Top 100 Wisdom Quotes That will Inspire You to Achieve Your Dreams


“I have No Special Talent. I am only Passionately Curious.”

Albert Einstein


“A Man must be Big enough to Admit his Mistakes, Smart enough to Profit from them, and Strong enough to Correct them.”

John C. Maxwell


“Honesty is The First Chapter in The Book of Wisdom.”

Thomas Jefferson


“A Proverb is One Man's Wit and all Men's Wisdom.”

Lord John Russell

“Knowing Yourself is The Beginning of all Wisdom.”


“Wisdom's Door is ever Open.”

Edward Counsel

“The Wise man Hath his Thoughts in his Head; The Fool, on his Tongue.”

Ivan Panin

“Genius is One percent Inspiration and Ninety-nine percent Perspiration.”

Thomas A. Edison

“The Fool Doth Think he is Wise, but The Wise man Knows himself to be a Fool.”  

William Shakespeare

“Justice without Wisdom is Impossible.”

James Anthony Froude

“We all Admire The Wisdom of People who Come to Us for Advice.”

Arthur Helps

“The only True Wisdom is in Knowing you Know Nothing.”


“Be More Concerned with Your Character than Your Reputation, Because Your Character is what You Really are, while Your Reputation is Merely what Others Think You are.”

John Wooden

“Information is Not Knowledge.”

Albert Einstein

“An Intelligent man Believes only Half of what he Hears, a Wise man Knows which Half.”

Evan Esar

“Sciences may be Learned by Rote, but Wisdom Not.”

Laurence Sterne

“The Road of Excess Leads to The Palace of Wisdom.”

William Blake

“Experience is Not what Happens to You; it's what You do with what Happens to You.”

Aldous Huxley

“The Wise man will Want to be Ever with him Who is Better than himself.”


“The Intuitive Mind is a Sacred Gift and The Rational Mind is a Faithful Servant. We have Created a Society that Honors The Servant and has Forgotten The Gift.”

Albert Einstein

“Fools Talk, Cowards are Silent, Wise Men Listen.”

Carlos Ruizzafon

“Count your Age by Friends, Not Years. Count your Life by Smiles, Not Tears.”

John Lennon

“Wisdom Comes only through Suffering.”


“Wisdom and Goodness to The Vile seem Vile.”

William Shakespeare

“For Beautiful Eyes, Look for The Good in others; for Beautiful Lips, Speak only Words of Kindness; and for Poise, Walk with The Knowledge that You are Never alone.”

Audrey Hepburn

“Common Sense in an Uncommon Degree is what The World Calls Wisdom.”

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

“Wisdom is The Daughter of Experience.”

Leonardo da Vinci

“The Saddest Aspect of Life Right now is that Science gathers Knowledge Faster than Society gathers Wisdom.”

Isaac Asimov

“Talent is God Given. Be Humble. Fame is Man-Given. Be Grateful. Conceit is Self-Given. Be Careful.”

John Wooden

“A Wise Woman Puts a Grain of Sugar into everything she Says to a Man, and Takes a Grain of Salt with everything he Says to her.”

Helen Rowland

“Wisdom is a Treasure, The Key whereof is Never Lost.”

Edward Counsel

“The Most Beautiful Thing we can Experience is The Mysterious. It is The Source of all True Art and Science.”

Albert Einstein

“It is The Mark of an Educated Mind to be Able to Entertain a thought Without Accepting it.”


“If I Don’t have Wisdom, I can Teach you only Ignorance.”

Leo Buscaglia

“The Secret of Life, though, is to Fall Seven Times and to Get up Eight Times.”

Paulo Coelho

“He who Hesitates is Sometimes Wise.”

Malcolm Forbes

“In a Good Bookroom you Feel in some Mysterious Way that you are Absorbing The Wisdom Contained in all The Books through your Skin, Without even Opening them.”

Mark Twain

“Memory is The Mother of all Wisdom.”


“Wisdom Somes with The Ability to be still. Just Look and just Listen. No more is Needed. Being still, Looking, and Listening Activates The Non-Conceptual Intelligence within you. Let Stillness Direct your Words and Actions.”

Eckhart Tolle

“Lost Time is Never Found Again.”

Ben Franklin

“Any Fool can Know. The Point is to Understand.”

Albert Einstein

“Knowledge Comes, but Wisdom Lingers.”

Alfred Lord Tennyson

“Turn your Wounds into Wisdom.”

Oprah Winfrey

“The Older I get The more Wisdom I Find in The Ancient Rule of Taking First Things First. A Process which often Reduces The Most Complex Human Problem to a Manageable Proportion.”

Dwight D. Eisenhower

“All's Well that Ends Well.”

John Heywood

“You can Practice to Attain Knowledge, but you Can’t Practice to attain Wisdom.”

Herbie Hancock

“The Wise Man Doesn't Give The Right Answers, He Poses The Right Questions.”

Claude Levi-Strauss

“Necessity Teaches Wisdom, while Prosperity Makes Fools.”

Wellins Calcott

“The Search for Truth is more Precious than its Possession.”

Albert Einstein

“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.”


“Between Saying and Doing, many a Pair of Shoes is Worn out.”

Iris Murdoch

“Common Sense is Genius Dressed in its Working Clothes.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

“There is a Wisdom of The Head, and a Wisdom of The Heart.”

Charles Dickens

“There's Little Comfort in The Wise.”

Rupert Brooke

“Knowing others is Intelligence; knowing yourself is True Wisdom. Mastering others is Strength; Mastering yourself is True Power.”

Lao Tzu

“An Optimist is a Person who Sees a Green Light everywhere, while a Pessimist Sees only The Red Stoplight... The Truly Wise Person is Colorblind.”

Albert Schweitzer

“Wisdom is Found only in Truth.”

Johann Wolfgang

“It is Not that I'm so Smart. But I Stay with The Questions much Longer.”

Albert Einstein

“No Man was Ever Wise by Chance.”

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“It Requires Wisdom to Understand Wisdom: The Music is Nothing if The Audience is Deaf.”

Walter Lippmann

“Silence is True Wisdom’s Best Reply.”


“God will Not Look you over for Medals, Degrees or Diplomas but for Scars.”

Elbert Hubbard

“From The Errors of others, a Wise Man Corrects His Own.”

Publilius Syrus

“Wisdom is Not Communicable. The Wisdom which a Wise Man Tries to Communicate always Sounds Foolish.... Knowledge can be Communicated, but Not Wisdom. One can Find it, Live it, do Wonders through it, but One Cannot Communicate and Teach it.”

Hermann Hesse

“Whenever you Find yourself on The Side of The Majority, it is Time to Pause and Reflect.”

Mark Twain

“Wisdom, Compassion, and Courage are The Three Universally Recognized Moral Qualities of Men.”


“Don't Waste your Time with Explanations: People only Hear what They Want to Hear.”

Paulo Coelho

“The Price of Wisdom is Eternal Thought.”

Frank Birch

“The Desire to Reach for The Stars is Ambitious. The Desire to Reach Hearts is Wise.”

Maya Angelou

“Knowledge Speaks, but Wisdom Listens”

Jimi Hendrix

“Honesty is The Best Policy.”

Benjamin Franklin

“Death is No More than Passing from One Room into another. But there's a Difference for Me, You know. Because in that other Room I shall be Able to See.”

Helen Keller

“It's Better to be a Lion for a Day than a Sheep all Your Life.”

Elizabeth Kenny

“Knowledge Comes, but Wisdom Lingers. It may Not be Difficult to Store up in The Mind a Vast Quantity of Facts within a Comparatively Short Time, but The Ability to form Judgments Requires The Severe Discipline of Hard work and The Tempering Heat of Experience and Maturity.”

Calvin Coolidge

“We must be Willing to let Go of The Life We Planned so as to have tThe Life that is Waiting for Us.”

Joseph Campbell

“The Final Wisdom of Life requires Not The Annulment of Incongruity but The Achievement of Serenity within and above it.”

Reinhold Niebuhr

“Hatred is Corrosive of a Person's Wisdom and Conscience; The Mentality of Enmity can Poison a Nation's Spirit, Instigate Brutal Life and Death Struggles, Destroy a Society's Tolerance and Humanity, and Block a Nation's Progress to Freedom and Democracy.”

Liu Xiaobo

“Try Not to Become a Man of Success, but a Man of Value. Look around at how People Want to Get more Out of Life than They put in. A Man of Value will Give more than He Receives. Be Creative, but Make Sure that what You Create is Not a Curse for Mankind.”

Albert Einstein

“Grief can be The Garden of Compassion. If you Keep your Heart Open through Everything, your Pain can Become your Greatest Ally in your Life's Search for Love and Wisdom.”


“To acquire Knowledge, One must Study; but to Acquire Wisdom, One must Observe.”

Marilyn vos Savant

“Proverbs are The Daughters of Experience.”

Sierra Leone

“Strength and Wisdom are Not Opposing Values.”

William J. Clinton


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