Greatest Wisdom Quotes

Greatest Wisdom Quotes

Some greatest words of wisdom have been passed down from generations, making us realize how one generation may pass away and lead to another, however, the true essence of life remains the same. The struggles, the questions, the pain, the joy experienced in life is the same ...
Wisdom is the in-depth study and understanding of different aspects of life, people, circumstances, decisions, feelings, and all other facets that we encounter in the seen and unseen realm. It is the ability to discern what is right, what is true, what is genuine, and what yields final value in life. Scores of philosophers, authors, poets, and scholars have devoted their entire lives to finding the meaning of life. They shared their learning in the form of quotes to help us get a glimpse of what they saw during their analytical period.

10 Wise Quotes and Sayings

"Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there." - Will Rogers

"To the man who only has a hammer, everything he encounters begins to look like a nail." - Abraham Maslow

"You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time." - Abraham Lincoln

"Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamppost how it feels about dogs." - Christopher Hampton

"Practical wisdom is only to be learned in the school of experience. Precepts and instruction are useful so far as they go, but, without the discipline of real life, they remain of the nature of theory only." - Samuel Smiles

"My father used to say, you would worry less about what people think if you knew how little they did." - Dr. Phil McGraw

"You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today." - Abraham Lincoln

"Friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation." - George Washington

"Giving up doesn't always mean you are weak ... sometimes it means that you are strong enough to let go." - Anonymous

"What we think, or what we know, or what we believe is, in the end, of little consequence. The only consequence is what we do." - John Ruskin

10 Quotes About Life

"You don't get to choose how you're going to die. Or when. You can only decide how you're going to live. Now." - Joan Baez

"Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love, to work, to play, and to look up at the stars." - Henry Van Dyke

"To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all." - Oscar Wilde.

"Life resembles a novel more often than novels resemble life." - George Sand

"Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact." - Henry James

"Men for the sake of getting a living forget to live." - Margaret Fuller

"Many people die with their music still in them. Why is this so? Too often it is because they are always getting ready to live. Before they know it, time runs out." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

"Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save." - Will Rogers

"Life is like a sewer. What you get out of it depends on what you put into it." - Tom Lehrer

"Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards." - Soren Kierkegaard

10 Funny Wisdom Quotes

"All men are frauds. The only difference between them is that some admit it. I myself deny it." - H. L. Mencken

"If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions?" - Scott Adams

"Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much." - Oscar Wilde

"Everybody wants to go to heaven, but nobody wants to die." - Anonymous

"Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it." - Cullen Hightower

"Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children and no theories." - John Wilmot

"I told my wife that a husband is like a fine wine; he gets better with age. The next day, she locked me in the cellar." - Anonymous

"I am not a vegetarian because I love animals; I am a vegetarian because I hate plants." - A. Whitney

"I've gone into hundreds of [fortune-teller's parlors], and have been told thousands of things, but nobody ever told me I was a policewoman getting ready to arrest her." - New York City detective

"Remember: Don't Insult the Alligator till after you cross the river." - Anonymous

Wise teachings of ancient ages, wise words handed down from one generation to another inspires people to live their lives to the fullest and enjoy it as much as one can. Since we have only a short time on this planet, let us strive to live our life in such a manner that we will not die regretting the way we lived!