Wise Quotes

Posted by Brian

Wise is an adjective form of Wisdom. Wisdom is having knowledge and experience along with understanding as well as discretion. Wisdom and intelligence means the same sometimes. Here we have a collection of wise sayings for our dearest readers. Hope you enjoy reading this.

Wise Sayings and Quotes

A man is too apt to forget that in this world he cannot have everything. A choice is all that is left to him.
– Carl W. Buechner

A good rest is half the work.
– Author Unknown

After all this is over, all that will really have mattered is how we treated each other. Thanks to Mike Doherty
– Author Unknown

All that is gold does not glitter; not all those that wander are lost.
– J.R.R. Tolkien

Always watch where you are going. Otherwise, you may step on a piece of the Forest that was left out by mistake.
– Pooh’s Little Instruction Book, inspired by A.A. Milne

Anyone can carry his burden, however hard, until nightfall. Anyone can do his work, however hard, for one day. Anyone can live sweetly, patiently, lovingly, purely, till the sun goes down. And this is all life really means.
– Robert Louis Stevenson

Be pleasant until ten o’clock in the morning and the rest of the day will take care of itself.
– Elbert Hubbard

Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be.
– Thomas à Kempis

Better bend than break.
– Carl W. Buechner

Bloom where you planted.
– Mary Englebreit

Be wary of the man who urges an action in which he himself incurs no risk.
– Joaquin de Setanti

Don’t let it be all in your head, nor all in your body.
– V.L. Allineare

Do not confuse your vested interests with ethics. Do not identify the enemies of your privilege with the enemies of humanity.
– Max Lerner

Don’t wait for the Last Judgment. It happens every day.
– Albert Camus

Everyone should learn to do one thing supremely well because he likes it, and one thing supremely well because he detests it.
– Brigham Young

Good for the body is the work of the body, and good for the soul is the work of the soul, and good for either is the work of the other.
– Henry David Thoreau

God grant me the serenity to accept the people I cannot change, the courage to change the one I can, and the wisdom to know it’s me.
– Author Unknown

I used to believe that anything was better than nothing. Now I know that sometimes nothing is better.
– Glenda Jackson

It isn’t the mountains ahead that wear you out, it’s the grain of sand in your shoe.
– Author Unknown

Just be ordinary and nothing special. Eat your food, move your bowels, pass water, and when you’re tired, go and lie down. The ignorant will laugh at me, but the wise will understand.
– Bruce Lee

Laziness will cause you pain.
– Slogan on T-shirt

Never swap horses while crossing a stream.Why not upset the apple cart? If you don’t, the apples will rot anyway.
– Carl W. Buechner

Now that it’s all over, what did you really do yesterday that’s worth mentioning?
– Coleman Cox

Never miss an opportunity to make others happy, even if you have to leave them alone in order to do it.
– Author Unknown

Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win.
– Jonathan Kozel

People cannot go wrong, if you don’t let them. They cannot go right, unless you let them.
– Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare

Remember, if you’re headed in the wrong direction, God allows U-turns!
– Allison Gappa Bottke

Sometimes the only way you can take a really good look at yourself is through somebody else’s eyes.
– Television show – Scrubs

Sometimes it’s more important to be human, than to have good taste.
– Brecht

See everything; overlook a great deal; correct a little.
– Pope John XXIII

Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty.
– Frank Herbert

Speak what you think to-day in words as hard as cannon-balls and to-tomorrow speak what to-morrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said to-day.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

The great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
– Albert Schweitzer

The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of the wise man is in his heart.
– Benjamin Franklin

They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.
– Carl W. Buechner

Tough and funny and a little bit kind: that is as near to perfection as a human being can be.
– Mignon McLaughlin

What saves a man is to take a step. Then another step. It is always the same step, but you have to take it.
– Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

When you throw dirt, you lose ground.
– Author Unknown

You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
– Leo Aikman

One Comment »

  • Akil said:

    Hello. The real hero is always a hero by mistake; he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else.

    THX :P, Akil.

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