Wisdom Quotes and Sayings

Some wonderful wisdom quotes and sayings for a great day :) “The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook.” – William James “What you are is what you have been, and what you will be is what you do now.” – The Buddha “The seat of knowledge is in the head, of wisdom, in the heart.” – William Hazlitt “No man is smart, except by comparison to those who know less.” – Edgar Watson Howe “A wise man learns by the mistakes of others, a fool by his own.” – Latin Proverb “Statistics are like a bikini. What they reveal is suggestive but what they conceal is vital.” – Aaron Levenstein “Years teach us more than books.” – Berthold Auerbach “The first step in the acquisition of wisdom is silence, the second listening, the third memory, the fourth practice, the fifth teaching others.” – Solomon Ibn Gabriol “The man of wisdom is never of two minds; the man of benevolence never worries; the man of courage is never afraid.” – Confucius “No man was ever wise by chance.” – Seneca “Of all parts of wisdom the practice is the best.” – John Tillotson “If you try you may fail, if you don’t try you’re guaranteed to fail.” – Jesse Jackson “Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe “You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.” – Leo Aikman “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” -Theodore Roosevelt “Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time.” – Betty Smith “Never explain. Your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe it anyway.” – Elbert Hubbard “To know the road ahead, ask those coming back.” – Chinese Proverb “Be nice to people on your way up because you’ll need them on your way down.” – W. Migner “There are two kinds of light – the glow that illuminates, and the glare that obscures.” – James Thurber “Wisdom is found only in truth.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe “Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is enlightenment.” – Lao Tzu “Don’t compromise yourself. You’re all you’ve got.” -Janis Joplin