More Wise Sayings And Quotes


More Wise Sayings And Quotes

Here is another collection of wisdom and wise sayings and quotes from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by for you to read and enjoy.

“Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own.”
– Aesop

Dogs are wise. They crawl away into a quiet corner and lick their wounds and do not rejoin the world until they are whole once more.”
– Agatha Christie

“Those who gave thee a body, furnished it with weakness; but He who gave thee Soul, armed thee with resolution. Employ it, and thou art wise; be wise and thou art happy.”
– Akhenaton

“Be as smart as you can, but remember that it is always better to be wise than to be smart.”
– Alan Alda

“Before God we are all equally wise – and equally foolish.”
Albert Einstein

“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

“The day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect, he becomes an adolescent; the day he forgives them, he becomes an adult; the day he forgives himself, he becomes wise.”
– Alden Nowlan

“Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but very few a generous thing.”
Alexander Pope

“Who is wise in love, love most, say least.”
– Alfred Lord Tennyson

“No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude.”
– Alfred North Whitehead

Education, n.: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.”
– Ambrose Bierce

“Concentrate your energies, your thoughts and your capital. The wise man puts all his eggs in one basket and watches the basket.”
– Andrew Carnegie

“I do not believe that sheer suffering teaches. If suffering alone taught, all the world would be wise, since everyone suffers. To suffering must be added mourning, understanding, patience, love, openness and the willingness to remain vulnerable.”
– Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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

“The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things for which he cares sufficiently; but he is willing, in great crises, to give even his life – knowing that under certain conditions it is not worthwhile to live.”
– Aristotle

“Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away.”
– Arthur Helps

“The wise have always said the same things, and fools, who are the majority have always done just the opposite.”
– Arthur Schopenhauer

“The intellect of the wise is like glass; it admits the light of heaven and reflects it.”
– Augustus Hare

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

“Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.”
– Baltasar Gracian

“Life’s Tragedy is that we get old to soon and wise too late.”
– Benjamin Franklin

“Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his passions. Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody.”
– Benjamin Franklin

“Wise men don’t need advice. Fools won’t take it.”
– Benjamin Franklin

“A word to the wise ain’t necessary – it’s the stupid ones that need the advice.”
– Bill Cosby

Belief is a wise wager. Granted that faith cannot be proved, what harm will come to you if you gamble on its truth and it proves false? If you gain, you gain all; if you lose, you lose nothing. Wager, then, without hesitation, that He exists.”
– Blaise Pascal

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

“To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent.”

“The wise ones fashioned speech with their thought, sifting it as grain is sifted through a sieve.”
– Buddha

“O wise man! Give your wealth only to the worthy and never to others. The water of the sea received by the clouds is always sweet.”
– Chanakya

“Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.”
– Chanakya

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

“When we become a really mature, grown-up, wise society, we will put teachers at the center of the community, where they belong. We don’t honor them enough, we don’t pay them enough.”
– Charles Kuralt

“Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom.”
– Charles Spurgeon

“In our friendships we have to be wise that we choose godly people to be our friends. Somebody might say, well does that mean that you should never have a lost person as your friend? No, I wouldn’t say that. But you can’t have the same intimacy with a lost person that you can with a godly person in whom the Holy Spirit is living.”
– Charles Stanley

“Rules are for the obedience of fools and the guidance of wise men.”
– Douglas Bader

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