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81+ Inspirational Wisdom Quotes And Sayings

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Stay Calm, Observe, and think beyond logic. To know more about wisdom. Read these most inspirational wisdom quotes & sayings from the greatest wise persons.

Inspirational Wisdom Quotes And Sayings

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“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” – Aristotle


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“Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone.” – Horace


03

“Avoiding certain people to protect your emotional health is not a weakness. It’s wisdom.”


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“To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.” — Marilyn Vos Savant


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“Knowledge is learning something new every day. Wisdom is letting go of something every day.” – Zen


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“It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: The music is nothing if the audience is deaf.” – Walter Lippmann


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“Knowledge is flour, but wisdom is bread.” – Austin O’Malley


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“Wisdom is not in words; Wisdom is meaning within words.” — Khalil Gibran


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“The truest greatness lies in being kind, the truest wisdom in a happy mind.” – Ella Wheeler Wilcox


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“Wisdom outweighs any wealth.” – Sophocles


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“The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don’t tell you what to see.” ― Alexandra K. Trenfo


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“Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.” — Voltaire


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“Not engaging in ignorance is wisdom.” – Bodhidharma


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“Thinking before acting is wisdom but acting before thinking is regret.”


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“I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.”


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“We cannot solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them.” – Albert Einstein


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“Wisdom is the reward of experience and should be shared.”


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“Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences.” – Norman Cousins


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“One of the greatest secrets of life is having patience and wisdom.”


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“Don’t gain the world and lose your soul; wisdom is better than silver and gold.” – Bob Marley


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“A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.” – Robert Frost


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“Follow your instincts. That’s where true wisdom manifests itself.” – Oprah Winfrey


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“Patience is the companion of wisdom.” – Saint Augustine


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“Deep doubts, Deep wisdom; Small doubts, little wisdom.” – Proverb


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“The greatest wisdom is to realize one’s lack of it.” – Constantin Stanislavski


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“The extreme limit of wisdom, that’s what the public calls madness.” – Jean Cocteau


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“Wisdom not only gets, but once got retains.”


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“Pain makes man think. Thought makes man wise. Wisdom makes life endurable.” – John Patrick


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“As for me. All I know is that I know nothing.” – Socrates


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“The key to wisdom is knowing all the right questions.” – John A simone Sr


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“I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The Wisdom of cats is infinitely superior.” – Hippolyte Taine


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“Necessity teaches wisdom, while prosperity makes fools.” – Wellins Calcott


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“Even wisdom has to yield to self-interest.” – Pindar


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“Wisdom is the daughter of experience. “ – Leonardo Da Vinci


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“Wisdom is knowing what you want and what you need. Happiness is knowing what you have to keep and what you have to let go.”


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“Wisdom knows that relationships change over time, courage knows when it’s time to change the relationship.”


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“The doors of wisdom are never shut.” – Benjamin Franklin


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“Wisdom comes by disillusionment.” – George Santayana


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“Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.” – Ludwing van Beethoven


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“Where fear is present, wisdom cannot be.” – Lactantius


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“Knowledge which is divorced from justice may be called cunning rather than wisdom.” – Marcus Tullius Ciceros


Wise Man Quotes

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A smart person knows what to say. A wise person knows whether or not to say it.”


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“As a wise man once said, ‘If not us, then who; if not now, then when?’” — Michael Jackson

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“Wise men, when in doubt whether to speak or to keep quiet, give themselves the benefit of the doubt, and remain silent.” — Napoleon Hill


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“Knowledge is the treasure of a wise man.” — William Penn


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“Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something.” — Plato


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“Wise men put their trust in ideas and not in circumstances.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson


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“To the wise, life is a problem; to the fool, a solution.” — Marcus Aurelius


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“The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet.” — James Oppenheim


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“The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naive forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget.” — Thomas Stephen Szasz


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“You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.” — Naguib Mahfouz


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“The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naive forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget.” — Thomas Stephen Szasz


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“The wise man can change his mind; the stubborn one, never.” — Immanuel Kant


54

“You can’t be old and wise, if you were never young and crazy.” — Chris Brown


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“Suffering is part of our training program for becoming wise.” — Ram Dass


56

“A wise man can always be found alone. A weak man can always be found in a crowd.”


57

“A wise man hears one word and understands two.”


58

“A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.” — Bruce Lee


59

“Any fool can know. The point is to understand.” — Albert Einstein


60

“Silence is sometimes the best answer.”


61

“Sometimes you win sometimes you learn.”


62

“Do not expect good directions from someone who has never made the journey.”


63

“If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” – Albert Einstein


64

“It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.” – Mahatma Gandhi


65

“I’ll never be old enough to know better.”


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“From the errors of others, a wise man corrects his own.” – Publilius Syrus


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“You can’t teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.” – Galileo Galillei


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“It is best for the wise man not to seem wise.” – Aeschylus


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“He who knows best knows how little he knows.” – Thomas Jefferson


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“The more you know, the more you realize how much you don’t know – the less you know, the more you think you know.” – David T. Freeman


71

“The value of experience is not in seeing much, but in seeing wisely.” – William Osler


72

“We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by responsibility for our future.” – George Bernard Shaw


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“Fools talk; cowards are silent, wise men listen.” – Carlos Ruiz Zafon


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“To Question a wise man is the beginning of wisdom.” – Proverb


75

“Live without pretending, love without depending listen without defending, speak without offending.”


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“Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, and weak minds discuss people.” – Socrates


77

“Our greatest freedom is the freedom to choose our attitude.” – Viktor Frankl


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“I am too old to worry about who likes me and who dislikes me. I have more important things to do. If you love me, I love you. If you support me, I support you. If you hate me. I don’t care; life goes on with or without you.”


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“Don’t let getting lonely make you reconnect with toxic people. You shouldn’t drink poison just because you’re thirsty.”


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“If it is not right, do not do it, if it is not true do not say it.” – Marcus Aurelius


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“You may never know what results come of your actions, but if you do nothing, there will be no results.” — Mahatma Gandhi


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“You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.” — Mahatma Gandhi


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“God is too good to be unkind, too wise to be mistaken; and when you cannot trace His hand, you can trust His heart.” — Charles H. Spurgeon


84

“Look for the answer inside your question.” — Rumi


Wisdom For Life Quotes

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“Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.” – Immanuel Kant


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“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


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“Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you’d have preferred to talk.” – Doug Larson


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Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials. Lin Yutang


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“Wisdom is nothing but a preparation of the soul, a capacity, a secret art of thinking, feeling and breathing thoughts of unity at every moment of life.” – Hermann Hesse


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“The marvel of the Bhagavad-Gita is its truly beautiful revelation of life’s wisdom which enables philosophy to blossom into religion.” – Hermann Hesse


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“In life, all good things come hard, but wisdom is the hardest to come by.” – Lucille Ball


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“Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.” – Albert Einstein


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“Life is 10 percent what you make it, and 90 percent how you take it.” ―Irving Berlin


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“We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill


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