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.

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”

Keep your words soft and sweet just in case you have to eat them.

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Map out your future, but do it in pencil.

Jon Bon Jovi

Questioning the Lord gives him a chance to answer you.

Judy Guyton

Until you value yourself, you won’t value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.

M. Scott Peck, M.D.

There is only one requirement for any of us, and that is to be courageous….And I believe…pretending to be courageous is just as good as the real thing.

David Letterman

Be careful not to close the door too quickly on someone. You may just be locking yourself out.

Audrey Harvey