Wise Quotes, Wisdom Sayings

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

Selfishness leads to violence, and violence leads to more violence. Violence leads to revenge, which again leads to selfishness.
The wise realizes that the chain of hatred needs to be broken.

Submitted by: Lex on August 10, 2010

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

The only ones who should judge; are those prepared to be judged.

Submitted by: guy with dreads on May 3, 2009

Idle hands are the Devil’s workshop.

Submitted by: PeaceLove&Happiness on May 4, 2009

“how far are your dreams it doesn’t matters but how long you have fighted for them ,it matters”

Submitted by: priya on May 8, 2008

To protect the sheep you have to catch the wolf.. and it takes a wolf to catch a wolf.

Submitted by: Owow on August 25, 2010

Trust neither in your instinct nor your mind, but your heart, and with moderation of the three, you will go far.
The only thing a man needs is nothing, for love is not a thing, but a way of life.
A wise man may say different from you, and an unwise man may say nothing at all, but continue to believe in your heart, and you will be wiser than any man, for “wise men” have not the knowledge of friendship.
Life is like an unstable volcano, you never know when it will erupt with opportunity, but when it does, you have to take the risk of being burnt, and seize it.

Submitted by: Anonymous on May 4, 2008

Never cry over spilled milk.

Submitted by: peach on March 7, 2010

Don’t try to run before you don’t know how to walk.

Submitted by: A 12 yr old on August 30, 2009

Nothing comes out of nothing, something is the beginning for everything

Submitted by: Tutu Luther on March 26, 2009

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