Wise Old Sayings and Quotes: Introduction

Welcome to Wise Old Sayings, one of the oldest collections of wise quotes, proverbs and sayings gathered from all over the world. Since 2000, we have been providing curious visitors with hundreds of hand-picked humorous, informational, and inspirational sayings. We hope you enjoy. To browse our site by quote category, use the links below. To browse alphabetically or view our "New Sayings" or "Humorous Quotations" sections, see the links above. To search for an old saying or quote, use the search box.

If you've profited in life from the sayings listed in our database or have simply enjoyed browsing the site, our efforts have been worthwhile. E-mail us if you have a new saying to add to our site or even a heartwarming or uplifting story to share and we'll post it for others to read.

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In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years. Abraham Lincoln

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