Deep Quotes

Gain an Insight Into the Nuances of Life With These Deep Quotes

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When words emerge from the depths of wisdom, they are rich with insight. This deep wisdom emerges from psychological maturity and varied experience. When we gain profound insight from legendary greats like Socrates or Buddha, the words bear even more weight. Read these deep quotes from visionaries and luminaries around the world, and you will feel enriched.
  • Chinese Proverb
    A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

  • Israel Zangwill
    The only true love is love at first sight; second sight dispels it.

  • David Hare
    Weak minds sink under prosperity as well as adversity; but strong and deep ones have two high tides.

  • Michel Legrand
    The more I live, the more I learn. The more I learn, the more I realize, the less I know.

  • Washington Irving
    Great minds have purposes, others have wishes.

  • Goethe
    Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.

  • Epictetus
    It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.

  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
    It is common sense to take a method and try it; if it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.

  • Anatole France
    To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.

  • Mahatma Gandhi
    There is more to life than increasing its speed.

  • Margaret B. Runbeck
    Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.

  • Robert F. Kennedy
    Only those who dare to fail greatly, can ever achieve greatly.

  • Theophile Gautier
    To love is to admire with the heart; to admire is to love with the mind.

  • J. R. R. Tolkein
    Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.

  • Buddha
    Do not dwell in the past; do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.