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70 Of The Wisest Quotes From Anonymous Authors

Wisdom is defined as the ability to combine one's knowledge, experience, and sound judgment to make a good decision. Seeking out wisdom is often a lifelong journey that ultimately never ends, as there is always more to learn and more ways to do things. Wisdom from anonymous sources is most mysterious because we don't actually know the background of the author, and we can't guess at how or why they came to know what they know, yet their words still seem to speak candidly to what is best to do in our own life. Allow these quotes from Anonymous authors to provide you with unexpected wisdom! 
A mistake should be your teacher, not your attacker. A mistake is a lesson, not a loss. It is a temporary, necessary detour, not a dead end.

After all, life is really simple; we ourselves create the circumstances that complicate it.

We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears.

Without communication there is no relationship. Without respect there is no love. Without trust there is no reason to continue.

You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.

Commitment in the face of conflict produces character.

Silence is often misinterpreted but never misquoted.

Money buys everything but good sense.

People need to learn that their actions do affect other people. So be careful what you say and do, it”s not always just about you.

When making personal decisions, listen to what your head says then listen to what your heart says. If they differ, follow your heart Whenever you listen to your heart, you listen to that part of you that is most interested in your well-being.

Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking.

Good habits are formed; bad habits we fall into.

Maturity is not when we start speaking big things.
It is when we start understanding small things.

Nothing improves the memory more than trying to forget.

No one has ever become poor by giving.

Freedom is a package deal – with it comes responsibilities and consequences.

If a problem can be solved, there is nothing to worry about. If it can’t be solved, worrying will do no good.

Children begin by loving their parents. As they grow older, they judge them. Sometimes they forgive them.

You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.

Just because something is common sense doesn’t mean it’s common practice.

The first thing in the human personality that dissolves in alcohol is dignity.

Courage is always greatest when blended with meekness; intellectual ability is most admired when it sparkles in the setting of modest self-distrust; and never does the human soul appear so strong as when it foregoes revenge and dares to forgive any injury.

A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could.

Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.

Giving up doesn’t always mean you are weak … sometimes it means that you are strong enough to let go

Take risks.
If you win
you will be happy.
If you lose,
you will be wise.

Life’s Tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.

Life is not measured by the breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.

Giving up doesn’t always mean you are weak … sometimes it means that you are strong enough to let go.

There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.

Most obstacles melt away
when you decide to walk boldly through them.

Everybody wants to go to heaven, but nobody wants to die.

Success is not final; failure is not fatal.
It is the courage to continue that counts.

Advertising may be described as the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it.

The only people I owe my loyalty to are those who never made me question theirs.

The difference between who you are
and what you want to be
is what you do.

A blind person who sees is better than a seeing person who is blind.

Wisdom is easy to carry but difficult to gather.

Hatred is a boomerang which is sure to hit you harder than the one at whom you throw it.

Wisdom is to live in the present, plan for the future and profit from the past.

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and he’ll eat forever.

A life spent making mistakes is not only most honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.

What man does not understand, he fears; and what he fears, he tends to destroy.

Don’t promise when you’re happy.
Don’t reply when you’re angry,
and don’t decide when you’re sad.

Not all those who wonder are lost.

Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become your character. Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.

When you can think of yesterday without regret and tomorrow without fear, you are near contentment.

The errors of a wise man make your rule rather than the perfections of a fool.

There are people who make things happen, those who watch what happens, and those who wonder what happened.

The real measure of your wealth is how much you’d be worth if you lost all your money.

Deal with the faults of others as gently as your own.

Every success is built on the ability to do better than good enough.

Never be afraid to try something new remember amateurs built the ark, professionals built the Titanic.

When you can’t control what’s happening,
challenge yourself to control
the way you respond to what’s happening.
That’s where your power is!

Everyone wants to be accepted by a world that is unacceptable

the art of creating problems
that weren’t even there

Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted

The longer the explanation, the bigger the lie.

One should speak little with others and much with oneself.

Adversity is a fact of life. It can’t be controlled. What we can control is how we react to it.

Ignorance can be educated. Crazy can be medicated. But there is no cure for stupid.

In seeking happiness for others, you will find it in yourself.

Everybody is a genius. But, if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will spend its whole life believing that it is stupid.

People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.

God Himself, sir, does not propose to judge a man until his life is over. Why should you and I?

Don’t mind criticism. If it is untrue, disregard it; if unfair, keep from irritation; if it is ignorant, smile; if it is justified it is not criticism, learn from it.

Imagination was given man to compensate for what he is not, and a sense of humor to console him for what he is.Imagination was given man to compensate for what he is not, and a sense of humor to console him for what he is.

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