Great Quotes On Wisdom

What is wisdom and how do we get it? Follow the advice of someone wise? Well here are some well known names sharing their words of wisdom for us to live by.


The difference between stupidity and genius, is that genius has its limits.

– Albert Einstein


A wise woman wishes to be no one’s enemy; a wise woman refuses to be anyone’s victim.

– Maya Angelou


A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.

– William Shakespeare


The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.

– Martin Luther King Jr


Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.

– Mother Teresa


Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

– Nelson Mandela


What we think, we become.

– Buddha


Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.

– Mahatma Gandhi


The greater our knowledge increases the more our ignorance unfolds.

– John F. Kennedy


We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.

Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.

Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.

– Martin Luther King Jnr