Wise Quotes

The wise quotes you are about to read come from some of the most thoughtful people who walked on earth. Their views are insightful, perceptive, penetrating, experienced, brainy, and nimble at the same time.

However, you and I know that there are all kinds of wise people that we encounter on a daily basis. Just about everything they say just seems to make sense. It feels exhilarating just to be around them.

However, there are those days when these wise people are not around and you may need a wise voice or two. These wise quotes could be the redeeming feature to make things clear for you.

I find that wise quotes just seem to put everything into focus for me. Please enjoy them.

The greatest wisdom often consist in ignorance.
-Baltasar Gracian

Every true genius is bound to be naïve.
-J.C.F. Von Schiller

Sometimes it proves the highest understanding not to understand.
-Baltasar Gracian

Painting is easy when you don’t know how, but very difficult when you do.
-Edgar Degas

I don’t know what humor is.
-Will Rogers

If you want to do something do it.

A wise man does at once what the fool does finally.
-Baltasar Gracian

Procrastination is opportunity’s assassin.
-Victor Kiam

I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased to be one.
-Mark Twain

Opportunity seldom come along and knock you on the head.
-John Jones

Eighty percent of success is showing up.
-Woody Allen

A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
-Chinese Proverb

As long as you can start, you are all right. The juice will come.
-Ernest Hemingway

No one has the right to sit down and feel hopeless. There’s too much work to do.
-Dorothy Day

This is a world of action, and not for moping and droning in.
-Charles Dickens

Action is eloquence.
-William Shakespeare

There are risks and cost to a program of action. But they are far less than the long-range risks and costs of comfortable inaction.
-John F. Kennedy

What you don’t do can be a destructive force.
-Eleanor Roosevelt

He that is overcautious will accomplish little.
-J.C.F. Von Schiller

Above all, try something.
-Franklin Delano Roosevelt

For it isn’t enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn’t enough to believe in it. One must work at it.
-Eleanor Roosevelt

We are always getting ready to live, but never living.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
-Theodore Roosevelt

Today is the best day to accomplish something.
-John Jones

To be is to do.

We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Actions makes more fortunes than caution.

Never mistake motion for action.
-Ernest Hemingway

Every artist was first an amateur.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

Self-trust is the first secret of success.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

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