Wisdom

Wisdom is a journey, not a destination. Along the way, let inspiring wisdom quotes keep you focused on noticing and pursuing wisdom in any form and from any source. Quotes about wisdom won't make you wise, but they will remind you that there is always more to learn. With wisdom quotes, you are connected to the intelligence of those who came before you.

You’re never actually on the bottom, since every little job you do has the power to take you to the top.

Jerry Bruckheimer

People with humility don’t think less of themselves. They just think about themselves less.

Ken Blanchard and Margret McBride

Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.

Theodore Isaac Rubin, M.D.

Worrying is like a rocking chair; it gives you something to do but gets you nowhere.

Glenn Turner

Don’t be one of those souls who says, ‘If only I had my life to live over.’ Live your life in such a way that once is enough.

Walter Cunningham

Money and possessions are like diet soda—they satisfy momentarily, but they do not nourish.

Kevin Anderson

Adversity is wisdom’s testing ground.

Henry Alford

You may discover that what truly matters in life has less to do with getting exactly the right answers than with asking the truly important questions.

Timothy Johnson, M.D.

If you risk nothing, then you risk everything.

Geena Davis

I will always want to be a child in my heart, and adult in my mind and a grownup in my wisdom.

John Kelly

Never look too constricted. Keep things elastic—in you life as well as your clothes.

Diane Von Furstenberg

Allowing an unimportant mistake to pass without comment is a wonderful social grace.

Judith Martin, aka “Miss Manners”