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40 Inspiring Wisdom Quotes That Will Move You (Deeply)

Inspirational Wisdom Quotes for Success Life
Get inspired by these wise words and make the very best out of your life.

Inspiring Wisdom Quotes That Will Move You

1. “I had read Harold Bloom’s ‘Where Shall Wisdom Be Found?’ Late in his life, having read everything, Bloom asked which books had given him wisdom. I had just read a bunch of contemporary novels that had no wisdom for me.” — Amor Towles

2. “During the Arab Spring, I learned all sorts of things from Twitter. I wouldn’t necessarily trust that information, but it gave me ideas about questions to ask. You can really learn things from the wisdom of crowds.” — Nicholas Kristof

3. “India and China have not shied away from addressing boundary questions, have wisdom to find a fair and mutually acceptable solution… We have been able to put all issues on the table.” — Li Keqiang

4. “Has fortune dealt you some bad cards. Then let wisdom make you a good gamester.” — Francis Quarles

5. “I have no agenda except to be funny. Neither I or the writers profess to offer any worldly wisdom.” — Julia Louis-Dreyfus

6. “Money can be taken away from you, by the IRS or by pistol. That’s why I always measure riches in terms of wisdom. No one can ever take from you what you know.” — Juan Gabriel

7. “Protection, as we use the word in Buddhism, is actually wisdom, it’s insight. Protection is seeing and knowing deeply that all things in our experience arise due to causes, due to conditions coming together in a certain way.” — Sharon Salzberg

8. “Women’s strength, women’s industry, women’s wisdom are humankind’s greatest untapped resource. The challenge then for U.N. Women is to show our diverse constituencies how this resource can be effectively tapped in ways that benefit us all.” — Michelle Bachelet
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9. “To suppose more than one supreme Source of infinite wisdom, power, and all perfections, is to assert that there is no supreme Being in existence.” — Adam Clarke

10. “Wisdom finds its literary expression in wisdom literature.” — Paul Ricoeur

Inspirational quotes about wisdom and knowledge

11. “I believe the reason we sleep is not just to allow our body to rest but that it is to allow this inner wisdom to speak to us through symbols. This includes the body or somatic problems as well as psychological ones. Dreams and drawings are useful in diagnosing physical conditions.” — Bernie Siegel

12. “Linux is a complex example of the wisdom of crowds. It’s a good example in the sense that it shows you can set people to work in a decentralized way – that is, without anyone really directing their efforts in a particular direction – and still trust that they’re going to come up with good answers.” — James Surowiecki

13. “Mainstream media tend to just mouth the conventional wisdom, to see everything through the filter of right and left.” — Arianna Huffington

14. “The arts, quite simply, nourish the soul. They sustain, comfort, inspire. There is nothing like that exquisite moment when you first discover the beauty of connecting with others in celebration of larger ideals and shared wisdom.” — Gordon Gee

15. “Hurricane Katrina overwhelmed levees and exploded the conventional wisdom about a shared American prosperity, exposing a group of people so poor they didn’t have $50 for a bus ticket out of town. If we want to learn something from this disaster, the lesson ought to be: America’s poor deserve better than this.” — Michael Eric Dyson

16. “If elected Speaker, I promise you that we will have the courage to lead the fight for our conservative principles and make our case to the American people. But we will also have the wisdom to listen to our constituents and each other so that we always move forward together.” — Kevin McCarthy

17. “To profit from good advice requires more wisdom than to give it.” — Wilson Mizner

18. “A cardinal rule in budgeting and saving is to pay yourself first. Once your paycheck hits your account, wisdom has it that you should move some amount to savings even before you pay the bills.” — John Rampton
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19. “Artemisinin… is a true gift from old Chinese medicine. But this is not the only instance in which the wisdom of Chinese medicine has borne fruit.” — Tu Youyou

20. “I believe that when an elder dies, a library is burned: vast sums of wisdom and knowledge are lost. Throughout the world libraries are ablaze with scant attention.” — Elizabeth Kapu’uwailani Lindsey

Wise Quotes – Inspirational Words of Wisdom

21. “However glorious an action in itself, it ought not to pass for great if it be not the effect of wisdom and intention.” — Francois de La Rochefoucauld

22. “We don’t receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us.” — Marcel Proust

23. “What we call wisdom is the result of all the wisdom of past ages. Our best institutions are like young trees growing upon the roots of the old trunks that have crumbled away.” — Henry Ward Beecher

24. “While I have no empirical evidence to back this up, I bet that the number of homosexual people per thousand has not fluctuated all that much over the centuries. I do not believe the dented wisdom my father used to extol, that homosexuality was a sure sign of a civilization in decline.” — Henry Rollins

25. “Silence at the proper season is wisdom, and better than any speech.” — Plutarch

26. “I don’t see the wisdom in modern politicians that I once saw in men like Dean Acheson, David Bruce, or George Marshall. In my day, the northeastern establishment dominated foreign policy formulation, but the composition and distribution of our population is very different today.” — Henry Kissinger

27. “Where can we find greater structural clarity than in the wooden buildings of old? Where else can we find such unity of material, construction and form? here, the wisdom of whole generations is stored.” — Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

28. “It seems to me that, in every culture, I come across a chapter headed ‘Wisdom.’ And then I know exactly what is going to follow: ‘Vanity of vanities, all is vanity.’” — Ludwig Wittgenstein

29. “One of the greatest pieces of economic wisdom is to know what you do not know.” — John Kenneth Galbraith
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30. “God, give us grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed, courage to change the things which should be changed and the wisdom to distinguish the one from the other.” — Reinhold Niebuhr

Wisdom Sayings and Wisdom Quotes

31. “The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages is preserved into perpetuity by a nation’s proverbs, fables, folk sayings and quotations.” — William Feather

32. “For the Holy Ghost blesses us with optimism and wisdom at times of challenge that we simply cannot muster on our own.” — Sheri L. Dew

33. “Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification.” — Martin H. Fischer

34. “We do not sit as a superlegislature to weigh the wisdom of legislation.” — William O. Douglas

35. “There is no knowledge, no light, no wisdom that you are in possession of, but what you have received it from some source.” — Brigham Young

36. “In garden arrangement, as in all other kinds of decorative work, one has not only to acquire a knowledge of what to do, but also to gain some wisdom in perceiving what it is well to let alone.” — Gertrude Jekyll

37. “I want to dip my foot in some acting. And most definitely want to mentor upcoming artists and give them the wisdom that was given to me.” — Missy Elliott

38. “Practical wisdom is only to be learned in the school of experience. Precepts and instruction are useful so far as they go, but, without the discipline of real life, they remain of the nature of theory only.” — Samuel Smiles

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