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469 Words of Wisdom

1. "Doubt is the origin of wisdom." (Augustine of Hippo) Click to tweet
Doubt is the origin of wisdom. (Augustine of Hippo);  #WordsofWisdom
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2. "The truest wisdom is a resolute determination." (Napoleon Bonaparte) Click to tweet

3. "Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life." (Immanuel Kant) Click to tweet

4. "Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it." (Albert Einstein) Click to tweet

5. "Wisdom is the power to put our time and our knowledge to the proper use." (Thomas J. Watson) Click to tweet

6. "It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor." (Seneca) Click to tweet

7. "A wise man never loses anything, if he has himself." (Michel de Montaigne) Click to tweet

8. "Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom." (Francis Bacon) Click to tweet

9. "Discipline is wisdom and vice versa." (M. Scott Peck) Click to tweet

10. "Great wisdom is generous; petty wisdom is contentious." (Zhuangzi) Click to tweet

11. "Wisdom sails with wind and time." (John Florio) Click to tweet

12. "Foolishness is a twin sister of wisdom." (Witold Gombrowicz) Click to tweet

13. "A symptom of wisdom is curiosity. The evidence is calmness and perseverance. The causes are experimentation and understanding." (Maxime Lagace) Click to tweet

14. "A fool is known by his speech; and a wise man by silence." (Pythagoras) Click to tweet

15. "The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness." (Michel de Montaigne) Click to tweet

16. "The fool wonders, the wise man asks." (Benjamin Disraeli) Click to tweet

17. "Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change." (Confucius) Click to tweet

18. "Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge." (Leonardo da Vinci) Click to tweet

19. "Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise." (Benjamin Franklin) Click to tweet

20. "Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens." (Jimi Hendrix) Click to tweet

21. "To attain knowledge, add things everyday. To attain wisdom, remove things every day." (Lao Tzu) Click to tweet

22. "Wisdom is nothing but a preparation of the soul, a capacity, a secret art of thinking, feeling and breathing thoughts of unity at every moment of life." (Hermann Hesse) Click to tweet

23. "We can know only that we know nothing. And that is the highest degree of human wisdom." (Leo Tolstoy) Click to tweet

24. "There is only a finger’s difference between a wise man and a fool." (Diogenes) Click to tweet

25. "Logic is the beginning of wisdom, not the end." (Leonard Nimoy) Click to tweet

26. "What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?" (Jean Jacques Rousseau) Click to tweet

27. "Everything comes in time to him who knows how to wait." (Leo Tolstoy) Click to tweet

28. "A lot of wisdom is just realizing the long-term consequences of your actions. The longer term you’re willing to look, the wiser you’re going to seem to everybody around you." (Naval Ravikant) Click to tweet

29. "A weak reaction is to rush things. A strong reaction is to go slow and steady." (Maxime Lagace) Click to tweet

30. "Never say no twice if you mean it." (Nassim Nicholas Taleb) Click to tweet

31. "We don’t receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us." (Marcel Proust) Click to tweet

32. "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) Click to tweet

33. "Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness which does not bow before children." (Kahlil Gibran) Click to tweet

34. "A man has made at least a start on discovering the meaning of human life when he plants shade trees under which he knows full well he will never sit." (David Elton Trueblood) Click to tweet

35. "The motto of chivalry is also the motto of wisdom; to serve all, but love only one." (Honore de Balzac) Click to tweet

36. "He gossips habitually; he lacks the common wisdom to keep still that deadly enemy of man, his own tongue." (Mark Twain) Click to tweet

37. "Memory is not wisdom; idiots can by rote repeat volumes.yet what is wisdom without memory?" (Martin Farquhar Tupper) Click to tweet

38. "Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is enlightenment." (Lao Tzu) Click to tweet

39. "Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment." (Will Rogers) Click to tweet

40. "Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom." (Thomas Jefferson) Click to tweet

41. "The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing." (Socrates) Click to tweet

42. "Wisdom and deep intelligence require an honest appreciation of mystery." (Thomas Moore) Click to tweet

43. "Wisdom is knowing when you can’t be wise." (Paul Engle) Click to tweet
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44. "Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences." (Norman Cousins) Click to tweet

45. "Wisdom is the knowledge of good and evil, not the strength to choose between the two." (John Cheever) Click to tweet

46. "The two powers which in my opinion constitute a wise man are those of bearing and forbearing." (Epictetus) Click to tweet

47. "Wisdom is not finally tested in the schools. Wisdom cannot be passed from one having it to another not having it. Wisdom is of the soul, is not susceptible of proof, is its own proof." (Walt Whitman) Click to tweet

48. "Wisdom and understanding can only become the possession of individual men by travelling the old road of observation, attention, perseverance, and industry." (Samuel Smiles) Click to tweet

49. "Wisdom is keeping a sense of fallibility of all our views and opinions." (Gerald Brenan) Click to tweet

50. "Much wisdom often goes with fewest words." (Sophocles) Click to tweet

51. "He that composes himself is wiser than he that composes a book." (Benjamin Franklin) Click to tweet
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52. "Stronger by weakness, wiser men become." (Edmund Waller) Click to tweet

53. "Be there a will, and wisdom finds a way." (George Crabbe) Click to tweet

54. "Reality – dreams = animal being. Reality + dreams = a heart-ache (usually called idealism). Reality + humor = realism (also called conservatism). Dreams – humor = fanaticism. Dreams + humor = fantasy. Reality + dreams + humor = wisdom." (Lin Yutang) Click to tweet

55. "Do now what your future you will thank you for." (Maxime Lagace) Click to tweet

56. "Fast thinking looks cool but it’s deep thinking that makes all the difference. And deep thinking is always slow thinking." (The Ancient Sage) Click to tweet

57. "Who then is free? The wise man who can command himself." (Horace Mann) Click to tweet

58. "He who would begun has half done. Dare to be wise; begin." (Horace Mann) Click to tweet

59. "Man is wise and constantly in quest of more wisdom; but the ultimate wisdom, which deals with beginnings, remains locked in a seed. There it lies, the simplest fact of the universe and at the same time the one which calls forth faith rather than reason." (Hal Borland) Click to tweet

60. "Self-knowledge is the beginning of wisdom, which is the ending of fear." (Jiddu Krishnamurti) Click to tweet

61. "Do what you will, withdraw to the mountains, sit in a forest, you cannot live in isolation. You can live only in relationship, and as long as relationship is not understood, there can be no right action. Right action comes in understanding relationship, which reveals the process of oneself. Self-knowledge is the beginning of wisdom, it is a field of affection, warmth, and love, therefore a field rich with flowers." (Jiddu Krishnamurti) Click to tweet

62. "First of all, to understand truth you must stand alone, entirely and wholly alone. No master, no teacher, no guru, no system, no self-discipline will ever lift for you the veil which conceals wisdom. Wisdom is the understanding of enduring values and the living of those values. No one can lead you to wisdom." (Jiddu Krishnamurti) Click to tweet

63. "Our concern in meditation is to know oneself, not only superficially, but the whole content of the inner, hidden consciousness. Without knowing all that and being free of its conditioning, you cannot possibly go beyond the mind’s limits. That is why the thought process must cease, and for this cessation there must be knowledge of oneself. Therefore meditation is the beginning of wisdom, which is the understanding of one’s own mind and heart." (Jiddu Krishnamurti) Click to tweet

64. "Men who know themselves are no longer fools. They stand on the threshold of the door of wisdom." (Havelock Ellis) Click to tweet

65. "Wisdom consists not so much in knowing what to do in the ultimate as knowing what to do next." (Herbert Hoover) Click to tweet

66. "If you have the guts to keep making mistakes, your wisdom and intelligence leap forward with huge momentum." (Holly Near) Click to tweet

67. "The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom." (James Allen) Click to tweet

68. "One part of wisdom is knowing what you don’t need anymore and letting it go." (Jane Fonda) Click to tweet

69. "Seek wisdom along with knowledge. Knowledge is words. Wisdom is silent. Knowledge is understanding what is seen. Wisdom is knowing what is not seen. Without knowledge, one could not play the violin. Without wisdom, one could not play the music." (Thibaut) Click to tweet

70. "We’re all going to change. Otherwise, it’s boring." (Alicia Keys) Click to tweet

71. "Pain and foolishness lead to great bliss and complete knowledge, for eternal wisdom created nothing under the sun in vain." (Kahlil Gibran) Click to tweet

72. "The gateways to wisdom and learning are always open, and more and more i am choosing to walk through them. Barriers, blocks, obstacles, and problems are personal teachers giving me the opportunity to move out of the past and into the totality of possibilities." (Louise L. Hay) Click to tweet

73. "True wisdom is remembering that in the end, no matter what, everything will be fine." (Maxime Lagace) Click to tweet

74. "Follow your instincts. That’s where true wisdom manifests itself." (Oprah Winfrey) Click to tweet

75. "Turn your wounds into wisdom." (Oprah Winfrey) Click to tweet

76. "Every journey that is successful has culs-de-sac and speed bumps. I carry a wisdom gene through my life through the good, the bad, and the ugly." (Peter Guber) Click to tweet

77. "Silence at the proper season is wisdom, and better than any speech." (Plutarch) Click to tweet

78. "There is a universal, intelligent, life force that exists within everyone and everything. It resides within each one of use as a deep wisdom, an inner knowing. We can access this wonderful source of knowledge and wisdom through our intuition, an inner sense that tells us what feels right and true for us at any given moment." (Shakti Gawain) Click to tweet

79. "Seek your own reality, that is what a wise man should do." (Sri Sathya Sai Baba) Click to tweet

80. "If the fool would persist in his folly he would become wise." (William Blake) Click to tweet

81. "Knowledge shrinks as wisdom grows." (Alfred North Whitehead) Click to tweet
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82. "Memory is the mother of all wisdom." (Aeschylus) Click to tweet

83. "Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers." (Alfred Lord Tennyson) Click to tweet

84. "One principle eliminates a thousand decisions." (Johnny Uzan) Click to tweet

85. "Don’t even try to become, just be."Click to tweet

86. "Wisdom begins at the end." (Daniel Webster) Click to tweet

87. "Wise it is to comprehend the whole." (Edward Young) Click to tweet

88. "Wisdom comes by disillusionment." (George Santayana) Click to tweet

89. "Wisdom never lies." (Homer) Click to tweet

90. "Wisdom has never made a bigot, but learning has." (Josh Billings) Click to tweet

91. "Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another." (Juvenal) Click to tweet

92. "The wisest of the wise may err." (Aeschylus) Click to tweet

93. "Knowledge is marvelous, but wisdom is even better." (Kay Redfield Jamison) Click to tweet

94. "Pain is the doorway to wisdom and to truth." (Keith Miller) Click to tweet

95. "No man was ever wise by chance." (Seneca) Click to tweet

96. "It is wiser to find out than to suppose." (Mark Twain) Click to tweet

97. "Wisdom is knowledge which has become a part of one’s being." (Orison Swett Marden) Click to tweet

98. "Kindness is wisdom." (Philip James Bailey) Click to tweet

99. "Cunning… is but the low mimic of wisdom." (Plato) Click to tweet

100. "Not by age but by capacity is wisdom acquired." (Plautus) Click to tweet

101. "Wisdom begins in wonder." (Socrates) Click to tweet

102. "The beginning of wisdom is to desire it." (Solomon Ibn Gabirol) Click to tweet

103. "Wisdom outweighs any wealth." (Sophocles) Click to tweet

104. "Caution is the eldest child of wisdom." (Victor Hugo) Click to tweet

105. "The wise are those who know the self." (Sri Sathya Sai Baba) Click to tweet

106. "The sum of human wisdom is not contained in any one language, and no single language is capable of expressing all forms and degrees of human comprehension." (Ezra Pound) Click to tweet
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107. "As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish." (Francois de La Rochefoucauld) Click to tweet

108. "More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not forsake us." (George Eliot) Click to tweet

109. "Wisdom is the oneness of mind that guides and permeated all things." (Heraclitus) Click to tweet

110. "Because in the school of the spirit man learns wisdom through humility, knowledge by forgetting, how to speak by silence, how to live by dying." (Johannes Tauler) Click to tweet

111. "True wisdom listens more, talks less and can get along with all types of people." (Kiana Tom) Click to tweet

112. "Always keep your mind as bright and clear as the vast sky, the great ocean, and the highest peak, empty of all thoughts. Always keep your body filled with light and heat. Fill yourself with the power of wisdom and enlightenment." (Morihei Ueshiba) Click to tweet

113. "It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen." (Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.) Click to tweet

114. "Wisdom is the abstract of the past, but beauty is the promise of the future." (Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.) Click to tweet

115. "A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom." (Robert Frost) Click to tweet

116. "It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish." (Aeschylus) Click to tweet
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117. "The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself a fool." (Anatole France) Click to tweet

118. "Mixing one’s wines may be a mistake, but old and new wisdom mix admirably." (Bertold Brecht) Click to tweet

119. "Back of every mistaken venture and defeat is the laughter of wisdom, if you listen." (Carl Sandburg) Click to tweet

120. "Silence is foolish if we are wise, but wise if we are foolish." (Charles Caleb Colton) Click to tweet

121. "Wise kings generally have wise counselors; and he must be a wise man himself who is capable of distinguishing one." (Diogenes) Click to tweet

122. "Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you’d have preferred to talk." (Doug Larson) Click to tweet

123. "It is human nature to think wisely and act foolishly." (Anatole France) Click to tweet

124. "If a million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing." (Anatole France) Click to tweet

125. "The ‘wisdom of the crowds’ is the most ridiculous statement i’ve heard in my life. Crowds are dumb." (Drew Curtis) Click to tweet

126. "Kisses are a better fate than wisdom." (E.E. Cummings) Click to tweet

127. "Who in their infinite wisdom decreed that little league uniforms be white? Certainly not a mother." (Erma Bombeck) Click to tweet

128. "I am thinking of taking a fifth wife. Why not? Solomon had a thousand wives and he is a synonym for wisdom." (John Barrymore) Click to tweet

129. "In seeking wisdom thou art wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it – thou art a fool." (Lord Chesterfield) Click to tweet

130. "It is not white hair that engenders wisdom." (Menander) Click to tweet

131. "He was a wise man who invented beer." (Plato) Click to tweet

132. "I tweet, therefore my entire life has shrunk to 140 character chunks of instant event and predigested gnomic wisdom. And swearing." (Neil Gaiman) Click to tweet

133. "Gray hairs are signs of wisdom if you hold your tongue, speak and they are but hairs, as in the young." (Rabindranath Tagore) Click to tweet

134. "To keep your secret is wisdom; but to expect others to keep it is folly." (Samuel Johnson) Click to tweet

135. "If suffering brings wisdom, i would wish to be less wise." (William Butler Yeats) Click to tweet

136. "Look wise, say nothing, and grunt. Speech was given to conceal thought." (William Osler) Click to tweet

137. "I prefer the folly of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom." (Anatole France) Click to tweet
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138. "The most important lesson of new labour is this: every time we made progress we did it by challenging the conventional wisdom." (Ed Miliband) Click to tweet

139. "Sometimes one likes foolish people for their folly, better than wise people for their wisdom." (Elizabeth Gaskell) Click to tweet

140. "All human wisdom works and has worries and grief as reward." (Johann Georg Hamann) Click to tweet

141. "Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy." (Ludwig van Beethoven) Click to tweet

142. "Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power." (Swami Sivananda) Click to tweet

143. "I would rather be a man of paradoxes than a man of prejudices." (Jean Jacques Rousseau) Click to tweet
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144. "To be sane in a world of madman is in itself madness." (Jean Jacques Rousseau) Click to tweet

145. "Wisdom comes from experience. Experience is often a result of lack of wisdom." (Terry Pratchett) Click to tweet

146. "The wise man belongs to all countries, for the home of a great soul is the whole world." (Democritus) Click to tweet

147. "If you succeed in judging yourself rightly, then you are indeed a man of true wisdom." (Antoine de Saint-Exupéry) Click to tweet

148. "Cleverness is like a lens with a very sharp focus. Wisdom is more like a wide-angle lens." (Edward de Bono) Click to tweet

149. "For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain, you lose something else." (Ralph Waldo Emerson) Click to tweet

150. "Before you react, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you criticize, wait. Before you quit, try." (Ernest Hemingway) Click to tweet

151. "The animal acts and does not reflect. The indecisive man reflects and does not act. The average man reflects after he acts. The wise man reflects before he acts." (The Stoic Emperor) Click to tweet

152. "Just as a fire is covered by smoke and a mirror is obscured by dust, just as the embryo rests deep within the womb, wisdom is hidden by selfish desire." (Bhagavad Gita) Click to tweet

153. "Out of compassion i destroy the darkness of their ignorance. From within them i light the lamp of wisdom and dispel all darkness from their lives." (Bhagavad Gita) Click to tweet

154. "It is unwise to be too sure of one’s own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err." (Mahatma Gandhi) Click to tweet

155. "The clouds may drop down titles and estates, and wealth may seek us, but wisdom must be sought." (Edward Young) Click to tweet

156. "The first point of wisdom is to discern that which is false; the second, to know that which is true." (Lactantius) Click to tweet

157. "We will be known forever by the tracks we leave." (Dakota) Click to tweet

158. "Has fortune dealt you some bad cards. Then let wisdom make you a good gamester." (Francis Quarles) Click to tweet

159. "We give advice, but we cannot give the wisdom to profit by it." (Francois de La Rochefoucauld) Click to tweet

160. "The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil." (Marcus Tullius Cicero) Click to tweet

161. "All that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost; the old that is strong does not wither, deep roots are not reached by the frost." (J.R.R. Tolkien) Click to tweet

162. "Genius unrefined resembles a flash of lightning, but wisdom is like the sun." (Franz Grillparzer) Click to tweet

163. "Talent is like the marksman who hits a target which others cannot reach; genius is like the marksman who hits a target… which others cannot even see." (Arthur Schopenhauer) Click to tweet

164. "Contemplation and wisdom are highest achievements and man is not totally at home with them." (Gabriel Marcel) Click to tweet

165. "Real wisdom is not the knowledge of everything, but the knowledge of which things in life are necessary, which are less necessary, and which are completely unnecessary to know." (Leo Tolstoy) Click to tweet

166. "What we call wisdom is the result of all the wisdom of past ages. Our best institutions are like young trees growing upon the roots of the old trunks that have crumbled away." (Henry Ward Beecher) Click to tweet

167. "It’s wisdom to recognize necessity, when all other courses have been weighed, though as folly it may appear to those who cling to false hope." (J.R.R. Tolkien) Click to tweet

168. "We can be knowledgeable with other men’s knowledge but we cannot be wise with other men’s wisdom." (Michel de Montaigne) Click to tweet

169. "The small wisdom is like water in a glass: clear, transparent, pure. The great wisdom is like the water in the sea: dark, mysterious, impenetrable." (Rabindranath Tagore) Click to tweet

170. "We can’t really digest food unless there’s hunger. So we can’t really assimilate spiritual wisdom unless we feel the need for it." (Radhanath Swami) Click to tweet

171. "Innocence dwells with wisdom, but never with ignorance." (William Blake) Click to tweet

172. "If you have the insight of non-self, if you have the insight of impermanence, you should make that insight into a concentration that you keep alive throughout the day. Then what you say, what you think, and what you do will then be in the light of that wisdom and you will avoid making mistakes and creating suffering." (Thich Nhat Hanh) Click to tweet

173. "Counsel woven into the fabric of real life is wisdom." (Walter Benjamin) Click to tweet

174. "It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf." (Walter Lippmann) Click to tweet

175. "Wisdom is the knowledge of good and evil, not the strength to choose between the two." (John Cheever) Click to tweet

176. "The end of wisdom is to dream high enough to lose the dream in the seeking of it." (William Faulkner) Click to tweet

177. "In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause." (George Eliot) Click to tweet

178. "Who is wise in love, love most, say least." (Alfred Lord Tennyson) Click to tweet
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179. "Life is about execution rather than purpose." (Nassim Nicholas Taleb) Click to tweet

180. "Knowledge comes from learning. Wisdom comes from living." (Anthony Douglas Wiliams) Click to tweet

181. "There’s a beauty to wisdom and experience that cannot be faked. It’s impossible to be mature without having lived." (Amy Grant) Click to tweet

182. "In wisdom gathered over time i have found that every experience is a form of exploration." (Ansel Adams) Click to tweet

183. "Wise people, even though all laws were abolished, would still lead the same life." (Aristophanes) Click to tweet

184. "A loving heart is the truest wisdom." (Charles Dickens) Click to tweet

185. "Putting is like wisdom – partly a natural gift and partly the accumulation of experience." (Arnold Palmer) Click to tweet

186. "You can’t be wise and in love at the same time." (Bob Dylan) Click to tweet

187. "Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance." (Francis of Assisi) Click to tweet

188. "There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart." (Charles Dickens) Click to tweet

189. "If we have built on the fragile cornerstones of human wisdom, pride, and conditional love, things may look good for a while, but a weak foundation causes collapse when storms hit." (Charles Stanley) Click to tweet

190. "Wisdom acquisition is a moral duty. It’s not something you do just to advance in life. Wisdom acquisition is a moral duty. As a corollary to that proposition which is very important, it means that you are hooked for lifetime learning. And without lifetime learning, you people are not going to do very well. You are not going to get very far in life based on what you already know. You’re going to advance in life by what you learn after you leave here." (Charlie Munger) Click to tweet

191. "The good and the wise lead quiet lives." (Euripides) Click to tweet

192. "It is necessary to take what is common as our guide; however, though this logic is universal, the many live as if each individual has his own private wisdom." (Heraclitus) Click to tweet

193. "Though wisdom is common, yet the many live as if they had a wisdom of their own." (Heraclitus) Click to tweet

194. "Without wisdom, the future has no meaning, no valuable purpose." (Herbie Hancock) Click to tweet

195. "Wisdom is that apprehension of heavenly things to which the spirit rises through love." (Honore de Balzac) Click to tweet

196. "The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom." (Isaac Asimov) Click to tweet

197. "Learning sleeps and snores in libraries, but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake, on tiptoe." (Josh Billings) Click to tweet

198. "Wisdom stands at the turn in the road and calls upon us publicly, but we consider it false and despise its adherents." (Kahlil Gibran) Click to tweet

199. "Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life – in a firmness of mind and mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do as well as talk; and to make our actions and words all of a color." (Seneca) Click to tweet

200. "The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living, which are to be desired when dying." (Norman Douglas) Click to tweet

201. "Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the wise." (Samuel Johnson) Click to tweet

202. "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) Click to tweet

203. "The experience gathered from books, though often valuable, is but the nature of learning; whereas the experience gained from actual life is one of the nature of wisdom." (Samuel Smiles) Click to tweet

204. "The truest greatness lies in being kind, the truest wisdom in a happy mind." (Ella Wheeler Wilcox) Click to tweet
The truest greatness lies in being kind, the truest wisdom in a happy mind. (Ella Wheeler Wilcox);  #WordsofWisdom
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205. "It is the nature of the wise to resist pleasures, but the foolish to be a slave to them." (Epictetus) Click to tweet

206. "There is this difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man, really is so; but he that thinks himself the wisest, is generally the greatest fool." (Charles Caleb Colton) Click to tweet

207. "The weak have remedies, the wise have joys; superior wisdom is superior bliss." (Edward Young) Click to tweet

208. "No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides." (Baruch Spinoza) Click to tweet

209. "He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has." (Epictetus) Click to tweet

210. "It is impossible to live a pleasant life without living wisely and well and justly. And it is impossible to live wisely and well and justly without living a pleasant life." (Epicurus) Click to tweet

211. "The final wisdom of life requires not the annulment of incongruity but the achievement of serenity within and above it." (Reinhold Niebuhr) Click to tweet

212. "Be happy. It’s one way of being wise." (Sidonie Gabrielle Colette) Click to tweet

213. "There is no happiness where there is no wisdom." (Sophocles) Click to tweet

214. "The wise are cheerful and content with their lot in life." (Sri Sathya Sai Baba) Click to tweet

215. "We humans have lost the wisdom of genuinely resting and relaxing. We worry too much. We don’t allow our bodies to heal, and we don’t allow our minds and hearts to heal." (Thich Nhat Hanh) Click to tweet

216. "I’m not wise, but the beginning of wisdom is there; it’s like relaxing into – and an acceptance of – things." (Tina Turner) Click to tweet

217. "Let us be silent, content in our little corner, meek and gentle like them. That is the wisdom of life." (Somerset Maugham) Click to tweet

218. "Nothing is more simple than greatness; indeed, to be simple is to be great." (Ralph Waldo Emerson) Click to tweet
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219. "Complexity is enemy of execution." (Tony Robbins) Click to tweet

220. "People don’t need more stuff, they need more wisdom." (Maxime Lagace) Click to tweet

221. "The most complicated skill is to be simple." (Dejan Stojanovic) Click to tweet

222. "The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions." (Confucius) Click to tweet

223. "Simplicity will stand out, while complexity will get lost in the crowd." (Kevin Barnett) Click to tweet

224. "Fools ignore complexity. Geniuses remove it." (Alan Perlis) Click to tweet

225. "Possessions, outward success, publicity, luxury – to me these have always been contemptible. I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best for both the body and the mind." (Albert Einstein) Click to tweet

226. "Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy." (Isaac Newton) Click to tweet

227. "It is always the simple that produces the marvelous." (Amelia Barr) Click to tweet

228. "Simplicity is ultimately a matter of focus." (Ann Voskamp) Click to tweet

229. "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) Click to tweet

230. "Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things." (Isaac Newton) Click to tweet

231. "I do believe in simplicity. It is astonishing as well as sad, how many trivial affairs even the wisest thinks he must attend to in a day; how singular an affair he thinks he must omit. When the mathematician would solve a difficult problem, he first frees the equation of all incumbrances, and reduces it to its simplest terms. So simplify the problem of life, distinguish the necessary and the real. Probe the earth to see where your main roots run." (Henry David Thoreau) Click to tweet

232. "Every morning was a cheerful invitation to make my life of equal simplicity, and i may say innocence, with nature herself." (Henry David Thoreau) Click to tweet

233. "As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness weakness." (Henry David Thoreau) Click to tweet

234. "Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials." (Lin Yutang) Click to tweet

235. "In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity." (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow) Click to tweet

236. "Or, rather, let us be more simple and less vain." (Jean Jacques Rousseau) Click to tweet

237. "The greatest ideas are the simplest." (William Golding) Click to tweet

238. "To light one candle to god and another to the devil is the principle of wisdom." (Jose Bergamin) Click to tweet
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239. "Earthly wisdom is doing what comes naturally. Godly wisdom is doing what the holy spirit compels us to do." (Charles Stanley) Click to tweet

240. "Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control." (Martin Luther King Jr.) Click to tweet

241. "If we believe in a god at all, we must surely ascribe to him perfection of wisdom and perfection of goodness; we are then forced to conceive of him – however strange it may sound to those who believe, not only without seeing but also without thinking – as without will, because he must always necessarily pursue the course which is wisest and best." (Annie Besant) Click to tweet

242. "The divine wisdom has given us prayer, not as a means whereby to obtain the good things of earth, but as a means whereby we learn to do without them; not as a means whereby we escape evil, but as a means whereby we become strong to meet it." (Frederick William Robertson) Click to tweet

243. "God the father, the supreme architect, had already built this cosmic home we behold, the most sacred temple of his godhead, by the laws of his mysterious wisdom." (Giovanni Pico della Mirandola) Click to tweet

244. "The marvel of the bhagavad-gita is its truly beautiful revelation of life’s wisdom which enables philosophy to blossom into religion." (Hermann Hesse) Click to tweet

245. "There is no such thing as human wisdom; all is the providence of god." (John Adams) Click to tweet

246. "This fear of the lord is indeed the beginning of wisdom. This consciousness of sin is the straight pathway to heaven." (Joseph Barber Lightfoot) Click to tweet

247. "As you walk in god’s divine wisdom, you will surely begin to see a greater measure of victory and good success in your life." (Joseph Prince) Click to tweet

248. "The best way to obtain truth and wisdom is not to ask from books, but to go to god in prayer, and obtain divine teaching." (Joseph Smith Jr) Click to tweet

249. "The just man loves god for nothing, neither for this nor for that, and if god gave him wisdom or anything else he had to give, except himself, the just man would not look at it, nor would it be to his taste; for he wants nothing, seeks nothing, and has no reason for doing anything." (Meister Eckhart) Click to tweet

250. "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) Click to tweet

251. "Your task is to build a better world, god said. I answered, how? This world is such a large, vast place, and there’s nothing i can do that seems to matter. But god in all his wisdom said, just build a better you."Click to tweet

252. "The harder you ask for something, and work for it, the better your chances of getting it.the question is, are you working hard and asking for it?" (Maxime Lagace) Click to tweet

253. "A man may learn wisdom even from a foe." (Aristophanes) Click to tweet
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254. "The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations." (Benjamin Disraeli) Click to tweet

255. "The doors of wisdom are never shut." (Benjamin Franklin) Click to tweet

256. "Learning happens at the edge of your ability. Endurance builds at the edge of your stamina. Breakthrough comes at the edge of your patience. Anything worthwhile is found on the edge." (Johnny Uzan) Click to tweet

257. "Uncertainty is the root of all progress and all growth. We cannot learn anything without first not knowing something." (Mark Manson) Click to tweet

258. "The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing." (John Powell) Click to tweet

259. "The young man knows the rules but the old man knows the exceptions." (Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.) Click to tweet

260. "The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance." (Benjamin Franklin) Click to tweet

261. "Wisdom is knowing what to do next; skill is knowing how to do it, and virtue is doing it." (David Starr Jordan) Click to tweet

262. "Passive acceptance of the teacher’s wisdom is easy to most boys and girls. It involves no effort of independent thought, and seems rational because the teacher knows more than his pupils; it is moreover the way to win the favour of the teacher unless he is a very exceptional man. Yet the habit of passive acceptance is a disastrous one in later life. It causes man to seek and to accept a leader, and to accept as a leader whoever is established in that position." (Bertrand Russell) Click to tweet

263. "Not engaging in ignorance is wisdom." (Bodhidharma) Click to tweet

264. "Wisdom is not words written in some book. Wisdom is a costly acquisition. It comes from personally paying the price for one’s actions. It is iterated learning from years of experience." (The Ancient Sage) Click to tweet

265. "Wisdom is achieved by keeping an open mind and a closed mouth. Ignorance is exposed by having an open mouth and a closed mind." (Jim Stovall) Click to tweet

266. "The stupidity of people comes from having an answer for everything. The wisdom of the novel comes from having a question for everything." (Milan Kundera) Click to tweet

267. "There is no knowledge, no light, no wisdom that you are in possession of, but what you have received it from some source." (Brigham Young) Click to tweet

268. "Much of the wisdom of one age, is the folly of the next." (Charles Simmons) Click to tweet

269. "Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom." (Charles Spurgeon) Click to tweet

270. "There is as much wisdom in listening as there is in speaking – and that goes for all relationships, not just romantic ones." (Daniel Dae Kim) Click to tweet

271. "No one ever found wisdom without also being a fool." (Erica Jong) Click to tweet

272. "A prudent question is one-half of wisdom." (Francis Bacon) Click to tweet

273. "The hunger for facile wisdom is the root of all false philosophy." (George Santayana) Click to tweet

274. "Books are the ever burning lamps of accumulated wisdom." (George William Curtis) Click to tweet

275. "The art of knowing is knowing what to ignore." (James Altucher) Click to tweet

276. "You can practice to attain knowledge, but you can’t practice to attain wisdom." (Herbie Hancock) Click to tweet

277. "Knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom. One can find it, live it, be fortified by it, do wonders through it, but one cannot communicate and teach it." (Hermann Hesse) Click to tweet

278. "Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone." (Horace Mann) Click to tweet

279. "When you’re used to being prepared to reject conventional wisdom, it leaves you open to learn more." (Mayim Bialik) Click to tweet

280. "An educator is not merely a giver of information; he is one who points the way to wisdom, to truth. Truth is far more important than the teacher. The search for truth is religion, and truth is of no country, of no creed, it is not to be found in any temple, church or mosque. Without the search for truth, society soon decays." (Jiddu Krishnamurti) Click to tweet

281. "The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind." (Kahlil Gibran) Click to tweet

282. "Sciences may be learned by rote, but wisdom not." (Laurence Sterne) Click to tweet

283. "If i don’t have wisdom, i can teach you only ignorance." (Leo Buscaglia) Click to tweet

284. "There are many things of which a wise man might wish to be ignorant." (Ralph Waldo Emerson) Click to tweet

285. "If you don’t understand yourself you don’t understand anybody else." (Nikki Giovanni) Click to tweet
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286. "The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom." (Aristotle) Click to tweet

287. "A monarchy conducted with infinite wisdom and infinite benevolence is the most perfect of all possible governments." (Ezra Stiles) Click to tweet

288. "Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance." (H.L. Mencken) Click to tweet

289. "I learned some valuable lessons about the legislative process, the importance of bipartisan cooperation and the wisdom of taking small steps to get a big job done." (Hillary Clinton) Click to tweet

290. "Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants. People have the right to expect that these wants will be provided for by this wisdom." (Jimmy Carter) Click to tweet

291. "History is filled with tragic examples of wars that result from diplomatic impasse. Whether in our local communities or in international relations, the skillful use of our communicative capacities to negotiate and resolve differences is the first evidence of human wisdom." (Daisaku Ikeda) Click to tweet

292. "The wisdom and experience of older people is a resource of inestimable worth. Recognizing and treasuring the contributions of older people is essential to the long-term flourishing of any society." (Daisaku Ikeda) Click to tweet

293. "What if, for starters, instead of constantly trying to prove how much smarter we are than others, we look for the intelligence in what others do." (Neil Strauss) Click to tweet

294. "We learned in world war ii that no single nation holds a monopoly on wisdom, morality or right to power, but that we must fight for the weak and promote democracy." (Joe Baca) Click to tweet

295. "I look forward to a great future for america – a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose." (Kennedy) Click to tweet

296. "In the frank expression of conflicting opinions lies the greatest promise of wisdom in governmental action. Louis d." (Brandeis) Click to tweet

297. "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) Click to tweet

298. "All human wisdom is summed up in two words; wait and hope." (Alexander Dumas) Click to tweet
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299. "To wisdom belongs the intellectual apprehension of things eternal; to knowledge, the rational apprehension of things temporal." (Augustine of Hippo) Click to tweet

300. "Both in thought and in feeling, even though time be real, to realise the unimportance of time is the gate of wisdom." (Bertrand Russell) Click to tweet

301. "Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit." (Elbert Hubbard) Click to tweet

302. "The wisdom acquired with the passage of time is a useless gift unless you share it." (Esther Williams) Click to tweet

303. "Patience is the companion of wisdom." (Augustine of Hippo) Click to tweet

304. "Wisdom too often never comes, and so one ought not to reject it merely because it comes late." (Felix Frankfurter) Click to tweet

305. "Wisdom not only gets, but once got, retains." (Francis Quarles) Click to tweet

306. "Morality comes with the sad wisdom of age, when the sense of curiosity has withered." (Graham Greene) Click to tweet

307. "The older i grow the more i distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom." (H.L. Mencken) Click to tweet

308. "A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew." (Herb Caen) Click to tweet

309. "To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living." (Herman Melville) Click to tweet

310. "No wise man ever wished to be younger." (Jonathan Swift) Click to tweet

311. "Time is a companion that goes with us on a journey. It reminds us to cherish each moment, because it will never come again. What we leave behind is not as important as how we have lived." (Captain Jean Luc Picard) Click to tweet

312. "At sixty, i know little more about wisdom than i did at thirty, but i know a great deal more about folly." (Mason Cooley) Click to tweet

313. "The wisdom of age: don’t stop walking." (Mason Cooley) Click to tweet

314. "Time ripens all things; no man is born wise." (Miguel de Cervantes) Click to tweet

315. "Nine-tenths of wisdom is being wise in time." (Theodore Roosevelt) Click to tweet

316. "The hours of folly are measured by the clock; but of wisdom, no clock can measure." (William Blake) Click to tweet

317. "The wise man does not grow old, but ripens." (Victor Hugo) Click to tweet

318. "Action should culminate in wisdom." (Bhagavad Gita) Click to tweet
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319. "Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own." (Aesop) Click to tweet

320. "Give me six hours to chop down a tree and i will spend the first four sharpening the axe." (Abraham Lincoln) Click to tweet

321. "Wisdom comes only through suffering." (Aeschylus) Click to tweet

322. "He who learns must suffer, and, even in our sleep, pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of god." (Aeschylus) Click to tweet

323. "When you have success, be extra wary. When you are angry, take no action. When you are fearful, know you are going to exaggerate the dangers you face." (Robert Greene) Click to tweet

324. "Advice for nearly everything: start slowly and maintain traction." (Michael) Click to tweet

325. "The biggest challenge after success is shutting up about it." (Criss Jami) Click to tweet

326. "If you want to change the fruits, you will first have to change the roots. If you want to change the visible, you must first change the invisible." (T. Harv Ecker) Click to tweet

327. "True wisdom is less presuming than folly. The wise man doubteth often, and changeth his mind; the fool is obstinate, and doubteth not; he knoweth all things but his own ignorance." (Akhenaton) Click to tweet

328. "Experience is the only prophecy of wise men." (Alphonse de Lamartine) Click to tweet

329. "Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit." (Baltasar Gracián) Click to tweet

330. "Only in recent history has “working hard” signaled pride rather than shame for lack of talent, finesse and, mostly, sprezzatura." (Nassim Nicholas Taleb) Click to tweet

331. "Give me a lever long enough, and a place to stand, and i will move the earth." (Archimedes) Click to tweet

332. "Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom." (Bertrand Russell) Click to tweet

333. "Strength and wisdom are not opposing values." (Bill Clinton) Click to tweet

334. "Even when you have doubts, take that step. Take chances. Mistakes are never a failure – they can be turned into wisdom." (Cat Cora) Click to tweet

335. "Doubt is the vestibule through which all must pass before they can enter into the temple of wisdom." (Charles Caleb Colton) Click to tweet

336. "I don’t think you can come into your wisdom until you have made mistakes on your own skin and felt them in reality of your own life." (Elizabeth Gilbert) Click to tweet

337. "If i am fool, it is, at least, a doubting one; and i envy no one the certainty of his self-approved wisdom." (George Byron) Click to tweet

338. "How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise." (Homer) Click to tweet

339. "Death never takes the wise man by surprise, he is always ready to go." (Jean de La Fontaine) Click to tweet

340. "He that breaks a thing to find out what it is has left the path of wisdom." (J.R.R. Tolkien) Click to tweet

341. "Experience comprises illusions lost, rather than wisdom gained." (Joseph Roux) Click to tweet

342. "Where fear is present, wisdom cannot be." (Lactantius) Click to tweet

343. "The most important aspect of my personality as far as determining my success goes; has been my questioning conventional wisdom, doubting experts and questioning authority. While that can be painful in your relationships with your parents and teachers, it’s enormously useful in life." (Larry Ellison) Click to tweet

344. "In life, all good things come hard, but wisdom is the hardest to come by." (Lucille Ball) Click to tweet

345. "We become wiser by adversity; prosperity destroys our appreciation of the right." (Seneca) Click to tweet

346. "To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future." (Plutarch) Click to tweet

347. "Wisdom thoroughly learned, will never be forgotten." (Pythagoras) Click to tweet

348. "A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men." (Roald Dahl) Click to tweet

349. "It is costly wisdom that is bought by experience." (Roger Ascham) Click to tweet

350. "All men make mistakes, but only wise men learn from their mistakes." (Winston Churchill) Click to tweet

351. "Truth builds trust." (Marilyn Suttle) Click to tweet
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352. "A wise person decides slowly but abides by these decisions." (Arthur Ashe) Click to tweet

353. "Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great." (John D. Rockefeller) Click to tweet

354. "Wisdom comes from experience, experience can be accelerated through short iterations." (Naval Ravikant) Click to tweet

355. "If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary." (Jim Rohn) Click to tweet

356. "If you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything." (Malcolm X) Click to tweet

357. "If there is no struggle, there is no progress." (Frederick Douglass) Click to tweet

358. "It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation." (Herman Melville) Click to tweet

359. "If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time." (Steve Jobs) Click to tweet

360. "You have to be burning with an idea, or a problem, or a wrong that you want to right. If you’re not passionate enough from the start, you’ll never stick it out." (Steve Jobs) Click to tweet

361. "In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity." (Sun Tzu) Click to tweet

362. "Done is better than perfect." (Sheryl Sandberg) Click to tweet

363. "Persistence. Perfection. Patience. Power. Prioritize your passion. It keeps you sane." (Criss Jami) Click to tweet

364. "To build a great company, which is a ceo’s job, sometimes you have to stand up against conventional wisdom." (Carly Fiorina) Click to tweet

365. "Ignore the conventional wisdom. If everybody else is doing it one way, there’s a good chance you can find your niche by going in exactly the opposite direction." (Sam Walton) Click to tweet

366. "The older i get the more wisdom i find in the ancient rule of taking first things first. A process which often reduces the most complex human problem to a manageable proportion." (Dwight D. Eisenhower) Click to tweet

367. "We are drowning in information, while starving for wisdom. The world henceforth will be run by synthesizers, people able to put together the right information at the right time, think critically about it, and make important choices wisely." (E.O. Wilson) Click to tweet

368. "The wisest men follow their own direction." (Euripides) Click to tweet

369. "Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good, to the praise that deceives them." (Francois de La Rochefoucauld) Click to tweet

370. "We have been doing things that are contrary; the things that people tell us won’t work from the beginning. In fact, the only way to get ahead is to find errors in conventional wisdom." (Larry Ellison) Click to tweet

371. "Thinking well to be wise: planning well, wiser: doing well wisest and best of all." (Malcolm Forbes) Click to tweet

372. "The wise man is he who knows the relative value of things." (Dean Inge) Click to tweet

373. "If you command wisely, you’ll be obeyed cheerfully." (Thomas Fuller) Click to tweet

374. "Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much." (Erich Fromm) Click to tweet
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375. "That man is richest whose pleasures are cheapest." (Henry David Thoreau) Click to tweet

376. "Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune." (Jim Rohn) Click to tweet

377. "Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort." (Franklin D. Roosevelt) Click to tweet

378. "He who loses money, loses much; he who loses a friend, loses much more; he who loses faith, loses all." (Eleanor Roosevelt) Click to tweet

379. "Wealth is the ability to fully experience life." (Henry David Thoreau) Click to tweet

380. "The wisdom of man never yet contrived a system of taxation that would operate with perfect equality." (Andrew Jackson) Click to tweet

381. "Frugality includes all the other virtues." (Cicero) Click to tweet

382. "Don’t gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold." (Bob Marley) Click to tweet

383. "Don’t tell me what you value, show me your budget, and i’ll tell you what you value." (Joe Biden) Click to tweet

384. "Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants." (Epictetus) Click to tweet

385. "Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth." (Albert Einstein) Click to tweet
Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth. (Albert Einstein);  #WordsofWisdom
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386. "If you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand it yourself." (Albert Einstein) Click to tweet

387. "A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it." (Albert Einstein) Click to tweet

388. "Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all." (Aristotle) Click to tweet

389. "The whole is more than the sum of its parts." (Aristotle) Click to tweet

390. "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit." (Aristotle) Click to tweet

391. "The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things for which he cares sufficiently; but he is willing, in great crises, to give even his life – knowing that under certain conditions it is not worthwhile to live." (Aristotle) Click to tweet

392. "The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain." (Aristotle) Click to tweet

393. "To the wise, life is a problem; to the fool, a solution." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

394. "You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

395. "Death smiles at us all, but all a man can do is smile back." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

396. "A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer." (Bruce Lee) Click to tweet

397. "In order to control myself i must first accept myself by going with and not against my nature." (Bruce Lee) Click to tweet

398. "I cannot teach you, only help you to explore yourself, nothing more." (Bruce Lee) Click to tweet

399. "Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without." (Buddha) Click to tweet

400. "The mind is everything. What you think you become." (Buddha) Click to tweet

401. "Meditation brings wisdom; lack of mediation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what hold you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom." (Buddha) Click to tweet

402. "They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom." (Confucius) Click to tweet

403. "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." (Confucius) Click to tweet

404. "Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men." (Confucius) Click to tweet

405. "By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich." (Democritus) Click to tweet

406. "Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity." (Democritus) Click to tweet

407. "Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul." (Democritus) Click to tweet

408. "Men find happiness neither by means of the body nor through possessions, but through uprightness and wisdom." (Democritus) Click to tweet

409. "Believe not everything, but only what is proven: the former is foolish, the latter the act of a sensible man. Fools are shaped by the gifts of chance, but those who understand these things, by the gifts of wisdom." (Democritus) Click to tweet

410. "Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions." (Democritus) Click to tweet

411. "The summit of happiness is reached when a person is ready to be what he is." (Desiderius Erasmus) Click to tweet

412. "The most disadvantageous peace is better than the most just war." (Desiderius Erasmus) Click to tweet

413. "Prevention is better than cure." (Desiderius Erasmus) Click to tweet

414. "He who overreaches will, in his overreaching, lose what he possesses, betray what he has now." (Euripides) Click to tweet

415. "Cleverness is not wisdom." (Euripides) Click to tweet

416. "Experience, travel. These are an education in themselves." (Euripides) Click to tweet

417. "Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom." (Euripides) Click to tweet

418. "Knowledge is not wisdom: cleverness is not, not without awareness of our death, not without recalling just how brief our flare is." (Euripides) Click to tweet

419. "Some wisdom you must learn from one who’s wise." (Euripides) Click to tweet

420. "To live is to suffer, to survive is to find some meaning in the suffering." (Friedrich Nietzsche) Click to tweet

421. "There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy." (Friedrich Nietzsche) Click to tweet

422. "That which does not kill us makes us stronger." (Friedrich Nietzsche) Click to tweet

423. "You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself." (Galileo Galilei) Click to tweet

424. "Mathematics is the language with which god has written the universe." (Galileo Galilei) Click to tweet

425. "All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them." (Galileo Galilei) Click to tweet

426. "Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves." (Henry David Thoreau) Click to tweet

427. "It is a characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things." (Henry David Thoreau) Click to tweet

428. "Cultivate the habit of early rising. It is unwise to keep the head long on a level with the feet." (Henry David Thoreau) Click to tweet

429. "As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live." (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe) Click to tweet

430. "Wisdom is found only in truth." (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe) Click to tweet

431. "This is the highest wisdom that i own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew." (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe) Click to tweet

432. "Ignorant men raise questions that wise men answered a thousand years ago." (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe) Click to tweet

433. "As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend." (King Solomon) Click to tweet

434. "A fool is wise in his eyes." (King Solomon) Click to tweet

435. "Who is the wise man? He who sees what’s going to be born." (King Solomon) Click to tweet

436. "Start with god – the first step in learning is bowing down to god; only fools thumb their noses at such wisdom and learning." (King Solomon) Click to tweet

437. "Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power." (Lao Tzu) Click to tweet

438. "Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished." (Lao Tzu) Click to tweet

439. "He who knows, does not speak. He who speaks, does not know." (Lao Tzu) Click to tweet

440. "As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death." (Leonardo da Vinci) Click to tweet

441. "Art is never finished, only abandoned." (Leonardo da Vinci) Click to tweet

442. "Learning acquired in youth arrests the evil of old age; and if you understand that old age has wisdom for its food, you will so conduct yourself in youth that your old age will not lack for nourishment." (Leonardo da Vinci) Click to tweet

443. "Supreme happiness will be the greatest cause of misery, and the perfection of wisdom the occasion of folly." (Leonardo da Vinci) Click to tweet

444. "Genius is eternal patience." (Michelangelo) Click to tweet

445. "Beauty is the purgation of superfluities." (Michelangelo) Click to tweet

446. "If people knew how hard i had to work to gain my mastery, it would not seem so wonderful at all." (Michelangelo) Click to tweet

447. "Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something." (Plato) Click to tweet

448. "There are three classes of men; lovers of wisdom, lovers of honor, and lovers of gain." (Plato) Click to tweet

449. "Knowledge without justice ought to be called cunning rather than wisdom." (Plato) Click to tweet

450. "Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the gods." (Plato) Click to tweet

451. "The wisest have the most authority." (Plato) Click to tweet

452. "Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom." (Ralph Waldo Emerson) Click to tweet

453. "Before we acquire great power we must acquire wisdom to use it well." (Ralph Waldo Emerson) Click to tweet

454. "The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common." (Ralph Waldo Emerson) Click to tweet

455. "Except our own thoughts, there is nothing absolutely in our power." (Rene Descartes) Click to tweet

456. "I think; therefore i am." (Rene Descartes) Click to tweet

457. "Divide each difficulty into as many parts as is feasible and necessary to resolve it." (Rene Descartes) Click to tweet

458. "Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel." (Socrates) Click to tweet

459. "True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us." (Socrates) Click to tweet

460. "I am the wisest man alive, for i know one thing, and that is that i know nothing." (Socrates) Click to tweet

461. "He who is not just is severe, he who is not wise is sad." (Voltaire) Click to tweet

462. "Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy: the mad daughter of a wise mother." (Voltaire) Click to tweet

463. "Is there anyone so wise as to learn by the experience of others?" (Voltaire) Click to tweet

464. "Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none." (William Shakespeare) Click to tweet

465. "A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool." (William Shakespeare) Click to tweet

466. "Let me embrace thee, sour adversity, for wise men say it is the wisest course." (William Shakespeare) Click to tweet

467. "It is a wise father that knows his own child." (William Shakespeare) Click to tweet

468. "There is not one wise man in twenty that will praise himself." (William Shakespeare) Click to tweet

469. "Modest doubt is called the beacon of the wise." (William Shakespeare) Click to tweet

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