“Turn your wounds into wisdom.” – Oprah Winfrey

“When anger enters the mind, wisdom departs.” – Thomas A Kempis

“When an ordinary man attains knowledge, he is a sage; when a sage attains understanding, he is an ordinary man.” –  Zen proverb

“Let your actions demonstrate your wisdom.” 

“No seed ever sees the flower.” – Zen proverb

“Man’s primary art is virtue itself.” – Seneca

“Knowledge is discovered collectively, wisdom is rediscovered individually.” – Naval Ravikant

“Spend your money on the things money can buy. Spend your time on the things money can’t buy.” – Haruki Murakami 

“Only when someone refuses to do certain things will he be capable of doing great things.” – Mencius

“Sometimes taking time is actually a shortcut.” –  Haruki Murakami

“Seek wisdom, not knowledge. Knowledge is of the past, Wisdom is of the future.” –  Lumbee 

“A kind person is very wise, because they – consciously or unconsciously – have realised what it is all about: that what we do to our fellows, we also do to ourselves.” – Stefan Einhorn

“The ability to communicate fluidly and effectively is more than just a skill that one develops over time. It is a combination of skill, and wisdom, and the ability to connect to the perception of another that will allow them to see things the way you do and follow along with your will.” –  Gerald Campbell

“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” – Truman Capote

“A good friend is precious, even more precious is a wise good friend.” – V. Ashiedu

“No matter how bad we might think the world is, in my experience the vast majority of us want to rub along with our fellow men and very often buried beneath a gruff exterior, there is a generous spirit waiting to be revealed.” – Tony Clark

“We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.” – Mother Teresa

“I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.” – E.B. White

“Better to be tentative than to be recklessly sure – to be an apprentice at sixty, than to present oneself as a doctor at ten.” – Michel de Montaigne

“Dogs look up to you, cats look down on you. Give me a pig. He just looks you in the eye and treats you as an equal.” – Winston Churchill

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