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1,000 Short Inspirational Quotes About Wisdom (2023)

1. “Much wisdom often goes with fewest words.” Sophocles


2. “I’m an early bird and I’m a night owl. So I’m wise and I have worms.” Michael Scott


3. “Knowledge is proud that it knows so much; wisdom is humble that it knows no more.” ~ William Cowper


4. “A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.” — William Shakespeare


5. "Suffering is part of our training program for becoming wise.”


6. Be very careful, then, how you live – not as unwise but as wise. Ephesians 5:15


7. “Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.” – Confucius


8. “People inspire you, or they drain you. Pick them wisely.” — Hans F. Hasen


9. “Your mentors in life are important, so choose them wisely.” ― Robert Kiyosaki


10. “You can’t be successful and loved by everyone. Choose wisely.” – Maxime Lagacé


11. “Oh, Gilbert, don't let's ever grow too old and wise... no, not too old and silly for fairyland.”


12. I respect and admire your strength, wisdom, and grace. Never stop being yourself.


13. “Humble living does not diminish. It fills. Going back to a simpler self gives wisdom. ”


14. “Get wise, youse guys!”


15. “Every day is a new life to the wise man.” Dale Carnegie.


16. “Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, only this time more wisely.” — Henry Ford


17. “Quiet and silence is a form of power. Thoughtful and wise people are not talkative people.” – Dr T.P.Chia


18. “A wise man can learn more from his enemies than a fool from his friends.”


19. The good and the wise lead quiet lives.” — Euripides


20. “Sunset is always wiser than sunrise because sunset has added the experience of an entire day to his soul!”


21. "Each of us finds his unique vehicle for sharing with others his bit of wisdom.”


22. 2 years old means 2 years wiser! Happy Birthday!


23. “Ten soldiers wisely led will beat a hundred without a head.”


24. A wise man changes his mind, a fool never will.


25. “Your wisest moments will be those when you say yes to God.”


26. “What wisdom can you find greater than kindness?” – Jean-Jacques Rousseau


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


28. “I do not follow conventional wisdom.”


29. “Loneliness might be taking you towards an otherwise unreachable experience of reality.” – Olivia Laing


30. “Humility is the only true wisdom by which we prepare our minds for all the possible changes of life.”


31. Pain makes you stronger, fear makes you braver, heartbreak makes you wiser.” — Drake


32. “No wise man ever wished to be younger.” ~ Jonathan Swift


33. “The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their proper name.” – Confucius


34. “Fishing is a hard job. Fishing at night. Rain. Day, night… You have to be wise and smart. And quick.”


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


36. “We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right.” ~ Nelson Mandela


37. “Trust that everything happens for a reason, even when you’re not wise enough to see it.” Oprah Winfrey


38. Seek the wisdom that will untie your knot. Seek the path that demands your whole being.


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


40. “Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.” ~ Buddha


41. Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.” Francis Bacon


42. I once read that people who study others are wise but those who study themselves are enlightened.


43. Pain makes you stronger, fear makes you braver, heartbreak makes you wiser. —Drake


44. “Fools make feasts and wise men eat them.”


45. People inspire you, or they drain you – pick them wisely.


46. “I am … humble enough to know I’m not better than anyone else, but wise enough to know I am different.”


47. "You have the power to change your life, so use it wisely.”


48. “You are beautiful. Know this. Anyone who tells you otherwise is simply lying.” – Steve Maraboli


49. Happy birthday to a wonderfully wise old woman!


50. “Great wisdom not applied to action and behaviour is meaningless data.” – Peter Drucker


51. “Yesterday I was clever, so I took the glory for me. Today He makes me wise, so I give the glory to Thee”


52. “Choose friends wisely because you don’t know who your enemy is.“


53. “Turn your wounds into wisdom.” — Oprah Winfrey


54. A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart.” – Jonathan Swift


55. Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” – Rumi


56. “A smart person knows how to talk. A wise person knows when to be silent.”


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


58. “It is strange how often a heart must be broken before the years can make it wise.” – Sara Teasdale


59. “To know that which lies before us in daily life is the prime wisdom.” ~ John Milton


60. The advantage of wisdom is that you can play dumb. The opposite is more difficult. - Author: Kurt Tucholsky


61. “Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.”


62. Your attitudes and the choices you make today will be your life tomorrow, build it wisely. Author Unknown


63. “The wise woman thinks twice and speaks once or, better yet, does not speak at all.”


64. A wise man once said nothing.


65. “It is a wise father that knows his own child.” – William Shakespeare, playwright


66. “Riches have shut off many a man from the attainment of wisdom.”


67. “Time is the wisest of all counselors.“


68. “A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion.” – Grantland Rice


69. “The best statement from a wise man is to mind your own business all the time, that it truly is.”


70. In youth and beauty, wisdom is but rare! - Homer


71. “Seek the wisdom that will untie your knot. Seek the path that demands your whole being.”


72. Knowledge is proud that it knows so much; wisdom is humble that it knows no more.


73. “A wise man never loses anything. if he has himself.” – Michel de Montaigne


74. "Turn your wounds into wisdom.” —Oprah


75. “What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?” —Jean-Jacques RousseauRD.COM


76. “Be wiser than other people if you can, but do not tell them so.” – Dale Carnegie


77. “The problem with wise people. They always know what is wrong. So I never employ an expert in full bloom.”


78. “A loving heart is the truest wisdom.” — Charles Dickens


79. “It costs nothing to ask wise advice from a good friend.”


80. “Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.” — Lao Tzu


81. “Mistakes are the growing pains of wisdom.” – William George Jordan


82. “wisdom like none other can arise from those hard places that bring us low.”


83. “I always like to keep busy, otherwise my brain starts ticking.”


84. “A wise man is humble, knowing he actually doesn't know much. ” - Eraldo Banovac


85. “If I were rain, That joins sky and earth that otherwise never touch,


86. He that walketh with wise men shall be wise.


87. Only fools use their mouth to speak. A smart man uses his brain, and a wise man uses his heart.


88. It is a wise father that knows his own child. –William ShakespeareRD.COM


89. You are unwise to lower your defenses!


90. Count your blessings, not your wrinkles, otherwise we’d be here forever. Happy birthday my friend!


91. “I’m an early bird and I’m a night owl. So I’m wise and I have worms.” — Michael Scott


92. “Be as wise as a serpent and as gentle as a dove.”


93. I am ... humble enough to know I'm not better than anyone else, but wise enough to know I am different.


94. “I was wise enough never to grow up, while fooling people into believing I had.” Margaret Mead


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


96. “Being selfish doesn’t make you heartless makes you wise.” – Unknown


97. “Knowing others is wisdom. knowing yourself is enlightenment.”- Lao Tzu


98. “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself. ”


99. “Another year to prove that older doesn’t really mean wiser. Happy Birthday!”


100. “Too much respect for other people's wisdom will make you depreciate your own.”


101. “They must often change who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.” – Confucius


102. The wisest mind has something yet to learn. George Santanaya


103. “I’m an early bird and a night owl. So I’m wise and I have worms.”


104. “A wise man becomes free when he is ready to die at any moment.”


105. It is strange how often a heart must be broken before the years can make it wise.


106. “wisdom is knowing the right path to take. Integrity is taking it.”


107. “No wise words or advice here. Just me. Thinking of you. Hoping for you. Wishing you better days ahead.”


108. “Take risks. If you win, you’ll be happy; if you lose, you’ll be wise.” – Anonymous


109. “A man of wisdom delights in water.” — Confucius


110. “The aim of the wise is to not secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.” – Aristotle


111. “You need to know who you want to be. Otherwise, your quest for change is like a boat without a rudder.”


112. “Pain makes you stronger, fear makes you braver, heartbreak makes you wiser.” – Unknown


113. “After crosses and losses men grow humbler and wiser.”


114. “I always like to keep busy, otherwise my brain starts ticking.” ~ Nicholas Hoult


115. “One must need to be strong, otherwise one will never become strong.” – Friedrich Nietzsche


116. With age comes wisdom. What’s your sage piece of advice, oh wise one?


117. Money is the wise man’s religion.” – Euripides


118. A sign of wisdom: you avoid people with bad vibes. Maxime Lagacé


119. “if you want your company to operate with wisdom, with care, then woman are the best.” ― Jack Ma


120. “Your mentors in life are important, so choose them wisely.” Robert Kiyosaki


121. “Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the wise.” — S. Johnson


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


123. “Begin, be bold and venture to be wise.” – Horace


124. “For the wise man looks into space and he knows there is no limited dimensions.”


125. “As you walk and eat and travel, be where you are. Otherwise, you will miss most of your life.” – Buddha


126. “There is only one way not to waste your life, and it is to attain wisdom at a young age!”


127. “If you eat three times a day you’ll be fed. But if you read three times a day you’ll be wise.”


128. “Our greatest moral regrets are always preceded by a series of unwise choices.”


129. “Silence makes idiots seem wise even for a minute.” – Carlos Ruiz Zafón


130. “Sometimes you just need to bite your tongue. It is not always wise to speak your mind.” — Unknown


131. “Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.” ~ Confucius


132. “Turn your wounds into wisdom. ” — Oprah Winfrey


133. “The only wisdom we can hope to acquire is the wisdom of humility.” — T.S. Eliot


134. “The wise does at once what the fool does at last.”


135. Choose your friends wisely. Association is perception. Perception is a reality.


136. “Every new day is a new chance to improve your life—to grow happier, stronger, and wiser.”


137. “Never be proud but show humility towards others, true wisdom lies in being humble.” Shri Radhe Maa


138. “Life’s tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.” — Benjamin Franklin


139. “Strength and wisdom are not opposing values.” - Bill Clinton


140. “Go to the ant, O sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise.”


141. “It is a good thing that women are so easily manipulated. Otherwise, most of us wouldn't be here.”


142. Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change. — Confucius


143. “It is wise to learn; it is God-like to create.” – John Saxe


144. “The good and wise lead quiet lives.”


145. “Poisonous people do not deserve your time. To think otherwise is masochistic.” – Timothy Ferriss


146. “To know thyself is the beginning of wisdom.” – Socrates


147. “One year older and wiser. Dear baby boy, have a joyous and lovely birthday.”


148. “It’s good to be nice. Stop being too nice. Otherwise be ready, to be taken as granted….” – Ritisha


149. Old age deprives the intelligent man only of qualities useless to wisdom. – Joseph Joubert


150. “Pain makes man think. Thought makes man wise. Wisdom makes life endurable”


151. “The simple act of scheduling makes otherwise fun tasks feel like work and decreases overall enjoyment.”


152. “What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?” ― Jean-Jacques Rousseau


153. “All human wisdom is summed up in two words; wait and hope. “ ~ Alexandre Dumas


154. “Meet me in the middle of your story when the soul is worn but wise.”


155. “Never, no, never did nature say one thing and wisdom another.” -Edmund Burke


156. “I am an early bird and a night owl… so I am wise and I have worms” Michael Scott


157. “A fool is known by his speech; and a wise man by silence.” –Pythagoras


158. “Joy comes not through possession or ownership but through a wise and loving heart.” — Buddha


159. “The wise warrior avoids the battle.” – Sun Tzu


160. “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” ―Rumi


161. Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom. – Thomas Jefferson


162. “What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?” – Jean-Jacques Rousseau


163. “I am an early bird and a night owl… so I am wise and I have worms.” — Michael Scott, “The Office”


164. “They must often change who would remain constant in happiness and wisdom.” — Confucius


165. Now that you are a graduate, use your freedom wisely. We are already so proud of you. Congratulations.


166. “Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.” – Rodin.


167. “Knowing others is wisdom;


168. “See much, study much, suffer much, that is the path to wisdom.”


169. "Growing up is hard, love. Otherwise everyone would do it.” ― Kim Harrison


170. “The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.”


171. “Kisses are a better fate than wisdom.”


172. “We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right.”


173. “When you’ve got an *ss like the North Star, wise men are going to follow it.” – Ron Burgundy


174. “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.”


175. “To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.”


176. Happy birthday. One year older and still none the wiser!


177. “Wisdom comes from experience. Experience is often a result of lack of wisdom.” ― Terry Pratchett


178. “A wise man learns more from his enemies than a fool from his friends.”


179. “The wiser you get, the less you care to look like a fool.”


180. “Discomfort is a wise teacher.” Caroline Myss


181. “The wisest man is the silent one. Examine his actions. Judge him by them.”


182. A little gray hair is a small price to pay for so much wisdom.


183. “Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.” ~ Jimi Hendrix


184. “A wise man changes his mind, a fool never will.”


185. “Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.” — Buddha


186. “A waterfall cannot be silent, just as the wisdom! When they speak, the voice of power speaks!”


187. “I’m an early bird and I’m a night owl. So, I’m wise and I have worms.” – Michael Scott


188. Like water in the desert is wisdom to the soul. – Edward Counsel


189. “I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.”


190. Discomfort is a wise teacher.” Caroline Myss


191. “The good and wise lead quiet lives.


192. My prayer for you is for increased strength, money, and wisdom. Happy 3 month baby birthday!


193. Another year older, but I’ll need some extra time for that ‘wiser’ bit.


194. “The wise does at once what the fool does at last.” ~ Baltasar Gracian


195. “Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people” -William Butler Yeats


196. “To understand yourself is the key to wisdom.”


197. “The truly wise and happy are never rushed.” ― Maxime Lagacé


198. The foundational stone for any business, enterprise or project has to be wisdom. - Author: Sunday Adelaja


199. “The good and the wise lead quiet lives.” Euripides


200. "May God bless you with wisdom and understanding.”


201. “Turn wounds into wisdom.” – Oprah Winfrey


202. “Inner wisdom is more important than wealth. The more you spend it, the more you gain.”


203. “Self-Respect and wisdom are the only symbols of human beings.”


204. "Turn your wounds into wisdom.” — Oprah Winfrey


205. The decisions you make must be thought from the perspective of a wise lion.


206. “The wisest person in the world is the one who is indifferent to praise and criticism.”


207. “One has to tell people what to think. There is no alternative. Otherwise, someone else will do it.”


208. It is strange how often a heart must be broken before the years can make it wise. - Sara Teasdale


209. “Polish comes from the cities; wisdom from the desert.” – Frank Herbert, Dune


210. “Patience is the companion of wisdom.” – St. Augustine


211. “Ninety percent of all human wisdom is the ability to mind your own business.” – Robert A. Heinlein


212. People inspire you or they drain you, choose wisely. ~ Hans F. Hanse


213. “He who knows others is wise; he who knows himself is enlightened.”


214. “When I think of you, I think of kindness, wisdom, and love. Thanks for being you.” — Sam Crow


215. Ancient Chinese wisdom on how to move mountains


216. “Every human being is trustworthy, until and unless he proves it otherwise.”


217. “It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits contribute to health, wealth, and wisdom.” – Aristotle


218. “Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely.” – Karen Kaiser Clark


219. “Love doesn’t need a reason. It speaks from the irrational wisdom of the heart.” — Deepak Chopra


220. “Wisdom comes from experience. Experience is often a result of lack of wisdom.” – Terry Pratchett


221. Life is too short to waste time on things that don’t matter, so make sure you spend your time wisely!


222. “Silence makes idiots seem wise even for a minute.”


223. Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.


224. “Observe, reflect, and become a little wiser every day.” – Unknown


225. “A loving heart is the truest wisdom.” – Charles Dickens


226. “Now is the watchword of the wise.“


227. “Knowledge is best sought from experts, but creativity and wisdom can come from anywhere.”


228. “apartheid turned many otherwise law-abiding citizens into criminals.”


229. “The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.” — Socrates


230. “A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can’t play the part of a wise man.”


231. “We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves, otherwise we harden.” ? Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


232. “A fool despises good counsel, but a wise man takes it to heart.” – Confucius


233. “Thank you, fake friends. You’ve only made me stronger and wiser.” – Unknown


234. “Time is money. Use it wisely.” – Folorunsho Alakija.


235. Seek the wisdom that will untie your knot. Seek the path that demands your whole being.” – Rumi


236. “It is a wise father that knows his own child.”


237. Courage injures the strong ones who have no wisdom, but it motivates the brave ones, to always win.


238. “All things are difficult before they become easy.” That’s wise advice.”


239. “When you are born, you cried while others laughed around you, likewise make others cry when you are dead.”


240. Never start acting your age, big sis, otherwise I’d have no excuse!


241. Words have power. Use them wisely to show your gratitude.


242. “A wise man once said women come and go but love sticks with you forever.”


243. “Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.” – Thomas Jefferson


244. “Ninety percent of all human wisdom is the ability to mind your own business. ” – Robert A. Heinlein


245. “Always go to other people’s funerals; otherwise they won’t come to yours.” —Yogi Berra


246. “There is a wisdom of the head, and… there is a wisdom of the heart.” ~ Charles Dickens


247. Growing in wisdom, glowing in happiness; what a beautiful year it will be for me.


248. “If you realize that you’re the problem, then you can change yourself, learn something, and grow wiser.”


249. All human wisdom is summed up in two words; wait and hope. – Alexandre Dumas


250. People who use time wisely spend it on activities that advance their overall purpose in life.


251. Francis Bacon: "A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds."


252. “Be wiser than other people if you can; but do not tell them so.”


253. Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.” – Benjamin Franklin


254. "Each of us finds his unique vehicle for sharing with others his bit of wisdom.” – Ram Dass


255. “Polish comes from the cities; wisdom from the desert.” – Frank Herbert


256. “A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.” – Francis Bacon


257. Warm and wise with a smile in his eyes—Grandpa.


258. “Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom. ” – Buddha


259. “Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.”


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


261. “It’s so simple to be wise. Just think of something stupid to say and then don’t say it.”


262. You are fun, loving and wise beyond your age! Happy birthday, stepdaughter, I’m glad you came into my life!


263. “A beautiful woman delights the eye; a wise woman, the understanding; a pure one, the soul.”- Minna Antrim


264. Play wisely


265. Fishing is a hard job. Fishing at night. Rain. Day, night… You have to be wise and smart. And quick.


266. “True leadership only exists if people follow when they would otherwise have the freedom to not follow”


267. A teacher ignites the fire that fuels a student’s thirst for knowledge, curiosity and wisdom.


268. “To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.”


269. Your mentors in life are important, so choose them wisely.”


270. “Lean into the discomfort — said every wise person who decided to change and grow. ” Kelly Leigh


271. “A wise man adapts himself to circumstances, as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.”


272. What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?~ Jean Jacques Rousseau


273. “It is wise to persuade people to do things and make them think it was their own idea.”


274. “Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely. – Rodin


275. “Many businesses are wisely turning their suppliers and distributors into valued partners.”


276. Our greatest moral regrets are always preceded by a series of unwise choices. - Author: Andy Stanley


277. “Turn your wounds into wisdom.” Oprah Winfrey


278. “Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.” – Lao Tzu


279. “The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.” – James Oppenheim


280. “Gossip dies when it hits a wise person’s ears.”


281. “A teacher is a compass that activates the magnets of curiosity, knowledge, and wisdom in the pupils.”


282. The clouds may drop down titles and estates, and wealth may seek us, but wisdom must be sought.


283. Coffee which makes the politician wise, and see through all things with his half-shut eyes. Alexander Pope


284. “The river has great wisdom and whispers its secrets to the hearts of men.” – Mark Twain


285. Silence is foolish if we are wise, but wise if we are foolish.” – Charles Caleb Colton


286. “Like water in the desert is wisdom to the soul.” ― Edward Counsel


287. “Lord, give me the wisdom to know what’s right and the courage to do what’s right-even when it’s hard.”


288. “Kindness is wisdom” –Philip James Bailey


289. “We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right.” — Nelson Mandela


290. In the wise words of Elvis Presley, raise your child or the children around you with a hand.


291. “Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom.”


292. “The wisest mind has something yet to learn.” – George Santanaya


293. “Time is the wisest counselor of all. – Pericles


294. “It's unwise to pay too much, but it's worse to pay too little. When


295. “It is wise not to seek a secret and honest not to reveal it.” – Benjamin Franklin


296. Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance. – St. Francis of Assisi


297. The next best thing to being wise oneself is to live in a circle of those who are.


298. “What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?” — Jean-Jacques Rousseau


299. A beautiful woman delights the eye; a wise woman, the understanding; a pure one, the soul.


300. “Those who are wise won't be busy, and those who are too busy can't be wise.”


301. “The fool who thinks he is wise is just a fool. The fool who knows he is a fool is wise indeed.”


302. “Women are wiser than men because they know less and understand more.”– James Thurber


303. Acquiring wisdom is great but it is not the goal, applying it is. - Idowu Koyenikan


304. “Mixing one’s wines may be a mistake, but old and new wisdom mix admirably.” – Bertolt Brecht


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


306. “Beware the soul-sucking force of reasonableness, otherwise you risk deflating your peaks.”


307. “So wise so young, they say, never do live long.”


308. It is a wise father that knows his own child.


309. Quiet and silence is a form of power. Thoughtful and wise people are not talkative people.” Dr T.P.Chia


310. With age comes wisdom, but sometimes age comes alone. - Author: Oscar Wilde


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


312. “You have to be pretty driven to make it happen. Otherwise, you will just make yourself miserable.”


313. “A year wiser.”


314. “Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.” — Confucius


315. “He spoke with more eloquence than wisdom.”


316. “The only true wisdom is knowing that you know nothing.”


317. “Have you been out on visits and otherwise observed him in action?” (Yes)


318. “Take risks. If you win, you’ll be happy. If you lose, you’ll be wise.” – Anonymous


319. A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men.


320. “Polish comes from the cities; wisdom from the desert.”


321. “Turn your wounds into wisdom.” ~ Oprah Winfrey


322. “Collect as precious pearls the words of the wise and virtuous.”


323. “What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?” ~ Jean-Jacques Rousseau


324. “Turn your wounds into wisdom.”


325. “You have a purpose in life. Don’t let anyone else tell you otherwise.” – Unknown


326. It will start to hurt less one day, I promise. You are enough. Do not let anyone tell you otherwise.


327. “I believe most plain girls are virtuous because of the scarcity of opportunity to be otherwise.”


328. “A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.” – William Shakespeare


329. I don’t judge. I’m sarcastic and a wise guy, but I don’t judge.


330. “What wisdom can you find greater than kindness?”


331. “Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy wealthy and wise.” — Benjamin Franklin; Tweet this!


332. “I’m another year older, wiser, and happier.” – Unknown


333. “A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men.” — Willy Wonka


334. “Age is frequently beautiful, wisdom appearing like an aftermath.” ― Benjamin Disraeli


335. “Be happy. It’s one way of being wise.” ~ Colette


336. “Turn your wounds into wisdom.” – Oprah Winfrey


337. A wise traveler never despises his own country. – Carlo Goldoni


338. Mother Teresa is one of the wisest people when it comes to giving, she clearly had a caring soul.


339. “Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.” – Francis Bacon


340. “You are a man of God whose mind is full of wisdom and a heart of love. Thank you, Pastor!” — Unknown Author


341. A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart.”


342. “Turn your wounds into wisdom.” - Oprah Winfrey


343. “Silence is true wisdom’s best reply.”


344. “Always go to other peoples’ funerals, otherwise they won’t go to yours.” – Yogi Berra


345. “The life of wisdom must be a life of contemplation combined with action.” – Scott Peck


346. “A common man marvels at uncommon things. A wise man marvels at the commonplace.”


347. “Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.”


348. 90. “Perfect reason flees all extremity, and leads one to be wise with sobriety.” ― Moliere


349. “The humble person has access to God’s wisdom and God’s favor.” — Pat Robertson


350. “Acquiring wisdom is great but it is not the goal, applying it is.”


351. “They must often change who would remain constant in happiness and wisdom.”


352. A child can ask questions that a wise man cannot answer.


353. “Inside every disappointment lies a priceless gem of wisdom.”


354. “Time is money. Use it wisely.” — Folorunsho Alakija, fashion and oil tycoon


355. “The river has great wisdom and whispers its secrets to the hearts of men.”


356. Another year older, none the wiser.


357. A loving heart is the truest wisdom.” — Charles Dickens


358. “I thought you get finer and wiser with age? Well, there’s always next year. 😂”


359. Through the portals of silence the healing sun of wisdom and peace will shine upon you.”


360. “Lean into the discomfort — said every wise person who decided to change and grow.” Kelly Leigh


361. “In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is freedom, in water there is bacteria.” – Benjamin Franklin


362. “A very wise quote is a spectacular waterfall! When you see it, you feel its power!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan


363. “Thanks for being older and wiser and letting me know when to expect grey hair and wrinkles.”


364. Judge me when you are perfect. Otherwise, shut up.


365. He who knows others is wise; he who knows himself is enlightened.


366. “We become wiser by adversity; prosperity destroys our appreciation of the right.” — Lucius Annaeus Seneca


367. Choose your friends wisely


368. “Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.” ― Oprah Winfrey


369. ‘The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.’ – Maya Angelou


370. “Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.” – Buddha


371. “A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.” ~ Francis Bacon


372. I am mature enough to spend time with myself. I am wise enough to know I need no one to complete me.


373. He was a wise man who invented beer.


374. “Great mentors give wise guidance.” – Lailah Gifty Akita


375. “You are beautiful. Know this. Anyone who tells you otherwise is simply lying. You are beautiful.”


376. Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely. —Auguste Rodin


377. “Turn your wounds into wisdom.” ― Oprah Winfrey


378. “Another year older, wiser, and more in love with life than ever before.” – Unknown


379. It is a wise father that knows his own child. – William Shakespeare


380. “The intelligent have plans; the wise have principles.”


381. “A lake carries you into recesses of feeling otherwise impenetrable.” – William Wordsworth


382. “Knowing others is wisdom. knowing yourself is Enlightenment.”


383. An ocean which thinks there is nothing to learn from a lake is not a wise ocean!”― Mehmet Murat ildan


384. “A silent man is easily reputed wise.” – Frederick William Robertson


385. “Wealth is the slave of a wise man. The master of a fool.” — Seneca; Tweet this!


386. The good and wise lead quiet lives. ~EuripidesMove In Silence captions


387. “Healing—takes time, and—so does—not healing. Choose—how you spend your time—wisely.” – Lalah Delia


388. Leaders utter much wisdom.


389. All wisdom is not new wisdom.


390. “A wise man is humble, knowing he actually doesn’t know much.”


391. “Life is a gift of nature but beautiful living is the gift of wisdom.” – Aristotle


392. “Nine-tenths of wisdom is appreciation.” – Dale Dauten


393. “The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure but to avoid pain.” — Aristotle


394. The fool wonders, the wise man asks. Benjamin Disraeli


395. “For the wise man looks into space and he knows there is no limited dimensions.” ― Lao Tzu


396. You decide every day who you will and will not be. Be bold in your decision but remember, choose wisely.


397. “In light of my past experience, and my future hopes and dreams, what’s the wise thing to do?”


398. “Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, only this time more wisely. ” — Henry Ford


399. How am I ever gonna get to be old and wise if I ain’t ever young and crazy?


400. “When you need advice, make sure you choose your advisor wisely.”


401. Knowledge is proud that it knows so much; wisdom is humble that it knows no more. - William Cowper


402. “Not all who wander are lost.”– Gandalf. The wisest of the Maiar


403. “My son, if your heart is wise, then my heart will be glad indeed.” — Proverbs 23:15


404. “Follow your instincts. That is where true wisdom manifests itself.” Oprah Winfrey


405. “The wisest are the most annoyed at the loss of time.” — Dante Alighieri


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


407. You teach us real-life wisdom, dignity and kindness.


408. “In the words of Publilius Syrus: A wise man will be master of his mind, A fool will be its slave.”


409. “A wise man once said women come and go but love sticks with you forever. ”


410. “What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?” —Jean-Jacques Rousseau


411. "Knowledge all by itself, without deep wisdom, ends up becoming despair.”


412. “The good and the wise lead quiet lives.”


413. “He is happiest who hath power to gather wisdom from a flower.” – Mary Howitt


414. “He was a wise man who originated the idea of God.” — Euripides


415. “Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.” —Confucius


416. “To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.” – Marilyn vos Savant


417. “If God had wanted me otherwise, He would have created me otherwise.”


418. “The wise man will remain silent when needed because sometimes silence speaks the most truthfully.”


419. “Healing—takes time, and—so does—not healing. Choose—how you spend your time—wisely.”


420. Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.


421. It takes a wise person to understand the importance of minding one’s business


422. I’m an early bird and a night owl. So I’m wise and I have worms.


423. Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the wise. - Samuel Johnson


424. “Knowledge is proud that it knows so much; wisdom is humble that it knows no more.”


425. “One year older, one year wiser. Have a joyful and happy birthday dear baby boy.”


426. “I feel like my honesty gives people the freedom to talk about things they wouldn’t otherwise.” — Jane Fonda


427. “Like water in the desert is wisdom to the soul. – Edward Counsel


428. I hope to get wise enough to make good use of the opportunity that life offers.


429. “Only fools use their mouth to speak. A smart man uses his brain, and a wise man uses his heart.”


430. “I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.” - Plato


431. “Education gives you neither experience nor wisdom.” – Peter Drucker


432. “Whoever trusts in his own mind is a fool, but he who walks in wisdom will be delivered.”


433. “Wine and women make wise men dote and forsake God's law and do wrong."


434. “The happy say yes. The successful say no. The peaceful do their duty. The wise smile.”


435. “Become a faithful servant. Cultivate wisdom, courage, faith, and resilience.”


436. “A loving heart is the truest wisdom.”- Charles Dickens


437. You are a truly special, wise and thoughtful person. Brother in law, Happy Father’s Day


438. A wise woman once said, ‘f*ck this shit,’ and she lived happily ever after.


439. “Wisdom comes from experience. Experience is often a result of lack of wisdom.” Terry Pratchett


440. Let the wisdom of Monday show you why we have weekends. -Anthony T. Hincks


441. “The wise leader’s plans, considerations of advantage and of disadvantage will be blended together.”


442. Wine can of their wits the wise beguile, Make the sage frolic, and the serious smile. – Homer


443. “A truly special teacher is very wise and sees tomorrow in every child’s eyes.”- Unknown


444. “Without courage. wisdom bears no fruit.” – Baltasar Gracian


445. “If you command wisely, you’ll be obeyed cheerfully.”


446. “Be where you are, otherwise you will miss your life.” ~ Buddha


447. An almost perfect relationship with his father was the earthly root of all wisdom.


448. We may look old and wise outwardly, but inwardly we are the same silly girls we used to be.” ~ Unknown


449. I am not just a year older but also a year wiser. Happy birthday to me!


450. “Silence at the proper season is wisdom, and better than any speech.” – Plutarch


451. sunrise over the water has text choose to spend your morning energy wisely.


452. “You can get through this. Take it from me. I’m very wise and stuff.”


453. In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is strength, in water there is bacteria” - David Auerbach.


454. “Do not speak in the hearing of a fool, For he will despise the wisdom of your words.” – Proverbs 23:9


455. “The good and the wise lead quiet lives.” — Euripides


456. “The wisest are the most annoyed at the loss of time.”


457. “Your skin routine is a bank account. Invest wisely.” – Unknown


458. “Back of every mistaken venture and defeat is the laughter of wisdom, if you listen.” ~ Carl Sandburg


459. “The wisest men follow their own direction.” – Euripides


460. Poisonous people do not deserve your time. To think otherwise is masochistic.


461. ”Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise.”


462. "A wise girl knows her limits, a smart girl knows that she has none.” – Marilyn Monroe


463. “Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people” – William Butler Yeats


464. “The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson


465. “The wise man does not lay up his own treasures.


466. “He was wise to use you against me.”


467. “The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.” -Socrates


468. “Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life. ”


469. “It is not much good being wise among fools and sane among lunatics.”


470. “Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.” – Rodin


471. “The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom.” – Aristotle


472. “A wise woman wishes to be no one’s enemy; a wise woman refuses to be anyone’s victim.” – Maya Angelou


473. You are a man of God whose mind is full of wisdom and a heart of love. Thank you, Pastor!


474. “Whisper words of wisdom, let it brie.”


475. “Thinking well to be wise: planning well, wiser: doing well, wisest and best of all.” ~ Malcom Forbes


476. Pick your allies wisely


477. You can get through this. Take it from me. I’m very wise and stuff.


478. Turn your wounds into wisdom.


479. “Honesty is the first chapter of the book wisdom.”


480. Memory is the mother of all wisdom. . – Aeschylus,. Memory is the mother of all wisdom. . – Aeschylus,


481. Your soul is pure, your heart is priceless, and your wisdom is amazing. Happy birthday, dad!


482. “Pain makes you stronger, fear makes you braver, heartbreak makes you wiser.” —Drake


483. “It is wise to keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final.”


484. “Grandfathers give us not only wisdom and encouragement but they are an inspiration to us.”


485. “Pain makes you stronger. Tears make you braver. Heartbreak makes you wiser.” — Marc & Angel


486. “No man is wise enough by himself.” — Plautus


487. Leaders gain members by showing how wise and determined they are.


488. “We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right. ” — Nelson Mandela


489. “Self-Respect and wisdom are the only symbols of human beings.” ― Periyar E. V. Ramasamy


490. Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.


491. ”A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart.” – Jonathan Swift


492. Lover of wisdom


493. Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.


494. “The Child is thinking that it is wise to practice self-care.” – Parent Self-Care


495. “To understand yourself is the key to wisdom.” — Confucius


496. “The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet.” ~James Openheim


497. “I miss my father’s wisdom, his sense of humor, and his unwavering love. Life isn’t the same without him.”


498. “Patience is the key to paradise.” – Turkish Proverb (a bit of a wisdom quote too, don’t you think?!)


499. We take photos as a return ticket to a moment otherwise gone.


500. “A wise man once said nothing.” – Anonymous


501. “Never question another man's motive. His wisdom, yes, but not his motives.”


502. “People inspire you, or they drain you – pick them wisely.” Hans F. Hansen


503. “Then appeared wisdom and shrewdness, and there ensued great hypocrisy.”


504. “Personal Vision is often the catalyst for wise decisions.”


505. “What the wise man does in the beginning, the fool does in the end” ― Warren Buffett


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


507. “Another year older, another year wiser? I guess we’ll see!”


508. “A waterfall cannot be silent, just as wisdom. When they speak, the voice of power speaks.”


509. “A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.”


510. “Great wisdom not applied to action and behavior is meaningless data.”


511. “The passion/hunger of the student brings out the experience/wisdom of the mentor.” ― Orrin Woodward


512. “No matter how much it may seem otherwise, no one has control of your life but you.” – Grant Cardone


513. “The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson


514. “A man who isolates himself seeks his own desire; He rages against all wise judgment.”


515. “Even the wisest mind has something yet to learn.” – George Santayana


516. “The truly wise and happy are never rushed.”


517. Stronger by weakness, wiser men become. — Edmund Waller


518. “To a good man, God gives not only wisdom and knowledge, but joy.”


519. The only wisdom we can hope to acquire is the wisdom of humility.


520. Humility is the only true wisdom by which we prepare our minds for all the possible changes of life.


521. “ASK any wise man what he most desires and he will, more than likely, say "more wisdom.”


522. “Sometimes dreams are wiser than waking.”


523. “Never be proud but show humility towards others, true wisdom lies in being humble.” — Shri Radhe Maa


524. A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart.” – Jonathan Swift


525. “Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.“


526. “You are amazing, and you shouldn’t let anyone tell you otherwise. No matter what.” — Bryant Collins


527. One part of wisdom is knowing what you don't need anymore and letting it go. —Jane Fonda


528. “Nobody can give you wiser advice than yourself.” – Cicero


529. “Your heart is full of wisdom”


530. “To be old and wise, you must first be young and stupid.” – Unknown


531. I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.


532. "Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.” —Confucius"


533. “A wise man once said nothing” Anonymous


534. “strategic planning should be more about collective wisdom building than top-down or bottom-up planning.”


535. “You will rarely make wise decisions if you surround yourself with fools” ~ Rasheed Ogunlaru


536. “Turn your wounds into wisdom.” ―Oprah Winfrey


537. “Never, no, never did nature say one thing and wisdom another.” – Edmund Burke


538. ‘Patience and wisdom walk hand in hand, like two one-armed lovers.’ – Jarod Kintz


539. “May God bless you with wisdom and understanding.”


540. “And there are really never endings, happy or otherwise.”


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


542. Warm and wise with a smile in his eyes—Grandpa. —Jeannie Hund


543. “The wise man admires water, the kind man admires mountains.”


544. “Honesty is the first chapter of the book wisdom.”― Thomas Jefferson


545. “[I]n the wise leader’s plans, considerations of advantage and of disadvantage will be blended together.”


546. “A wise man told me if it doesn’t affect my pockets, don’t let it affect my emotions.”


547. “If knowledge is power, knowing what we don't know is wisdom.”


548. A fool is known by his speech; and a wise man by silence.” – Pythagoras


549. "It is strange how often a heart must be broken before the years can make it wise.” – Sara Teasdale


550. “A wise man once said, “Money can’t buy happiness, but it pays for the yacht to pull alongside it.”


551. Your mood depends on the weather too, sometimes it's great otherwise it's just sad.


552. “If I had just a little bit of wisdom I should walk the great path and fear only straying from it.”


553. They say that wisdom comes with age. Today you must be the smartest person I know. Happy birthday to you!


554. “Sometimes it’s wiser to play stupid than try to be intelligent.”


555. “Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.”


556. “You are unwise to lower your defenses!” Darth Vader


557. “A wise man makes his own decisions; an ignorant man follows the public opinion.” ~ Grantland Rice


558. Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.


559. Follow your instincts. That’s where true wisdom manifests itself.


560. “No wise man ever thought that a traitor should be trusted.” ― Cicero


561. “One clear-cut result is worth a dozen wise precautions.”


562. “A wise woman wishes to be no one's enemy; a wise woman refuses to be anyone's victim.”


563. “Sometimes you have to be a fool to get people to think you are wise.”


564. “Think as the wise men think, but talk like the simple people do.” — Aristotle


565. A wise man can always be found alone because he minds his own business


566. “Be where you are; otherwise, you will miss your life.” — Buddha


567. “You are unwise to lower your defenses.” – Darth Vader


568. “Perfect reason flees all extremity, and leads one to be wise with sobriety.” ― Moliere


569. “People inspire you, or they drain you – pick them wisely.” – Hans F. Hansen


570. “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” Rumi


571. Adversity is the mother of wisdom.


572. Thank you for offering me free therapy for all these years. I couldn’t afford to stay this sane otherwise.


573. “They must often change who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.”


574. “Quiet and silence is a form of power. Thoughtful and wise people are not talkative people.” Dr T.P.Chia


575. “Death never takes the wise man by surprise, he is always ready to go.” – Jean de La Fontaine


576. Not all men are fools. If you doubt otherwise, you haven’t met me.


577. “Time is the wisest counselor of all.” — Pericles


578. “We’re here to put a dent in the universe. Otherwise why else even be here?”


579. “Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.” ~ Thomas Jefferson


580. Hope means expectancy when things are otherwise hopeless. - G. K. Chesterton


581. “Life is full of choices, make yours wisely.”


582. “It is strange how often a heart must be broken before the years can make it wise.“


583. “Only fools use their mouth to speak. A smart man uses his brain, and a wise man uses his heart.”― Jack Ma


584. “No matter how much it may seem otherwise, no one has control of your life but you”


585. “Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.”


586. “Be wise with speed; a fool at forty is a fool indeed.” – Edward Young.


587. “Patience is the companion of wisdom.” – Anonymous


588. Be wise with speed; a fool at forty is a fool indeed.” – Edward Young.


589. “Suffering is part of our training program for becoming wise.”


590. “A wise man once said, there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.”


591. “I learned a long time ago the wisest thing I can do is be on my own side.” – Maya Angelou


592. They say time is precious; so waste it wisely.


593. “Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.” – Buddha


594. “The advantage of wisdom is that you can play dumb. The opposite is more difficult.” ― Kurt Tucholsky


595. “While it is wise to learn from experience, it is wiser to learn from the experiences of others.”


596. “The Bible reminds us that on the other side of humility we find wisdom”


597. “When you need advice, make sure you choose your advisor wisely. There”


598. “I was wise enough to never grow up while fooling most people into believing I had.” ~ Margaret Mead


599. “Time is the wisest of all things that are, for it brings everything to light.” ~ Thales


600. Woke up a little older… but not wiser.


601. “I am wise because I learn from my mistakes.”


602. “A man who isolates himself seeks his own desire; He rages against all wise judgment.” – Proverbs 18:1


603. Time is precious. Waste it wisely.


604. “It is a wise father that knows his own child.” – William Shakespeare


605. "Suffering is part of our training program for becoming wise.” – Ram Dass


606. “It is a wise father that know his own child.” ― William Shakespeare


607. “I give my mind the liberty to follow the first wise or foolish idea that presents itself,”


608. “A warrior cannot lower his head – otherwise he loses sight of the horizon of his dreams.”


609. Growing older means growing wiser, and with age comes its own kind of beauty.


610. “If you c