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Wise Phrases About Life

There are many deep phrases about life that were passed from generation to generation and are still viable today.

They are the timeless wisdom of mankind, written by famous writers, philosophers, artists, thinkers, spiritual people, and poets, or have a popular or unknown origin.

The wise man is happy, he is kind, he is sincere when he expresses himself and he is balanced. The wise man is silent when he has to be silent and says what he has to say and nothing more. He is modest, has a humble attitude, and is an endless source of information.

The wise man knows himself and his aim is not to conquer others. The wise person is regarded with respect because he respects others. His words are profound and he always conveys expressions of life that we will remember.

Here Are Some Wise Phrases About Life

1. Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom (Thomas Jefferson).

2. Reflection is the path to immortality; lack of reflection is the road to death. (Buddha)

3. Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional. (Buddha)

4. If you want something you've never had, you must do something you've never done. (Anonymous).

5. He who seeks a friend without faults remains friendless. (Turkish proverb)

6. A smile costs less than electricity but gives more light. (Scottish proverb)

7. The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails. (William George Ward)

8. Don't wait for the right opportunity: create it. (George Bernard Shaw)

9. Wise are those who seek wisdom; fools think they have found it. (Napoleon)

10. It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor. (Seneca)

11. A man who doesn't feed on his dreams, gets old soon. (William Shakespeare)

12. Educate the children and it won't be necessary to punish the men. (Pythagoras)

13. Friendship doubles joys and reduces sorrows by half. (Francis Bacon)

14. Only those who are building the future, have the right to judge the past. (Friedrich Nietzsche)

15. What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean. (Isaac Newton)

16. The ignorant man pronounces, the wise man questions and reflects. (Aristotle)

17. I would give all that I know for half of what I do not know. (Friedrich Nietzsche)

18. To know that you do not know is the best. To think you know when you do not is a disease. Recognizing this disease as a disease is to be free of it. (Lao Tse)

19. Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated. (Confucius)

20. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. (Aristotle)

21. Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot. (Charlie Chaplin)

22. Man is the only creature that refuses to be what he is. (Albert Camus)

23. The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook. (William James)

24. Only the educated are free. (Epictetus)

25. Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent. (Isaac Asimov)

26. A true friend stabs you in the front, not the back. (Oscar Wilde)

27. Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper. (Francis Bacon)

28. Education is the movement from darkness to light. (Allan Bloom)

29. Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it. (Edmund Burke)

30. Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art. (Stanislaw Jerzy Lec)

31. It's better to be king of your silence than the slave of your words. (William Shakespeare)

32. To be original means, in a way, to prove the mediocrity of others. (Ernesto Sábato)

33. It's a pity that when you begin to learn how to live, you have to die. (Ernesto Sábato)

34. Imagination is the key to discovery. (Anonymous)

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

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