Wisdom Quotes

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

It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.

Franklin D Roosevelt

Be wiser than other people if you can, but do not tell them so.

Earl Of Chesterfield

I don\'t think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

Abraham Lincoln

In seeking wisdom, the first step is silence, the second listening, the third remembering, the fouth practicing, the fifth -- teaching others.

Ibn Gabirol

Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.


Some of the best lessons we ever learn, we learn from our mistakes and failures. The error of the past is the success and wisdom of the future.

Tyron Edwards

Be with wise men and become wise.

Proverbs 13:20

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.

Serenity Prayer

He who knows others is learned; he who knows himself is wise.


The highest wisdom is loving kindness.


What wisdom can find that is greater than kindness?

Jean Jacques Rousseau

When you make a mistake, don't look back at it long. Take the reason of the thing into your mind, and then look forward. Mistakes are lessons of wisdom. The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.

Hugh White

Wisdom begins with sacrifice of immediate pleasures for long-range purposes.

Louis Finkelstein

A wise man sees as much as he ought, not as much as he can.


Kindness is more important than wisdom,and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.

Theodore Isaac Rubin

Many of the things you can count, don't count. Many of the things you can't count, really count.

Albert Einstein

Sometimes, simply by sitting, the soul collects wisdom.

Zen proverb

Colors fade, temples crumble, empires fall, but wise words endure.

Edward Thorndike

The most certain sign of wisdom is continual cheerfulness; her state is like the things above the moon, always clear and serene. -

Michael de Montaigne

Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification.

Martin H Fischer

The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

When an argument flares up, the wise man quenches it with silence


Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is enlightenment.

Lao Tzu

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Updated On : June 10, 2014
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