151 Deep Twitter Quotes that Speak Wisdom

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There is nothing better than a good tweet! The perfect length, the perfect amount of wit and sarcasm, and the perfect way to make your friends envious.

If you’re looking for some deep thoughts to tweet about or just want something interesting to read while you wait in line at Starbucks, here are some deep Twitter quotes that will have everyone thinking you’re a genius.

“I am not afraid of death, I just don’t want to be there when it happens.” — Woody Allen

“If you look at the experts who predict the future of technology or whatever field they’re working in, I think what you’ll find is that most of them are kind of hopelessly wrong about their predictions. All of them.” — Bill Gates

“The dark night of the soul is the period between when a man’s dreams meet the brutal morning light, and he first cries out: ‘This can’t be all there is.'” — Kurt Vonnegut

“You don’t really understand human nature unless you know why a child on a merry-go-round will wave at his parents every time around — and why his parents will always wave back.” — P. D. James

“Any man who hates cats is a scoundrel.” — Mark Twain

“There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.” — Elie Wiesel

“The only thing that could be worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.” — Helen Keller

“Don’t worry about avoiding temptation. As you grow older, it will avoid you.” — Marilyn Monroe

“The secret of happiness is freedom; the secret of freedom, courage.” — Thucydides

“If you want to make enemies, try to change something.” — Woodrow T. Wilson

“A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.” — Elbert Hubbard

“The trouble is not that we’re ignorant; the trouble is that we know so much that ain’t so.” — Will Rogers

“The only thing we learn from history is that we don’t learn from history.” — Will Durant

“The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their right names.” — Chinese Proverb

“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” — Truman Capote

“Life has no meaning except in terms of responsibility. To be a man is to have a life that is truly worth saving.” — Albert Camus

“A picture is worth a thousand words, but it uses up four thousand times the memory.” — Andy Warhol

“The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” — Alan Kay

“I don’t want to achieve immortality through my work… I want to achieve it through not dying.” — Woody Allen

“I don’t mind what Congress does, as long as they don’t do it in the streets and frighten the horses.” — Victor Hugo

“All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost…” — J. R. R. Tolkien

“The secret of humor is surprise.” — Mark Twain

“The lack of money is the root of all evil.” — George Bernard Shaw

“I don’t want to belong to any club that will accept me as a member.” — Groucho Marx

“I’d rather have a mind opened by wonder than one closed by belief.” — Garrett Bradbury

“If you hear a voice within you say, ‘You cannot paint,’ then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced.” — Vincent Van Gogh

“Art is not a mirror held up to reality but a hammer with which to shape it.” — Bertolt Brecht

“To give away a little joy is better than to make a great deal of money.” — Chinese Proverb

“The world is a tragedy to those who feel, but a comedy to those who think.” — Horace Walpole

“The more you know about who you are and what you want the less frequently your behavior will be conditioned by external forces.” — Robert Greene

“The salvation of man is through love and in love.” — Martin Buber

“At the bottom of education, at the bottom of politics, even at the bottom of religion, there must be for our race economic independence.” — Booker T. Washington

“What is in us that turns a deaf ear to the cries of human misery and rushes to defend the torturer and the tyrant?” — Albert Camus

“Every cause begins as a movement, becomes a business, and eventually degenerates into a racket.” — Eric Hoffer

“Beware the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than before.” — Kahlil Gibran

“The only thing that makes life possible is permanent, intolerable uncertainty: not knowing what comes next. ” — Ursula K. LeGuin

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“The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.” — Mark Twain

“Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.” — Albert Einstein

“We all do better when we’re helping each other out. Any fool knows that.” — William Shatner

“No good work is ever done while the heart is hot and anxious and fretted. Wait till it cools. God himself cannot do at once what he wills to do.” — George MacDonald

“We’re capable of both great compassion and great indifference. We may be a small planet but we’re a diverse one too.” — Forest Whitaker

“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” — Aristotle

“Happiness is the only good. The place to be happy is here. The time to be happy is now.” — Wallace Wattles

“It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.” — Buddha

“It is impossible to enjoy idling unless there is plenty of work to do.” — A.A. Milne

“For every minute spent organizing, an hour is earned.” — Benjamin Franklin

“Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.” — Henry David Thoreau

“If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.” — Margaret Thatcher

“You become what you think about. Change your thoughts and you change your world.” — Norman Vincent Peale

“Life is too important to be taken seriously.” — Oscar Wilde

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” — Aristotle

“What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is a collection of books.” — Thomas Carlyle

“The highest reward for a person’s toil is not what they get for it but what they become by it.” — John Ruskin

“One lives in the naive assumption that later there will be time.” — Louis-Ferdinand Celine

“Most people live in a very restricted circle of their potential being. They make use of a very small portion of their possible consciousness, and of their souls’ resources in general, much like a man who, out of his whole bodily organism, should get into a habit of using and moving only his little finger.” — William James

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” — Chinese proverb

“When I hear somebody sigh, ‘Life is hard,’ I am always tempted to ask, ‘Compared to what?'” — Sydney J. Harris

“If God brings you to it, He will bring you through it.” — Corinthians

“I would rather be ashes than dust! I would rather my spark should burn out in a brilliant blaze than it should be stifled by dry rot. I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet.” — Jack London

“The price of greatness is responsibility.” — Winston Churchill

“Each of us is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices – just recognize them.” — Edward R. Murrow

“It takes considerable knowledge just to realize the extent of your own ignorance.” — Unknown

“We have a mind for blowing up rocks and a heart that cannot be moved by them.” — T.S. Eliot

“A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It’s jolted by every pebble on the road.” — Henry Ward Beecher

“It takes more than just a good-looking body. You’ve got to have the heart and soul to go with it.” — Sylvester Stallone

“My pessimism extends to the point of even suspecting the sincerity of the pessimists.” — Jean Rostand

“A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.” — Bruce Lee

“As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.” — Andrew Carnegie

“Life is not so bad if you have plenty of luck, a good physique, and not too much imagination. ” — Somerset Maugham

“The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.” — Maurice Chevalier

“Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.” — Norman Cousins

“Don’t let yesterday use up too much of today.” — Will Rogers

“Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.” — Mark Twain

“The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.” — e.e. cummings

Deep Twitter Quotes

“A person who is nice to you, but rude to the waiter, is not a nice person.” — Dave Barry

“If you can laugh at it, you can live with it.” — Joe E. Lewis

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” — Leonardo da Vinci

“Everyone has the right to a fair trial. And this is how we must send it.” — KRS-One

“Those who do not move, do not notice their chains.” — Rosa Luxemburg

“Imagination is not a talent to be lightly dismissed.” — Terry Pratchett

“If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog.” — Harry S Truman

“We are what we pretend to be.” — Kurt Vonnegut

“If you tell the truth often enough, people will come around to believing it.” — Harry Golden

“The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you will make one.” — Elbert Hubbard

“A man should never be ashamed to own he has been in the wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that he is wiser today than he was yesterday.” — Alexander Pope

“The wise have always said the same things, and fools, who are the majority, have always done just the opposite.” — Baltasar Gracian

“It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our power, but for powers equal to our tasks,” — Frederick Douglass

“There is no right way to do the wrong thing.” — Unknown

“Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal.” — E. Joseph Cossman

“Men are wise in proportion, not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience.” — William James

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” — Benjamin Franklin

“The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits.” — Albert Einstein

“Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there.” — Will Rogers

“We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.” — May Sarton

“Look good, feel good. Dress for success.” — Franklyn Roylance

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” — Martin Luther King Jr.

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” — Confucius

“The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don’t do anything about it.” — Albert Einstein

“It is not enough to show how white is black. It is also necessary to show how black is white.” — Emile Chartier

“I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.” — Mark Twain

“Contentment is natural wealth and satisfies like no other treasure.” — Thomas Jefferson

“The great end of life is not knowledge but action.” — Thomas Henry Huxley

“Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion.” — Abraham Lincoln

“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” — Robert Frost

“It is better to be silent and be thought a fool than to speak and remove all doubt.” — Mark Twain

“In matters of style swim with the current, in matters of principle stand like a rock.” — Thomas Jefferson

“The only thing that really scares me is getting hit by a bus.” — Sharon Stone

“How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.” — Annie Dillard

“There is not a slavish people on the face of the earth more than that of advertisements.” — Mark Twain

“The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.” — Henry Ford

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“The people you dislike are in your life for a reason, they are there to teach you something about yourself.” — Leon Brown

“I think there’s just one primal rule, and that is: ‘Do what you like’. Over and over again. You can’t do anything right unless you do it yourself”. — Ian M Banks

“If you cannot learn to love real pain how can you learn to endure the artificial kind?” — Paul Brunton

“Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.” — Voltaire

“Hope is the confusion of the desire for a thing with its probability. It is the healthiest state of mind to be in as regards one’s projects.” — Nietzsche

“The first duty of love is to listen”. — Paul Tillich

“For true love is inexhaustible; the more you give, the more you have. And if you go to draw at the true fountainhead, the more water you draw, the more abundant is its flow.” — Kahlil Gibran

“In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.” — Janos Arnay

“The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely.” — Carl Jung

“Life has no meaning the moment you lose the illusion of being eternal.” — Franz Kafka

“I want to know if you can be alone with yourself, and if you truly like the company you keep in the empty moments”. — Jeanette Winterson

“That is the highest good, when he who has done some evil, not from ignorance or compulsion, but deliberately, acknowledges it as bad and by expressions of regret wipes it out”. — Plato

“If you would just realize that every person is fighting a battle that you know nothing about, you would realize how unimportant all your problems are.” — Anonymous

“People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” — Maya Angelou

“It’s easy to say I love you, but if you really love her then show it with your actions.” — Morgan Freeman

“People are just about as happy as they make up their minds to be” — Abraham Lincoln

“If you want the truth to stand clear before you, never be for or against. The struggle between “for” and “against” is the mind’s worst disease.” — Nishi Amane

“It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.” — Marcus Aurelius

“The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.” — Abraham Lincoln

“Believe you can and believe you will.” — Theodore Roosevelt

“Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not: unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.” — Calvin Coolidge

“Loneliness doesn’t come from having no people about one, but from being unable to communicate the things that seem important to oneself, or from holding certain views which others find inadmissible.” — Jean-Paul Sartre

“Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.” — William Shakespeare

“I think, therefore I am” — René Descartes

“We go to school and we assume that everyone sees the same thing we do.” — Tyler Knott Gregson

“All things truly wicked start from innocence.” — Ernest Hemingway

“You’re not just a drop in the ocean. You’re the entire ocean in a drop.” — Rumi

“It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.” — Albert Einstein

“The first step is you have to say that you can.” — Eric Thomas

“Don’t limit yourself. The more something seems impossible, the more you have to do it.” — Robert H. Schuller

“If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” — Albert Einstein

“What defines us is how well we rise after falling.” — Jack Kornfield

“You are not given a talent; you make yourself worthy of one. ” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

“I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.” — Leonardo da Vinci

“Speak your mind, even if your voice shakes.” — Karen Salmansohn

“The things you think about determine the quality of your mind. Your soul takes on the color of your thoughts.” — Marcus Aurelius

“When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” — Paulo Coelho

“A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends.” — Baltasar Gracian

“The challenge is to be yourself in a world that is trying to make you like everybody else.” — Michael J. Fox

“Life isn’t about getting and having, it’s about giving and being.” — Kevin Kruse

Twitter quotes, being the 140 characters (or less) little bits of wisdom passed around (and loved) by many on microblogging site Twitter, are often looked to as an insight into the human condition.

This collection of deep Twitter quotes is sure to inspire you to become a Twitter genius. Share them with the world by tweeting one, two, or all of them at once! And if you’re not on Twitter yet, sign up for an account and get started today. You can thank us later 😉

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