Intriguing Quotes on Wisdom
We are surrounded by small simple truths, though they may be hard to see at times. Ponder these wise words as you walk along the path of life.
Life is one long experiment in learning. Who can be perfect all the time? Sometimes I feel half-wise, sometimes half-stupid.
– Terri Guillemets
The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotation.
– Isaac D’Israeli
He who indulges in a task without proper knowledge will deteriorate rather than improve the case.
– Prophet Mohammad
The beginning of our destruction started the day we began destroying ancient wisdom.
– Mike Dolan
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.
There is a wisdom of the head, and… a wisdom of the heart.
– Charles Dickens
Wisdom doesn’t necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself.
– Tom Wilson
Care about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner.
– Lao Tzu
When I can look Life in the eyes,
Grown calm and very coldly wise,
Life will have given me the Truth,
And taken in exchange — my youth.
– Sara Teasdale
The philosophy of life is this: Life is not a struggle, not a tension… Life is bliss. It is eternal wisdom, eternal existence.
– Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
I believe that all wisdom consists in caring immensely for a few right things, and not caring a straw about the rest.
– John Buchan
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
– Eleanor Roosevelt
True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.
Nothing is to be gained by arguing with fools. Nothing can be gained by reasoning with ignorant people.
– Dr T.P.Chia
A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.
– John C. Maxwell
Some folks are wise and some are otherwise.
– Tobias Smollett
You don’t have to disrespect and insult others simply to hold your own ground. If you do, that shows how shaky your own position is.
– Red Haircrowg
Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.
– Alfred Lord Tennyson
Beauty is the wisdom of women. Wisdom is the beauty of men.
– Chinese Proverb
Some of the best lessons we ever learn are learned from past mistakes. The error of the past is the wisdom and success of the future.
– Dale Turner
Wisdom outweighs any wealth.
Show your beauty in what you say. Show your greatness in what you do.
– Dr T.P.Chia
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
– William James
Wisdom ceases to be wisdom when it becomes too proud to weep, too grave to laugh, and too selfish to seek other than itself.
– Khalil Gibran
Learning sleeps and snores in libraries, but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake, on tiptoe.
– Josh Billings