Wisdom Quotes

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.


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.


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

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.


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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