Quotes tagged with wisdom (1084 quotes found)

Eleanor Roosevelt
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Maurice Switzer
It is better to remain silent at the risk of being thought a fool, than to talk and remove all doubt of it.
William Shakespeare
The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.
wisdom  # 40
Mark Twain
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Jess C. Scott
When someone loves you, the way they talk about you is different. You feel safe and comfortable.
Aristotle
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Socrates
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
wisdom  knowledge  # 284
Isaac Asimov
The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
life  science  wisdom  # 313
John Lennon
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Mark Twain
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.
books  wisdom  bookroom  libraries  # 365
Langston Hughes
Hold fast to dreams,
Jonathan Swift
May you live every day of your life.
J.R.R. Tolkien
Never laugh at live dragons.
wisdom  dragons  # 463
Alexandre Dumas
There is neither happiness nor misery in the world; there is only the comparison of one state with another, nothing more. He who has felt the deepest grief is best able to experience supreme happiness. We must have felt what it is to die, Morrel, that we may appreciate the enjoyments of life.
inspirational  wisdom  hope  # 499
Abigail Van Buren
The best index to a person's character is how he treats people who can't do him any good, and how he treats people who can't fight back.
life  wisdom  character  # 527
Aristotle
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
wisdom  # 572