Top 25 Wisdom Quotes

To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe. -- Marilyn vos Savant

Here Are The Top 25 Famous Wisdom Quotes:

Top 25 Quotations about Wisdom

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.


Any fool can know. The point is to understand.

一Albert Einstein

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

一William Shakespeare

Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.

一Truman Capote

Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.

一George Bernard Shaw

The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.

一Paulo Coelho

Don't waste your time with explanations: people only hear what they want to hear.

一Paulo Coelho

Don't gain the world and lose your soul; wisdom is better than silver and gold.

一Bob Marley

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.


Think before you speak. Read before you think.

一Fran Lebowitz

The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.

一Isaac Asimov

Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.

一Jimi Hendrix

Angry people are not always wise.

一Jane Austen

Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.

一Lao Tzu

We can know only that we know nothing. And that is the highest degree of human wisdom.

一Leo Tolstoy

Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.

一John Lennon

Even strength must bow to wisdom sometimes.

一Rick Riordan

The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.

一Albert Einstein

Turn your wounds into wisdom.

一Oprah Winfrey

The past has no power over the present moment.

一Eckhart Tolle

There are three things all wise men fear: the sea in storm, a night with no moon, and the anger of a gentle man.

一Patrick Rothfuss

To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.

一Marilyn vos Savant

The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.

一Maya Angelou

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


By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.


The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.


Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.


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