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Picture quote by Sayings about wisdom

Do not correct a fool or he will hate you. Correct a wise man and he will appreciate you. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by Albert Einstein about knowledge

Any fool can know. The point is to understand. ⏤ Albert Einstein

Picture quote by Proverbs about happiness

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise man grows it under his feet. ⏤ Proverbs

Picture quote by Jimi Hendrix about wisdom

Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens. ⏤ Jimi Hendrix

Picture quote by Unknown about wisdom

To admit you were wrong is to declare you are wiser now than before. ⏤ Unknown

Picture quote by Bill Murray about knowledge

Knowledge is like underwear. It is useful to have it, but not necessary to show it off. ⏤ Bill Murray

Picture quote by Plato about wisdom

Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something. ⏤ Plato

Picture quote by Unknown about wisdom

A wise man can see more from the bottom of a well than a fool can from a mountain top. ⏤ Unknown

Picture quote by Baltasar Gracian about wisdom

A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends. ⏤ Baltasar Gracian

Picture quote about risk

Take risks - if you win, you will be happy. If you lose, you will be wise.

Picture quote by Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton about flatter

A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool. ⏤ Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

Picture quote by Proverbs about learning

A wise teacher makes learning a joy. ⏤ Proverbs

Picture quote by Auguste Rodin about wisdom

Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely. ⏤ Auguste Rodin

Picture quote by Hans F. Hansen about inspirational

People inspire you or they drain you. Pick them wisely. ⏤ Hans F. Hansen

Picture quote about wisdom

Pain makes you stronger, tears make you braver, and heartbreaks make you wiser, so thank the past for better future.

Picture quote about wise

Wise souls speak loudly in silence

Picture quote by African Proverbs about wisdom

If you are filled with pride then you'll have no room for wisdom. ⏤ African Proverbs

Picture quote about change

Yesterday I was clever. So I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise. So I am changing myself.

Picture quote about wise

Wise souls speak loudly in silence

Picture quote by Bob Dylan about wisdom

You can't be wise and fall in love to same time. ⏤ Bob Dylan

Picture quote by Garrison Keillor about wisdom

A book is a gift you can open again and again. ⏤ Garrison Keillor

Picture quote by Menander about wise

By associating with wise people you will become wise yourself ⏤ Menander

Picture quote by Walt Disney about book

There is more treasure in books than in all the pirates's loot on treasure island. ⏤ Walt Disney

Picture quote by Dante Alighieri about day

Everyday is new life to a wise man. Think that this day will never dawn again. ⏤ Dante Alighieri

Picture quote by Rich Simmonds about people

When you have nothing to say - say nothing. It is the time to engage and get interested in others. ⏤ Rich Simmonds

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A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.

African Proverbs,

By others faults the wise correct their own.


Wise men learn more from fools than fools from the wise.

Cato The Elder, historian

A wise man changes his mind, a fool never will.


The wise man does not lay up his own treasures. The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.

Lao Tzu, philosopher

To love a thing means wanting it to live.

Confucius, philosopher

You are creating through your choices, even now. Choose wisely.

Bryant H. McGill, poet

The good are not worried, the wise are not confused, and the brave are not afraid.

Confucius, philosopher

Give more than is expected. Love more than seems wise. Serve more than seems necessary. Help more than is asked.

Cory Booker, senator

Even a fool knows you can't touch the stars, but it doesn't stop a wise man from trying.

Harry Anderson, actor

From the errors of others, a wise man corrects his own.

Publilius Syrus, writer

I'm not wise, but the beginning of wisdom is there; it's like relaxing into - and an acceptance of - things.

Tina Turner, musician

It is wise to direct your anger towards problems - not people; to focus your energies on answers - not excuses.

William Arthur Ward, writer

Wise men make more opportunities than they find.

Francis Bacon, philosopher

If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.

Joseph Addison, writer

Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy the mad daughter of a wise mother. These daughters have too long dominated the earth.

Voltaire, writer

The most hateful human misfortune is for a wise man to have no influence.

Herodotus, historian

Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish.

Albert Einstein, physicist

He whose wisdom cannot help him, gets no good from being wise.

Quintus Ennius, poet

Concentrate your energies, your thoughts and your capital. The wise man puts all his eggs in one basket and watches the basket.

Andrew Carnegie, businessman

Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.

Plato, philosopher

Travel makes a wise man better, and a fool worse

Thomas Fuller, clergyman

A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it.

Albert Einstein, physicist

Neither a wise nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.

Dwight D. Eisenhower, president

Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own.

Aesop, author

He who would begun has half done. Dare to be wise; begin.

Horace, poet

A hero is born among a hundred, a wise man is found among a thousand, but an accomplished one might not be found even among a hundred thousand men.

Plato, philosopher

In marriage do thou be wise: prefer the person before money, virtue before beauty, the mind before the body; then thou hast a wife, a friend, a companion, a second self.

William Penn, leader

The wise man doesn't give the right answers, he poses the right questions.

Claude Levi-Strauss, scientist

We must first pray, that God would make us wise; before we can wish, he would make us happy.

Joseph Hall, clergyman

A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, poet

Be happy. It's one way of being wise.

Sidonie Gabrielle Colette, novelist

A wise man will make haste to forgive, because he knows the true value of time, and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.

Samuel Johnson, author

Rules are for the obedience of fools and the guidance of wise men.

Douglas Bader, soldier

As irrigators lead water where they want, as archers make their arrows straight, as carpenters carve wood, the wise shape their minds.

Buddha, monk

The Supreme Court has ruled that they cannot have a nativity scene in Washington, D.C. This wasn't for any religious reasons. They couldn't find three wise men and a virgin.

Jay Leno, comedian

You ask: what is the meaning or purpose of life? I can only answer with another question: do you think we are wise enough to read God's mind?

Freeman Dyson, physicist

A wise man fights to win, but he is twice a fool who has no plan for possible defeat.

Louis L'Amour, author

It is only the enlightened ruler and the wise general who will use the highest intelligence of the army for the purposes of spying, and thereby they achieve great results.

Sun Tzu, philosopher

The hallway of every man's life is paced with pictures; pictures gay and pictures gloomy, all useful, for if we be wise, we can learn from them a richer and braver way to live.

Sean O'Casey, playwright

Care more than others think wise.

Howard Schultz, businessman

He is not wise to me who is wise in words only, but he who is wise in deeds.

Saint Gregory, saint

Those who wish to appear wise among fools, among the wise seem foolish.

Quintilian, educator

An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere, while a pessimist sees only the red stoplight... the truly wise person is colorblind.

Albert Schweitzer, theologian

Nothing does more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise.

Francis Bacon, philosopher

Talking and eloquence are not the same: to speak and to speak well are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.

Heinrich Heine, poet

Who then is free? The wise man who can command himself.

Horace, poet

No man was ever wise by chance.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca, statesman

Some folks are wise and some are otherwise.

Tobias Smollett, writer

In quiet moments when you think about it, you recognize what is critically important in life and what isn't. Be wise and don't let good things crowd out those that are essential.

Richard G. Scott, clergyman

He who devotes sixteen hours a day to hard study may become at sixty as wise as he thought himself at twenty.

Mary Wilson Little, writer

He was a wise man who invented beer.

Plato, philosopher

It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look further than you can see.

Winston Churchill, politician

The wise man must remember that while he is a descendant of the past, he is a parent of the future.

Herbert Spencer, philosopher

A foolish man takes offense when it isn't meant. A wise man learns not to take offense when it is.


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

Benjamin Disraeli, prime minister

At Athens, wise men propose, and fools dispose.

Alcuin, clergyman

Wise men, when in doubt whether to speak or to keep quiet, give themselves the benefit of the doubt, and remain silent.

Napoleon Hill, writer

Call him wise whose actions, words, and steps are all a clear because to a clear why.

Sara Teasdale, author

Wise anger is like fire from a flint: there is great ado to get it out; and when it does come, it is out again immediately.

Edward Everett Hale, historian

The misfortune of the wise is better than the prosperity of the fool.

Epicurus, philosopher

Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.

Wilbur Wright, inventor

For humble individuals like myself, there is one poor comfort, which is this, viz. that gout, unlike any other disease, kills more rich men than poor, more wise men than simple.

Thomas Sydenham, scientist

Is there anyone so wise as to learn by the experience of others?

Voltaire, writer

I resolved to stop accumulating and begin the infinitely more serious and difficult task of wise distribution.

Andrew Carnegie, businessman

The fool wonders, the wise man asks.

Benjamin Disraeli, prime minister

A wise man thinks it more advantageous not to join the battle than to win.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise.

H. G. Wells, author

To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent.

Buddha, monk

The fool does think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself a fool.

Anatole France, novelist

A man only becomes wise when he begins to calculate the approximate depth of his ignorance.

Gian Carlo Menotti, composer

At times it is folly to hasten at other times, to delay. The wise do everything in its proper time.

Ovid, poet

Cabbage: a familiar kitchen-garden vegetable about as large and wise as a man's head.

Ambrose Bierce, journalist

How do you know antiquity was foolish? How do you know the present is wise? Who made it foolish? Who made it wise?

Francois Rabelais, clergyman

The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise man.

Euripides, poet

The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind.

Khalil Gibran, poet

Nothing is as dangerous as an ignorant friend; a wise enemy is to be preferred.

Jean De La Fontaine, poet

For if the mystery concealed of old is made manifest to the Apostles through the prophetic writings, and if the prophets, being wise men, understood what proceeded from their own mouths, then the prophets knew what was made manifest to the Apostles.

Origen, theologian

Yet with great toil all that I can attain by long experience, and in learned schools, is for to know my knowledge is but vain, and those that think them wise, are greatest fools.

William Alexander,

There is only a finger's difference between a wise man and a fool.

Diogenes of Sinope, philosopher

I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.

Oprah Winfrey, entertainer

Even a fool knows you can't touch the stars, but it won't keep the wise from trying.

Harry Anderson, actor

It is impossible to imagine the universe run by a wise, just and omnipotent God, but it is quite easy to imagine it run by a board of gods.

H. L. Mencken, writer

The trouble with Grace, she thought, is that she is so literal. But that was the trouble with most people, when it came down to it; there were very few who enjoyed flights of fantasy, and to have that sort of mind--one which enjoyed dry with and understood the absurd--left one in a shrinking minority.

Alexander McCall Smith,

Sad and sweet and wise Here a child reposes; Dust is on his eyes, Quietly he lies - Satan, strew Roses.

Robert Williams Buchanan, poet

Suppose that we are wise enough to learn and know - and yet not wise enough to control our learning and knowledge, so that we use it to destroy ourselves? Even if that is so, knowledge remains better than ignorance.

Isaac Asimov, scientist

All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man.

Henry David Thoreau, author

The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things for which he cares sufficiently; but he is willing, in great crises, to give even his life - knowing that under certain conditions it is not worthwhile to live.

Aristotle, philosopher

No mortal man, moreover is wise at all moments.

Pliny The Elder, author

A word to the wise is enough.

Plautus, playwright

The truth is that since the first book, I have wanted to emulate Benjamin Franklin and put together a healthy, wealthy and wise trilogy and so healthy was 'The 4-Hour Body,' wealthy was 'The 4-Hour Workweek' and then wise is 'The 4-Hour Chef.'

Tim Ferriss, author

The only competition worthy of a wise man is with himself.

Washington Allston, artist

Wise men argue causes; fools decide them.

Anacharsis, philosopher

Ignorant men raise questions that wise men answered a thousand years ago.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, writer

A wise ruler ought never to keep faith when by doing so it would be against his interests.

Niccolo Machiavelli, writer

'How do you know so much about everything?' was asked of a very wise and intelligent man; and the answer was 'By never being afraid or ashamed to ask questions as to anything of which I was ignorant.'

John Abbott, statesman

Wise is he who enjoys the show offered by the world.

Fernando Pessoa, author

I have always been fascinated with romance and the fact that it is so effortless when we first fall in love but how it then becomes a conscious effort to stay creative and connected. Thats why I always say, 'Get wise: keep your romance alive.'

Yolanda Hadid, model

The highest point of philosophy is to be both wise and simple; this is the angelic life.

John Chrysostom, clergyman

Oh leave the Wise our measures to collate. One thing at least is certain, light has weight. One thing is certain and the rest debate. Light rays, when near the Sun, do not go straight.

Arthur Eddington, scientist

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