A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it.— Albert Einstein
Eye-opening Wise Person quotations
Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.
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.
To be free from bondage the wise person must practise discrimination between One-Self and the ego-self. By that alone you will become full of joy, recognising Self as Pure Being, Consciousness and Bliss.
Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarter you are, the more selevtive you become.
Those who are right do not argue. Those who argue are not right.
If you are not in the process of becoming the person you want to be, you are automatically engaged in becoming the person you don't want to be.
The wise person has long ears and a short tongue.
Life has a way of testing a person's will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen at once.
Foolish, selfish people are always thinking of themselves and the result is always negative. Wise persons think of others, helping them as much as they can, and the result is happiness. Love and compassion are beneficial both for you and others. Through your kindness to others, your mind and heart will open to peace.
Anyone can find fault. It is the wise person who finds that which encourages another in the turmoils and strifes of the day.
It's said that a wise person learns from his mistakes.
A wiser one learns from others' mistakes. But the wisest person of all learns from others's successes.
Do not correct a fool or he will hate you. Correct a wise man and he will appreciate you.
If we grow wiser and more learned in our intercourse with wise and learned persons, how much more will we gain in our inner life by communing with God in prayer.
One cannot choose wisely for a life unless he dares to listen to himself, his own self, at each moment of his life.
The greatest gift you can ever give another person is your own happiness
To love a person is to see all of their magic, and to remind them of it when they have forgotten.
When a pure devotee or spiritual master speak, what he says should be accepted as having been directly spoken by the Supreme Personality of Godhead in the Parampara System.
I am content in my later years. I have kept my good humor and take neither myself nor the next person seriously.
In our friendships we have to be wise that we choose godly people to be our friends. Somebody might say, well does that mean that you should never have a lost person as your friend? No, I wouldn't say that. But you can't have the same intimacy with a lost person that you can with a godly person in whom the Holy Spirit is living.
Don't confuse my personality with my attitude... My personality is who I am, my attitude depends on who you are...
We think a wise person is someone who solves problems.
Truth is, a wise person is someone who avoids problems.
What matters most is what sort of person you are becoming.
Wise individuals care only about whom they are today and who they can be tomorrow.
A wise person speaks carefully and with truth, for every word tht passes between one's teeth is meant for something.
A strong person loves, forgives, walks away, lets go, tries again, perseveres... No matter what life throws at them.
A wise person does at once, what a fool does at last.
Both do the same thing; only at different times.
Like the bee gathering honey from the different flowers, the wise person accepts the essence of the different scriptures and sees only the good in all religions.
Every time we interact with another person at work, we have a choice to make: do we try to claim as much value as we can, or contribute value without worrying about what we receive in return?
A person who feels appreciated will always do more than is expected.
I told you that your dream was a difficult one.
It's the simple things in life that are the most extraordinary; only wise men are able to understand them.
the reward of our work is not what we get, but what we become
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.
Any fool can know. The point is to understand.
We automatically give to each person we meet, but we choose what we give.
Our words, our actions, must consciously set the stage for the life we wish to lead.
A coquette is a young lady of more beauty than sense, more accomplishments than learning, more charms not person than graces of mind, more admirers than friends, mole fools than wise men for attendants.
Everyone breathes in air, but it's a wise person who knows when to use that air to speak and when to exhale in silence.
Fools live to regret their words, the wise regret their silence.
A wise man once said that we can't make anyone feel or do anything.
We can throw things into the wind, but it's up to each person to decide how they want to react, where they want to stand when things fall.
Still others commit all sorts of evil deeds, claiming karma doesn't exist.
They erroneously maintain that since everything is empty, committing evil isn't wrong. Such persons fall into a hell of endless darkness with no hope of release. Those who are wise hold no such conception.
But the "wise" person understands something else— that we are all connected and, therefore, his or her own happiness must include the happiness of others.
Be strong enough to stand alone, be yourself enough to stand apart, but be wise enough to stand together when the time comes.
Even the most powerful woman needs a place to unwind.
We possess within us a force of incalculable power, which if we direct it in a conscious and wise manner, gives us the mastery of ourselves and allows us not only to escape from physical and mental ills, but also to live in relative happiness.
All truly wise thoughts have been thought already thousands of times;
but to make them truly ours, we must think them over again honestly, until they take root in our personal experience.
A prudent person profits from personal experience, a wise one from the experience of others.
A wise person is full of questions. A dull person is full of answers.