Wisdom Quotes

The higher we are placed, the more humbly we should walk.

The higher we are placed, the more humbly we should walk.

Marcus Tullius Cicero
The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment; it is not in luck or chance, or the help of others; it is in yourself alone.

The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment; it is not in luck or chance, or the help of others; it is in yourself alone.

Orison Swett Marden
He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.

He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.

Jim Elliot
O, what a tangled web we weave when first we practise to deceive!

O, what a tangled web we weave when first we practise to deceive!

Walter Scott
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.

Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.

Napoleon Bonaparte
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.

Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.

Archimedes
One who is mild rather than forceful has greater capacity for outreach.

One who is mild rather than forceful has greater capacity for outreach.

Ali ibn Abi Talib
Fools laugh at others. Wisdom laughs at itself.

Fools laugh at others. Wisdom laughs at itself.

Rajneesh
Wisdom is knowing when you can't be wise.

Wisdom is knowing when you can't be wise.

Muhammad Ali
Do the right thing. It will gratify some people and astonish the rest.

Do the right thing. It will gratify some people and astonish the rest.

Mark Twain
We have no words for speaking of wisdom to the stupid. He who understands the wise is wise already.

We have no words for speaking of wisdom to the stupid. He who understands the wise is wise already.

Georg C. Lichtenberg