Best Words of Wisdom Quotes

Our words of wisdom quotes will give you plenty to think about.

With knowledge, you have the key to making this world a better place to live. As you progress on the journey of life, you will gain wisdom from your experiences.

Many great men and women came before we left behind words of wisdom to give you deeper insights into life and various circumstances.

Here are some lovely insights into life and living at a very high level. Great for graduates (both high school and college), newlyweds, and teens. You may learn things you never knew or reinforce previous learning. We hope you find something of interest in these words of wisdom quotes.

Words of Wisdom Quotes

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

Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?”
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Don’t compromise yourself. You are all you’ve got. There is no yesterday, no tomorrow; it’s all the same day.
Janis Joplin

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If you have the knowledge, let others light their candles in it.
Margaret Fuller

The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.
William Shakespeare

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Forget about the fast lane. If you really want to fly, just harness your power to your passion.
Oprah Winfrey

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Henry David Thoreau

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.

Word of Wisdom for Women

The opinion which other people have of you is their problem, not yours.
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Too often, we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
Leo Buscaglia

A word of encouragement during a failure is worth more than an hour of praise after success.

Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty. Coco Chanel

It’s funny, I spent the first half of my life desperately trying not to become my mother, and now I am spending the second half of my life desperately hoping to become half the woman that she is.
Helen C. Escott

You are more powerful than you know; you are beautiful just as you are.
Melissa Etheridge

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Wise Words

Listen to your mother.

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.
Mark Twain

If you don’t understand how a woman could both love her sister dearly and want to wring her neck at the same time, then you were probably an only child.
Linda Sunshine

A woman is a full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture, and transform.
Diane Mariechild

A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears.
Anne Roiphe

There is nothing more rare, nor more beautiful, than a woman being unapologetically herself, comfortable in her perfect imperfection. To me, that is the true essence of beauty.
Steve Maraboli

The most effective way to do it is to do it.
Amelia Earhart

Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.

We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced.
Malala Yousafzai

Nothing makes a woman more beautiful than the belief she is beautiful.
Sophia Loren

Instead of looking at the past, I put myself ahead twenty years and try to look at what I need to do now in order to get there then.
Diana Ross

If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.
Margaret Thatcher

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Words of Wisdom Quotes For Teens

Deal with the faults of others as gently as your own.
Chinese Proverb

Life is not a problem to be solved but a reality to be experienced.
Soren Kierkegaard – learn more about the first existentialist philosopher

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

He who has a why to live can bear almost anyhow.
Friedrich Nietzsche

If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.
Katharine Hepburn

Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.
William James

Talent is God-given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
John Wooden

Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
George Bernard Shaw

Know thyself.
Plato(Check out more Plato Quotes and Sayings)

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Sage Advice Words of Wisdom

Lost time is never found again.
Ben Franklin

Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
Jim Rohn

Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.
Albert Einstein

The successful know that the road to success is always under construction; they understand the roughness of it and never expected it to be smooth.
Herbert O. Nobleman

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seed that you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
Abraham Lincoln – Check out our Inspirational Abraham Lincoln Quotes.

Never alter yourself even when jealousy, ignorance, and misunderstanding attempts to paint you differently.

Goodness is the only investment that never fails.
Henry David Thoreau

We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it.
Abraham Lincoln

Love everyone, even those who are difficult to love. Never give in – Never give up. Never quit with or without a fight.

Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
Albert Einstein

Know when you’re wrong and admit it willingly. Don’t ever let anger get in the way of love.

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take but by the moments that take our breath away.

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Wisdom Words

  • Tact
  • Worldliness
  • Urbanity
  • Finesse
  • Savoir-faire
  • Brains
  • Sense
  • Intellect
  • Social grace
  • Acumen
  • Understanding
  • Intelligence
  • Prudence
  • Sapience
  • Judgment
  • Insight
  • Mind
  • Discretion
  • Discernment

By Mike O’Halloran

Mike is the founder and editor of Greeting Card Poet.

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