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.

To worry before it's necessary is to worry more than is necessary.


Beauty is not generic. Quite often, the thing that makes you memorable is the thing that makes you different.

Laura Mercier

The soul has greater need of the ideal than of the real.

Inscription on The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

The great thing about getting older is that you don’t lose all the other ages you’ve been.

Madeleine L’Engle

Common sense is wisdom with its sleeves rolled up.

Kyle Farnsworth

Worry often gives a small thing a great shadow.

Swedish proverb

Never underestimate the power of simple courtesy. Your courtesy may not be returned or remembered, but discourtesy will.

Princess Jackson-Smith

It’s never crowded along the extra mile.

Wayne Dyer

It’s okay to glance backward; just don’t stare.

Stephen M. Pollan and Mark Levine

If you aim at nothing, more than likely, you’ll hit it.

Laverne Hart

When you reach the end of your life, do you want to be one of the people who are glad they did or one of the people who wish they had?

Found on positivepress.com

Ask questions all your life. It is the best way to learn.

Peter Ueberroth