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35 Deep, Profound And Zen Wisdom Quotes


1. "I would rather be a man of paradoxes than a man of prejudices." (Jean Jacques Rousseau) Click to tweet
I would rather be a man of paradoxes than a man of prejudices. (Jean Jacques Rousseau);  #WordsofWisdom
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2. "To be sane in a world of madman is in itself madness." (Jean Jacques Rousseau) Click to tweet
To be sane in a world of madman is in itself madness. (Jean Jacques Rousseau);  #WordsofWisdom
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3. "Wisdom comes from experience. Experience is often a result of lack of wisdom." (Terry Pratchett) Click to tweet
Wisdom comes from experience. Experience is often a result of lack of wisdom. (Terry Pratchett);  #WordsofWisdom
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4. "The wise man belongs to all countries, for the home of a great soul is the whole world." (Democritus) Click to tweet
The wise man belongs to all countries, for the home of a great soul is the whole world. (Democritus);  #WordsofWisdom
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5. "If you succeed in judging yourself rightly, then you are indeed a man of true wisdom." (Antoine de Saint-Exupéry) Click to tweet
If you succeed in judging yourself rightly, then you are indeed a man of true wisdom. (Antoine de Saint-Exupéry);  #WordsofWisdom
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6. "Cleverness is like a lens with a very sharp focus. Wisdom is more like a wide-angle lens." (Edward de Bono) Click to tweet
Cleverness is like a lens with a very sharp focus. Wisdom is more like a wide-angle lens. (Edward de Bono);  #WordsofWisdom
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7. "Before you react, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you criticize, wait. Before you quit, try." (Ernest Hemingway) Click to tweet
Before you react, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you criticize, wait. Before you quit, try. (Ernest Hemingway);  #WordsofWisdom
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8. "The clouds may drop down titles and estates, and wealth may seek us, but wisdom must be sought." (Edward Young) Click to tweet
The clouds may drop down titles and estates, and wealth may seek us, but wisdom must be sought. (Edward Young);  #WordsofWisdom
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9. "We will be known forever by the tracks we leave." (Dakota) Click to tweet
We will be known forever by the tracks we leave. (Dakota);  #WordsofWisdom
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10. "Has fortune dealt you some bad cards. Then let wisdom make you a good gamester." (Francis Quarles) Click to tweet
Has fortune dealt you some bad cards. Then let wisdom make you a good gamester. (Francis Quarles);  #WordsofWisdom
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11. "We give advice, but we cannot give the wisdom to profit by it." (Francois de La Rochefoucauld) Click to tweet
We give advice, but we cannot give the wisdom to profit by it. (Francois de La Rochefoucauld);  #WordsofWisdom
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12. "The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil." (Marcus Tullius Cicero) Click to tweet
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil. (Marcus Tullius Cicero);  #WordsofWisdom
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13. "Genius unrefined resembles a flash of lightning, but wisdom is like the sun." (Franz Grillparzer) Click to tweet
Genius unrefined resembles a flash of lightning, but wisdom is like the sun. (Franz Grillparzer);  #WordsofWisdom
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14. "Contemplation and wisdom are highest achievements and man is not totally at home with them." (Gabriel Marcel) Click to tweet
Contemplation and wisdom are highest achievements and man is not totally at home with them. (Gabriel Marcel);  #WordsofWisdom
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15. "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
We can be knowledgeable with other men’s knowledge but we cannot be wise with other men’s wisdom. (Michel de Montaigne);  #WordsofWisdom
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16. "Innocence dwells with wisdom, but never with ignorance." (William Blake) Click to tweet
Innocence dwells with wisdom, but never with ignorance. (William Blake);  #WordsofWisdom
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17. "Counsel woven into the fabric of real life is wisdom." (Walter Benjamin) Click to tweet
Counsel woven into the fabric of real life is wisdom. (Walter Benjamin);  #WordsofWisdom
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18. "It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf." (Walter Lippmann) Click to tweet
It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf. (Walter Lippmann);  #WordsofWisdom
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19. "Wisdom is the knowledge of good and evil, not the strength to choose between the two." (John Cheever) Click to tweet
Wisdom is the knowledge of good and evil, not the strength to choose between the two. (John Cheever);  #WordsofWisdom
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20. "The end of wisdom is to dream high enough to lose the dream in the seeking of it." (William Faulkner) Click to tweet
The end of wisdom is to dream high enough to lose the dream in the seeking of it. (William Faulkner);  #WordsofWisdom
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21. "In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause." (George Eliot) Click to tweet
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause. (George Eliot);  #WordsofWisdom
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22. "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
For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain, you lose something else. (Ralph Waldo Emerson);  #WordsofWisdom
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23. "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
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);  #WordsofWisdom
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24. "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
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);  #WordsofWisdom
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25. "The first point of wisdom is to discern that which is false; the second, to know that which is true." (Lactantius) Click to tweet
The first point of wisdom is to discern that which is false; the second, to know that which is true. (Lactantius);  #WordsofWisdom
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26. "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
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);  #WordsofWisdom
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27. "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
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);  #WordsofWisdom
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28. "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
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);  #WordsofWisdom
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29. "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
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);  #WordsofWisdom
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30. "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
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);  #WordsofWisdom
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31. "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
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);  #WordsofWisdom
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32. "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
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);  #WordsofWisdom
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33. "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
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);  #WordsofWisdom
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34. "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
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);  #WordsofWisdom
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35. "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