck

We carry within us the wonders we seek without us.
― Thomas Browne

Anybody can become angry – that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way – that is not within everybody’s power and is not easy.
― Aristotle

The wise man does at once what the fool does finally.
― Niccolo Machiavelli

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
― Mother Teresa

Wisdom is the daughter of experience
― Leonardo da Vinci

We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.
― Mother Teresa

Colors fade, temples crumble, empires fall, but wise words endure.
― Edward Thorndike

Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise. Seek what they sought.
― Matsuo Basho

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.
Helen Keller

What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family.
― Mother Teresa

Wisdom, character, and consciousness conquer everything.
― Harbhajan Singh Yogi

He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.
― Epictetus

Think before you speak. Read before you think.
― Fran Lebowitz

One who is mild rather than forceful has greater capacity for outreach.
― Ali ibn Abi Talib

Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.
― Dalai Lama

This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
Dalai Lama

For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
― Nelson Mandela

The man is a success who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much; who has gained the respect of intelligent men and the love of children; who has filled his niche and accomplished his task; who leaves the world better than he found it, whether by an improved poppy, a perfect poem, or a rescued soul; who never lacked appreciation of earth’s beauty or failed to express it; who looked for the best in others and gave the best he had.
― Robert Louis Stevenson

There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.
― George Sand