Wisest Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Wisest Quotes from famous persons: George W. Bush, Gene Simmons, Robertson Davies, Jakob Bohme, Walter Savage Landor. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Wisest Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.

My mother is probably the wisest person I’ve ever known. She’s not schooled, she’s not well read. But she has a philosophy of life that makes well-read people seem like morons.
Every man is wise when attacked by a mad dog; fewer when pursued by a mad woman; only the wisest survive when attacked by a mad notion.
A shepherd, in whom the spirit of God works, is more highly esteemed before God than the wisest and most potent in self-wit, without the divine dominion.
Even the weakest disputant is made so conceited by what he calls religion, as to think himself wiser than the wisest who think differently from him.
I’ve beaten some of the wisest, most opportunistic and powerful women, and I will prove to Asuka that she is not unstoppable.
The wisest of the wise may err.
There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second.
Many things are unknown to the wisest, and the best men can never wholly divest themselves of passions and affections… nothing can or ought to be permanent but that which is perfect.
Algernon Sidney
Who is the wisest man? He who neither knows or wishes for anything else than what happens.
The wisest have the most authority.
Thinking well to be wise: planning well, wiser: doing well wisest and best of all.
Investing in gold is one of the wisest decisions that you can make as an investor.
The wisest advice I ever received regarding the kitchen came from my mother: ‘Do the dishes while you’re cooking.’
Lela Rose
Dan Levy came to see my play, and I had dinner with him. He’s a gem. He’s the wisest, kindest, funniest person, and I didn’t want it to end.
When defeat is inevitable, it is wisest to yield.
Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared, for the greatest fool may ask more than the wisest man can answer.
True economy means the wisest expenditure of what we have, everything considered, looking at it from the broadest standpoint. It is not a good thing to save a nickel at the expenditure of twenty-five cents‘ worth of time.
The greatest scholars are not usually the wisest people.
Geoffrey Chaucer
I’ve met the Dalai Lama briefly, but I would probably say my grandfather was the wisest person I ever met. He was my mother’s father, an Indian, a family doctor, and very unlike me in that he was deeply religious.
Not every truth is the better for showing its face undisguised; and often silence is the wisest thing for a man to heed.
The Constitution did not even go into effect when Washington was inaugurated first President. The wisest men knew that it was only a figment of the imagination then.
I feel really content in my 30s actually. I don’t feel like the wisest person in the world but I definitely don’t worry or stress like I used to.
One of President Reagan‘s first and wisest initiatives was to effectively shutdown the anti-trust division of the Justice Department.
The wisest prophets make sure of the event first.
Horace Walpole
There is this difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man, really is so; but he that thinks himself the wisest, is generally the greatest fool.
The public is wiser than the wisest critic.
George Bancroft
The wisest hustler can suddenly fall for the worst tramp and lose all of his money on her. The hustler is aware of his own weaknesses and openings to con. This awareness is his edge.
Be sure your wisest words are those you do not say.
Robert W. Service
My thesis was a defense of our Constitution on the terms that the founding fathers wrote specifically in the Federalist Papers. They hoped that our form of government would draw forward men and women who are the wisest, most prudent, and most experienced.
If one were to bring ten of the wisest men in the world together and ask them what was the most stupid thing in existence, they would not be able to discover anything so stupid as astrology.
David Hilbert
It is wisest to be impartial. If you have health, but are attached to it, you will always be afraid of losing it. And if you fear that loss, but become ill, you will suffer. Why not remain forever joyful in the Self?
In a movie we try to deceive. In theaters, as they say, the deceived are the wisest.
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.
Charles William Eliot
I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.
In my experience, it’s common that deep truths exist at both extremes of a dialectic, and the wisest stance on an issue will incorporate ‘both of the opposites within itself.’
It is unwise to be too sure of one’s own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.
Whatever dramas are going on in my life, I always find that place inside my head where I see myself as the cleanest, tallest, strongest, wisest person that I can be.
The wisest man may be a blind father.
Well may the boldest fear and the wisest tremble when incurring responsibilities on which may depend our country‘s peace and prosperity, and in some degree the hopes and happiness of the whole human family.
Regarding life, the wisest men of all ages have judged alike: it is worthless.
When I look upon seamen, men of science and philosophers, man is the wisest of all beings; when I look upon priests and prophets nothing is as contemptible as man.
On the way back from Mumbai to go meet with President Xi in China, I stopped in Singapore to meet with a guy named Lee Kuan Yew, who most foreign policy experts around the world say is the wisest man in the Orient.
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.