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10 Best wisdom quotes

What are the best wisdom quotes? The best words, phrases, lines and sayings about wisdom are here. Most popular quotes selected by Quotlr members, along with classic sayings and new quotes. Powerful wisdom affirmations images for success and happiness.


Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.

Dr. Seuss, author

You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection

Buddha, monk

Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.

Martin Luther King, Jr., leader

The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life.

Confucius, philosopher

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.

Aristotle, philosopher

Be silent, if you choose; but when it is necessary, speak–and speak in such a way that people will remember it.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, musician

Don't ever take a fence down until you know the reason why it was put up.

John F. Kennedy, president

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.

Jimi Hendrix, musician

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

African Proverbs,


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Picture quote by John Green about wisdom

It hurts because it matters. ⏤ John Green


Picture quote by Japanese Proverbs about wisdom

Be not afraid of going slowly, Be afraid of standing still. ⏤ Japanese Proverbs


Picture quote about judge

Every time you judge someone else, you reveal an unhealed part of yourself.


Picture quote by William G.T. Shedd about wisdom

A ship in harbour is safe but thats not what ships are for. ⏤ William G.T. Shedd


Picture quote about wisdom

How you make others feel about themselves says a lot about you.


Picture quote about happiness

Don't let your happiness depend on something you may lose.


Picture quote about wisdom

Reading is dreaming with open eyes.


Picture quote about life

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.


Picture quote about success

Work hard in silence, let your success be the noise


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


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The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become.


Picture quote by Sayings about silence

Silence is better than bullshit. ⏤ Sayings


Picture quote about wisdom

Be with those who bring out the best in you, not the stress in you.


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Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living the other helps you make a life.


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Stop trying to calm the storm. Calm yourself, the storm will pass.


Picture quote by William Henry about wisdom

Fools live to regret their words, the wise regret their silence. ⏤ William Henry


Picture quote by Sayings about wisdom

Be strong enough to stand alone, be yourself enough to stand apart, but be wise enough to stand together when the time comes. ⏤ Sayings


Picture quote by Paulo Coelho about mistake

A mistake repeated more than once is a decision. ⏤ Paulo Coelho


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Rushing never saved the time that planning did.


Picture quote about words

Be careful with your words, once they are said, they can be only forgiven, not forgotten.


Picture quote by Anthony De Mello about wisdom

Wisdom tends to grow in proportion to one's awareness of one's ignorance. ⏤ Anthony De Mello


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Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.


Picture quote by Francis Bacon about opportunities

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. ⏤ Francis Bacon


Picture quote by Albert Einstein about knowledge

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


Picture quote by Bob Marley about destination

If you don't start somewhere, you're gonna go nowhere. ⏤ Bob Marley


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God in His wisdom has decided that He will reward no works but His own.

Johannes Tauler,

I'll come to you with gifts of knowledge, wisdom and truth.

Barry White,

All human wisdom works and has worries and grief as reward.

Johann Georg Hamann, philosopher

After the knowledge of, and obedience to, the will of God, the next aim must be to know something of His attributes of wisdom, power, and goodness as evidenced by His handiwork.

James Prescott Joule, physicist

However, I must not indulge in homespun wisdom here before so distinguished an assembly, especially as I am to be followed by a representative of science.

Knut Hamsun, author

The all-seeing eye of God beheld our deplorable state; infinite pity touched the heart of the Father of mercies; and infinite wisdom laid the plan of our recovery.

David Brainerd, clergyman

Spending two years on my uncle's ranch in Montana as a young man gave me the wisdom and the thrust to do westerns.

Robert Duvall, actor

This ceremony and the intellectual aura associated with the Nobel Prizes have grown from the wisdom of a practical chemist who wrote a remarkable will.

Stanford Moore, scientist

A wholesome oblivion of one's neighbours is the beginning of wisdom.

Richard Le Gallienne, poet

I find that to be a fool as to worldly wisdom, and to commit my cause to God, not fearing to offend men, who take offence at the simplicity of truth, is the only way to remain unmoved at the sentiments of others.

John Woolman, clergyman


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wisdom powerful quotes

Top 20 sayings about wisdom that are powerful. Powerful quotes on inner power, and how to use the power of wise words.


Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.

Stephen Covey, businessman

Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control.

Martin Luther King, Jr., leader

Evil can be a teacher, if you look at the wisdom of its negative power.

Tom Brown, Jr., celebrity

It may almost be a question whether such wisdom as many of us have in our mature years has not come from the dying out of the power of temptation, rather than as the results of thought and resolution.

Anthony Trollope, author

I look forward to a great future for America - a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose.

John F. Kennedy, president

Those who improve with age embrace the power of personal growth and personal achievement and begin to replace youth with wisdom, innocence with understanding, and lack of purpose with self-actualization.

Bo Bennett, entrepreneur

Always keep your mind as bright and clear as the vast sky, the great ocean, and the highest peak, empty of all thoughts. Always keep your body filled with light and heat. Fill yourself with the power of wisdom and enlightenment.

Morihei Ueshiba, athlete

And, if we have any evidence that the wisdom which formed the plan is in the man, we have the very same evidence, that the power which executed it is in him also.

Thomas Reid, philosopher

Every indication of wisdom, taken from the effect, is equally an indication of power to execute what wisdom planned.

Thomas Reid, philosopher

To suppose more than one supreme Source of infinite wisdom, power, and all perfections, is to assert that there is no supreme Being in existence.

Adam Clarke, theologian

If God had sufficient wisdom and power to construct such a beautiful world as this, then we must admit that his wisdom and power are immeasurably greater than that of man, and hence he is qualified to reign as king.

Orson Pratt, theologian

We learned in World War II that no single nation holds a monopoly on wisdom, morality or right to power, but that we must fight for the weak and promote democracy.

Joe Baca, politician

I’m telling you this ‘cause you’re one of my friends. My alphabet starts where your alphabet ends!

Dr. Seuss, author

Before we acquire great power we must acquire wisdom to use it well.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

After the knowledge of, and obedience to, the will of God, the next aim must be to know something of His attributes of wisdom, power, and goodness as evidenced by His handiwork.

James Prescott Joule, physicist

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wisdom inspirational quotes

Top 20 sayings about wisdom that are inspirational. Inspirational quotes about wisdom.


You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection

Buddha, monk

Turn your wounds into wisdom. Oprah Winfrey success story.

Oprah Winfrey, entertainer

Hold fast to dreams, For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird, That cannot fly.

Langston Hughes, poet

A man of strength and wisdom, John Paul became an inspiration to generations of both Catholics and non-Catholics throughout the world by encouraging freedom, promoting peace and respecting all faiths.

Greg Walden, politician

It’s not about what it is, it’s about what it can become.

Dr. Seuss, author

You alone are enough. You have nothing to prove to anybody

Maya Angelou, poet

There is neither happiness nor misery in the world; there is only the comparison of one state with another, nothing more. He who has felt the deepest grief is best able to experience supreme happiness. We must of felt what it is to die, Morrel, that we may appreciate the enjoyments of life. Live, then, and be happy, beloved children of my heart, and never forget, that until the day God will deign to reveal the future to man, all human wisdom is contained in these two words, 'Wait and Hope.

Alexandre Dumas, dramatist

I ask not for any crown But that which all may win; Nor try to conquer any world Except the one within.

Louisa May Alcott, novelist

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wisdom wise quotes

Top 20 sayings about wisdom that are wise. Wise quotes about life, love and change.


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

African Proverbs,

By others faults the wise correct their own.

Proverbs,

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.

Proverbs,

To love a thing means wanting it to live.

Confucius, philosopher

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

Wise men make more opportunities than they find.

Francis Bacon, philosopher

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

Quintus Ennius, poet

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

Aesop, author

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

Sidonie Gabrielle Colette, novelist

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

Buddha, monk

Some folks are wise and some are otherwise.

Tobias Smollett, writer

No man was ever wise by chance.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca, statesman

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

Benjamin Disraeli, prime minister

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

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

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

Henry David Thoreau, author

I will give you a definition of a proud man: he is a man who has neither vanity nor wisdom --one filled with hatreds cannot be vain, neither can he be wise.

John Keats, poet

Few of the many wise apothegms which have been uttered have prevented a single foolish action.

Thomas B. Macaulay, historian

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wisdom meaningful quotes

Top 20 sayings about wisdom that are meaningful. Most meaningful wisdom quotations to gain knowledge.


Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.

Jimi Hendrix, musician

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

African Proverbs,

If you can't explain it to a six year old, you don't understand it yourself.

Albert Einstein, physicist

To know what you know and what you do not know, that is true knowledge.

Confucius, philosopher

The more a man knows, the more he forgives.

Catherine II, statesman

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance - it is the illusion of knowledge.

Daniel J. Boorstin, historian

Knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it.

Thomas Fuller, clergyman

When you know better you do better.

Maya Angelou, poet

Wisdom is the knowledge of good and evil, not the strength to choose between the two.

John Cheever, writer

A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.

Plato, philosopher

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.

Alfred Lord Tennyson, poet

Where is the Life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?

T. S. Eliot, poet

Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control.

Martin Luther King, Jr., leader

Hold fast to dreams, For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird, That cannot fly.

Langston Hughes, poet

Wisdom is a kind of knowledge. It is knowledge of the nature, career, and consequences of human values.

Sidney Hook, philosopher

The greater our knowledge increases the more our ignorance unfolds.

John F. Kennedy, president

Knowledge without justice ought to be called cunning rather than wisdom.

Plato, philosopher

To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.

Marilyn vos Savant, writer

Wisdom we know is the knowledge of good and evil, not the strength to choose between the two.

John Cheever, writer

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.

Immanuel Kant, philosopher

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wisdom quotes about life

Top 20 quotes about life that are wisdom. Wisdom sayings about life choices, experiences and knowledge.

Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.

Dr. Seuss, author

You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection

Buddha, monk

The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life.

Confucius, philosopher

Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.

Dr. Seuss, author

Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.

Stephen Covey, businessman

We shall not cease from exploration And the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time.

T. S. Eliot, poet

Most of the shadows of life are caused by standing in our own sunshine.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

What is man's ultimate direction in life? It is to look for love, truth, virtue, and beauty.

Shinichi Suzuki, musician

Wisdom is nothing but a preparation of the soul, a capacity, a secret art of thinking, feeling and breathing thoughts of unity at every moment of life.

Herman Hesse, author

My past is my wisdom to use today... my future is my wisdom yet to experience. Be in the present because that is where life resides.

Gene Oliver, athlete

Where is the Life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?

T. S. Eliot, poet

As you walk in God's divine wisdom, you will surely begin to see a greater measure of victory and good success in your life.

Joseph Prince, clergyman

It's better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life.

Elizabeth Kenny, celebrity

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.

Immanuel Kant, philosopher

Wisdom is having things right in your life and knowing why.

William Edgar Stafford,

As much money and life as you could want! The two things most human beings would choose above all - the trouble is, humans do have a knack of choosing precisely those things that are worst for them.

J. K. Rowling, novelist

Man is a mystery. It needs to be unravelled, and if you spend your whole life unravelling it, don't say that you've wasted time. I am studying that mystery because I want to be a human being.

Fyodor Dostoyevsky, writer

The marvel of the Bhagavad-Gita is its truly beautiful revelation of life's wisdom which enables philosophy to blossom into religion.

Herman Hesse, author

Now it is time to turn to an older wisdom that, while respecting material comfort and security as a basic right of all, also recognises that many of the most valuable things in life cannot be measured.

Michael D. Higgins, politician

Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.

Lin Yutang, author

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wisdom quotes about god

Top 20 quotes about god that are wisdom. Wisdom quotations about gods, religion and beliefs.

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.

Reinhold Niebuhr, theologian

Start with God - the first step in learning is bowing down to God; only fools thumb their noses at such wisdom and learning.

King Solomon, royalty

The best way to obtain truth and wisdom is not to ask from books, but to go to God in prayer, and obtain divine teaching.

Joseph Smith, Jr., clergyman

Wisdom, prudence, forethought, these are essential. But not second to these that noble courage which adventures the right, and leaves the consequences to God.

Robert Dale Owen, politician

As you walk in God's divine wisdom, you will surely begin to see a greater measure of victory and good success in your life.

Joseph Prince, clergyman

God, give us grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed, courage to change the things which should be changed and the wisdom to distinguish the one from the other.

Reinhold Niebuhr, theologian

Surely, God on high has not refused to give us enough wisdom to find ways to bring us an improvement in relations between the two great nations on earth.

Mikhail Gorbachev, statesman

The Relation we bear to the Wisdom of the Father, the Son of His Love, gives us indeed a dignity which otherwise we have no pretence to. It makes us something, something considerable even in God's Eyes.

Mary Astell, writer

He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.

Aeschylus, poet

Beauty, the eternal Spouse of the Wisdom of God and Angel of his Presence thru' all creation.

Robert Bridges, poet

All sacrifice and suffering is redemptive. It is used to either teach the individual or to help others. Nothing is by chance.

Arthur J. Russell,

Let mental culture go on advancing, let the natural sciences progress in even greater extent and depth, and the human mind widen itself as much as it desires: beyond the elevation and moral culture of Christianity, as it shines forth in the Gospels, it will not go.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, writer

Entreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee: For wither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge: Thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God.

Anonymous,

Now all the knowledge and wisdom that is in creatures, whether angels or men, is nothing else but a participation of that one eternal, immutable and increased wisdom of God.

Ralph Cudworth, theologian

I always prayed that God would give me the wisdom and the vision to do the things on this earth that I was supposed to do to express His life and love and His will.

Billy Ray Cyrus, musician

But the law of God came from heaven indeed. God wrote it with his finger, it is the fountain of all wisdom, and therefore shall it continue for ever, and never have an end.

John Jewel, clergyman

And when the world is created, it is created in such a way that those eternal objects of God's loving wisdom become actualities - interacting with one another, relating to God in the finite realm.

Rowan D. Williams, clergyman

I have tried at every point to seek God's wisdom on the decisions I made, and I made it my business to speak up on behalf of the things God tells us are important to Him.

Jesse Helms, politician

But the Wisdom of God, which is His only-begotten Son, being in all respects incapable of change or alteration, and every good quality in Him being essential, and such as cannot be changed and converted, His glory is therefore declared to be pure and sincere.

Origen, theologian

If God had sufficient wisdom and power to construct such a beautiful world as this, then we must admit that his wisdom and power are immeasurably greater than that of man, and hence he is qualified to reign as king.

Orson Pratt, theologian

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wisdom quotes about love

Top 20 quotes about love that are wisdom. Best quotations about wisdom that are love quotes too.

You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection

Buddha, monk

A loving heart is the truest wisdom.

Charles Dickens, writer

To love a thing means wanting it to live.

Confucius, philosopher

What is man's ultimate direction in life? It is to look for love, truth, virtue, and beauty.

Shinichi Suzuki, musician

We can't command our love, but we can our actions.

Arthur Conan Doyle, writer

The Relation we bear to the Wisdom of the Father, the Son of His Love, gives us indeed a dignity which otherwise we have no pretence to. It makes us something, something considerable even in God's Eyes.

Mary Astell, writer

I see a wiser person than when I was younger: having babies, and passing 30, were the turning points. What women in their 40s - I am 39 - lack in gorgeousness, they make up for in wisdom. I love ageing, despite the drawbacks - thinner, drier skin.

Thandie Newton, actress

It is impossible to love and to be wise.

Francis Bacon, philosopher

The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.

Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

Entreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee: For wither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge: Thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God.

Anonymous,

In regard of the rich grace and wisdom of his love toward his people; for who sees not, but that it is a curse to be unready as these foolish virgins, who were therefore shut out.

Thomas Shepard, clergyman

The perceived wisdom is that people do not go in large numbers to black-and-white movies anymore - which is a great shame, but I'd love to make a black-and-white movie one day.

Sam Mendes, director

I always prayed that God would give me the wisdom and the vision to do the things on this earth that I was supposed to do to express His life and love and His will.

Billy Ray Cyrus, musician

One of the most beautiful passages of Rousseau is that in the sixth book of Confessions, where he describes the awakening in him of the literary sense. Of such wisdom, the poetic passion, the desire of beauty, the love of art for its own sake, has most.

Walter Pater, critic

Champions invariably have fervent philosophical beliefs. Philosophy, in its simplest terms, means 'the love of wisdom.'

Zig Ziglar, author

I love wisdom. And you can never be great at anything unless you love it. Not be in love with it, but love the thing, admire the thing. And it seems that if you love the thing, and you don't just want to possess it, it will find you.

Maya Angelou, poet

Ignorance and bungling with love are better than wisdom and skill without.

Henry David Thoreau, author

And I love that even in the toughest moments, when we're all sweating it - when we're worried that the bill won't pass, and it seems like all is lost - Barack never lets himself get distracted by the chatter and the noise. Just like his grandmother, he just keeps getting up and moving forward... with patience and wisdom, and courage and grace.

Michelle Obama, first lady

Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life's search for love and wisdom.

Rumi, poet

Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody's watching.

Satchel Paige, athlete

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wisdom quotes about people

Top 20 quotes about people that are wisdom. Wise sayings about people and their relatioships.

Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.

Martin Luther King, Jr., leader

Be silent, if you choose; but when it is necessary, speak–and speak in such a way that people will remember it.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, musician

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

African Proverbs,

Public opinion is no more than this: what people think that other people think.

Alfred Austin, poet

Acknowledging what you don't know is the dawning of wisdom.

Mark Twain, author

Every frog must know its pond.

Bulgarian proverbs,

Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good, to the praise that deceives them.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

True wisdom listens more, talks less and can get along with all types of people.

Kiana Tom, model

People always blame the girl; she should have said no. A monosyllable, but conventional wisdom has always been that boys can't manage it.

Anna Quindlen, journalist

People don't notice whether it's winter or summer when they're happy.

Anton Chekhov, dramatist

The wisdom of crowds works when the crowd is choosing the price of an ox, when there's a single numeric average. But if it's a design or something that matters, the decision is made by committee, and that's crap. You want people and groups who are able to think thoughts before they share.

Jaron Lanier, artist

My government, you can be assured, will be less focused on personalities. It is about treating people with respect. I think complaining about the community not being able to see the wisdom of our ideas is the wrong approach.

Jay Weatherill, politician

Ask Elizabeth is a community of voices, it's not me standing on a podium telling people how to run their lives, it's girls helping each other sharing their wisdom and advice and I create a space for them to do it.

Elizabeth Berkley, actress

Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants. People have the right to expect that these wants will be provided for by this wisdom.

Jimmy Carter, president

All free governments are managed by the combined wisdom and folly of the people.

James A. Garfield, president

We are drowning in information, while starving for wisdom. The world henceforth will be run by synthesizers, people able to put together the right information at the right time, think critically about it, and make important choices wisely.

E. O. Wilson, scientist

You want people walking away from the conversation with some kernel of wisdom or some kind of impact.

Harry Dean Stanton, actor

In regard of the rich grace and wisdom of his love toward his people; for who sees not, but that it is a curse to be unready as these foolish virgins, who were therefore shut out.

Thomas Shepard, clergyman

Even by common wisdom, there seem to be both people and objects in my dream that are outside myself, but clearly they were created in myself and are part of me, they are mental constructs in my own brain.

Ray Kurzweil, inventor

I have sympathy for young people, for their growing pains, but I balk when these growing pains are pushed into the foreground, when you make these young people the only vehicles of life's wisdom.

Wislawa Szymborska, poet

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wisdom quotes about mind

Top 20 quotes about mind that are wisdom. Quotes about wisdom to improve your mind and thinking.

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

Rumi, poet

To know what you know and what you do not know, that is true knowledge.

Confucius, philosopher

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

Proverbs,

Learn to be silent. Let your quiet mind listen and absorb.

Pythagoras, mathematician

I acknowledge the privilege of being alive in a human body at this moment, endowed with senses, memories, emotions, thoughts, and the space of mind in its wisdom aspect.

Alex Grey, artist

We humans have lost the wisdom of genuinely resting and relaxing. We worry too much. We don't allow our bodies to heal, and we don't allow our minds and hearts to heal.

Thich Nhat Hanh, monk

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

Buddha, monk

Teach you children poetry; it opens the mind, lends grace to wisdom and makes the heroic virtues hereditary.

Walter Scott, novelist

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

Always keep an open mind and a compassionate heart.

Phil Jackson, coach

To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.

Buddha, monk

Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.

Buddha, monk

The truest greatness lies in being kind, the truest wisdom in a happy mind.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox, writer

To be satisfied with a little, is the greatest wisdom; and he that increaseth his riches, increaseth his cares; but a contented mind is a hidden treasure, and trouble findeth it not.

Akhenaton, statesman

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do as well as to talk; and to make our words and actions all of a color.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca, statesman

Old myths, old gods, old heroes have never died. They are only sleeping at the bottom of our mind, waiting for our call. We have need for them. They represent the wisdom of our race.

Stanley Kunitz, poet

Always keep your mind as bright and clear as the vast sky, the great ocean, and the highest peak, empty of all thoughts. Always keep your body filled with light and heat. Fill yourself with the power of wisdom and enlightenment.

Morihei Ueshiba, athlete

The smaller the mind the greater the conceit.

Aesop, author

The first peace, which is the most important, is that which comes within the souls of people when they realize their relationship, their oneness with the universe and all its powers, and when they realize at the center of the universe dwells the Great Spirit, and that its center is really everywhere, it is within each of us.

Black Elk, leader

He read his mind. He's a strange sort of man, isn't he? It's not just the advice and the wisdom that he has.

Omar Sharif, actor

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Philosopher quotes on wisdom

What top philosophers say about wisdom? Philosopher have their own concept to wisdom. This reflects in following wisdom citations. Wisdom sayings from famous philosophers.


The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life.

Confucius, philosopher

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.

Aristotle, philosopher

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.

Socrates, philosopher

Remember: “The Best Fighter is Never Angry."

Lao Tzu, philosopher

To know what you know and what you do not know, that is true knowledge.

Confucius, philosopher

To find a fault is easy; to do better may be difficult.

Plutarch, philosopher

The more you know, the more you know you don't know.

Aristotle, philosopher

To love a thing means wanting it to live.

Confucius, philosopher

Deal with the big while it is still small.

Lao Tzu, philosopher

Wise men make more opportunities than they find.

Francis Bacon, philosopher

Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.

Francis Bacon, philosopher

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, philosopher

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

Plato, philosopher

Silence is a source of great strength.

Lao Tzu, philosopher

Wisdom begins in wonder.

Socrates, philosopher

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

Socrates, philosopher

The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.

William James, philosopher

A wise man is he who does not grieve for the thing which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.

Epictetus, philosopher

The man of wisdom is never of two minds; the man of benevolence never worries; the man of courage is never afraid.

Confucius, philosopher

There is a difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man is really so; but he that thinks himself the wisest is generally the greatest fool.

Francis Bacon, philosopher

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President quotes on wisdom

What top presidents say about wisdom? President have their own concept to wisdom. This reflects in following wisdom citations. Wisdom quotations from famous presidents.


Don't ever take a fence down until you know the reason why it was put up.

John F. Kennedy, president

Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.

Franklin D. Roosevelt, president

Honesty is the first chapter of the book wisdom.

Thomas Jefferson, president

If one day, my words are against science, choose science.

Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, president

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.

John F. Kennedy, president

Nine-tenths of wisdom consists in being wise in time.

Theodore Roosevelt, president

The doors of wisdom are never shut.

Benjamin Franklin, president

Wisdom oft times consists of knowing what to do next.

Herbert Hoover, president

Where sense is wanting, everything is wanting.

Benjamin Franklin, president

The greater our knowledge increases the more our ignorance unfolds.

John F. Kennedy, president

Strength and wisdom are not opposing values.

William J. Clinton, president

Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants. People have the right to expect that these wants will be provided for by this wisdom.

Jimmy Carter, president

I look forward to a great future for America - a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose.

John F. Kennedy, president

So confident am I in the intentions, as well as wisdom, of the government, that I shall always be satisfied that what is not done, either cannot, or ought not to be done.

Thomas Jefferson, president

All free governments are managed by the combined wisdom and folly of the people.

James A. Garfield, president

To avoid entangling alliances has been a maxim of our policy ever since the days of Washington, and its wisdom no one will attempt to dispute.

James Buchanan, president

No man is poor who has a Godly mother.

Abraham Lincoln, president

No party has a monopoly on wisdom. No democracy works without compromise. But when Governor Romney and his allies in Congress tell us we can somehow lower our deficit by spending trillions more on new tax breaks for the wealthy - well, you do the math. I refuse to go along with that. And as long as I'm President, I never will.

Barack Obama, president

Without freedom of thought, there can be no such thing as wisdom - and no such thing as public liberty without freedom of speech.

Benjamin Franklin, president

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.

Calvin Coolidge, president

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Author quotes on wisdom

What top authors say about wisdom? Author have their own concept to wisdom. This reflects in following wisdom citations. Quotes about wisdom from famous authors.


Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.

Dr. Seuss, author

Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.

Dr. Seuss, author

Of all the words of mice and men, the saddest are, “It might have been."

Kurt Vonnegut, author

It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.

Henry David Thoreau, author

Wisdom is using the mistakes from the past to create a better future.

Tim Fargo, author

Acknowledging what you don't know is the dawning of wisdom.

Mark Twain, author

Writing is no dying art form in America because most published writers here accept the wisdom and the necessity of encouraging the talent that follows in their footsteps.

Elizabeth George, author

Wisdom is nothing but a preparation of the soul, a capacity, a secret art of thinking, feeling and breathing thoughts of unity at every moment of life.

Herman Hesse, author

Every generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.

George Orwell, author

If I don't have wisdom, I can teach you only ignorance.

Leo Buscaglia, author

Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences.

Norman Cousins, author

As if you could kill time without injuring eternity

Henry David Thoreau, author

If you don't have a strategy, you're part of someone else's strategy.

Alvin Toffler, author

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, author

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

Aesop, author

He is no wise man who will quit a certainty for an uncertainty.

Samuel Johnson, author

We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us.

Joseph Campbell, author

In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.

Mark Twain, author

The journey is what brings us happiness not the destination.

Dan Millman, author

Wisdom is a sacred communion.

Victor Hugo, author

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Politician quotes on wisdom

What top politicians say about wisdom? Politician have their own concept to wisdom. This reflects in following wisdom citations. Famous polticians quotes on wisdom.


He who stands for nothing will fall for anything.

Alexander Hamilton, politician

Wisdom begins at the end.

Daniel Webster, politician

The most important lesson of New Labour is this: Every time we made progress we did it by challenging the conventional wisdom.

Ed Miliband, politician

Wisdom, prudence, forethought, these are essential. But not second to these that noble courage which adventures the right, and leaves the consequences to God.

Robert Dale Owen, politician

A man of strength and wisdom, John Paul became an inspiration to generations of both Catholics and non-Catholics throughout the world by encouraging freedom, promoting peace and respecting all faiths.

Greg Walden, politician

My government, you can be assured, will be less focused on personalities. It is about treating people with respect. I think complaining about the community not being able to see the wisdom of our ideas is the wrong approach.

Jay Weatherill, politician

Now it is time to turn to an older wisdom that, while respecting material comfort and security as a basic right of all, also recognises that many of the most valuable things in life cannot be measured.

Michael D. Higgins, politician

If an idea is indeed sensible, it will eventually become just part of the accepted wisdom.

Nigel Farage, politician

Imagination allows us to escape the predictable. It enables us to reply to the common wisdom that we cannot soar by saying, "Just watch!"

Bill Bradley, politician

That which seems the height of absurdity in one generation often becomes the height of wisdom in another.

Adlai E. Stevenson, politician

If you believe the doctors, nothing is wholesome; if you believe the theologians, nothing is innocent; if you believe the military, nothing is safe.

Lord Salisbury, politician

Lord, give us the wisdom to utter words that are gentle and tender, for tomorrow we may have to eat them.

Mo Udall, politician

A proverb is the wisdom of many and the wit of one.

Lord John Russell, politician

To keep your secret is wisdom; to expect others to keep it is folly.

William Samuel Johnson, politician

Never, never, never give in!

Winston Churchill, politician

It is now conventional wisdom that Americans do not care why we went to war in Iraq, that it is enough that the world is better off without Saddam Hussein.

Adam Schiff, politician

Any successful nominee should possess both the temperament to interpret the law and the wisdom to do so fairly. The next Supreme Court Justice should have a record of protecting individual rights and a strong willingness to put aside any political agenda.

Bennie Thompson, politician

Conventional wisdom holds that setting a timetable for getting American troops out of Iraq would be a mistake.

Nick Clooney, politician

As I visited the various neighborhoods in the campaign, I learned fast that it's a mistake to think that all of the wisdom and possible solutions to our problems are available only in this building.

Jane Byrne, politician

While many of us never knew Ronald Reagan personally, we felt close to him because we shared his lighthearted sense of humor, admired his uncommon virtue, and were moved by his remarkable wisdom.

Randy Forbes, politician

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Roman quotes about wisdom

What top Roman authors say about wisdom? Roman authors are well know for their wise wisdom messages. Quotes about wisdom from Roman authors.


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

Cato The Elder, historian

Cowards die many times before their actual deaths

Julius Caesar, leader

The wise man sees in the misfortune of others what he should avoid.

Marcus Aurelius, emperor

Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone.

Horace, poet

No man is wise enough by himself.

Plautus, playwright

Wisdom overcomes fortune.

Juvenal, poet

Wisdom is always an overmatch for strength.

Phaedrus, poet

Wisdom is not attained by years, but by ability.

Plautus, playwright

Patience is the companion of wisdom.

Saint Augustine, philosopher

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

Quintus Ennius, poet

Not by age but by capacity is wisdom acquired.

Plautus, playwright

No man was ever wise by chance.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca, statesman

Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.

Juvenal, poet

The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.

Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life -- in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do as well as to talk; and to make our words and actions all of a color.

Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder, rhetorician

Wisdom allows nothing to be good that will not be so forever; no man to be happy but he that needs no other happiness than what he has within himself; no man to be great or powerful that is not master of himself.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca, statesman

Nobody can give you wiser advice than yourself.

Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do as well as to talk; and to make our words and actions all of a color.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca, statesman

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Japanese quotes about wisdom

What top Japanese authors say about wisdom? Japanese authors are well know for their wise wisdom messages. Wisdom sayings by Japanese authors.


What is man's ultimate direction in life? It is to look for love, truth, virtue, and beauty.

Shinichi Suzuki, musician

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

Matsuo Basho, poet

You are wise to climb Mt. Fuji, but a fool to do it twice.

Japanese Proverbs,

Always keep your mind as bright and clear as the vast sky, the great ocean, and the highest peak, empty of all thoughts. Always keep your body filled with light and heat. Fill yourself with the power of wisdom and enlightenment.

Morihei Ueshiba, athlete

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British quotes about wisdom

What top British authors say about wisdom? British authors are well know for their wise wisdom messages. Wisdom quotations from British authors.


Every generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.

George Orwell, author

To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.

Bertrand Russell, philosopher

We can't command our love, but we can our actions.

Arthur Conan Doyle, writer

The most important lesson of New Labour is this: Every time we made progress we did it by challenging the conventional wisdom.

Ed Miliband, politician

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

Benjamin Disraeli, prime minister

Both in thought and in feeling, even though time be real, to realise the unimportance of time is the gate of wisdom.

Bertrand Russell, philosopher

Though wisdom cannot be gotten for gold, still less can be gotten without it.

Samuel Butler, poet

The pine stays green in winter... wisdom in hardship.

Norman Douglas, writer

As much money and life as you could want! The two things most human beings would choose above all - the trouble is, humans do have a knack of choosing precisely those things that are worst for them.

J. K. Rowling, novelist

If an idea is indeed sensible, it will eventually become just part of the accepted wisdom.

Nigel Farage, politician

I see a wiser person than when I was younger: having babies, and passing 30, were the turning points. What women in their 40s - I am 39 - lack in gorgeousness, they make up for in wisdom. I love ageing, despite the drawbacks - thinner, drier skin.

Thandie Newton, actress

It is much more difficult to measure nonperformance than performance.

Harold S. Geneen, businessman

In seeking wisdom thou art wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it - thou art a fool.

Lord Chesterfield, statesman

What is all wisdom save a collection of platitudes?

Norman Douglas, writer

The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living, which are to be desired when dying.

Norman Douglas, writer

A proverb is the wisdom of many and the wit of one.

Lord John Russell, politician

Take the matter as you find it ask no questions, utter no remonstrances; it is your best wisdom. You expected bread and you have got a stone: break your teeth on it, and don't shriek because the nerves are martyrised; do not doubt that your mental stomach - if you have such a thing - is strong as an ostrich's; the stone will digest. You held out your hand for an egg, and fate put into it a scorpion. Show no consternation; close your fingers firmly upon the gift; let it sting through your palm. Never mind; in time, after your hand and arm have swelled and quivered long with torture, the squeezed scorpion will die, and you will have learned the great lesson how to endure without a sob.

Charlotte Bronte, novelist

Never, never, never give in!

Winston Churchill, politician

Angry people are not always wise.

Jane Austen, writer

Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.

C. S. Lewis, writer

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French quotes about wisdom

What top French authors say about wisdom? French authors are well know for their wise wisdom messages. Wise quotes from French authors.


History is a set of lies agreed upon.

Napoleon Bonaparte, emperor

He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is only wise.

Voltaire, writer

Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good, to the praise that deceives them.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

Wise people are foolish if they cannot adapt to foolish people.

Michel de Montaigne, philosopher

The only one who is wiser than anyone is everyone.

Napoleon Bonaparte, emperor

The extreme limit of wisdom --that's what the public calls madness.

Jean Cocteau, director

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, author

It is more easy to be wise for others than for ourselves.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

All human wisdom is summed up in two words; wait and hope.

Alexander Dumas, novelist

It's the height of folly to want to be the only wise one.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

We can be knowledgeable with other men's knowledge, but we cannot be wise with other men's wisdom.

Michel de Montaigne, philosopher

Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.

Napoleon Bonaparte, emperor

The key to wisdom is this - constant and frequent questioning, for by doubting we are led to question and by questioning we arrive at the truth.

Peter Abelard, philosopher

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

Sidonie Gabrielle Colette, novelist

Wisdom hath her excesses, and no less need of moderation than folly.

Michel de Montaigne, philosopher

Contemplation and wisdom are highest achievements and man is not totally at home with them.

Gabriel Marcel, philosopher

Everything I know I learned after I was thirty.

Georges Clemenceau, leader

It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

More wisdom is latent in things as they are than in all the words men use.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery, novelist

I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior.

Hippolyte Taine, critic

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Famous authors with quotes on wisdom.

Here are quotes from some of the most famous authors. They include 117 Dr. Seuss quotes, 103 Socrates quotes, 115 Buddha quotes, 196 Plato quotes, 140 Lao Tzu quotes, 376 Bible quotes, 153 Confucius quotes, 119 Chinese Proverbs quotes, and more wise wisdom words.


Top wisdom Ralph Waldo Emerson quotes

Ralph Waldo Emerson is author of top wisdom messages and citations. Wise quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson.


Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Adopt the pace of nature, her secret is patience.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Most of the shadows of life are caused by standing in our own sunshine.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Life is a festival only to the wise.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Nature and books belong to the eyes that see them.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Wisdom is like electricity. There is no permanently wise man, but men capable of wisdom, who, being put into certain company, or other favorable conditions, become wise for a short time, as glasses rubbed acquire electric power for a while.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Raphael paints wisdom; Handel sings it, Phidias carves it, Shakespeare writes it, Wren builds it, Columbus sails it, Luther preaches it, Washington arms it, Watt mechanizes it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

There is a time when a man distinguishes the idea of felicity from the idea of wealth; it is the beginning of wisdom.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Before we acquire great power we must acquire wisdom to use it well.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

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Top wisdom Maya Angelou quotes

Maya Angelou is author of top wisdom messages and citations. Wisdom sayings from Maya Angelou.


When you know better you do better.

Maya Angelou, poet

You can’t really know where you are going until you know where you have been.

Maya Angelou, poet

You alone are enough. You have nothing to prove to anybody

Maya Angelou, poet

The children to whom we read simple stories may or may not show gratitude, but each boon we give strengthens the pillars of the world.

Maya Angelou, poet

I was told many years ago by my grandmother who raised me: If somebody puts you on a road and you don’t feel comfortable on it and you look ahead and you don’t like the destination and you look behind and you don’t want to return to that place, step off the road.

Maya Angelou, poet

I love wisdom. And you can never be great at anything unless you love it. Not be in love with it, but love the thing, admire the thing. And it seems that if you love the thing, and you don't just want to possess it, it will find you.

Maya Angelou, poet

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Top wisdom Benjamin Franklin quotes

Benjamin Franklin is author of top wisdom messages and citations. Wisdom quotations by Benjamin Franklin.


The doors of wisdom are never shut.

Benjamin Franklin, president

Where sense is wanting, everything is wanting.

Benjamin Franklin, president

Without freedom of thought, there can be no such thing as wisdom - and no such thing as public liberty without freedom of speech.

Benjamin Franklin, president

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Top wisdom Bible quotes

Bible is author of top wisdom messages and citations. Sacred wisdom quotes from the Bible.


Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom; and with all your getting get understanding.

Bible,

Wisdom is better than weapons of war. 9:18b, Ecclesiastes

Bible,

He that walketh with wise men shall be wise.

Bible,

In much wisdom is much grief; and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow.

Bible,

So teach us to number our days that we may apply our hearts to wisdom.

Bible,

The ear that heareth the reproof of life abideth among the wise. Proverbs 15: 31

Bible,

The testimony of the Lord is sure making wise the simple. Psalms 19:7

Bible,

Wisdom and knowledge shall be the stability of your times.

Bible,

Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seemeth to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise. For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. 1 Corinthians 3:18-19

Bible,

Blessed is the man who finds wisdom, the man who gains understanding, for she is more profitable than silver and yields better returns than gold. She is more precious than rubies; nothing you desire can compare with her. Proverbs 3:13-15

Bible,

Through wisdom is a house built; and by understanding it is established; and by knowledge shall every room be filled with precious and pleasant riches.

Bible,

The wisdom of a learned man comet by opportunity of leisure: and he that hath little business shall become wise. Ecclesiasticus 38:25

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Top wisdom Charles Dickens quotes

Charles Dickens is author of top wisdom messages and citations. Awesome wise sayings by Charles Dickens.


A loving heart is the truest wisdom.

Charles Dickens, writer

There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart.

Charles Dickens, writer

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Top wisdom George Bernard Shaw quotes

George Bernard Shaw is author of top wisdom messages and citations. Quotations about wisdom by George Bernard Shaw.


The only man I know who behaves sensibly is my tailor; he takes my measurements anew each time he sees me. The rest go on with their old measurements and expect me to fit them.

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

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Top wisdom Mark Twain quotes

Mark Twain is author of top wisdom messages and citations. Top wise quotes by Mark Twain.


Acknowledging what you don't know is the dawning of wisdom.

Mark Twain, author

In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.

Mark Twain, author

A man never reaches that dizzy height of wisdom that he can no longer be lead by the nose.

Mark Twain, author

Better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than to open it and remove all doubt.

Mark Twain, author

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Top wisdom Plato quotes

Plato is author of top wisdom messages and citations. Wisdom quotations from Plato.


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

Plato, philosopher

A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.

Plato, philosopher

Wisdom alone is the science of others sciences.

Plato, philosopher

The wisest have the most authority.

Plato, philosopher

The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depends upon himself, and not upon other men, has adopted the very best plan for living happily. This is the man of moderation, the man of manly character and of wisdom.

Plato, philosopher

Knowledge without justice ought to be called cunning rather than wisdom.

Plato, philosopher

Cunning... is but the low mimic of wisdom.

Plato, philosopher

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Top wisdom Buddha quotes

Buddha is author of top wisdom messages and citations. Great sayings that are about wisdom by Buddha.


You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection

Buddha, monk

Follow then the shining ones, the wise, the awakened, the loving, for they know how to work and forbear.

Buddha, monk

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

Buddha, monk

To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.

Buddha, monk

Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.

Buddha, monk

I am not the first Buddha who came upon Earth, nor shall I be the last. In due time, another Buddha will arise in the world - a Holy One, a supremely enlightened One, endowed with wisdom in conduct, auspicious, knowing the universe, an incomparable leader of men, a master of angels and mortals.

Buddha, monk

Let my skin and sinews and bones dry up, together with all the flesh and blood of my body! I welcome it! But I will not move from this spot until I have attained the supreme and final wisdom.

Buddha, monk

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Top wisdom Nelson Mandela quotes

Nelson Mandela is author of top wisdom messages and citations. Wise sayings by Nelson Mandela.


If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart. Nelson Mandela and The Language of Leaders.

Nelson Mandela, statesman

A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.

Nelson Mandela, statesman

Whatever position I occupied, it was the result of colleagues - of my comrades in the movement - who had decided in their wisdom to use me for the purpose of focusing the attention of the country and the international community on me.

Nelson Mandela, statesman

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Top wisdom Albert Einstein quotes

Albert Einstein is author of top wisdom messages and citations. Quotes on wisdom from Albert Einstein.


If you can't explain it to a six year old, you don't understand it yourself.

Albert Einstein, physicist

The only thing you absolutely have to know is the location of the library.

Albert Einstein, physicist

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Top wisdom Confucius quotes

Confucius is author of top wisdom messages and citations. Ancient wisdom quotations by Confucius.


The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life.

Confucius, philosopher

To know what you know and what you do not know, that is true knowledge.

Confucius, philosopher

To love a thing means wanting it to live.

Confucius, philosopher

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, philosopher

The man of wisdom is never of two minds; the man of benevolence never worries; the man of courage is never afraid.

Confucius, philosopher

Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.

Confucius, philosopher

When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.

Confucius, philosopher

There are three methods to gaining wisdom. The first is reflection, which is the highest. The second is limitation, which is the easiest. The third is experience, which is the bitterest.

Confucius, philosopher

They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.

Confucius, philosopher

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Top wisdom Lao Tzu quotes

Lao Tzu is author of top wisdom messages and citations. Chinese wisdom from quotations by Lao Tzu.


Remember: “The Best Fighter is Never Angry."

Lao Tzu, philosopher

Deal with the big while it is still small.

Lao Tzu, philosopher

Silence is a source of great strength.

Lao Tzu, philosopher

Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.

Lao Tzu, philosopher

When the superior scholar hears of Tao, he diligently practises it. When the average scholar hears of Tao, he sometimes retains it, sometimes loses it. When the inferior scholar hears of Tao, he loudly laughs at it. Were it not thus ridiculed, it would not be worthy of the name of Tao.

Lao Tzu, philosopher

Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power. If you realize that you have enough, you are truly rich.

Lao Tzu, philosopher

He who acts, spoils; he who grasps, lets slip.

Lao Tzu, philosopher

I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.

Lao Tzu, philosopher

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Part 1
Introduction

Part 2
Best Wisdom quotes
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Top 10 wisdom quotes
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Top 10 wisdom quotes by Bible
Top 10 wisdom quotes by Dr. Seuss

Part 3
Wisdom Quotes That ARE...
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Part 4
Wisdom Quotes About
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