Wisdom Quotes

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Today is Yesterday's Pupil.

Benjamin Franklin

We owe almost all our knowledge not to those who have agreed but to those who have differed.

Charles Caleb Colton

You know, there are two good things in life, freedom of thought and freedom of action.

W. Somerset Maugham

Life must be a constant education; one must learn everything, from speaking to dying.

Gustave Flaubert

Everyone hurries his life on and suffers from a yearning for the future and a weariness of the present. But he who bestows all of his time on his own needs, who plans out every day as if it were his last, neither longs for nor fears the morrow.


A man is great by deeds, not by birth.


That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.

Swami Vivekananda

Everything changes, nothing perishes. 


Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn whatever state I am in, therin to be content.

Helen Keller

Look and you will find it - what is unsought will go undetected.


Death is always and under all circumstances a tragedy, for if it is not, then it means that life itself has become one.

Theodore Roosevelt

What is it to be wise? - 'Tis but to know how little can be known - to see all others' faults and feel our own.

Alexander Pope

Thought constitutes the greatness of man.

Blaise Pascal

Marcel Proust Quote: The real voyage of discovery consists ...

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.

Marcel Proust

We build too many walls and not enough bridges.

Isaac Newton

Happy is he who learns to bear what he cannot change.

Friedrich Schiller

For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one.

Khalil Gibran

Force without wisdom falls of its own weight


Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

It is sometimes the height of wisdom to feign stupidity.


All is mystery; but he is a slave who will not struggle to penetrate the dark veil.

Benjamin Disraeli

For I am not Eternity, but a human being; a part of the whole, as an hour is part of the day. I must come like the hour, and like the hour must pass!


Patience is the companion of wisdom.

St. Augustine

It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.

J. K. Rowling

From that time forth he believed that the wise man is one who never sets himself apart from other living things, whether they have speech or not, and in later years he strove long to learn what can be learned, in silence, from the eyes of animals, the flight of birds, the great slow gestures of trees.

Ursula K. Le Guin

Beware of no Man more than thy self.

Thomas Fuller

The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.

Bob Marley

It is too often seen, that the wiser men are about the things of this world, the less wise they are about the things of the next.

Edward Gibbon

If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom?

Khalil Gibran

Much may be done in those little shreds and patches of time which every day produces, and which most men throw away.

Charles Caleb Colton

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