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A collection of Special quotes
What the rich and famous and wise said
Thoughtful and attentive words to contenplate learn from

Note: Throughout history the rich, famous and wise have said things that have been recorded in the form of quotes. It is the study of these quotes that give insights into life.


Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life
- Sandra Carey

The wise through excess of wisdom is made a fool
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I prefer the errors of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom
- Anatole France

It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it
- David Star Jordan

Wonder is the beginning of wisdom
- Unknown

All true wisdom is found on T-shirts
- Unknown

He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened
- Unknown

You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions
- Naguib Mahfouz

Wisdom ceases to be wisdom when it becomes too proud to weep, too grave to laugh, and too self-full to seek other than itself
- Kahlil Gibran

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it
under his feet
- James Oppenheim

More than any time in history mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness, the other to total extinction. Let us pray that we have the wisdom to choose correctly
- Woody Allen

Lord grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference
- Saint Francis of Assisi

Patience is the companion of wisdom
- Saint Augustine

Be humble, if thou would'st attain to Wisdom. Be humbler still, when Wisdom thou hath mastered
- Blavatsky

The study of history is the beginning of political wisdom
- Jean Bodin

Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our executioner
- General Bradley

Some of the waiters discuss the menu with you as if they were sharing wisdom picked up in the Himalayas
- Seymour Britchky

On life's journey faith is nourishment, virtuous deeds are a shelter, wisdom is the light by day and right mindfulness is the protection by night. If a man lives a pure life, nothing can destroy him
- Buddha

I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance
- Thomas Carslyle

These days people seek knowledge, not wisdom. Knowledge is of the past, wisdom is of the future
- Vernon Cooper

A hint to the wise is sufficient, but a nod is as good as a wink to a blind horse
- Unknown

Dont cry because it's over, smile because it happened
- Unknown

Significance is the bewilderment of yesterday.
- Milt Gusoff

With one wish we wake the will within wisdom With one will we wish the wisdom within waking
- Dead Can Dance


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