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100 best wise phrases of life

100 best wise phrases of life

The best wise phrases of life for personal development. Fantastic collection of quotes from the great philosophers, writers and thinkers.

Wise quotes for life

We have to be willing to put aside the planned life, in order to have the life that awaits us. Joseph Campbell

Neither reason is so right, nor is emotion so exciting. Well-being is only achieved when reason and emotion agree.

Knowing oneself is the beginning of all wisdom. Aristotle

Yesterday I was ready, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself. Rumi

To stop doing what you don't want, you need to know what you want.

In three ways we can learn: first of all by reflection, which is the most noble; second, by imitation, which is easier; and thirdly by experience, which is the most bitter. Confucius

Cut your own wood and it will heat you twice. Henry Ford

The saddest aspect of life at that time is that science gathers knowledge more quickly than society gathers wisdom. Isaac Asimov

Do not win the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold. Bob marley

I am not in this world to meet your expectations and you are not in this world to meet mine. Bruce Lee

The truth of today is the heresy of tomorrow.

The intrinsic value of life depends on consciousness and the power of contemplation, not on mere survival. Aristotle

Hold on to your dreams, because if dreams die, life is a bird with broken wings, which cannot fly. Langston Hughes

Any fool can know. The key is to understand. Albert Einstein

There are times when problems enter our lives and we cannot do anything to avoid them. But they are there for a reason. Only when we manage to overcome them, we will understand why they were there. Paulo Coelho

Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens. Jimi Hendrix

Whenever you are on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect. Mark Twain

Beware of false knowledge; They are more dangerous than ignorance. George Bernard Shaw

Turn your wounds and change them for wisdom. Oprah Winfrey

The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook. William James

The fool does not think he is wise, but the prudent man knows he is a fool. William Shakespeare

The desire to reach the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach the heart is wise. Maya Angelou

An unexamined life is not worth living. Socrates

When it is clear that the objectives cannot be achieved, do not adjust the objectives, adjust the steps. Confucius

Knowledge comes, but wisdom endures. Alfred Lord Tennyson

He who knows all the answers has not asked all the questions. Confucius

I don't know what weapons will be fought in the Third World War, but in the Fourth World War it will be fought with sticks and stones. Albert Einstein

A day of worry is more exhausting than a week of work. John Lubbock

Work as if you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody's watching. Satchel Paige

Failure is the seasoning that gives success its flavor. Truman Capote

When you give you open the way to receive. Florence Scovel Shinn

There are three things that all wise men fear: the sea in the storm, a moonless night, and the wrath of a kind man. Patrick Rothfuss, Fear of a wise man.

Obstacles are those awful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal. Henry Ford

The past has no power over the present moment. Eckhart Tolle

Don't waste your time with explanations: people only listen to what they want to hear. Paulo Coelho

If you don't know where you're going, any path will take you there. Lewis Carroll

We live in a time when unnecessary things are our only needs. Oscar Wilde

Sometimes one likes dumb people for their madness, more than people knew for their wisdom. Elizabeth Gaskell

Not that I am so smart. But I keep the questions much longer. Albert Einstein

When walking on the street of life you must smell the roses that you will only find once. Ben hogan

Knowing others is intelligence; Knowing yourself is true wisdom. Dominating others is strength; Self control is true power. Lao Tse

Self-knowledge does not require isolation, but enough time with yourself. Rafael Vídac

You are going to do silly things, but do them with enthusiasm. Colette

Common sense in an unusual degree is what the world calls wisdom. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

In spite of it, force must sometimes bow to wisdom. Rick Riordan, the thief of lightning

I am not young enough to know everything. JM Barrie

Risks must be taken because the greatest danger in life is not to risk anything. Leo Buscaglia

The wise man must be able not only to love his enemies, but also to hate his friends. Friedrich Nietzsche

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. Eleanor Roosevelt

Trees are poems that the Earth writes in the sky, then we cut them and turn them into paper, in order to record our emptiness. Kahlil Gibran

The only man who never makes mistakes is the one who never does anything. Theodore Roosevelt

Never complain without giving explanations. Resist the temptation to defend yourself through excuses. Brian Tracy

I know what you want to look like. Socrates

You yourself, as much as any other in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection. Gautama Buddha

The measure of intelligence is the ability to change. Albert Einstein

We can only know that we know nothing. And that is the highest degree of human wisdom. Leon Tolstoy, War and Peace

Wise? No, I just learned to think. Christopher Paolini

The once enlightened mind cannot return to darkness again. Thomas Paine

Do not sacrifice yourself too much, because if you sacrifice yourself too much, there will be nothing else you can give and no one to take care of you. Karl Lagerfeld

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

I am not seeing the world, I am interpreting it. Enric Corbera

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

I don't ask for any crown, it's something everyone can win; Nor try to conquer the world, except the one inside. Louisa May Alcott

The only true wisdom is in knowing that he knows nothing. Socrates

Count your age for friends, not years. Tell your life for smiles, not for tears. John Lennon

In a good book room you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them. Mark Twain

The essence of the human being is that he does not seek perfection. George Orwell

A wise man will create more opportunities than he finds. Francis Bacon

Everything that irritates us from others can lead us to a better understanding of ourselves. Carl Jung

Half of looking smart is keeping your mouth shut at the right time. Patrick Rothfuss

Angry people are not always wise. Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

A person's best character index is the way he treats people who can't do him any good, and the way he treats people who can't defend himself. Abigail Van Buren

Think before you talk. Read before thinking. Fran Lebowitz

The secret of life, however, is to fall seven times and get up eight times. Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

If you are reading this ... Congratulations, you are alive. If that is not something to smile for, then I don't know what it is. Chad Sugg, monsters under the head

Always look for the seed of triumph in every adversity. Og Mandino

It is the mark of an educated mind to understand a thought without accepting it. Aristotle

Reality is simply an illusion, although a very persistent one. Albert Einstein

Simple things are the most extraordinary, and only the wise can see them. Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

Let no one take you so low as to hate him. Martin Luther King Jr

The talent is given. Be humble. Fame is given. Be grateful Cheating is self-determined. Be careful. John Wooden

Be careful, for as long as you live, to judge men by their outward appearance. Jean de La Fontaine

God is not going to look at you for your medals, titles or diplomas, but for your scars. Elbert hubbard

The truth is not for all men, only for those who seek it. Ayn Rand

When someone loves you, the way you talk about yourself is different. It feels safe and comfortable. Jess C. Scott

It is surprising how complete the illusion is that beauty is goodness. Leo Tolstoy, The Sonata to Kreutzer

When one thing is done, it is done. Do not look back. Wait to meet your next target. George C. Marshall

We are what our thoughts have done to us; so be careful about what you think. The words are secondary. Thoughts live and travel far. Swami Vivekananda

A promise made is an unpaid debt. Robert W. Service

You don't write your life with words ... you write it with actions. The only important thing is what you do. Patrick Ness

Do not go where the road can take you, go where there is no road and leave a trail. Ralph Waldo Emerson

True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves and the world around us. Socrates

Blessed are those who give without remembering and take without forgetting. Elizabeth Bibesco

It is not what we look at in what matters, it is what we see. Henry David Thoreau

Whatever you do in life, surround yourself with intelligent people who can argue with you. John Wooden

Walk carefully and tactfully, and remember that life is a great balancing act. Dr. Seuss

A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination. Nelson Mandela

The opportunity for goodness presents itself every time a human being is found. Jane Wyman

We have to live together as brothers, not perish together as fools. Martin Luther King Jr.

Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men. Confucius

I stay away from the wisdom that does not cry, the philosophy that does not laugh and the greatness that does not bow to children. Khalil Gibran

The scope of what we think and do is limited by what we do not realize. And since we do not realize that there are things that we do not notice, there is little we can do to change, until we realize how not realizing things configures our thoughts and actions. R. D. Laing

A little knowledge that acts, is worth infinitely more than a lot of inactive knowledge. Khalil Gibran

Wisdom is not a product of education, but of a lifetime attempt to acquire it. Albert Einstein

Do not hide your talents, which were made to use them, what is a sundial in the shade? Benjamin Franklin

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