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35 Inspirational Quotes On Wisdom



35 Inspirational Quotes On Wisdom

Wisdom is defined as the ability to use your knowledge and experience to make good decisions and judgments. May these quotes inspire you to be a wise person, not just in thought but most importantly in deeds so that you live your dreams.

1. “Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.” Immanuel Kant

2. “The older you get, the more quiet you become. Life humbles you so deeply as you age. You realize how much nonsense you’ve waste time on.” Anonymous

3. “Never, no, never did nature say one thing and wisdom say another.” Edmund Burke

4. Knowledge is knowing what to say. Wisdom is knowing when to say it.” Anonymous

5. “The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

6. “Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.” Ron Wild

7. “It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.” Oliver Wendall Holmes

8. “Wisdom is the daughter of experience.” Anonymous

9. “It is said that wisdom lies not in seeing things, but seeing through things.” Manly P. Hall

10. “Knowledge is learning something every day. Wisdom is letting go of something every day.” Zen Proverb

11. “Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.” Francis Bacon

12. “A loving heart is the truest wisdom.” Charles Dickens

13. “The wise man hath his thoughts in his head; the fool, on his tongue.” Ivan Panin

14. Honesty is the first book of wisdom.” Thomas Jefferson

15. “Patience is the companion of wisdom.” Saint Augustine

16. “We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.” George Bernard Shaw

17. “Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone.” Anonymous

18. “Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.” Jimi Hendrix

19. “Wisdom is knowing the right path to take. Integrity is taking it.” Anonymous

20. “Wisdom is knowledge that is guided by understanding; we have to have the wisdom and the knowledge to understand why certain things happen in our lives and trust that God will lead us over any obstacles that comes in our way.” Anonymous

21. “It is characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things.” Henry David Thoreau

22. “Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness. Sophocles”

23. “A wise owl sat on an oak, the more he saw the less he spoke, the less he spoke the more he heard. Why aren’t we like the wise old bird?” Charles M Schulz

24. “Wisdom is the right use of knowledge.” Charles Spurgeon

25. “Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.” Socrates

26. “Happy is the man who finds wisdom and the man who gains understanding.” Anonymous

27. “If you have the guts to keep making mistakes, your wisdom and intelligence leap forward with huge momentum.” Holly Near

28. “Faith gives us strength and reassurance and leaves us bathed in the wisdom that we are never alone.” Debbie Ford

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

30. “Turn your wounds into wisdom.” Oprah Winfrey

31. “When anger enters the mind, wisdom departs.” Thomas A Kempis

32. “Let your actions demonstrate your wisdom.” ATGW

33. “To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.” Bertrand Russell

34. “The door to wisdom is knowing yourself.” Anonymous

35. “Knowledge comes from learning. Wisdom comes from living.” Anthony Douglas Williams


My name is Asad Meah, I am the CEO & Founder of AwakenTheGreatnessWithin. I am a dreamchaser who has gained a wealth of knowledge in entrepreneurship and personal development over the past five years through self-education. My mission is to inspire millions of people to become entrepreneurs by awakening their minds to their greatness that resides within them.

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  1. Michael Harrington

    December 14, 2020 at 2:54 pm

    Wisdom is a wonderful thing to acquire, but a wise man would never claim to have acquired it.

    • Hasan Al-Jarrah

      January 24, 2021 at 10:22 pm

      Spot on Pal!

    • Rising

      July 2, 2021 at 12:40 pm

      Great post. Amazing wisdom Quotes.

  2. Brandon Y Haddock

    August 29, 2020 at 12:02 pm

    One I came up with: Knowledge is displayed by actions, Wisdom is defined by re-actions. -BYH-

  3. Amaan

    June 8, 2020 at 9:04 am

    Asad Meah, I was searching for the right quotes on wisdom but I didn’t find any compilation to be worthy until I chanced upon your collection. I really like it and it really helped me make my speech. I am 16 now. Anyway thanks a lot and keep up the good work!

    • Hasan Al-Jarrah

      June 23, 2020 at 10:28 pm

      Thanks for the kind words, Amaan.

  4. shivani

    March 29, 2020 at 9:39 pm

    hi thanks for the update.

    • Hasan Al-Jarrah

      April 15, 2020 at 8:09 am

      You’re welcome, Shivani.

  5. Ken Corcoran

    December 24, 2019 at 5:02 pm

    Wisdom is making TODAY’S decision,
    based on YESTERDAY’S experience,
    applying TODAY’S condition,
    with TOMORROW’S concern.

    • Hasan Al-Jarrah

      January 19, 2020 at 12:31 pm

      Absolutely. Hope you enjoyed the quotes, Ken!

  6. Lazaro Mjelwa

    November 20, 2019 at 4:26 pm

    Woow.. Nice qoutes am realy blessed.. From Tanzania

    • Asad Meah

      November 27, 2019 at 6:06 pm

      Glad you enjoyed the article Lazaro

  7. Vidya

    May 25, 2019 at 6:21 pm

    Very inspiring AsadMeah …good job..keep goin

    • Asad Meah

      May 25, 2019 at 7:16 pm

      Glad you enjoyed the article
      Thanks Vidya

  8. Monique

    May 7, 2019 at 8:58 pm

    Thank you for this brilliant precis on living

    • Asad Meah

      May 18, 2019 at 5:09 pm

      Your welcome Monique

  9. John

    March 16, 2019 at 6:05 pm

    Great job for compiling these inspirational quotes.

    • Asad Meah

      March 28, 2019 at 6:12 pm

      Thanks, Glad you enjoyed the article John

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