Bryant H. McGill
Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
Jerry B. Jenkins
Linda M. Godwin
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
"The one who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The one who walks alone, is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been"
"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail"
"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"
"From the errors of others, a wise man corrects his own"
"There are three faithful friends - an old wife, an old dog, and ready money"
"Winning is not everything, but wanting to win is"
"Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit"
"It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone"
"Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it"
"A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination"
"Don't taunt the alligator until after you've crossed the creek"
"Don't follow any advice, no matter how good, until you feel as deeply in your spirit as you think in your mind that the counsel is wise"
"Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience"
"It is the nature of the wise to resist pleasures, but the foolish to be a slave to them"
"The truest wisdom is a resolute determination"
"Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment"
"There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart"
"Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom"
"Always keep an open mind and a compassionate heart"
"Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself"
"All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man"
"A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew"
"As you walk down the fairway of life you must smell the roses, for you only get to play one round"
"It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it"
"It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf"