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Knowledge speaks but wisdom listens - Jimi Hendrix - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

The wisdom quotes on this page are all from authors surnames or sources F to K. For more words of wisdom from many other sources please take a look at pages A to E, L to Q and R to Z. There is also a page of clever/wise sayings which are all from unknown sources.

Wisdom quotes are listed alphabetically on surname/source

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Wisdom Quotes:  F   



Anatole France

Anatole France  1844 - 1924
If a million people say a foolish thing - 
it is still a foolish thing.


To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.


Anne Frank

Anne Frank  1929 - 1945
Think of all the beauty still left around you...
and be happy.

Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy - Anne Frank - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin  1706 - 1790
Happiness consists more in small conveniences or pleasures that occur every day, than in great pieces of good fortune that happen but seldom to a man in the course of his life.


Erich Fromm

Erich Fromm  1900 - 1980
It requires courage to let go of certainties.


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Robert Frost  1874 - 1963
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I, I took the one less travelled by, and that has made all the difference.


Buckminster Fuller

Buckminster Fuller  1895 - 1983
You never change something by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.


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Wisdom Quotes:  G   



Galileo

Galileo  1564 - 1642
You cannot teach a person anything.
You can only help him find it within himself.


Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi  1869 - 1948
An ounce of practice
is worth tons of preaching.


Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.


Kahlil Gibran

Kahlil Gibran  1883 - 1931
Beauty is not in the face.
Beauty is a Light in the heart.

Beauty is not in the face, beauty is a light in the heart - Kahlil Gibran - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Kahlil Gibran

Kahlil Gibran  1883 - 1931
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.


If you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work.


Neville Goddard

Neville Goddard  1905 - 1972
All you need is time...
and you have it... NOW

All you need is time and you have it... NOW - Neville Goddard - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Neville Goddard

Neville Goddard  1905 - 1972
Use your imagination lovingly
on behalf of another.


Where knowledge ends... feeling and imagination begin.


Seth Godin

Seth Godin  1960
Just because the tide is out, doesn't mean there is less water in the ocean.

Just because the tide is out, doesn't mean there is less water in the ocean - Seth Godin - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith  1730 - 1774
You can preach a better sermon with your life
than with your lips.


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Alban Goodier
He is truly happy who makes others happy.  Those who face that which is actually before them, unburdened by the past, undistracted by the future, these are those who live, who make the best use of their lives, these are those who have found the secret of contentment.


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Wisdom Quotes:  H  



HA-Tony Neate

HA (Tony Neate)
Freedom is a state of mind, not a state of being.


History is there to be learned from and not lived to.


Thich Nhat Hanh

Thich Nhat Hanh  1926
Let us not be afraid of decreasing. It is like the moon, we see the moon increasing and decreasing, but it is always the moon.


The most precious gift we can offer anyone is... our attention. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers.


Nathaniel Hawthorne

Nathaniel Hawthorne  1804 - 1864
Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.

Happiness is a butterfly which when pursued is always just beyond your grasp - Nathaniel Hawthorne - illustrated by Sandra Reeves - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

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Lucas Hellmer
Aim not for what you are, but for what you could be.


Arthur Helps

Arthur Helps  1813 - 1875
Wise sayings often fall on barren ground,
but a kind word is never thrown away.


Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix  1942 - 1970
Knowledge speaks but wisdom listens.


When the power of love overcomes the love of power... then the world will know peace.

When the power of love overcomes the love of power, then the world will know peace - Jimi Hendrix - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn  1929 - 1993
For beautiful eyes - look for the good in others. For beautiful lips - speak only words of kindness. And for poise - walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.


Heraclitus

Heraclitus  535BC - 475BC
There is nothing permanent...
except change.

There is nothing permanent, except change - Heraclitus - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Mike Hernacki

Mike Hernacki
All true success flows out of giving something to someone.


True success does not always come in forms that are visible or measurable.


Napoleon Hill

Napoleon Hill  1883 - 1970
The strongest oak of the forest is not the one that is protected from the storm and hidden from the sun.  It's the one that stands in the open where it is compelled to struggle for its existence against the wind and rains and scorching sun.


Edmund Hillary

Edmund Hillary  1919 - 2008
It is not the mountain that we conquer,
but ourselves.


Hippocrates

Hippocrates  460BC - 370BC
Natural forces within us
are the true healers of disease.


Robert Holden

Robert Holden  1964
Beware of Destination Addiction...
a preoccupation with the idea that happiness is in the next place, the next job and with the next partner. Until you give up the idea that happiness is somewhere else, it will never be where you are.


Happiness doesn't come and go, what comes and goes is your attunement to happiness.


People will treat you the way YOU treat you.


To have time for what is valuable,  you have to stop giving time to what isn't.


You are what you seek.

You are what you seek - Robert Holden - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Oliver Wendell Holmes  1809 - 1894
A moments insight is sometimes worth
a life's experience.


It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.


Horace

Horace  65BC - 8AD
Once sent out, a word takes wings beyond recall.


Remember to preserve a calm Soul amid difficulties.


Edgar Watson Howe

Edgar Watson Howe  1853 - 1937
A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice.


Elbert Hubbard

Elbert Hubbard  1859 - 1915
He who does not understand your silence,
will probably not understand your words.


One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.


The love we give away is the only love we keep.


Victor Hugo

Victor Hugo  1802 - 1885
Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.


Where the telescope ends, the microscope begins. Which of the two has the grander view?


Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Jonathan Lockwood Huie
Drop the sword, for there is but one flesh to wound, and that is the One flesh of all humankind.


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David Hume  1711 - 1776
Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them.


Aldous Huxley

Aldous Huxley  1894 - 1963
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.


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Wisdom Quotes:  I   



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Islamic Saying
There is no comparison between men and women. It is like trying to compare a rose with a jasmine. Each has its own perfume. Women are not equal to men, but then men are not equal to women.


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Wisdom Quotes:  J   



William James

William James  1842 - 1910
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.


Susan Jeffers

Susan Jeffers  1938 - 2012
Everyone in your life is a 'practise person.' How you react to them allows you to see what you have to work on within yourself.


Listen to the silence... It has much to say.

Listen to the silence, it has much to say - Susan Jeffers - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson  1743 - 1826
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.


I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power, the greater it will be.


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William Jordon
Mistakes are the growing pains of wisdom.

Mistakes are growing pains of wisdom - William Jordan - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Carl Jung

Carl Jung  1875 - 1961
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to a better understanding of ourselves.


Juvenal

Juvenal  55 - 127
Be gentle with the young.


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Wisdom Quotes:  K   



Byron Katie

Byron Katie  1942
All I have is all I need...  And all I need is all I have in this moment.


It's no possible to have a problem without believing a prior thought.  To notice this simple truth is the beginning of peace.


When I walk into a room I know that everyone loves me...  I just don't expect them to realize it yet.

When I walk into a room I know that everyone loves me, I just don't expect them to realise it yet - Byron Katie - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Helen Keller

Helen Keller  1880 - 1968
We would never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world.


Thomas Kempis

Thomas Kempis  1379 - 1471
If we live in peace ourselves, we in turn may bring peace to others. A peaceable man does more good than a learned one.


Frederick Keonig

Frederick Keonig  1774 - 1833
We tend to forget that happiness doesn't come as a result of getting something we don't have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.


Hazrat Inayat Khan

Hazrat Inayat Khan  1882 - 1927
The words that enlighten the Soul are more precious than jewels.

Words that enlighten the Soul are more precious than jewels - Hazrat Inayat Khan - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Jiddu Krishnamurti  1895 - 1986
The difference between me and you is...
that I don't mind what happens.


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