Wisdom Quotes


Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.

Josh Billings


A wise man`s question contains half the answer.

Salamon Ibn Gabriol


I endeavour to [...] be wise when I cannot be merry, easy when I cannot be glad, content with what cannot be mended, and patient where there is no redress.

Elizabeth Montagu


If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.

Benjamin Franklin


The most manifest sign of wisdom is continued cheerfulness.

Michel de Montaigne

The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.

Winston Churchill

Well-timed silence is the most commanding expression.

Mark Helprin


A moment`s insight is sometimes worth a life`s experience.

Oliver Wendell Holmes


If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas.

George Bernard Shaw


It`s so simple to be wise. Just think of something stupid to say and say the opposite.

Sam Levenson

Caution is the confidential agent of selfishness.

Woodrow Wilson


When the doors of perception are cleansed
Things will appear as they are, Infinite.

William Blake


Without darkness there are no dreams.

Karla Kuban

Greatness inspires envy, envy engenders spite, spite spawns lies.

J. K. Rowling


A fine quotation is a diamond on the finger of a man of wit, and a pebble in the hand of a fool.

Joseph Roux


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