A Select Collection of Wise Old Sayings

By Simran Khurana

Wisdom comes with experience. And wisdom helps us improve. But does wisdom only come with experience? Not necessarily. Begin with an open mind and you can gain wisdom even through wise old sayings.Ralph Waldo Emerson
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.

Lao Tzu
The journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.

William A. Ward
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

James Allen
The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.

Mark Twain
The perfection of wisdom and the end of true philosophy is to proportion our wants to our possessions, our ambitions to our capacities, we will then be a happy and a virtuous people.

Marcel Proust
The real voyage of discovery consists of not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.

George Eliot
The scornful nostril and the high head gather not the odors that lie on the track of truth.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox
The truest greatness lies in being kind, the truest wisdom in a happy mind.

John Pierpont Morgan
The wise man bridges the gap by laying out the path by means of which he can get from where he is to where he wants to go.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
The years teach much which the days never knew.



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