Books At Glance
Quotable Quotes Wisdom

 

S/No. Quotable Quotes Authors
  Wisdom  
1. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom. Bertrand Russell
2. There are three faithful friends - an old wife, an old dog, and ready money. Benjamin Franklin
3. It is like the seed put in the soil - the more one sows, the greater the harvest. Orison Swett Marden
4. Life is a travelling to the edge of knowledge, then a leap taken. D. H. Lawrence
5. Nobody can give you wiser advice than yourself. Marcus Tullius Cicero
6. The truth is not for all men, but only for those who seek it. Ayn Rand
7. Always seek out the seed of triumph in every adversity. Og Mandino
8. If you call failures experiments, you can put them in your resume and claim them as achievements. Mason Cooley
9. It is better to risk starving to death then surrender. If you give up on your dreams, what's left? Jim Carrey
10. The greater our knowledge increases the more our ignorance unfolds. John F. Kennedy
11. The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends. Friedrich Nietzsche
12. Start wide, expand further, and never look back. Arnold Schwarzenegger
13. All things must come to the soul from its roots, from where it is planted. Saint Teresa of Avila
14. The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance. Benjamin Franklin
15. Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit. Elbert Hubbard
16. A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew. Herb Caen
17. It is the neglect of timely repair that makes rebuilding necessary. Richard Whately
18. As you walk down the fairway of life you must smell the roses, for you only get to play one round. Ben Hogan
19. We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future. George Bernard Shaw
20. This is what I learned: that everybody is talented, original and has something important to say. Brenda Ueland
21. Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity. George S. Patton
22. In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks. John Muir
23. Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone. Pablo Picasso
24. Honesty is the best policy. Benjamin Franklin
25. Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd have preferred to talk. Doug Larson
26. Meditation is the soul's perspective glass. Owen Feltham
27. Spectacular achievement is always preceded by unspectacular preparation. Robert H. Schuller
28.  Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness. Sophocles
29.  Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away. Arthur Helps
30.  Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience. Ralph Waldo Emerson
31.  Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world. Archimedes
32. You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success - or are they holding you back? W. Clement Stone
33. A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation. Moliere
34. A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination. Nelson Mandela
35. All of us, at certain moments of our lives, need to take advice and to receive help from other people. Alexis Carrel
36. A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them. John C. Maxwell
37. The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing. Socrates
38. The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails. William Arthur Ward
39. Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance. George Bernard Shaw
40. The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it. Jean Paul
41. Be happy. It's one way of being wise. Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
42. Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. And don't pray when it rains if you don't pray when the sun shines. Richard M. Nixon
43. When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps. Confucius
44. I'd rather regret the things I've done than regret the things I haven't done. Lucille Ball
45. Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise. Sigmund Freud
46. For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone. Audrey Hepburn
47. A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination. Nelson Mandela
48. All of us, at certain moments of our lives, need to take advice and to receive help from other people. Alexis Carrel
49. A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them. John C. Maxwell
50. Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment. Jim Rohn

 

 

Compiled By Akshay Sadana NJ (News Journalist)