The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotation. Isaac D'Israeli - English writer and literature historian (1766-1848), father of two-time British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881), from "Curiosities of Literature" (1859)

Knowledge and experience

The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. - American physician and writer (1809-1894), from his Valedictory Address, delivered to the Graduating Class of the Bellevue Hospital College (March 2, 1871), reprinted in the "New York Medical Journal", issue 13 (April 1871), Quotations book 2024

Wise from experience

The value of experience is not in seeing much, but in seeing wisely. Sir William Osler - Canadian physician, physiologist and medicine historian (1849-1919), from his essay "Aequanimitas" (1889)


Boil things down to their fundamental truths and reason up from there. Elon Musk – South African-born American engineer, designer and founding entrepreneur: Tesla (b. 1971), in an interview with TED Curator Chris Anderson (16 August 2016), Quotations book 2024

Lern from quotes

One of my hobbies is collecting quotations. Socrates said employ your time in reading great people’s lives so you can learn in a very simple way what it took them all their life to do. The best way I found to do that is in a quote. Sometimes in a quote you can capture what a person took a whole life to learn, incredible wisdom through that. I have about 8,000 quotes on my computer and I log...


What you want in life is a young doctor and an old investment advisor: The doctor is at the peak of his knowledge when he graduates medical school and a thoughtful investment advisor should be growing in wisdom every day. Thomas "Tom" S. Gayner– American investor, CO-CEO and CIO Markel Corp (b. 1961), Quotations book...

Experience pays off

In value investing you can improve when you’re old. You get an enormous advantage from practice in this field. Charlie Munger - Vice Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway (1924-2023), Quotations book 2024


Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning. William H. "Bill" Gates - American Software entrepreneur, Microsoft (b. 1955), from "Business @ the Speed of Thought: Succeeding in the Digital Economy" (1999), Quotations book 2024

Think and become rich

Information cannot serve as an effective substitute for thinking. Bernard M. Baruch - American financier, adviser to several American presidents (1870-1965), from "Baruch: My Own Story" (1957), Quotations book 2024

Joy of discovery

The true delight is in the finding out rather than in the knowing. Isaac Asimov – Russian-born American writer and biochemist (1920-1992), Quotations book 2024


Don't be afraid to admit that you do not know. William M. "Bill" Allen - American businessman, 1945-1968 CEO of Boeing (1900-1983)


Решение всегда простое. Вы просто должны найти это. Мудрость, приписываемая Александр Исаевич Солженицын - русскому писателю и диссиденту, Нобелевская премия по литературе 19170 г. (1918-2008), , Котировочная книга 2024 The solution is always simple, you just have to find it. wisdom, attributed to Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn -Russian writer and dissident, Nobel Prize for Literature 1970...


We rarely understand what we see - so instead we see what we can understand. wisdom - Quotations book 2023


There is only one thing about which I am certain, and this is that there is very little about which one can be certain. W. Somerset Maugham - American writer (1874-1965), from "The Summing Up" (1938)


It's OK that Certainty is the only Uncertainty. Catherine DeVrye – Australian motivational speaker and entrepreneur: Greatmotivation

Measurement instead of opinion

One accurate measurement is worth a thousand expert opinions. Grace B. M. Hopper - American compoter pioneer, member of the US Navy (1906-1992), Quotations book 2023


Experience is the name every one gives to their mistakes. Oscar Wilde - Irish writer (1854-1900), from "Lady Windermere’s Fan: A Play About a Good Woman", Third Act (1892)


There is a driving force more powerful than steam, electricity and nuclear power: the will. attributed to Albert Einstein – German physicist, Nobel Prize in physics 1921 (1879-1955)

Never stop asking

"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The most important thing is not to stop asking questions. attributed to Albert Einstein - German physicist, Nobel prize in Physics 1921 (1879-1955)


The dumb run, the clever wait, the wise go into the garden. attributed to Rabindranath Tagore - born Robindronath Thakur, Bengali poet, Nobel Prize in literature 1913 (1861-1941)