To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.— Marilyn vos Savant
Attractive words of wisdom quotes that are about ancient wisdom
It hurts because it matters.
Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.
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.
Be not afraid of going slowly, Be afraid of standing still.
Don’t depend too much on anyone in this world because even your own shadow leaves you when you are in darkness.
Watch your thoughts, they become words.
Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habit.
Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes.
Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation.
How you make others feel about themselves says a lot about you.
The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant.
We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.
Any fool can know. The point is to understand.
Dear friend, Your heart is a polished mirror.
You must wipe it dean of the veil of dust that has gathered upon it, because it is destined to reflect the light of divine secrets.
A ship in harbour is safe but thats not what ships are for.
Wisdom is the right use of knowledge.
To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom.
Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back and reasons to stay.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
Every time you judge someone else, you reveal an unhealed part of yourself.
There will always be rocks in the road ahead of us.
They will be stumbling blocks or stepping stones; it all depends on how you use them.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
What can my enemies do to me? My paradise is in my heart, it is with me wherever I go. To imprison me is to provide me with seclusion. To send me into exile is to send me away in the Path of Allah. And to kill me is to make me a martyr.
Don't let your happiness depend on something you may lose.
If I remained silent and you remained silent, then who will teach the ignorant?
Fear is the cheapest room in the house. I would like to see you living in better conditions.
Sabr is not remaining quiet and allowing anger to build up inside you.
Sabr is to talk about what's bothering you without losing control of your emotions.
Silence is better than bullshit.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
A person’s tongue can give you the taste of his heart.
Body is purified by water. Ego by tears. Intellect is purified by knowledge. And soul is purified with love.
Work hard in silence, let your success be the noise
There comes a point when you either embrace who and what you are, or condemn yourself to be miserable all your days. Other people will try to make you miserable; don't help them by doing the job yourself.
The world is a severe schoolmaster, for its frowns are less dangerous than its smiles and flatteries, and it is a difficult task to keep in the path of wisdom.
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.
Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sadness, but as you go through life's journey, remember that the black keys also makes music.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
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.
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A waterfall cannot be silent, just as the wisdom! When they speak, the voice of power speaks!
Stop trying to calm the storm. Calm yourself, the storm will pass.
Knowledge is not what is memorised. Knowledge is what benefits.
To completely trust in Allah is to be like a child who knows deeply that even if he does not call for the mother, the mother is totally aware of his condition and is looking after him.
Patience is the companion of wisdom.
A mistake repeated more than once is a decision.
As long as you are performing prayer, you are knocking at the door of Allah, and whoever is knocking at the door of Allah, Allah will open it for him.
Love is man's natural endowment, but he doesn't know how to use it.
He refuses to recognize the power of love because of his love of power.
It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.
Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.