100 of the Wisest Quotes of All Time

100 of the Wisest Quotes of All Time

In life, we constantly seek new sources of wisdom in order to help us understand this journey a little bit better. Life may not always give you what you want, but it always gives you what you need, and quotes from famous philosophers, musicians, and authors can provide you with the understanding that you seek. While the truest wisdom comes from within ourselves, sometimes you just need a little inspiration and knowledge from others.

1. “If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.” -Bruce Lee

2. “Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow”.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

3. ‘Buddha was asked, “What have you gained from meditation?” He replied, “Nothing!” However, Buddha said, let me tell you what I lost:Anger, Anxiety, Depression, Insecurity, Fear of Old, Age and Death.”‘

4. “The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don’t tell you what to see.”
– Alexandra K. Trenfor

5. “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” –  Plato

6. “Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.” – Steve Jobs

7. “Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” – Lao Tzu

8. “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” -Margaret Mead

9. “In a time of deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” – George Orwell

10. Man: ‘I want happiness’
Buddha: First remove”I”,this is ego. Then remove “Want”, this is desire. Finally all that remains is “happiness.”

11. “Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” – Albert Einstein

12. “Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.” – Carl Jung

13. “I’m not in this world to live up to your expectations and you’re not in this world to live up to mine.” – Bruce Lee

14. “Do not pray for an easy life. Pray for the strength to endure a difficult one” – Bruce Lee

15. “Never let school interfere with your education.” – Mark Twain

16. “Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.” – Rumi

17. “It is no measure of good health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society” – Jiddu Krishnamurti

18. “The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.” – Maya Angelou


19. “Normal is an illusion. What is normal for the spider is chaos for the fly.” – Morticia Addams

20. “The real question is not whether life exists after death. The real question is whether you are alive before your death.” – Osho

Written by Alecia Bennett

I hold a master's degree with a clinical psychology specialization. Currently pursuing school counseling courses. I have attended various programs related to mental health issues. A person who takes a keen interest in writing anything about the human mind and behavior.

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