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.

Don’t ask a question if you’re not willing to hear the answer.

Lou Brown

The beautiful thing about learning is, nobody can take it from you.

B.B. King

Let’s remember that compassion and rationality are not effete markers of weakness, but signs of civilization.

Nicholas Kristof

Courtesy counts. Others will thank you.

sign seen in New York City

Our hands are really servants of our thoughts, so if you want to understand what you're thinking, watch what your hands are doing.


In an age of distraction, nothing can feel more luxurious than paying attention.

Pico Iyer

Worry is a down payment on a problem you may never have.

Joyce Meyer

The greatest waste, which cannot be recycled or reclaimed, is our waste of time that God has given us each day.

Billy Graham

It does not matter how long you live, but how well you do it.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Perfect isn’t normal, nor is it interesting.

Amy Adams

Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.

William Bruce Cameron

Mistakes are better learned from than punished.

Raymond Vath