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Our best 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 life’s journey, you will gain wisdom from your experiences.

We hope you find something of interest in these words of wisdom quotes.

Very Best Words of Wisdom.

Best Words of Wisdom Quotes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

8.) Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Aristotle

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

10.) 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

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

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

13.) 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

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

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Inspirational Wise Words

15.) Listen to your mother.
Unknown

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

17.) 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

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

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

20.) 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

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

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

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

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

25.) 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Sage Advice Words of Wisdom

36.) Lost time is never found again.
Ben Franklin

37.) Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
Jim Rohn

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

39.) 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

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

41.) 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.

42.) Never alter yourself even when jealousy, ignorance, and misunderstanding attempt to paint you differently.
Unknown

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

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

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

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

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

Motivational Words of Wisdom

48.) The wise person doesn’t give the right answers but poses the right questions.
Claude Levi-Strauss

49.) Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Albert Einstein

50.) Joy comes not through possession or ownership but through a wise and loving heart.
Gautama Buddha

51.) If you set your goals ridiculously high and it’s a failure, you will fail above everyone else’s success.
James Cameron

52.) Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk.
Dalai Lama

53.) Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
Jim Ryun

54.) It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
Herman Melville

Short Quotes of Wisdom

55.) Life is a long lesson in humility.
James M. Barrie

56.) Knowledge is love and light and vision.
Helen Keller

57.) Skill is knowing how to do it. Virtue is doing it.
Thomas Jefferson

58.) The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Socrates

59.) Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

60.) I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.
Thomas Jefferson

61.) Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.
Babe Ruth

Famous Quotes

62.) A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer; it sings because it has a song.
Maya Angelou

63.) Grace is not part of consciousness; it is the amount of light in our souls, not knowledge nor reason.
Pope Francis

64.) Prayer is not an old woman’s idle amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action.
Mahatma Gandhi

65.) The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.
Helen Keller

66.) The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.
Mark Twain

67.) Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.
Winston S. Churchill

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Positive Wise Quotes

68.) If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work.
Thomas J. Watson

69.) My mission in life is not merely to survive but to thrive and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.
Maya Angelou

70.) The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
Walt Disney

71.) Nothing is impossible; the word itself says, ‘I’m possible!’.
Audrey Hepburn

72.) Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.
Oprah Winfrey

Wise Sayings

73.) When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.
Paulo Coelho

74.) The secret of success is to do the common thing uncommonly well.
John D. Rockefeller Jr.

75.) Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
Leo Tolstoy

76.) It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Aristotle

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

Wisdom Words

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

Final Thoughts

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

The above quotations shed some insights into a world that, at times, can be complex.

By Michael O’Halloran

About Michael O'Halloran

Michael O’Halloran founded Greeting Card Poet in 2014 and has worked as its publisher and editor ever since. He’s the author of Best Sports Slogans and Captions. He has co-authored four books on kids’ trivia and authored four books on coaching. Previously, Michael was the president of Magnetic Poetry. He has invented and brought to market over 75 new gift and toy products — most of them dealing with wordplay.

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