Wisdom Quotes

If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
The higher we are placed, the more humbly we should walk.
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.
He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.
O, what a tangled web we weave when first we practise to deceive!
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
One who is mild rather than forceful has greater capacity for outreach.
Fools laugh at others. Wisdom laughs at itself.
Wisdom is knowing when you can't be wise.
Do the right thing. It will gratify some people and astonish the rest.
We have no words for speaking of wisdom to the stupid. He who understands the wise is wise already.