Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Wisdom Favorite quotes, Wisdom Favorite sayings, and Wisdom Favorite proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

List Of Motivational Wisdom Favorite Quotes And Sayings

 

A blind person who sees is better than a seeing person who is blind.

-Iranian (on wisdom)

 

 

A crown’s no cure for a headache.

-English (on basic truths)

 

 

A new broom sweeps clean but an old broom knows the corners.

-Virgin Islander (on friendship)

 

 

A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience.

-American (on proverbs)

 

 

A proverb is one man’s wit and all men’s wisdom.

-Lord John Russell (1792-1878)

 

 

All’s well that ends well.

-John Heywood (c.1497-1580)

 

 

Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.

-Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

 

 

Deal with the faults of others as gently as your own.

-Chinese Proverb

 

 

Economy is the wealth of the poor and the wisdom of the rich.

-French (on thrift)

 

 

Even a fish wouldn’t get into trouble if it kept its mouth shut.

-Korean (on common sense)

Best Inspirational Wisdom Favorite Quotes And Sayings

 

Everything in moderation.

-unknown

 

 

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and he’ll eat forever.

-Chinese Proverb

 

 

He that respects himself is safe from others.

-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882)

 

 

He who flees at the right time can fight again.

-Marcus Trentius Varro (c.116-27 BC)

 

 

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.

-Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)

 

 

Health is better than wealth.

-unknown

 

 

In bad things be slow; in good things be fast.

-Afghan (on time and timeliness

 

 

Just because something is common sense doesn’t mean it’s common practice.

-unknown

 

 

Justice is truth in action.

-Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881)

 

 

Life is a journey, not a destination.

-Cliff Nichols, acrafts@wf.net

Famous Humorous Wisdom Favorite Quotes And Sayings

 

Life is what you make it.

-Grandma Moses (1860-1961)

 

 

Live and let live.

-Dutch Proverb

 

 

Lost time is never found again.

-Ben Franklin (1706-1790)

 

 

Money buys everything but good sense.

-Yiddish (on money)

 

 

Nothing is impossible to the willing mind.

-Books of the Han Dynasty

 

 

One head cannot hold all wisdom.

-Maasai(East African)(on wisdom)

 

 

One should speak little with others and much with oneself.

-Danish (on the conduct of life)

 

 

Out of sight, out of mind.

-unknown

 

 

Plan your life at New Year’s, your day at dawn.

-Japanese (on planning)

 

 

Plan your life like you will live forever, and live your life like you will die the next day.

-unknown, courtesy of Bryan Sullivan