Top 125 Important Quotes About Wisdom And Knowledge That Will Make Your Life

21 Important Quotes About Wisdom And Knowledge That Will Make Your Life

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September 17, 2020

Wisdom Quotes

Wisdom is the quality of having experience, knowledge, and good judgment; the quality of being wise. Wisdom is the body of knowledge and experience that develops within a specified society or period. We’ve listed the top 21 Wisdom Quotes. #WisdomQuotes #Wisdom #Quotes #Inspiration #Motivation

21 Important Quotes About Wisdom And Knowledge That Will Make Your Life Wisdom Quotes by Factober

Best Quotes about Wisdom

  1. Any fool can know. The point is to understand. Albert Einstein
  2. If you’re reading this… Congratulations, you’re alive. If that’s not something to smile about, then I don’t know what is. Chad Sugg
  3. Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored. Aldous Huxley
  4. Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. Charles Spurgeon
  5. Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it. Albert Einstein
  6. People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little. Jean Jacques Rousseau
  7. I’m not young enough to know everything. J.M. Barrie
  8. Authority without wisdom is like a heavy axe without an edge, fitter to bruise than polish. Anne Bradstreet
  9. To attain knowledge, add things every day. To attain wisdom, remove things every day. Lao Tse
  10. If you have the guts to keep making mistakes, your wisdom and intelligence leap forward with huge momentum. Holly Near
  11. Half of seeming clever is keeping your mouth shut at the right times. Patrick Rothfuss
  12. We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools. Martin Luther King Jr.
  13. Follow your heart, listen to your inner voice, stop caring about what others think. Roy T. Bennett
  14. Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish. Euripides
  15. Emotion without reason lets people walk all over you; reason without emotion is a mask for cruelty. Nalini Singh
  16. Learn to light a candle in the darkest moments of someone’s life. Be the light that helps others see; it is what gives life its deepest significance. Roy T. Bennett
  17. Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  18. The best index to a person’s character is how he treats people who can’t do him any good, and how he treats people who can’t fight back. Abigail Van Buren
  19. A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin, and culture is like a tree without roots. Marcus Garvey
  20. The past has no power over the present moment. Eckhart Tolle
  21. Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it. Albert Einstein
  22. Sometimes one likes foolish people for their folly, better than wise people for their wisdom. Elizabeth Gaskell
  23. Think before you speak. Read before you think. Fran Lebowitz
  24. Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor. Truman Capote
  25. You only grow when you are alone. Paul Newman
  26. Life would be tragic if it weren’t funny. Stephen Hawking
  27. Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what is right. Isaac Asimov
  28. Don’t waste your time with explanations: people only hear what they want to hear. Paulo Coelho
  29. A true teacher would never tell you what to do. But he would give you the knowledge with which you could decide what would be best for you to do. Christopher Pike
  30. Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally. Abraham Lincoln
  31. Patience is the companion of wisdom. Saint Augustine
  32. We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us. Joseph Campbell
  33. The unexamined life is not worth living. Socrates
  34. Small minds have always lashed out at what they don’t understand. Dan Brown
  35. Risks must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing. Leo F. Buscaglia
  36. Don’t Gain The World & Lose Your Soul, Wisdom Is Better Than Silver Or Gold. Bob Marley
  37. I know nothing, because I know too much, and understand not nearly enough and never will. Anne Rice
  38. Turn your wounds into wisdom. Oprah Winfrey
  39. Never complain, never explain. Resist the temptation to defend yourself or make excuses. Brian Tracy
  40. Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens. Jimi Hendrix
  41. We have all a better guide in ourselves if we would attend to it than any other person can be. Jane Austen
  42. We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future. George Bernard Shaw
  43. Honesty is the first chapter of the book wisdom. Thomas Jefferson
  44. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection. Sharon Salzberg
  45. The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them. Paulo Coelho
  46. Time, as it grows old, teaches all things. Aeschylus
  47. If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  48. The mind once enlightened cannot again become dark. Thomas Paine
  49. Know, first, who you are, and then adorn yourself accordingly. Epictetus
  50. There are three things all wise men fear: the sea in storm, a night with no moon, and the anger of a gentle man. Patrick Rothfuss
  51. We can know only that we know nothing. And that is the highest degree of human wisdom. Leo Tolstoy
  52. It is one thing to be clever and another to be wise. George R.R. Martin
  53. If you want the answer, ask the question. Lorii Myers
  54. Some students drink at the fountain of knowledge. Others just gargle. Unknown
  55. Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment. Rumi
  56. Sometimes, if you stand on the bottom rail of a bridge and lean over to watch the river slipping slowly away beneath you, you will suddenly know everything there is to be known. A.A. Milne
  57. By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest. Confucious
  58. Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens. Jimi Hendrix
  59. No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. Eleanor Roosevelt
  60. Time is a game played beautifully by children. Heraclitus
  61. Even strength must bow to wisdom sometimes. Rick Riordan
  62. Angry people are not always wise. Jane Austen
  63. Some people are so poor, all they have is money. Jack Kerouac
  64. The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing. Oscar Wilde
  65. There are moments when troubles enter our lives and we can do nothing to avoid them. But they are there for a reason. Only when we have overcome them will we understand why they were there. Paulo Coelho
  66. The door to wisdom is knowing yourself.
  67. You do not write your life with words…You write it with actions. What you think is not important. It is only important what you do. Patrick Ness
  68. I’m not in this world to live up to your expectations and you’re not in this world to live up to mine. Bruce Lee
  69. The soul becomes dyed with the colour of its thoughts. Marcus Aurelius
  70. The wise does at once what the fool does at last. Baltasar Gracian
  71. It is better to remain silent at the risk of being thought a fool than to talk and remove all doubt of it.
  72. The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise. Maya Angelou
  73. Having children makes you no more a parent than having a piano makes you a pianist. Michael Levine
  74. It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness. Leo Tolstoy
  75. Never argue with a fool. Onlookers may not able to tell the difference.
  76. Music is… A higher revelation than all Wisdom & Philosophy. Ludwig van Beethoven
  77. A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. Francis Bacon
  78. When you overvalue compliments you become vulnerable to insults and judgment. Gary Vaynerchuk
  79. Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself. Rumi
  80. The greatest chapters in history always begin with risk, and the same is true with the chapters of your life. Mark Batterson
  81. Suffering is a gift. In it is hidden mercy. Rumi
  82. The wisest mind has something yet to learn. George Santayana
  83. God will not look you over for medals, degrees or diplomas but for scars. Elbert Hubbard
  84. Guard well your thoughts when alone and your words when accompanied. Roy T. Bennett
  85. Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to reform. Mark Twain
  86. What you think you become. What you feel you attract. What you imagine, you create.
  87. The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection. George Orwell
  88. I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones. Albert Einstein
  89. The wisest man is he who does not believe he is wise.
  90. Life often teaches us through our wrong turns and missed possibilities.
  91. The only man who never makes mistakes is the man who never does anything. Theodore Roosevelt
  92. Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power. Lao Tzu
  93. Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom. Aristotle
  94. Conquer yourself rather than the world. René Descartes
  95. Man is a mystery. It needs to be unravelled, and if you spend your whole life unravelling it, don’t say that you’ve wasted time. I am studying that mystery because I want to be a human being. Fyodor Dostoevsky
  96. The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends. Friedrich Nietzsche
  97. The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing. Socrates
  98. The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom. Isaac Asimov
  99. Your conscience is the measure of the honesty of your selfishness. Listen to it carefully. Richard Bach
  100. Trees are poems the earth writes upon the sky, We fell them down and turn them into paper, That we may record our emptiness. Kahlil Gibran
  101. Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud. Maya Angelou
  102. The wise lack for nothing. The foolish, meanwhile, cannot make good use of anything. Camille Alice
  103. Don’t sacrifice yourself too much, because if you sacrifice too much there’s nothing else you can give and nobody will care for you. Karl Lagerfeld
  104. You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm. Colette
  105. Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears. John Lennon
  106. It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. Aristotle
  107. The measure of intelligence is the ability to change. Albert Einstein
  108. Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it. Albert Einstein
  109. The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times. Paulo Coelho
  110. It is not that I’m so smart. But I stay with the questions much longer. Albert Einstein
  111. The only way to get through life is to laugh your way through it. You either have to laugh or cry. I prefer to laugh. Crying gives me a headache. Marjorie Pay Hinckley
  112. As if you could kill time without injuring eternity. Henry David Thoreau
  113. Wisdom cannot be imparted. Wisdom that a wise man attempts to impart always sounds like foolishness to someone else … Knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom. One can find it, live it, do wonders through it, but one cannot communicate and teach it. Hermann Hesse
  114. He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions. Confucius
  115. The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing. Voltaire
  116. He that breaks a thing to find out what it is has left the path of wisdom. J.R.R. Tolkien
  117. Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there’s a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see. Helen Keller
  118. We learn from failure, not from success! Bram Stoker
  119. We shall not cease from exploration. And the end of all our exploring. Will be to arrive where we started. And know the place for the first time. T. S. Eliot
  120. Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, “What’s in it for me?” Brian Tracy
  121. There comes a point when you either embrace who and what you are, or condemn yourself to be miserable all your days. Other people will try to make you miserable; don’t help them by doing the job yourself. Laurell K. Hamilton
  122. Perhaps the rare and simple pleasure of being seen for what one is compensates for the misery of being it. Margaret Drabble
  123. The older I grow, the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom. H.L. Mencken
  124. We live in an age when unnecessary things are our only necessities. Oscar Wilde
  125. Wonder is the beginning of wisdom. Socrates

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