Wisdom Quotes

Wisdom Quotes

By three methods we may learn wisdom:
First, by reflection, which is the noblest;
Second, by imitation, which is the easiest;
Third by experience, which is the bitterest.
– Confucius

The wise man develops himself, the fool waits to die. – Dune / Frank Herbert?

It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see. – Henry David Thoreau

Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice. – Anton Chekhov

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration. – Thomas Edison

We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think.  Words are secondary.  Thoughts live; they travel far. – Swami Vivekananda

Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is enlightenment. – Lao Tzu

I don’t know what’s the matter with people: they don’t learn by understanding, they learn by some other way—by rote or something. Their knowledge is so fragile! —Richard Feynman

“Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions.” – Albert Einstein

To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me. – Isaac Newton

I was born not knowing and have had only a little time to change that here and there. – Richard Feynman

Every sentence I utter must be understood not as an affirmation, but as a question. – Niels Bohr

You should take the approach that you’re wrong. Your goal is to be less wrong. – Elon Musk


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