Wisdom Quotes

Silence is often misinterpreted but never misquoted.

Silence is often misinterpreted but never misquoted.

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Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and he'll eat forever.

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and he'll eat forever.

Chinese Proverb
A new broom sweeps clean but an old broom knows the corners.

A new broom sweeps clean but an old broom knows the corners.

Virgin Islander (on friendship)
Justice is truth in action.

Justice is truth in action.

Benjamin Disraeli
Deal with the faults of others as gently as your own.

Deal with the faults of others as gently as your own.

Chinese Proverb
Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.

Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.

Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.

Socrates
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.

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

Clever Quotes
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.

Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.

Learning Quotes
Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.

Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.

Jim Rohn
To advise is not to compel.

To advise is not to compel.

Anton Chekhov