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.

I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way he or she handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas lights.

Maya Angelou

Secret of adulthood: Every to-do list should include at least one item that can be crossed off within five minutes.

Gretchen Rubin
We feel comfortable with where we are in the world when we are comfortable with who we are.
Carol Sullivan-Riddle
The best way to get the last word is to apologize.
God’s Little Instruction Book

We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.

Native American Proverb

Judge each day not by the harvest, but by the seeds you plant.

submitted by Patricia Fehr of Springfield, Illinois

A day of worry is more exhausting than a day of work.

Sir John Lubbock

It's never too late—in fiction or in life—to revise.

Nancy Thayer

No winter lasts forever, no spring skips its turn. April is a promise that May is bound to keep.

Hal Borland

God promised us a safe landing, not smooth sailing.

Seen on church sign, Ironton, Missouri

True wealth is living simply—learning what not to want and how not to want it.

submitted by Judith Toth Bigham of Nova, Ohio

Just do the next thing you’re reasonably certain Jesus wants you to do. And commit to it immediately—in the next 10 seconds—before you change your mind!

author Clare De Graaf