Quotes About Wisdom

Quotes tagged as "wisdom" (showing 211-240 of 3,000)
Ashley Rice
“There are women who make things better... simply by showing up. There are women who make things happen. There are women who make their way. There are women who make a difference. And women who make us smile. There are women of wit and wisdom who- through strength and courage- make it through. There are women who change the world everyday... Women like you.”
Ashley Rice

William Arthur Ward
“It is wise to direct your anger towards problems -- not people; to focus your energies on answers -- not excuses.”
William Arthur Ward

Galileo Galilei
“You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.”
Galileo Galilei

Octavia E. Butler
“In order to rise from its own ashes, a Phoenix first must burn.”
Octavia E. Butler

Bruce Lee
“It is not a daily increase, but a daily decrease. Hack away at the inessentials.”
Bruce Lee

William Shakespeare
“So wise so young, they say, do never live long.”
William Shakespeare, Richard III

Rabindranath Tagore
“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

Eckhart Tolle
“Is there a difference between happiness and inner peace? Yes. Happiness depends on conditions being perceived as positive; inner peace does not.”
Eckhart Tolle

Harper Lee
“Before I can live with other folks I’ve got to live with myself. The one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience.”
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

Kevin Brooks
“It’s always hard to lose somebody. It leaves a hole in you heart that never grows back. ”
Kevin Brooks, Lucas

Life, it’s made up of two things—time and love. A watch tells one, but what
“Life, it’s made up of two things—time and love. A watch tells one, but what tells the other? We tell each other.”
Jarod Kintz, Love quotes for the ages. Specifically ages 18-81.

Isaac Newton
“I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.”
Isaac Newton

Anthony Robbins
“I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying
the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I
now enjoy. ”
Anthony Robbins

Theodore Roosevelt
“Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.”
Theodore Roosevelt

Jarod Kintz
“Unreturned love is like trying to make a sandwich with one slice of bread. Don’t stress—fold it in half and love yourself.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

Socrates
“Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.”
Socrates

Brian Tracy
“Look for the good in every person and every situation. You'll almost always
find it.”
Brian Tracy

Cornel West
“Never forget that justice is what love looks like in public”
Cornel West

Dante Alighieri
“The wisest are the most annoyed at the loss of time.”
Dante Alighieri

Christopher Hitchens
“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him will believeth in anything. - Hitchens 3:16”
Christopher Hitchens

Lynsay Sands
“Time is not the great teacher. Experience is. A man may live a whole life, but if he never leaves his home to experience that life, he dies knowing nothing. A mere child who has suffered and lived can be the wiser of the two.”
Lynsay Sands, Love Bites

François de La Rochefoucauld
“It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.”
François de La Rochefoucauld

Kahlil Gibran
“No man can reveal to you aught but that which already lies half asleep in the dawning of your knowledge.
The teacher who walks in the shadow of the temple, among his followers, gives not of his wisdom but rather of his faith and his lovingness.
If he is indeed wise he does not bid you enter the house of his wisdom, but rather leads you to the threshold of your own mind.”
Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet

Holly Black
“If curiosity killed the cat, it was satisfaction that brought it back.”
Holly Black, Tithe

William Shakespeare
“These violent delights have violent ends.”
William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

Walt Whitman
“Re-examine all you have been told. Dismiss what insults your soul.”
Walt Whitman

Jarod Kintz
“Coaching 101: First you build the team, and then you build the torture chamber for underperformers.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book Has No Title

E.A. Bucchianeri
“An acquaintance merely enjoys your company, a fair-weather companion flatters when all is well, a true friend has your best interests at heart and the pluck to tell you what you need to hear.”
E.A. Bucchianeri, Brushstrokes of a Gadfly

“Sanity calms, but madness is more interesting.”
John Russell

Lao Tzu
“If you try to change it, you will ruin it. Try to hold it, and you will lose it.”
Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching

All Quotes | My Quotes | Add A Quote


Browse By Tag

More...