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Famous Sayings & Quotes on Wisdom

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Below you will find our collection of Wise Quotes & Sayings by famous authors, writers, world's wisest thinkers and more

A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends.

Baltasar Gracián

Sometimes one likes foolish people for their folly, better than wise people for their wisdom.

Elizabeth Gaskell

If you wake up tired, you’ve been chasing dreams. If you go to bed tired, your making your dreams happen.

Benny Bellamacina

How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!

Homer

Recognizing power in another does not diminish your own.

Joss Whedon

Affliction is often that thing which prepares an ordinary person for some sort of an extraordinary destiny.

C.S. Lewis

Be wiser than other people if you can; but do not tell them so.

Dale Carnegie

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

William Shakespeare

They can't tell so much about you if you got your eyes closed.

Ken Kesey

There are moments when troubles enter our lives and we can do nothing to avoid them.But they are there for a reason. Only when we have overcome them will we understand why they were there.

Paulo Coelho

Stories have a way of changing faces. They are unruly things, undisciplined, given to delinquency and the throwing of erasers. This is why we must close them up into thick, solid books, so they cannot get out and cause trouble.

Catherynne M. Valente

The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.

Paulo Coelho

I'm not lost, because I haven't any idea where to go that I might get lost on the way to. I'd like to get lost, because then I'd know where I was going, you see.

Catherynne M. Valente

When a child asks you something, answer him, for goodness sake. But don't make a production of it. Children are children, but they can spot an evasion faster than adults, and evasion simply muddles 'em.

Harper Lee

for a woman knows the face of the man she loves like a sailor knows the open sea

Honoré de Balzac

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