92 Wisdom Quotes for a Happier Life

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According to the great philosopher Aristotle, “wisdom is the ability to deliberate well about which courses of action would be good and expedient” in simpler words it is the virtue by which an individual applies the right means at the right time.
Of course, no one is born wise, it takes years of knowledge, learning, and experience to become wise.
Therefore it is always advised to read the words of wisdom given by these wise people whenever you find yourself stuck or surrounded by dilemmas at any point in life.
Here are 92 Wisdom Quotes that you should definitely go through

1.“The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.”
― Paulo Coelho

2.“There are three things all wise men fear: the sea in storm, a night with no moon, and the anger of a gentleman.”
― Patrick Rothfuss

3.“By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.”
― Confucious

4..“You do not write your life with words…You write it with actions. What you think is not important. It is only important what you do.”
― Patrick Ness

5..“It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.”
― Leo Tolstoy

6.“Knowing others is intelligence;
knowing yourself is true wisdom.
Mastering others is strength;
mastering yourself is true power.”
― Lao Tzu

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7.“The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.”
― Albert Einstein

8.“Learn to light a candle in the darkest moments of someone’s life. Be the light that helps others see; it is what gives life its deepest significance.”
― Roy T. Bennett

92 wisdom quotes for a happier life

9.“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.”
― Truman Capote

10.“Don’t waste your time with explanations: people only hear what they want to hear.”
― Paulo Coelho

11.“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection”
― Sharon Salzberg

12.“We can know only that we know nothing. And that is the highest degree of human wisdom.”
― Leo Tolstoy

13.Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.”
― Rumi

14.“Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens”
― Jimi Hendrix

15“We learn from failure, not from success!”
― Bram Stoke

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16.“Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.”
― Socrates

17.“Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.”
― Samuel Taylor Coleridge

18.“If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson

19.“Guard well your thoughts when alone and your words when accompanied.”
― Roy T. Bennett

20.“Intelligence is more important than strength, that is why earth is ruled by men and not by animals.”

21.“Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.”
― Albert Einstein

22.“Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others.Unsuccessful people are always asking, “What’s in it for me?”

― Brian Tracy

23.“The journey is what brings us happiness not the destination.”
― Dan Millman

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24.“Recognizing power in another does not diminish your own.”
― Joss Whedon

25.“A smart person knows how to talk. A wise person knows when to be silent.”

26.“The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naive forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget.”
― Thomas Szasz

27.“Risks must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.”
― Leo F. Buscaglia

28.“If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson

29.“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door”
― Milton Berle

30.“If you have a dream, don’t just sit there. Gather courage to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a reality.”
― Dr Roopleen

31.“You will not be punished for your anger; you will be punished by your anger.”
― Siddhārtha Gautama

32.“You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.”
― Galileo

33.“The man of wisdom is never of two minds;
the man of benevolence never worries;
the man of courage is never afraid.”
― Confucius

34.“Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.”
― Confucius

35.“The small wisdom is like water in a glass:
clear, transparent, pure.
The great wisdom is like the water in the sea:
dark, mysterious, impenetrable.”
― Rabindranath Tagore

36.“When in doubt, choose to live.”
― Terry Pratchett

37.“Hate is… It’s too easy. Love. Love takes courage.”
― Hannah Harrington

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38.“Expectations make people miserable, so whatever yours are, lower them. You’ll definitely be happier.”
― Simone Elkeles

39.“Anger exceeding limits causes fear and excessive kindness eliminates respect.”
― Euripides

40.“Supreme excellence consists of breaking the enemy’s resistance without fighting.”
― Sun Tzu

41.“Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.”
― Napoleon Hill

42.“Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny.”
― Steve Maraboli

43.“Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.”
― Albert Einstein

44.“Every concept of reality is all in our head, belief is what makes truth.”
― Christy Leigh Stewart

45.“Perhaps the hardest lesson to learn is not to be attached to the results of your actions.”
― Joan Borysenko

46.“Turn your face toward the sun and the shadows will fall behind you.”
― Maori Proverb

47.“Knowing others is wisdom. Knowing yourself is Enlightenment.

– Lao-Tzu

48.“Know well what leads you forward and what holds you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom.”
― Buddha

49.“The essence of wisdom is to know when to be doing, and when it’s useless even to try”
― Mary Stewart

50.“You are what you believe in. You become that which you believe you can become”
― Bhagavad Gita

51.“Develop the winning edge; small differences in your performance can lead to large differences in your results.”
― Brian Tracy

52.“The heart that gives, gathers.”
― Tao Te Ching

53.“Never say anything about yourself you don’t want to come true”
― Brian Tracy

54.“Nothing and no one is perfect. It just takes a good eye to find those hidden imperfections.”
― Daphne Delacroix

55.“No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it.”
― Albert Einstein

56.“The only man who never makes mistakes is the man who never does anything.”
― Theodore Roosevelt

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57.“To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future.”
― Plutarch

58.“To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.”
― Nicolaus Copernicus

59.“Ordinary people merely think how they shall ‘spend’ their time; a man of talent tries to ‘use’ it.”
― Arthur Schopenhauer

60.“Knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it.”
― Lao Tzu

61.“Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.”
― Ronald E. Osborn

62.“The strongest of all warriors are these two — Time and Patience.”
― Leo Tolstoy

63.“Time doesn’t heal emotional pain, you need to learn how to let go.”
― Roy T. Bennett

64.“Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door. ”
― Coco Chanel

65.“To finish the moment, to find the journey’s end in every step of the road, to live the greatest number of good hours, is wisdom.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson

66.“The immature think that knowledge and action are different, but the wise see them as the same.”

67.“Time ripens all things; no man is born wise.”
― Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

68.“Do not look for happiness outside yourself. The awakened seek happiness inside.”
― Peter Deunov

69.“A path is made by walking on it.”
― Chuang Tzu

70.“The act of taking the first step is what separates the winners from the losers.”
― Brian Tracy

71.“Patience is the companion of wisdom.”
-Saint Augustine

72.“Always forgive, but never forget, else you will be a prisoner of your own hatred, and doomed to repeat your mistakes forever.”
― Wil Zeus

73.“If you place your head in a lion’s mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.”
― Agatha Christie

74.“What you are is God’s gift to you, what you become is your gift to God.”
―Anonymous

75.“The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.”
― Robertson Davies

76.“The flame that burns Twice as bright burns half as long.”
― Lao Tzu

77.“Don’t go on discussing what a good person should be. Just be one.”
― Marcus Aurelius

78.”A wind that blows aimlessly is no good to anyone.”
― Rick Riordan

79.“People are always complaining that life’s not fair, but that simply isn’t true. Life is extraordinarily fair. It’s just not centered on you.”
― Lynn Marie Sager

80.“Whatever you believe with feeling becomes your reality.”
― Brian Tracy

81.“A man convinced against his will
Is of the same opinion still”
― Dale Carnegie

82.“When they say the sky’s the limit to me that’s really true”
― Michael Jackson

83.“Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people we personally dislike.”
― Oscar Wilde

84.“You only live twice:
Once when you are born
And once when you look death in the face”
― Ian Fleming

85.“We are addicted to our thoughts. We cannot change anything if we cannot change our thinking.”
― Santosh Kalwar

86.“Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.”
― Benjamin Spock

87.“Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what is right.”
― Isaac Asimov

88.“We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.”
― May Sarton

89.“Sorrow looks back, Worry looks around, Faith looks up”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson

90.“To wisely live your life, you don’t need to know much
Just remember two main rules for the beginning:
You better starve, than eat whatever
And better be alone, than with whoever.”
― Omar Khayyám

91.“Be wiser than other people if you can; but do not tell them so.”
― Dale Carnegie

92.“The wise are not wise because they make no mistakes. They are wise because they correct their mistakes as soon as they recognize them.”
― Orson Scott Card

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