7 Smart Zodiac Signs Who Are Wise Beyond Their Years

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Top 7 Wisest Zodiac Signs Who Are Wise Beyond Their Years

We're not born with wisdom; it’s something we grow into. Even this applies to the wisest zodiac sign. 

Our experiences, ability to learn from the things that happen to us, our education, the environment in which we grew up, and our personalities all influence us. And if we can put our egos aside and learn the important lessons, we gain wisdom.

And for the wisest zodiac sign in astrology, it's these exact characteristics that influence horoscopes.

Because wise people take time to react, they need to consider the circumstances of their actions, reflect on things that took place in the past, and therefore have a deep understanding of human behavior and the world.

But it’s how they take the information that gives them special insight. Wise people often share their wisdom with others — sometimes their counsel is accepted in the spirit it was given, and sometimes not. You have to be astute enough to know wisdom when you hear it.

Wise people exhibit good judgment, are conscientious, sensible, mature, and cautious. They don’t do things that are foolhardy or impulsive.

They take their time deciding and they have an innate sense of justice. They are old souls even if their age isn’t old. They seem to have led many lives and still have the knowledge of those lived.

Here are the top 7 wisest zodiac signs:

1. Pisces (February 19 - March 20)

Of all the signs of the zodiac, Pisces is the wisest. They're the most genius of all the zodiac signs.

Pisces' wisdom comes from their compassion for others. They emphasize and are connected to what other people are going through.

Pisces are always there for anybody that needs them.

They're known as old souls and have a quiet strength that helps them to help others get through tough times. Pisces individuals aren't self-centered, so their ego doesn't get in the way of giving meaningful advice.

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2. Aquarius (January 20 - February 18)

Aquarius individuals are wise because they're non-conformists. They don't have to be like everyone else and are comfortable going against the grain.

Aquarius are able to change things and see the potential where other people might not.

They're open to the possibilities but continue to learn from mistakes made in the past.

They may be troublemakers and people who just don't fit it, but not only do they learn from their experiences, they help shape them.

Aquarius and Scorpio are polar opposites, which makes Scorpio the dumbest of all zodiac signs.

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3. Capricorn (December 22 - January 19)

Capricorns are one of the smartest zodiac signs. They are problem solvers and want to help save the planet and everyone in it.

Capricorns tend to be mature, sensible, and reliable. They are fully aware of the consequences if they do something without thinking it through before.

Capricorns don't need to be a know-it-all or demonstrate how wise they are, they prefer to show it in small ways, sometimes entirely under the radar.

Capricorns aren't wise for the glory; it's just an integral part of their personalities.

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4. Leo (July 23 - August 22)

As fire signs, Leos have an innate sense of right and wrong, and they stay true to it. They learn from the past and they're not ones to be easily fooled. It's rare that a Leo could be conned.

They don't get close to people easily — not even their siblings

They're the types who may seek advice from others but know enough to throw out the bad and keep the good. Leos are willing to go out on a limb to help somebody, but if they get burned they won't repeat it. 

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5. Taurus (April 20 - May 20)

Taurus are very thoughtful and deliberate with their actions. Of all the earth signs, they are the most stable. 

They don't act without fully studying the consequences and looking at everything from every angle. They have a ton of patience, which serves them well.

They don't trust lightly and it's very difficult for them to just brush something off. Some may call them too careful, but the truth is they're wise beyond their years. 

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6. Libra (September 23 - October 22)

Libras may seem kind of superficial, but in actuality, they're very logical and wise. They tend to do things from the head rather than the heart. Since Libras crave balance, they're going to look at all sides of an issue and make decisions based on that.

They tend to study other people and they learn from their mistakes as well as their own. Libras give great advice and have your back, even if you don't think you need them.

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7. Virgo (August 23 - September 22)

Since Virgo is always learning, they're always discovering new things about themselves and the world. They don't just have a surface kind of knowledge — it goes deep and when they learn something it often transforms their lives in small ways.

There's a reason that Virgos are the people we go to fix things, but it's not just tangible items that they repair; they're wise enough to know how to help us heal emotionally.

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Christine Schoenwald is a writer, performer, and teacher who loves writing and performing personal narratives. She's had pieces in The Los Angeles Times, Salon, Woman's Day, Purple Clover, Bustle, and is a regular contributor to Ravishly and YourTango. Check out her website or her Facebook page.