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Wisdom Quotes

Madhura Pandit Mar 12, 2019
Words and quotes about wisdom by great men provoke thought and show the way of life. If you are feeling low or melancholic, the following sayings will surely help you.
We all need a guide in our life to show us the right path, to inspire, and motivate us towards our goal. There are also times, when one feels low and unhappy. This is the time, when one needs motivation the most. Motivation to gather up courage and face the situation. Here are quotes and sayings that help in understanding the journey of life better.

Wise Quotes About Life

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
- Albert Einstein

Courageous, untroubled, mocking and violent - that is what wisdom wants us to be. Wisdom is a woman, and loves only a warrior.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Wisdom is found only in truth.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
- Dale Carnegie

A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
- Francis Bacon

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
- Helen Keller
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
Everything is based on mind, is led by mind, is fashioned by mind. If you speak and act with a polluted mind, suffering will follow you, as the wheels of the oxcart follow the footsteps of the ox. If you speak and act with a pure mind, happiness will follow you, as a shadow clings to a form.
- Buddha
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

Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.
- Stephen Covey
The truest wisdom is a resolute determination.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

Good people are good because they've come to wisdom through failure. We get very little wisdom from success, you know.
- William Saroyan

Men are disturbed not by things that happen, but by their opinion of the things that happen.
- Epictetus
Wisdom ceases to be wisdom when it becomes too proud to weep, too grave to laugh, and too selfish to seek other than itself.
- Kahlil Gibran

I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
- Thomas Jefferson
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is enlightenment.
- Lao Tzu

Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Funny and Wise Quotes

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

The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts.
- Bertrand Russell

If at first you don't succeed, try again. Then quit. There's no use being a damn fool about it.
- W.C. Fields
Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd have preferred to talk.
- Doug Larson

A word to the wise ain't necessary. It's the stupid ones who need the advice.
- Bill Cosby

Whenever I'm caught between two evils, I take the one I've never tried.
- Mae West
Nearly all these quotes are easy to relate to. They will surely inspire and provoke a thought, and help to face and live life in a better way!