Wisdom is traditionally defined as the body of knowledge developed during a specific time. However, aging and life experience influences our quality of wisdom. Some of the best wisdom gained stems from making our own choices. As a reminder to the quality of knowledge learned in life, the below collection of words of wisdom will help to get you inspired.
With age and experience, wisdom is learned and shared. Some of the best wisdom is gained from making our own choices. As a reminder to our
A day of worry is more exhausting than a week of work.
A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.
A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.
Be happy. It’s one way of being wise.
Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.
But I guess you can’t expect everyone to have the same kind of dedication as you.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Experience is not what happens to you; it’s what you do with what happens to you.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
If you’re trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I’ve had them; everybody has had them. But obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.
Look for a long time at what pleases you, and longer still at what pains you.
My father said there were two kinds of people in the world: givers and takers. The takers may eat better, but the givers sleep better.
Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. And don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
Voice is not just the sound that comes from your throat, but the feelings that come from your words.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.
When someone truly cares about you they make an effort, not an excuse.
You can tell a lot about a person’s character by what they laugh at.
You teach people how to treat you by what you allow, what you stop, and what you reinforce.
The aging population has been increasingly growing. With a population expected to reach more than 439 million by 2050, the amount of life experience that will by had by the expected 19 million elderly aged 85+ will be enormous. The below infographic provides some quick details and facts regarding the quickly aging population.