Best wisdom quotes

"Is it so bad, then, to be misunderstood? Pythagoras was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luther, and Copernicus, and Galileo, and Newton, and every pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood."

Ralph Waldo EmersonQuote has 37 points. Vote or

"Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom."

AristotleQuote has 32 points. Vote or

"You can only be young once. But you can always be immature."

Dave BarryQuote has 31 points. Vote or

"The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing."

SocratesQuote has 29 points. Vote or

"I am not young enough to know everything."

Oscar WildeQuote has 28 points. Vote or

"Think before you speak. Read before you think."

Fran LebowitzQuote has 28 points. Vote or

"Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something."

PlatoQuote has 27 points. Vote or

"Fools talk, cowards are silent, wise men listen."

Carlos Ruiz ZafónQuote has 26 points. Vote or

"By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest."

ConfuciusQuote has 24 points. Vote or

"Deserves it! I daresay he does. Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in judgement. For even the very wise cannot see all ends."

J.R.R. TolkienQuote has 23 points. Vote or

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