Monday, February 9, 2015

20 Wise Quotes for You to Adopt

Old Wise Man

1. Be happy. It's one way of being wise. -Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

2. Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.-Plato

3. A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool. -William Shakespeare

4. A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer. -Bruce Lee

5. A smart man makes a mistake, learns from it, and never makes that mistake again. But a wise man finds a smart man and learns from him how to avoid the mistake altogether. -Roy H. Williams

6. Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise. -Benjamin Franklin

7. A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion. -Grantland Rice

8. From the errors of others, a wise man corrects his own. -Publilius Syrus

9. The wise man doesn't give the right answers, he poses the right questions.-Claude Levi-Strauss

10. Wise men, when in doubt whether to speak or to keep quiet, give themselves the benefit of the doubt, and remain silent. -Napoleon Hill

11. The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook. -William James

12. It is wise to direct your anger towards problems - not people; to focus your energies on answers - not excuses. -William Arthur Ward

3. The misfortune of the wise is better than the prosperity of the fool. -Epicurus

14. He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has. -Epictetus

15. Thinking well to be wise: planning well, wiser: doing well wisest and best of all. -Malcolm Forbes

16. It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanism of friendship. -Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

17. The mistakes of the fool are known to the world, but not to himself. The mistakes of the wise man are known to himself, but not to the world. -Charles Caleb Colton

18.  The lips of the wise are as the doors of a cabinet; no sooner are they opened, but treasures are poured out before thee. -Akhenaton

19. A wise man's question contains half the answer. -Solomon Ibn Gabirol

20. The only competition worthy of a wise man is with himself. -Washington Allston

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