115 Insightful Quotes To Inspire You

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The Most Famous Insightful Quotes (Best in 2024)

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The best vision is insight. — Malcolm Stevenson Forbes

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Reflective thinking turns experience into insight. — John C. Maxwell

Insight doesn't happen often on the click of the moment, like a lucky snapshot, but comes in its own time and more slowly and from nowhere but within. — Eudora Welty

A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

Insight, untested and unsupported, is an uncertain guarantee of the truth. — Bertrand Russell

Insight must precede application. — Max Planck

Knowledge is the rediscovering of our own insight. — Plato

Outsiders often have an insight that an insider doesn't quite have. — Diane Abbott

If you have insight, you use your inner eye, your inner ear, to pierce to the heart of things, and have no need of intellectual knowledge. — Zhuangzi

Even in the most purely logical realms, it is insight that first arrives at what is new. — Bertrand Russell

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  • Authority, power, and wealth do not change a man; they only reveal him — Ali ibn Abi Talib
  • If you're absent during my struggle, don't expect to be present during my success. — Will Smith
  • He who has overcome his fears will truly be free. — Aristotle
  • Shut your eyes and see. — James Joyce
  • Life is relationships; the rest is just details. — Gary Smalley
  • The greatest ideas are the simplest. — William Golding
  • Always desire to learn something useful — Sophocles
  • You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows. — Bob Dylan
  • The good news is that the bad news can be turned into good news when you change your attitude. — Robert H. Schuller
  • Stubbornness destroys good advice. — Ali ibn Abi Talib

Top 10 Insightful Quotes

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

If you're absent during my struggle, don't expect to be present during my success. — Will Smith

One of the many interesting and surprising experiences of the beginner in child analysis is to find in even very young children a capacity for insight which is often far greater than that of adults. — Melanie Klein

Obedience to God's will is the secret of spiritual knowledge and insight. It is not willingness to know, but willingness to DO (obey) God's will that brings certainty. — Eric Liddell

You don't make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved. — Ansel Adams

He who has overcome his fears will truly be free. — Aristotle

Shut your eyes and see. — James Joyce

The evolution of man is the evolution of his consciousness, and 'consciousness' cannot evolve unconsciously. The evolution of man is the evolution of his will, and 'will' cannot evolve involuntarily. — G. I. Gurdjieff

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Life is relationships; the rest is just details. — Gary Smalley

It isn't more light we need, it isn't more truth, and it isn't more scientific data. It is more Christ, more courage, more spiritual insight to act on the light we have. — Benjamin E. Mays

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Insightful quote by Gary Smalley

Life is relationships; the rest is just details. — Gary Smalley

Insightful quote by William Golding

The greatest ideas are the simplest. — William Golding

Insightful quote by Sophocles

Always desire to learn something useful — Sophocles

Insightful quote All, everything that I understand, I understand only because
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
Insightful quote by Bob Dylan

You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows. — Bob Dylan

Insightful quote by Ali ibn Abi Talib

Stubbornness destroys good advice. — Ali ibn Abi Talib

Insightful quote by Edgar Allan Poe

A short story must have a single mood and every sentence must build towards it. — Edgar Allan Poe

Insightful quote Quantum physics tells us that nothing that is observed is un
Quantum physics tells us that nothing that is observed is unaffected by the observer. That statement, from science, holds an enormous and powerful insight. It means that everyone sees a different truth, because everyone is creating what they see.
Insightful quote by Baruch Spinoza

What everyone wants from life is continuous and genuine happiness. — Baruch Spinoza

Insightful quote by James C. Collins

Great vision without great people is irrelevant. — James C. Collins

Insightful quote An artist is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity and boldness to chall
An artist is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity and boldness to challenge status-quo.

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The most difficult subjects can be explained to the most slow- witted man if he has not formed any idea of them already; but the simplest thing cannot be made clear to the most intelligent man if he is firmly persuaded that he knows already, without a shadow of doubt, what is laid before him. — Leo Tolstoy

Those who live by mystery & charlatanerie, fearing you would render them useless by simplifying the Christian philosophy - the most sublime and benevolent, but most perverted system that ever shone on man - endeavored to crush your well-earned & well-deserved fame. — Thomas Jefferson

This is one of the most surprising insights about our habits: you don't need to be aware of the cue for a habit to begin. — James Clear

Insightful quote Consumer insights based on strategy and market planning is critical for success
Consumer insights based on strategy and market planning is critical for success in highly competitive market.

To demand that others should provide you textbook prognoses is like asking a strange woman to give birth to your baby. There are insights that can be born only of your own pain, and they are the most precious. — Janusz Korczak

The most difficult task for anyone wandering through a foreign land with the hope of gaining some insight into it is the profound need to come to terms with the lives and thoughts of strangers. — Simon Winchester

Cameramen are among the most extraordinarily able and competent people I know. They have to have an insight into natural history that gives them a sixth sense of what the creature is going to do, so they can be ready to follow. — David Attenborough

Why are there no windows in the toilets on aeroplanes? To protect you from the most dedicated perverts on the planet, hanging off the wing to get a peep? — Sayings

It is not because the truth is too difficult to see that we make mistakes... we make mistakes because the easiest and most comfortable course for us is to seek insight where it accords with our emotions - especially selfish ones. — Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

I insist on a lot of time being spent, almost every day, to just sit and think. That is very uncommon in American business. I read and think. So I do more reading and thinking, and make less impulse decisions than most people in business. I do it because I like this kind of life. — Warren Buffett

Our most consequential human problems will be resolved, not through competition, but collaboration... what we need in education is a learning climate in which students work together. In such an atmosphere, truth emerges as authentic insights are conscientiously exchanged. — Ernest L. Boyer

Deep Insightful Quotes

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A person’s use of pronouns offers deep insights into his or her relative authority. If you’re hearing a lot of 'I,' 'me,' and 'my,' the real power to decide probably lies elsewhere. — Chris Voss

When one's thoughts are neither frivolous nor flippant, when one's thoughts are neither stiff-necked nor stupid, but rather, are harmonious -- they habitually render physical calm and deep insight. — Hildegard of Bingen

The ability to look deeply is the root of creativity. — Rick Rubin

Greed is permanent slavery — Ali ibn Abi Talib

Although natural farming - since it can teach people to cultivate a deep understanding of nature - may lead to spiritual insight, it's not strictly a spiritual practice. — Masanobu Fukuoka

Meditation is not to avoid society; it is to look deep to have the kind of insight you need to take action. To think that it is just to sit down and enjoy the calm and peace, is wrong. — Thich Nhat Hanh

Good design is a great combination of common sense, unusual imagination, clarity of purpose–with a prerequisite knowledge of structure, values, color, aesthetic insight and a deep reverence for the love of life. — Millard Sheets

Understanding God's great love for undeserving people such as us, gives us insight into His great majesty. As beauty is in the eyes of the beholder, so great love reveals the nature of the One who loves deeply. — Mike Bickle

The creative folks intuitively design what's best for the user, while data folks provide great insights. The true unicorns are those who can go end-to-end designing, building, measuring, analyzing, and iterating with a combination of user intuition and deep analytics. — Matthew Humphreys

Justin Hermann is one of the best new voices in short fiction-deep and entertaining as hell, with many funny lines, unexpected turns of events, and great insights. Wonderful stories: each one is a trip! — Josip Novakovich

Philosophical Insight Quotes

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After all, absence of evidence is not evidence of absence. — Matthew Walker

When you want wisdom and insight as badly as you want to breathe, it is then you shall have it. — Socrates

While we are postponing, life speeds by. — Seneca

Consistency is a virtue for trains: what we want from a philosopher is insights, whether he comes by them consistently or not. — Stephen Vizinczey

In his essay, ‘Perpetual Peace,’ the philosopher, Immanuel Kant, argued that perpetual peace would eventually come to the world in one of two ways, by human insight or by conflicts and catastrophes of a magnitude that left humanity no other choice. We are at such a juncture. — Henry A. Kissinger

Many scientists think that philosophy has no place, so for me it's a sad time because the role of reflection, contemplation, meditation, self inquiry, insight, intuition, imagination, creativity, free will, is in a way not given any importance, which is the domain of philosophers. — Deepak Chopra

For the classics philosophical insight was the product of a life of leisure; for me a life of leisure is the product of philosophical insight. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb

The only debatable issue, it seems to me, is whether it is more ridiculous to turn to experts in social theory for general well-confirmed propositions, or to the specialists in the great religions and philosophical systems for insights into fundamental human values. — Noam Chomsky

Philosophers' Syndrome: mistaking a failure of the imagination for an insight into necessity. — Daniel Dennett

A philosopher knows that in reality he knows very little. That is why he constantly strives to achieve true insight. Socrates was one of these rare people. He knew that he knew nothing about life and about the world. And now comes the important part: it troubled him that he knew so little. — Jostein Gaarder

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Mindfulness is about being fully awake in our lives. It is about perceiving the exquisite vividness of each moment. We also gain immediate access to our own powerful inner resources for insight, transformation, and healing. — Jon Kabat-Zinn

The saying "He who teaches others, teaches himself" is very true, not only because constant repetition impresses a fact indelibly on the mind, but because the process of teaching itself gives deeper insight into the subject taught. — John Amos Comenius

It's never enough to just tell people about some new insight. Rather, you have to get them to experience it a way that evokes its power and possibility. Instead of pouring knowledge into people's heads, you need to help them grind anew set of eyeglasses so they can see the world in a new way. — John Seely Brown

When your back is against the wall, there is only one thing to do, and that is turn around and fight. — John Major

You can take my factories, burn up my buildings, but give me my people and I'll build the business right back again. — Henry Ford

It is not enough to demand insight and informative images of reality from the theater. Our theater must stimulate a desire for understanding, a delight in changing reality. — Bertolt Brecht

Love is the will to extend one's self for the purpose of nurturing one's own or another's spiritual growth... Love is as love does. Love is an act of will -- namely, both an intention and an action. Will also implies choice. We do not have to love. We choose to love. — M. Scott Peck

It's possible, in a poem or short story, to write about commonplace things and objects using commonplace but precise language, and to endow those things—a chair, a window curtain, a fork, a stone, a woman's earring—with immense, even startling power. — Raymond Carver

Operating superficially, the mind is random in its activity and stale in its insights and images. However, with practice and experience the mind is freed from the skull, and the fresh and new can appear as though for the first time. It — Matsuo Basho

You have reached the pinnacle of success as soon as you become uninterested in money, compliments, or publicity. — Thomas Wolfe

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Hope is both the earliest and the most indispensable virtue inherent in the state of being alive. Others have called this deepest quality confidence, and I have referred to trust as the earliest positive psychosocial attitude, but if life is to be sustained hope must remain, even where confidence is wounded, trust impaired. — Erik Erikson

From the glow of enthusiasm I let the melody escape. I pursue it. Breathless I catch up with it. It flies again, it disappears, it plunges into a chaos of diverse emotions. I catch it again, I seize it, I embrace it with delight... I multiply it by modulations, and at last I triumph in the first theme. There is the whole symphony. — Ludwig van Beethoven

Gratefulness is the key to a happy life that we hold in our hands, because if we are not grateful, then no matter how much we have we will not be happy -- because we will always want to have something else or something more. — David Steindl-Rast

Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you should set up a life you don't need to escape from. — Seth Godin

Go for the moon. If you don't get it, you'll still be heading for a star. Happiness lies not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of the creative effort. — Franklin D. Roosevelt

One of my great pleasures from the study of investing, finance, and economics is the discovery of insights about people and society. — Edward O. Thorp

Money cannot buy peace of mind. It cannot heal ruptured relationships, or build meaning into a life that has none. — Richard DeVos

If teaching has any purpose, it is to implant true insight and responsibility. Education must lead us from irresponsible opinion to true responsible judgement. It must lead us from chance and arbitrariness to rational clarity and intellectual order. — Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

I remember I used to half believe and wholly play with fairies when I was a child. What heaven can be more real than to retain the spirit-world of childhood, tempered and balanced by knowledge and common-sense... — Beatrix Potter

There's an anointing the Spirit of God brings into your life; and that anointing gives you insight into the things of God. It opens the mind of God to you and unveils the riches of His glory to you. God said, "I will no longer hide my face from them," because of the outpouring of His Spirit, Hallelujah! — Chris Oyakhilome

"I used to think the world was broken down by tribes," I said. "By black and white. By Indian and white. But I know that isn't true. The world is only broken into two tribes: The people who are assholes and the people who are not." — Sherman Alexie

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