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101 life wisdoms that you should know

Over time, people have mastered a lot of mistakes, problems and challenges and put the knowledge and observations they gained into a multitude of different wisdoms. Wisdom that can give you comfort, courage and hope in difficult times, or that should just make you think.

Such wisdoms seem very inconspicuous and powerless at first glance, but if you allow it, they can take deep roots in our minds and have an immense impact on our future thoughts and actions.

Wisdoms to think about

Wisdom # 1: Pay attention to your thoughts - they are the beginning of your actions.

Wisdom # 2: Don't think so often about what you lack, but think about what you have. - Marc Aurel

Wisdom # 3: Never start stopping, never stop starting. - Marcus Tullius Cicero

Wisdom # 4: Some people come into your life like a blessing, others like a lesson.

Wisdom # 5: A path is created when you walk it.

Wisdom # 6: Live in the past if you want to be sad. Live in the future if you want to be afraid. And if you want to be happy, enjoy the moment.

Wisdom # 7: Things only have the value that you give them. - Jean Baptiste Moliere

Wisdom # 8: The act distinguishes the goal from the dream.

Wisdom # 9: When the time comes when you could, the time when you can is over. - Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

Wisdom # 10: Criticizing others has not spared anyone from performing. - Noël Coward


Life wisdom about love

Wisdom # 11: Love is the strongest power in the world, yet it is the most humble power imaginable. - Mahatma Gandhi

Wisdom # 12: What you love, let go. If it comes back, it's yours - forever. - Confucius

Wisdom # 13: The only important thing in life are the traces of love we leave behind when we leave. - Albert Schweitzer

Wisdom # 14: Love is not what you expect to get, but what you are ready to give. - Katharine Hepburn

Wisdom # 15: The sum of our lives are the hours we love. - Wilhelm Busch

Wisdom # 16: When you love, you look to yourself to blame, not the other. - Richard Burton

Wisdom # 17: It is not common to love what you have. - Anatole France

Wisdom # 18: Love is the decision to affirm the whole of a person, the details may be as they want. - Otto Flake

Wisdom # 19: Love is the only thing that grows when we use it up.

Wisdom # 20: Love is the desire to give, not to get.


Life wisdom about inner peace

Wisdom # 21: Everyone has to find his peace within himself, and if the peace is to be real, it must not be influenced by external circumstances. - Mahatma Gandhi

Wisdom # 22: Our struggle against life prevented our hearts from opening. However, once we give up the fight and open our hearts to what is, we find peace in the present moment - Jack Kornfield

Wisdom # 23: The ability to live in peace with other people and with the world depends very largely on the ability to live in peace with oneself. - Thich Nhat Hanh

Wisdom # 24: One should not seek peace outside, only within oneself. Those who have found inner silence do not reach for anything and they do not discard anything.

Wisdom # 25: A person's true calling is to come to terms with oneself. - Hermann Hesse

Wisdom # 26: A person can endure a lot as long as he can endure himself. - Axel Munthe

Wisdom # 27: The way to all great things goes through silence. - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Wisdom # 28: Desirelessness leads to inner calm. - Laozi

Wisdom # 29: You can't see your own image in running water, but you can in calm water. Only those who remain calm can become the resting place of everything that needs rest. - Laozi

Wisdom # 30: Overcome yourself and you will overcome the world.


Life wisdom about success

Wisdom # 31: Failure does not mean that you have failed, but that you have come one step closer to your success.

Wisdom # 32: If you want to be successful, you have to hold the pen writing your life story yourself.

Wisdom # 33: The biggest mistake one can make in life is always to be afraid of making a mistake. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Wisdom # 34: You can have anything you dream of if you are willing to give up the belief that you will not be able to do it. - Robert Anthony

Wisdom # 35: If you want success as badly as you want air to breathe, then you will be successful. - Eric Thomas

Wisdom # 36: You have to look up to see the stars.

Wisdom # 37: Success is not a big step in the future, but a small step today.

Wisdom # 38: If you want to live your dreams, you must not dream those of others.

Wisdom # 39: The surest way to be successful is always to try again. - Thomas Alva Edison

Wisdom # 40: To make dreams come true, you have to awaken from them!


Wisdoms about problems and challenges

Wisdom # 41: In all things, hope is better than despair. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Wisdom # 42: For the optimist, life is not a problem, it is already the solution. - Marcel Pagnol

Wisdom # 43: When you see that your goal is still a long way off, start setting off.

Wisdom # 44: Overcome one difficulty and you'll keep a hundred others away from you. - Confucius

Wisdom # 45: Only when you stumble do you pay attention to the path.

Wisdom # 46: The greatest difficulties are where we look for them.

Wisdom # 47: Worries are like ghosts: If you are not afraid of them, they cannot harm you.

Wisdom # 48: It is better to light a single little light than to curse the darkness. - Confucius

Wisdom # 49: If you fight, you can lose. Who does not fight has already lost.

Wisdom # 50: If life gives you lemons, make lemonade out of them.


Wisdoms about friendship

Wisdom # 51: Carrying resentment is like reaching for a glowing stick of coal with the intention of throwing it at someone. You just burn yourself in the process. - Buddha

Wisdom # 52: Instead of always wiping away your tears, "wipe" away the people who are responsible for those tears.

Wisdom # 53: Sometimes you have to give up people, not because you don't care, but because they are you.

Wisdom # 54: Forgiveness never changes your past, but enriches your future.

Wisdom # 55: A friend is someone who knows everything about you and who still loves you. - Elbert Hubbard

Wisdom # 56: A little friendship is worth more to me than admiration from the whole world. - Otto von Bismarck

Wisdom # 57: You won't get very far in friendship if you are not willing to forgive small mistakes. - Jean de la Bruyère

Wisdom # 58: You can recognize a safe friend in an uncertain thing. - Marcus Tullius Cicero

Wisdom # 59: Only those who have true friends are rich. - Thomas Fuller

Wisdom # 60: The best way to have a friend is to be one yourself. - Ralph Waldo Emerson


Wisdoms about life

Wisdom # 61: If you want to understand life, do not believe what you say and what you write, but observe for yourself and think - Anton Chekhov

Wisdom # 62: You cannot find yourself by going into the past. You find yourself by coming into the present. - Eckhart Tolle

Wisdom # 63: Enjoy the moment, because the moment is your life.

Wisdom # 64: Time is all you have. You might find out one day that you got less of it than you think.

Wisdom # 65: Life is adorable. You just have to see it through the right glasses. - Alexandre Dumas

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Wisdom # 66: Strictly speaking, very few people live in the present. Most are preparing to live soon. - Jonathan Swift

Wisdom # 67: Only the thinker experiences his life, it pulls past the thoughtless. - Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

Wisdom # 68: Life is the rarest thing in the world, most people just exist. - Oscar Wilde

Wisdom # 69: If you love life, don't waste your time, because that's what life is made of. - Benjamin Franklin

Wisdom # 70: Don't dream your life, live your dreams.


Life wisdom about happiness

Wisdom # 71: Happiness is the only thing that doubles when you share it.

Wisdom # 72: Happiness is the only thing we can give to others without having it ourselves. - Carmen Sylva

Wisdom # 73: If you really want to be happy, then become the most positive and enthusiastic person you know.
Wisdom # 74: You don't find happiness by looking for it, but by allowing it to find you.

Wisdom # 75: Happy is not someone who appears to others like that, but whoever thinks they are. - Seneca

Wisdom # 76: The world is full of little joys, the only art is to see them!

Wisdom # 77: Those who wait for their happiness for a lifetime often wait in vain. Fortunately, you can pave the way yourself.

Wisdom # 78: Nobody but you can make you happy or unhappy.

Wisdom # 79: The happiness of your life depends on the nature of your thoughts. - Marcus Aurelius

Wisdom # 80: You shouldn't just remember happiness, but feel it every moment of your life.


Life wisdom about health

Wisdom # 81: An untrained brain is more harmful to health than an untrained body. - George Bernard Shaw

Wisdom # 82: If you don't do something for your health every day, one day you will have to sacrifice a lot of time for the illness. - Sebastian Kneipp

Wisdom # 83: We shouldn't just wish for health, we should fight for it as a right. - Kofi Annan

Wisdom # 84: If people knew how much their thoughts affect their health, they would either think less or think differently. - Andreas Tenzer

Wisdom # 85: Health is not everything, but without health everything is nothing. - Arthur Schopenhauer

Wisdom # 86: The healthy person has many wishes, the sick person only one.

Wisdom # 87: Thinking can also be harmful to health. - Aristotle

Wisdom # 88: If you are poor but healthy, you are half rich. - Confucius

Wisdom # 89: The only way to stay healthy is to eat what you dislike, drink what you loathe, and do what you would rather not. - Mark Twain

Wisdom # 90: You only value health when you get sick.


Buddhist wisdom

Wisdom # 91: No matter how difficult yesterday was, you can always start again today.

Wisdom # 92: What we are today follows from the thoughts we pursued yesterday and our present thinking determines our life as it will be tomorrow.

Wisdom # 93: Do what you want - but not because you have to. - Buddha

Wisdom # 94: The carpenter works the wood. The archer bends his bow. The wise forms himself.

Wisdom # 95: Don't chase the past and don't get lost in the future. The past is no more. The future has not come yet. Life is here and now.

Wisdom # 96: Because will I call working, because if the will is there, then one works, be it in works, words or thoughts. - Buddha

Wisdom # 97: If you want to know who you were, look who you are. If you want to know who you will be, see what you are doing.

Wisdom # 98: As long as you cannot forgive the other for being different, you are still far from the path to wisdom.

Wisdom # 99: Change is only brought about through active action, not through meditation or prayer alone. - Dalai Lama

Wisdom # 100: Turn big difficulties into small ones and small ones into none at all.

Wisdom # 101: There is no way to happiness. Being happy is the way.

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