19+ Best Discernment Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational discernment quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

Famous Discernment Quotes

When a person goes into a relationship emotionally needy, they are not going to have discernment in choosing people. — Jennifer O’Neill

We should not fret for what is past, nor should we be anxious about the future; men of discernment deal only with the present moment. — Chanakya

My choices, including those related to the day-to-day aspects of life, like the use of a modest car, are related to a spiritual discernment that responds to a need that arises from looking at things, at people and from reading the signs of the times. Discernment in the Lord guides me in my way of governing. — Pope Francis

We need discernment in what we see and what we hear and what we believe. — Charles R. Swindoll

Her great merit is finding out mine – there is nothing so amiable as discernment. — Lord Byron

As soldiers need not only courage but tactics also, so does a philosopher need not only courage and philosophy but discernment also, to tell what his right time of dying is – so that he neither seek it nor flee it. — Apollonius of Tyana

People should not expect the state to protect them from fraudsters. If we do, we get into the habit of neglecting our own powers of intellectual discernment. — Julian Baggini

Let discernment in matters of fashion and entertainment determine who should get the vote, and half the country would be disenfranchised. — Howard Jacobson

Before I was married to Martin and became a King, I was a proud Scott, shaped by my mother’s discernment and my father’s strength. — Coretta Scott King

Democracy’s premise rests on the notion that the collective wisdom of the majority will prove right more often than it’s wrong; that given sufficient opportunity in the pursuit of happiness, your population will develop its talents, its intellect, its better judgment; that over time its capacity for discernment and self-correction will be enlarged. — Ben Fountain

Compassionate action emerges from the sense of openness, connectedness, and discernment you have created. — Joan Halifax

There is a solid satisfaction in one’s having and being conscious that he merits the good opinion of men of true discernment and real worth. But to have a name among the weak and the wicked is shame and reproach. — Samuel Adams

It’s more necessary than ever before to ensure that discernment and the development of a critical mind guide our take on the world and inform our relationship to the media and information. — Najat Vallaud-Belkacem

Love and compassion don’t at all have to make us weak, or lead us to losing discernment and vision. We just have to learn how to find them. And see, in truth, what they bring us. — Sharon Salzberg

I’ve been blessed with a good head on my shoulders and quite a good ability of discernment. I can see through people. — Kellan Lutz

Seeing reality for what it is is what we call discernment. The work of discernment is very hard. — Lewis B. Smedes

Discernment is God’s call to intercession, never to faultfinding. — Corrie Ten Boom

The sweetest feeling you can have in this world is to feel the hand of the Lord upon your shoulder. In my patriarchal blessing as a boy, I was promised that I would have the gift of discernment. I have to acknowledge that such a declaration has been abundantly fulfilled in my life. — Thomas S. Monson

Schooling people in the ways of ongoing discernment produces a greater receptivity to the tradition of the church and at the same time creates the freedom that will make them more responsive to the will of God throughout their lives. — Blase J. Cupich

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