Wisdom Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Eleanor Roosevelt, This is My Story” float=”none” width=”100%”]“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”William Shakespeare, As You Like It” float=”none” width=”100%”]“The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Aristotle” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Socrates” float=”none” width=”100%”]“The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Lennon” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jonathan Swift” float=”none” width=”100%”]“May you live every day of your life.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”J.R.R. Tolkien” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Never laugh at live dragons.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist” float=”none” width=”100%”]“The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Albert Einstein” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Any fool can know. The point is to understand.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Fran Lebowitz, The Fran Lebowitz Reader” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Think before you speak. Read before you think.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Isaac Asimov, Foundation” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what is right.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Socrates” float=”none” width=”100%”]“The unexamined life is not worth living.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Oprah Winfrey” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Turn your wounds into wisdom.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Angry people are not always wise.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Leo Tolstoy, The Kreutzer Sonata” float=”none” width=”100%”]“It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Rumi” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Elbert Hubbard” float=”none” width=”100%”]“God will not look you over for medals, degrees or diplomas but for scars.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Colette” float=”none” width=”100%”]“You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Albert Einstein” float=”none” width=”100%”]“The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Albert Einstein” float=”none” width=”100%”]“It is not that I’m so smart. But I stay with the questions much longer.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”J.M. Barrie, The Admirable Crichton” float=”none” width=”100%”]“I’m not young enough to know everything.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Eckhart Tolle” float=”none” width=”100%”]“The past has no power over the present moment.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Truman Capote” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Joseph Campbell” float=”none” width=”100%”]“We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Bob Marley” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Don’t Gain The World & Lose Your Soul, Wisdom Is Better Than Silver Or Gold.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jimi Hendrix” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Even strength must bow to wisdom sometimes.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Bruce Lee” float=”none” width=”100%”]“I’m not in this world to live up to your expectations and you’re not in this world to live up to mine.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Maya Angelou” float=”none” width=”100%”]“The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ludwig van Beethoven” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Music is … A higher revelation than all Wisdom & Philosophy”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Confucius” float=”none” width=”100%”]“He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Voltaire” float=”none” width=”100%”]“The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Bram Stoker, Dracula” float=”none” width=”100%”]“We learn from failure, not from success!”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Winston S. Churchill” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Never, never, never give in!”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Oscar Wilde” float=”none” width=”100%”]“We live in an age when unnecessary things are our only necessities.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Cassandra Clare, City of Bones” float=”none” width=”100%”]“All knowledge hurts.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” Charles Schultz” float=”none” width=”100%”]“I think I’ve discovered the secret of life — you just hang around until you get used to it.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Socrates” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Patrick Rothfuss, The Wise Man’s Fear” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Half of seeming clever is keeping your mouth shut at the right times.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Literary Remains, Vol. 1″ float=”none” width=”100%”]“Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Stephen Hawking” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Life would be tragic if it weren’t funny.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” Leo F. Buscaglia” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Risks must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Thomas Jefferson” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Honesty is the first chapter of the book wisdom.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ralph Waldo Emerson” float=”none” width=”100%”]“If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”George R.R. Martin” float=”none” width=”100%”]“It is one thing to be clever and another to be wise.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Heraclitus, Fragments” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Time is a game played beautifully by children.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Marcus Aurelius, Meditations” float=”none” width=”100%”]“The soul becomes dyed with the colour of its thoughts.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Michael Levine” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Having children makes you no more a parent than having a piano makes you a pianist.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Francis Bacon, The Essays” float=”none” width=”100%”]“A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Rumi” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Suffering is a gift. In it is hidden mercy.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Roy T. Bennett” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Guard well your thoughts when alone and your words when accompanied.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” George Orwell, In Front of Your Nose: 1945-1950″ float=”none” width=”100%”]“The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Theodore Roosevelt” float=”none” width=”100%”]“The only man who never makes mistakes is the man who never does anything.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Christopher Paolini, Eldest” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Wise? No, I simply learned to think.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” Albert Einstein” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Henry David Thoreau, Walden” float=”none” width=”100%”]“As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring” float=”none” width=”100%”]“He that breaks a thing to find out what it is has left the path of wisdom.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jean Jacques Rousseau” float=”none” width=”100%”]“People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Martin Luther King Jr.” float=”none” width=”100%”]“We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Pablo Picasso” float=”none” width=”100%”]“It takes a very long time to become young.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” Jess C. Scott, Wicked Lovely” float=”none” width=”100%”]“I felt like an animal, and animals don’t know sin, do they?”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”William James” float=”none” width=”100%”]“The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Baltasar Gracian, The Art of Worldly Wisdom” float=”none” width=”100%”]“A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” Joss Whedon” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Recognizing power in another does not diminish your own.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Edna St. Vincent Millay” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Into the darkness they go, the wise and the lovely. ”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Roy T. Bennett” float=”none” width=”100%”]“A smart person knows how to talk. A wise person knows when to be silent.”[/wpsm_quote]
“[wpsm_quote author=””Benjamin Franklin”” float=””none”” width=””100%””]“Hide not your talents, they for use were made,
What’s a sundial in the shade?”[/wpsm_quote]”
[wpsm_quote author=”Abraham Lincoln” float=”none” width=”100%”]“No man is poor who has a Godly mother.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Gabriel García Márquez, Love in the Time of Cholera” float=”none” width=”100%”]“wisdom comes to us when it can no longer do any good.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Milton Berle” float=”none” width=”100%”]“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Wisely and slow; they stumble that run fast.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Alfred Lord Tennyson” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard’s Almanack” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Lost Time is never found again.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Heinrich Heine” float=”none” width=”100%”]“We should forgive our enemies, but not before they are hanged”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” Carl Gustav Jung” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Octavia Butler” float=”none” width=”100%”]“In order to rise from its own ashes, a Phoenix first must burn.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Leonardo da Vinci” float=”none” width=”100%”]“As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Cornel West” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Never forget that justice is what love looks like in public.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Galileo” float=”none” width=”100%”]“You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Niels Bohr” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Charles Dickens, Hard Times” float=”none” width=”100%”]“There is a wisdom of the head, and… there is a wisdom of the heart.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Frank Herbert” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Education is no substitute for intelligence.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Isaac Newton” float=”none” width=”100%”]“I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”William James” float=”none” width=”100%”]“A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” Scott Westerfeld, Uglies” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Perhaps the logical conclusion of everyone looking the same is everyone thinking the same.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream” float=”none” width=”100%”]“My soul is in the sky.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Theodore Roosevelt” float=”none” width=”100%”]“No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching” float=”none” width=”100%”]“If you try to change it, you will ruin it. Try to hold it, and you will lose it.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anton Chekhov” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Wisdom…. comes not from age, but from education and learning.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”William Blake, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell” float=”none” width=”100%”]“The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha” float=”none” width=”100%”]“I will no longer mutilate and destroy myself in order to find a secret behind the ruins.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Bruce Lee” float=”none” width=”100%”]“It is not a daily increase, but a daily decrease. Hack away at the inessentials.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jess C Scott, EyeLeash: A Blog Novel” float=”none” width=”100%”]“My head’ll explode if I continue with this escapism.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet” float=”none” width=”100%”]“These violent delights have violent ends.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Deepak Chopra” float=”none” width=”100%”]“When you make a choice, you change the future.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Confucius” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mark Twain, Notebook” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Obscurity and a competence—that is the life that is best worth living.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Terry Pratchett, Thief of Time” float=”none” width=”100%”]“When in doubt, choose to live.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dante Alighieri” float=”none” width=”100%”]“The wisest are the most annoyed at the loss of time.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” Emerson” float=”none” width=”100%”]“The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Hannah Harrington, Speechless” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Hate is… It’s too easy. Love. Love takes courage.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Madeleine L’Engle, A Wrinkle in Time” float=”none” width=”100%”]“I do not know everything; still many things I understand.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lois Lowry, The Giver” float=”none” width=”100%”]“I feel sorry for anyone who is in a place where he feels strange and stupid.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Confucius” float=”none” width=”100%”]“The way out is through the door. Why is it that no one will use this method?”[/wpsm_quote]
“[wpsm_quote author=””William Stafford”” float=””none”” width=””100%””]“Wisdom is having things right in your life
and knowing why.”[/wpsm_quote]”
[wpsm_quote author=”Walt whitman” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Re-examine all you have been told. Dismiss what insults your soul.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Frank Herbert, Dune” float=”none” width=”100%”]“There is no escape—we pay for the violence of our ancestors.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Steinbeck, East of Eden” float=”none” width=”100%”]“A man without words is a man without thought.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dejan Stojanovic” float=”none” width=”100%”]“My feelings are too loud for words and too shy for the world.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Calvin Coolidge” float=”none” width=”100%”]“It takes a great man to be a good listener.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Holly Black, Tithe” float=”none” width=”100%”]“If curiosity killed the cat, it was satisfaction that brought it back.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Isaac Newton” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Joseph Brodsky” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Life—the way it really is—is a battle not between good and bad, but between bad and worse”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Kevin Brooks, Lucas” float=”none” width=”100%”]“It’s always hard to lose somebody. It leaves a hole in you heart that never grows back. ”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Euripides” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Anger exceeding limits causes fear and excessive kindness eliminates respect.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lisa Lutz, The Spellmans Strike Again” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Our ability to adapt is amazing. Our ability to change isn’t quite as spectacular.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”William Shakespeare, Richard III” float=”none” width=”100%”]“So wise so young, they say, do never live long.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Imam Al-Ghazali” float=”none” width=”100%”]“The happiness of the drop is to die in the river.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” Francois De La Rochefoucauld” float=”none” width=”100%”]“It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.”[/wpsm_quote]