50+ Best Wise Man Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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Famous Wise Man Quotes

There is more to life than increasing its speed. —  Mahatma Gandhi

Transformation is a process, and as life happens there are tons of ups and downs. It’s a journey of discovery–there are moments on mountaintops and moments in deep valleys of despair. —  Rick Warren

Don’t take life too seriously. You’ll never get out of it alive. —  Elbert Hubbard

The only disability in life is a bad attitude. —  Scott Hamilton

Life is a daring adventure or nothing at all. —  Helen Keller

The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival. —  Aristotle

The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take total responsibility for our attitudes. That’s the day we truly grow up. —  John C. Maxwell

The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor. —  Vince Lombardi

Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it. —  Lou Holtz

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. —  Leo Buscaglia

Communication is a skill that you can learn. It’s like riding a bicycle or typing. If you’re willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of every part of your life. —  Brian Tracy

Each person must live their life as a model for others. —  Rosa Parks

Life is not about how fast you run or how high you climb, but how well you bounce. —  Vivian Komori

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. —  Maya Angelou

Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it. It enriches the necessary competencies that daily life requires and provides; and in this respect, it irrigates the deserts that our lives have already become. —  C. S. Lewis

Once you say you’re going to settle for second, that’s what happens to you in life. —  John F. Kennedy

All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better. —  Ralph Waldo Emerson

In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. —  Abraham Lincoln

God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well. —  Voltaire

The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams. —  Oprah Winfrey

Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact. —  William James

In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on. —  Robert Frost

Each life is made up of mistakes and learning, waiting and growing, practicing patience and being persistent. —  Billy Graham

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated. —  Confucius

Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them–that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like. —  Lao Tzu

There are three constants in life…change, choice and principles. —  Stephen Covey

We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon. —  Franklin D. Roosevelt

There is no passion to be found playing small–in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living. —  Nelson Mandela

Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future. —  John F. Kennedy

My philosophy of life is that if we make up our mind what we are going to make of our lives, then work hard toward that goal, we never lose–somehow we win out. —  Ronald Reagan

Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. —  Thomas A. Edison

What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds. —  Wayne Dyer

Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them. —  Dalai Lama

Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits. —  Thomas Jefferson

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. —  Winston Churchill

Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile. —  Albert Einstein

Remember your dreams and fight for them. You must know what you want from life. There is just one thing that makes your dream become impossible: the fear of failure. —  Paulo Coelho

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. —  Henry Ford

If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much. —  Jim Rohn

People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built. —  Eleanor Roosevelt

When life is too easy for us, we must beware or we may not be ready to meet the blows which sooner or later come to everyone, rich or poor. —  Eleanor Roosevelt

Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. —  George Bernard Shaw

Today is life–the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. Develop a hobby. Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto. —  Dale Carnegie

Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others? — Martin Luther King, Jr.

The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you’re in control of your life. If you don’t, life controls you. —  Tony Robbins

Life takes on meaning when you become motivated, set goals and charge after them in an unstoppable manner. —  Les Brown

Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced. —  Soren Kierkegaard

I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed. —  Michael Jordan

Live life to the fullest, and focus on the positive. —  Matt Cameron

The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward. —  Amelia Earhart