Wisdom Quotes

“It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.”
― Leo Tolstoy

“God will not look you over for medals, degrees or diplomas but for scars.”
― Elbert Hubbard

“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

“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

“The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.”
― Friedrich Nietzsche

“Follow your heart, listen to your inner voice, stop caring about what others think.”
― Roy T. Bennett


“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

“The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.”
― Albert Einstein

“It is not that I’m so smart. But I stay with the questions much longer.”
― Albert Einstein

“You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.”
― Colette

“Don’t waste your time with explanations: people only hear what they want to hear.”
― Paulo Coelho

“The past has no power over the present moment.”
― Eckhart Tolle

“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

“I’m not young enough to know everything.”
― J.M. Barrie

“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.”
― Truman Capote

“Don’t Gain The World & Lose Your Soul, Wisdom Is Better Than Silver Or Gold.”
― Bob Marley

“Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens”
― Jimi Hendrix

“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.”
― Sharon Salzberg

“We can know only that we know nothing. And that is the highest degree of human wisdom.”
― Leo Tolstoy

“Even strength must bow to wisdom sometimes.”
― Rick Riordan

“The mind once enlightened cannot again become dark.”
― Thomas Paine, A Letter Addressed to the Abbe Raynal on the Affairs of North America

“Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.”
― Rumi

“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

“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

“The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.”
― Voltaire

“We learn from failure, not from success!”
― Bram Stoker

“He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions.”
― Confucius

“Do you not see how necessary a world of pains and troubles is to school an intelligence and make it a soul?”
― John Keats

“The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.”
― Maya Angelou

“The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.”
― William Shakespeare

“It is better to remain silent at the risk of being thought a fool, than to talk and remove all doubt of it.”
― Maurice Switzer

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