Words of Wisdom Quotes
A wise person decides slowly but abides by these decisions.
The truest greatness lies in being kind, the truest wisdom in a happy mind.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
He that never changes his opinions, never corrects his mistakes, and will never be wiser on the morrow than he is today.
I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.
We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.
George Bernard Shaw
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
We learn wisdom from failure much more than from success. We often discover what will do, by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
Most of our pocket wisdom is conceived for the use of mediocre people, to discourage them from ambitious attempts, and generally console them in their mediocrity.
Robert Louis Stevenson
A man is wise with the wisdom of his time only, and ignorant with its ignorance.
Henry David Thoreau
I'm a pessimist because of intelligence, but an optimist because of will.