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All you need to Know about Quotes About Wisdom

Wisdom provides a lot of inspiration and subjects for quotes, and we love collecting quotes about wisdom on this site. Below are some of the questions that we frequently get asked about wisdom quotes.

If you’re just interested in the quotes themselves, then check out the side bar to see a full list of all the Wisdom quotes that we have on the site.

Frequently Asked Questions About Wisdom

Which authors have written about Wisdom?

Throughout the years, a lot of writers have written on the subject of wisdom. But everyone has to have their favorites, and at Quotation Oasis, we particularly like the Wisdom quotes written by these authors

  • James E Alvey
  • Robert J Sternberg
  • Barry Schwartz
  • Robert K Thomas
  • Stephen S Hall
  • Stephen R Covey
  • John C Maxwell
  • Deepak Chopra
  • Jack Canfield
  • Robin Sharma
  • David R Hawkins
  • Wayne W Dyer
  • Don Miguel Ruiz
  • Michael A Singer
  • Shunryu Suzuki
  • Alan Watts
  • Joseph Campbell
  • Carl Jung
  • Epictetus
  • Seneca

We are always trying to add new quotes to the site, so please keep checking back for new wisdom quotes from the authors above and please don’t hesitate to let us know if you’d like to see more wisdom quotes from a particular author on the site.

Which themes are most often covered in quotes about Wisdom?

The good thing about wisdom quotes is that they can cover such a broad range of topics and themes, but some of our favorite topics and themes that wisdom quotes cover are -

  • Importance of learning
  • Experience
  • knowledge
  • Power of observation
  • Value of mistakes
  • Patience
  • perseverance
  • Humility
  • self-awareness
  • Critical thinking
  • Decision-making
  • Growth
  • change
  • Listening
  • communication
  • Balance
  • moderation
  • Ethics
  • morality
  • Leadership

What are some of the best and most popular quotes about Wisdom?

There are so many great quotes about wisdom, but we’ve picked out some of our favorites below. We hope you enjoy them.

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.

The only way to do great work is to love what you do.
Steve Jobs

The unexamined life is not worth living.

The only source of knowledge is experience.
Albert Einstein

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.

The wise man speaks because he has something to say, the fool because he has to say something.

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Nelson Mandela

The more I learn, the more I realize how much I don't know.
Albert Einstein

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Edmund Burke

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.