11 Best Words of Wisdom / Thoughts to Live By Famous Authors

It is easy to be wise after the event. – English Proverb

1. It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves. by – Francois De La Rochefoucauld

2. The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook. by – William James

3. Wisdom is better than gold or silver. by – German Proverb

4. Years teach us more than books. by – Berthold Auerbach

5. The wisdom of nations lies in their proverbs, which are brief and pithy. by – William Penn

6. The wise man should be prepared for everything that does not lie within his control. by – Pythagoras

7. A wise man learns by the mistakes of others, a fool by his own. by – Latin Proverb

8. No man was ever wise by chance. by – Seneca

9. The seat of knowledge is in the head, of wisdom, in the heart. by – William Hazlitt

10. The more a man knows, the more he forgives. by – Catherine the Great

11. Wisdom is the sunlight of the soul. by – German Proverb