Wise Quotes, Wisdom Sayings

Some things are better left unsaid.

Submitted by: Lucas on May 10, 2013

Struggles make you stronger, the chances make you wiser, happiness has its way of taking its own sweet time.

Submitted by: tiya* on May 5, 2013

Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
Napoleon Hill

The greatest of all riches is just plain common sense.

Submitted by: Festus Nwagu on April 11, 2013

Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.

Rage is exciting, but leaves me confused and exhausted.
Mason Cooley

Don’t confuse fame with success. Madonna is one; Helen Keller is the other.
– Erma Louise Bombeck


Be not careless in deeds, nor confused in words, nor rambling in thought.
Marcus Aurelius

Recovering from the death of your mother is not about forgetting, it’s about feeling entitled to remember.

Oh heart, if one should say to you that the soul perishes like the body, answer that the flower withers, but the seed remains.
Kahlil Gibran

Don’t let people’s compliments get to your head and don’t let their criticism get your heart.

Comparison, more than reality, makes men happy or wretched.
Thomas Fuller

Never close your lips to those whom you have already opened your heart.
Charles Dickens

Keep a diary and one day it’ll keep you.
Mae West

You can measure the size of a person by what makes him or her angry
Dale Carnegie


One who conquers himself is greater than one who conquers a city.

Submitted by: Boss Taxin on February 5, 2013

No truly great person ever thought themselves so.
William Hazlitt

When the music changes, so does the dance.
– African Proverb

The tongue like a sharp knife… Kills without drawing blood.

You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.
Friedrich Nietzsche

The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.

After all is said and done, more is said than done.

As was his language so was his life.

Men learn while they teach.

To belittle, you have to be little.
Kahlil Gibran


The best way to convince a fool that he is wrong is to let him have his way.
Josh Billings

When wisdom is given to fools, it turns into knowledge.

Submitted by: Walter Griffen on January 16, 2008

It is only a fool that learns how to swim in a deep water.

Submitted by: Nyze-tee on January 12, 2008

“one test is worth a thousand expert opinions”

Submitted by: Smitty on December 24, 2007

All human behaviour from kindness to cruelty has at its roots self gratification.

Submitted by: bob on July 1, 2008

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