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Quotes About Wisdom
•“Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens” 
― Jimi Hendrix
•“If you wake up tired, you’ve been chasing dreams. If you go to bed tired, your making your dreams happen.” 
― Benny Bellamacina
•“If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door” 
― Milton Berle
•“More people would learn from their mistakes if they weren't so busy denying them” 
― Harold J. Smith
•“If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.” 
― Benjamin Franklin
•“He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions.” 
― Confucius
•“Don't be jealous of anyone. I guarantee you, if everyone walked into a room, and dumped their problems onto the floor, when they saw what everyone else's problems were, they'd be scrambling to get their own problems back before someone else got to them first.” 
― Kim Gruenenfelder
•“He who stands for nothing will fall for anything.” 
― Alexander Hamilton
•“Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power. If you realize that you have enough, you are truly rich.” 
― Lao Tzu
•“Affliction is often that thing which prepares an ordinary person for some sort of an extraordinary destiny.” 
― C.S. Lewis
•“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
•“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
•“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 past has no power over the present moment.” 
― Eckhart Tolle
•“Risks must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.” 
― Leo Buscaglia
•“Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.” 
― Abraham Lincoln
•“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
•“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” 
― Truman Capote
•“The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook.” 
― William James
•“Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.” 
― C.G. Jung
•“Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.” 
― Groucho Marx
•“People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.” 
― Jean-Jacques Rousseau
•“I'm not sure why I've decided to do this. I'm not any stronger than I was, and nothing else has changed. But all the same, this time I'm not going to run away. It's okay to feel weak sometimes. It's okay to be afraid. The important thing is that we face our fears. That's what makes us strong."-Yuki” 
― Natsuki Takaya
•“Expectations make people miserable, so whatever yours are, lower them. You'll definitely be happier.” 
― Simone Elkeles
•“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
•“The only real limitation on your abilities is the level of your desires. If you 
want it badly enough, there are no limits on what you can achieve.” 
― Brian Tracy
•“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
•“Take the matter as you find it ask no questions, utter no remonstrances; it is your best wisdom. You expected bread and you have got a stone: break your teeth on it, and don't shriek because the nerves are martyrised; do not doubt that your mental stomach - if you have such a thing - is strong as an ostrich's; the stone will digest. You held out your hand for an egg, and fate put into it a scorpion. Show no consternation; close your fingers firmly upon the gift; let it sting through your palm. Never mind; in time, after your hand and arm have swelled and quivered long with torture, the squeezed scorpion will die, and you will have learned the great lesson how to endure without a sob.” 
― Charlotte Bront
•“You will not be punished for your anger; you will be punished by your anger.” 
― Gautama Buddha
•“We do learn and develop when we are exposed to those who are greater than we are. Perhaps this is the chief way we mature.” 
― Madeleine L'Engle
“It's not what you say out of your mouth that determines your life,it's what you whisper to yourself that has the most power!” 
― Robert T. Kiyosaki
•“All truly wise thoughts have been thought already thousands of times; but to make them truly ours, we must think them over again honestly, until they take root in our personal experience.” 
― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
•“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
•“If Christ were here there is one thing he would not be—a Christian.” 
― Mark Twain
•“The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.” 
― Maya Angelou
•“The only man who never makes mistakes is the man who never does anything.” 
― Theodore Roosevelt
•“Our ability to adapt is amazing. Our ability to change isn't quite as spectacular.” 
― Lisa Lutz
•“Patience and wisdom walk hand in hand, like two one-armed lovers.” 
― Jarod Kintz
•“Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise; seek what they sought.” 
― Matsuo Bash
•“We learn from failure, not from success!” 
― Bram Stoker
•“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” 
― Eleanor Roosevelt
•“A path is made by walking on it.” 
― Zhuangzi
•“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
•“Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his passions. Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody.” 
 Benjamin Franklin
•“Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and importance, although 
difficult, is the highroad to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction.”
― Brian Tracy
•“A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends.” 
― Baltasar Gracián
•“The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.” 
 Paulo Coelho
•“A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.” 
― Francis Bacon
“If you envy successful people, you create a negative force field of attraction 
that repels you from ever doing the things that you need to do to be successful. 
If you admire successful people, you create a positive force field of attraction 
that draws you toward becoming more and more like the kinds of people that 
you want to be like.” 
― Brian Tracy
•“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
•“A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong, which is but saying in other words that he is wiser today than he was yesterday.” 
― Alexander Pope
•“Your conscience is the measure of the honesty of your selfishness.
Listen to it carefully.” 
― Richard Bach
•“Give a man a fish, and you'll feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and he'll buy a funny hat. Talk to a hungry man about fish, and you're a consultant.” 
― Scott Adams
•“If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads.” 
― Ralph Waldo Emerson
•“I AM IGNORANT of absolute truth. But I am humble before my ignorance and therein lies my honor and my reward.” 
― Kahlil Gibran
•“The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.” 
― Socrates
•“Don't waste your time with explanations: people only hear what they want to hear.” 
― Paulo Coelho
•“The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.” 
― William Shakespeare
•“The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.” 
― Isaac Asimov
•“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” 
― Mark Twain
•“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
•“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
•“The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.” 
― Voltaire
•“We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.” 
― Martin Luther King, Jr.
•“Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to 
you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something 
bigger and better than your current situation.” 
― Brian Tracy
•“it is one thing to be clever and another to be wise.” 
― George R.R. Martin
•“Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.” 
― C.S. Lewis
•“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
•“Wisdom is the oneness of mind that guides and permeated all things.” 
― Heraclitus
•“The older I grow, the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.” 
― H.L. Mencken
•“Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.” 
― Albert Einstein
•“The man of wisdom is never of two minds; the man of benevolence never worries;the man of courage is never afraid.” 
― Confucius
•“When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.” 
― René Descartes
•“The nail that sticks out farthest gets hammered the hardest.” 
― Patrick Jones
•“My father always used to say, "Don't raise your voice. Improve your argument." Good sense does not always lie with the loudest shouters, nor can we say that a large, unruly crowd is always the best arbiter of what is right.” 
― Desmond Tutu
•“The unexamined life is not worth living.” 
― Socrates
•“The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.” 
― Friedrich Nietzsche
•“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
•“Wisely and slow; they stumble that run fast.” 
― William Shakespeare
•“Think before you speak. Read before you think.” 
― Fran Lebowitz
•“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
•“The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naive forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget.” 
― Thomas Stephen Szasz
•“Turn your wounds into wisdom.” 
― Oprah Winfrey
•“There are some experiences in life they haven't invented the right words for.” 
― Lisa Kleypas
•“Never complain, never explain. Resist the temptation to defend yourself or make excuses.” 
― Brian Tracy
•“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” 
― Aristotle
•“The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.” 
― Paulo Coelho
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