100+ Powerful Wisdom Quotes | Words Of Wisdom

‘Wisdom’ is the quality of having experience, knowledge, and good judgement; the quality of being wise. We all want to be wise and make wise decisions. We need the advice of wise and experienced people to develop our own knowledge. So today we are sharing the ‘Wisdom Quotes’ of some experienced and knowledgeable people. Which will help you develop knowledge and form the right character.

Wisdom Quotes :

  • “If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.”  ~Abraham Maslow
  • “Wisdom comes alone through suffering.”  ~Aeschylus
  • “It is good even for old men to learn wisdom.”  ~Aeschylus
  • “Memory is the mother of all wisdom.”  ~Aeschylus
  • “Appearances are often deceiving.”  ~Aesop
  • “Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn’t be done.”  ~Amelia Earhart
  • “When you doubt, abstain.”  ~Ambrose Bierce
  • “Who is wise in love, love most, say least.”  ~Alfred Lord Tennyson
  • “Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.”  ~Albert Einstein
  • “The attempt to combine wisdom and power has only rarely been successful and then only for a short while.”  ~Albert Einstein
  • “Experience is not what happens to you; it’s what you do with what happens to you.”  ~Aldous Huxley
  • “Tis but a part we see, and not a whole.”  ~Alexander Pope
  • “Never find fault with the absent.”  ~Alexander Pope
  • “Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.”  ~Alfred Lord Tennyson
  • “Who is wise in love, love most, say least.”  ~Alfred Lord Tennyson
  • “When you doubt, abstain.”  ~Ambrose Bierce
  • “Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn’t be done.”  ~Amelia Earhart
  • “Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom.”  ~Anatole France
  • “I prefer the folly of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom.”  ~Anatole France
  • “When you give yourself, you receive more than you give.”  ~Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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Wisdom Quotes About Life :

  • “Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.”  ~Archimedes
  • “The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom.”  ~Aristotle
  • “It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important.”  ~Arthur Conan Doyle
  • “In action a great heart is the chief qualification. In work, a great head.”  ~Arthur Schopenhauer
  • “The truth is not for all men, but only for those who seek it.”  ~Ayn Rand
  • “Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.”  ~Baruch Spinoza
  • “The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations.”  ~Benjamin Disraeli
  • “Man is only great when he acts from passion.”  ~Benjamin Disraeli
  • “The doors of wisdom are never shut.”  ~Benjamin Franklin
  • “Without freedom of thought, there can be no such thing as wisdom – and no such thing as public liberty without freedom of speech.”  ~Benjamin Franklin

Powerful Wisdom Quotes :

  • “Honesty is the best policy.”  ~Benjamin Franklin
  • “Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.” ~Benjamin Franklin
  • “When in doubt, don’t.”  ~Benjamin Franklin
  • “The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.”  ~Benjamin Franklin
  • “There are three faithful friends – an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.”  ~Benjamin Franklin
  • “Both in thought and in feeling, even though time be real, to realise the unimportance of time is the gate of wisdom.”  ~Bertrand Russell
  • “Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.”  ~Bertrand Russell
  • “To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.”  ~Bertrand Russell
  • “Nothing that you have not given away will ever be really yours.”  ~C. S. Lewis
  • “Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.”  ~Carl Jung

Quotes About Wisdom And Knowledge :

  • “A loving heart is the truest wisdom.”  ~Charles Dickens
  • “There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart.”  ~Charles Dickens
  • “They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.”  ~Confucius
  • “When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.”  ~Confucius
  • “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.”  ~Confucius
  • “Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.” ~Confucius
  • “Life is a travelling to the edge of knowledge, then a leap taken.”  ~D. H. Lawrence
  • “Applause is a receipt, not a bill.”  ~Dale Carnegie
  • “Step with care and great tact, and remember that Life’s a Great Balancing Act.”  ~Dr. Seuss
  • “Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great empire and little minds go ill together.”  ~Edmund Burke

Wisdom Quotes About Success :

  • “But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all possible evils; for it is folly, vice, and madness, without tuition or restraint.”  ~Edmund Burke
  • “Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.”  ~Elbert Hubbard
  • “One’s philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes… and the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility.”  ~Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “It is the nature of the wise to resist pleasures, but the foolish to be a slave to them.”  ~Epictetus
  • “It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.”  ~Epictetus
  • “Silence is true wisdom’s best reply.”  ~Euripides
  • “Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom.”  ~Euripides
  • “Wise men make more opportunities than they find.”  ~Francis Bacon
  • “There is a difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man is really so; but he that thinks himself the wisest is generally the greatest fool.”  ~Francis Bacon
  • “Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance.”  ~Francis of Assisi

Wisdom Quotes In English :

  • “Holy wisdom confounds Satan and all his wickednesses.”  ~Francis of Assisi
  • “Pure, holy simplicity confounds all the wisdom of this world and the wisdom of the flesh.”  ~Francis of Assisi
  • “Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good, to the praise that deceives them.”  ~Francois de La Rochefoucauld
  • “We give advice, but we cannot give the wisdom to profit by it.”  ~Francois de La Rochefoucauld
  • “It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.”  ~Francois de La Rochefoucauld
  • “However glorious an action in itself, it ought not to pass for great if it be not the effect of wisdom and intention.”  ~Francois de La Rochefoucauld
  • “There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.”  ~Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • “The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.”  ~Friedrich Nietzsche
  • “There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy.”  ~Friedrich Nietzsche
  • “Does wisdom perhaps appear on the earth as a raven which is inspired by the smell of carrion?”  ~Friedrich Nietzsche
  • “All we are saying is give peace a chance.”  ~John Lennon

Deep Words Of Wisdom :

  • “It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.”  ~Henry David Thoreau
  • “Wisdom oft times consists of knowing what to do next.”  ~Herbert Hoover
  • “Wisdom consists not so much in knowing what to do in the ultimate as knowing what to do next.”  ~Herbert Hoover
  • “More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not forsake us.”  ~George Eliot
  • “Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.”  ~Henry Ford
  • “The motto of chivalry is also the motto of wisdom; to serve all, but love only one.”  ~Honore de Balzac
  • “The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.”  ~John F. Kennedy
  • “He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe.”  ~Marcus Aurelius
  • “The lure of the distant and the difficult is deceptive. The great opportunity is where you are.”  ~John Burroughs
  • “So confident am I in the intentions, as well as wisdom, of the government, that I shall always be satisfied that what is not done, either cannot, or ought not to be done.”  ~Thomas Jefferson

Words Of Wisdom Quotes :

  • “All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man.”  ~Henry David Thoreau
  • “We don’t receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us.”  ~Marcel Proust
  • “If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.”  ~Nelson Mandela
  • “Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants. People have the right to expect that these wants will be provided for by this wisdom.”  ~Jimmy Carter.
  • “Pain and foolishness lead to great bliss and complete knowledge, for Eternal Wisdom created nothing under the sun in vain.”  ~Khalil Gibran
  • “Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness which does not bow before children.”  ~Khalil Gibran
  • “The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions.”  ~Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  • “That old law about ‘an eye for an eye’ leaves everybody blind. The time is always right to do the right thing.”  ~Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • “The attempt to combine wisdom and power has only rarely been successful and then only for a short while.”  ~Albert Einstein
  • “I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.”  ~Lao Tzu

Short Wisdom Quotes :

  • “Who is wise in love, love most, say least.”  ~Alfred Lord Tennyson
  • “Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.”  ~Alfred Lord Tennyson
  • “Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.”  ~Jim Rohn
  • “Never find fault with the absent.”  ~Alexander Pope
  • “Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become.”  ~Jim Rohn
  • “The truest wisdom is a resolute determination.”  ~Napoleon Bonaparte
  • “Tis but a part we see, and not a whole.”  ~Alexander Pope
  • “Experience is not what happens to you; it’s what you do with what happens to you.”  ~Aldous Huxley
  • “Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.”  ~Albert Einstein
  • “It is the mind that maketh good or ill, That maketh wretch or happy, rich or poor.” ~ Michel de Montaigne

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