18 Wisest Quotes I Have Ever Read

Last Updated on February 28, 2022

I have read many quotes while writing articles or reading books. But some of them just got stuck in my mind. The quotes which I am going to share with you are some of the wisest quotes I have ever read.

Sometimes all you need are words of wisdom to get your life on track. I hope these quotes by the wisest people ever lived on earth helps you and gives you a fresh perspective on life.

Let’s get started with the 18 wisest quotes that I have ever heard and read in my life.

#1 Wisest Quote By J.K Rowling

wisest quotes I have ever read“You might never fail on the scale I did, but some failure in life is inevitable. It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case, you fail by default.”

#2 Wisest Quote By Mark Twain

Mark Twain

“Most men die at 27, we just bury them at 72.”

#3 Wisest Quote By Jean Rostand

Jean Rostand

“Kill one man, and you’re a murderer. Kill millions of men, and you’re a conqueror. Kill them all, and you’re a God.”

#4 Wisest Quote By Logan Pearsall Smith

Logan Pearsall Smith

“There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second.”

#5 Wisest Quote By Jordan Belfort

Jordan Belfort

“The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why you can’t achieve it.”

#6 Wisest Quote By Bob Marley

Bob Marley

“You say you love rain. But you use an umbrella to walk under it. You say you love sun. But you seek shelter when it is shining. You say you love wind. But when it comes, you close your windows. So that’s why I’m scared when you say you love me.”

#7 Wisest Quote By Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama

“Man… Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived.”

#8 Wisest Quote By Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau
“I learned this, at least, by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavours to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.”

#9 Wisest Quote By Mike Tyson

Mike Tyson

“Everybody you fight is not your enemy and everybody that helps you is not your friend”.

#10 Wisest Quote By Erma Bombeck

Erma Bombeck

“When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, ‘I used everything you gave me.”

#11 Wisest Quote By Eminem

“The truth is you don’t know what is going to happen tomorrow. Life is a crazy ride, and nothing is guaranteed.”

#12 Wisest Quote By Einstein


” I do not know with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.”

#13 Wisest Quote By Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey

“Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not.”

#14 Wisest Quote By Abdu’l-Baha


“Sometimes I want to ask God why He allows poverty, famine, and injustice when He could do something about it, but I’m afraid he might just ask me the same question.”

#15 Wisest Quote By Jacob Riis

Jacob Riis

“When nothing seems to help, I go look at a stonecutter hammering away at his rock perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred and first blow, it will split in two, and I know it was not that blow that did it, but all that had gone before.”

#16 Wisest Quote By Gandhi


“Action expresses priorities.”

#17 Wisest Quote By John Lennon

John Lennon

“Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.”

#18 Wisest Quote By Buddha


“All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think, we become.”

Also Read: Most Inspiring Quotes Of All Time

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Written by Mukund Kapoor & Team

Mukund Kapoor is a spiritual enthusiast and self-improvement expert with a passion for helping others find inner peace and fulfillment. With a deep understanding of various spiritual practices and philosophies, Mukund has dedicated his life to sharing his knowledge and wisdom with others through his website, Our team is comprised of individuals who are passionate about exploring the depths of the human spirit and helping others on their own personal journeys towards self-discovery and fulfillment. On the site, you'll find a wealth of valuable information and resources on topics such as mindfulness, meditation, personal growth, and more.

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