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They often say actions speak louder than words. 

While that may be true – words are still powerful, especially quotes. 

Quotes can inspire, motivate and guide. 

They can also make you look rather sophisticated at cocktail parties. 

Wise Owl Quotes has been created to bring forth to you some of the wisest quotes known to man (and woman).

You can also listen to many of the wisest quotes the human race has created via the Wise Owl Quotes podcast.

Popular Wise Quotes This Month

Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
The day the power of love overrules the love of power, the world will know peace.
Mahatma Gandhi
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
To lengthen thy life, lessen thy meals.
Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result.
Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something.
Continuous efforts – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential.
He who sweats more in training bleeds less in war.
Genius is patience.
Talk to yourself at least once in a day… Otherwise you may miss a meeting with an excellent person in this world.
Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
Be a free thinker and don't accept everything you hear as truth. Be critical and evaluate what you believe in.
When you close the door of your mind to negative thoughts, the door of opportunity opens to you.
Only the educated are free.

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A quotation is a diamond in the hand of a man of wit, and a pebble in the hand of a fool. Joseph Roux, a 19th century priest and poet.

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