Lou Ludwig Success Tips: Wisdom . . . .The Journey

Wisdom . . . .The Journey


Motivational Power Quote


Wisdom . . . .The Journey


"We don't receive wisdom,

we must discover it for ourselves

after a journey that

no one can take for us

or spare us."

Marcel Proust, 1871-1922


As I see it. . . . . . . .

Wisdom . . . .The journey.  

Wisdom is an inherent understanding of the right thing to do at the right time and for the right reasons. It seeing the big picture and having the insight to see the picture and the prospective pieces and how all the pieces come together . 

Wisdom is not something that we receive, wisdom is the knowledge and insight that we discover in our life's journey that only we can take.  

We gain wisdom as we travel life's roads with and open mind and the willingness to take our experiences and learn and prosper from them.  

The road to wisdom is a journey that we have to take ourselves; no one can take that journey for us. Our wisdom will be developed as a result of the learning experiences on that journey.    

®2009, Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant Executive Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author

Comment balloon 10 commentsLou Ludwig • July 17 2009 07:32PM


This words are so true-I can't tell you how many times I have ofter said if only I knew. Wisdom does come with age and our life experiences.

Posted by Pat Champion, Call the "CHAMPION" for all your real estate needs (Coldwell Banker Camelot Realty) almost 11 years ago

So true! Thanks for sharing your wisdom, too.

Posted by Angela Clark, CRS, Realtor, Broker (Tony Clark REALTORS) almost 11 years ago

Ahh-- No one can spare us!  As we often want to spare our childern from learning lessons that we have already learned!  They just must find out for themselves.

Posted by Debra Cernick (DeShazer Ryan Realty) almost 11 years ago

Thanks for another one of your motivational quotes to end the week.

Posted by Harry F. D'Elia III, Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR (RentVest) almost 11 years ago

Hello Lou,

What a great motivational post!  So true!  I loved it!  Thank you for sharing.  Have a great weekend!


Posted by Rita Minion (O'Brien Realty) almost 11 years ago

Thanks for sharing your post with me. I always enjoy them.

Posted by Katiejo Franks (Real Estate and Beyond, LLC) almost 11 years ago

Hi Lou, This one is right on the money.  Along life's journey we learn, and if we watch closely we can learn from others actions and errors- we don't have to made all those mistakes by ourselves!

Posted by Mary Douglas, REALTOR, Red Feather Lakes, Colorado (United Country Ponderosa Realty, Red Feather Lakes, Colorado) almost 11 years ago

Wisdom is earned. The reward is the Gift of what we learned.

Make it a great wekend1

Posted by Pat Argo, CRS (Keller Williams Realty of Brevard) almost 11 years ago

Awesome quote.  This is absolutely true.  No matter how much you think you know or somebody else tells you, you always gain the most wisdom from your own personal experiences.

Posted by Mark MacKenzie almost 11 years ago

Lou, do you have a book with all these quotes?  You are amazing and wise!

Posted by Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold! (RE/MAX Realty Center ) almost 11 years ago