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.

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

No one is perfect or can make themselves so. It’s fine to be the best we can. But perfectionism is like trying to steal from God.

author Edward Grinnan

Life provides losses and heartbreak. But the greatest tragedy is to have the experience and miss the meaning. I am determined not to miss that meaning.

Robin Roberts, television personality and author

Skate to where the puck's going, not where it's been.

hockey legend Wayne Gretzky

Don't look for perfect, look for potential.

submitted by Guideposts reader Alice Wilkinson of Raleigh, North

‘Meaning well’ is different from ‘being good,’ which requires doing good, which often requires putting the needs and well-being of others above one’s own needs and well-being. To me, that’s virtuous.

author Rosie Schaap

You don’t have to attend every argument you’re invited to.

Guideposts reader Brenda Ashford; Euless, Texas