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Life is a pilgrimage. The wise man does not rest by the roadside inns. He marches direct to the illimitable domain of eternal bliss, his ultimate destination.
Education is a crutch with which the foolish attack the wise to prove that they are not idiots.
Every wise, just, and mild government, by rendering the condition of its subjects easy and secure, will always abound most in people, as well as in commodities and riches.
I never think of myself as wise. I think of myself as possessing a critical intelligence which I intend to allow to operate.
Pain makes man think. Thought makes man wise. Wisdom makes life endurable.
The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages is preserved into perpetuity by a nation's proverbs, fables, folk sayings and quotations.
The two big advantages I had at birth were to have been born wise and to have been born in poverty.
For this is the mark of a wise and upright man, not to rail against the gods in misfortune.
There are some persons in this world, who, unable to give better proof of being wise, take a strange delight in showing what they think they have sagaciously read in mankind by uncharitable suspicions of them.
I resolved to stop accumulating and begin the infinitely more serious and difficult task of wise distribution.
It is often wise to reveal that which cannot be concealed for long.
They would need to be already wise, in order to love wisdom.
It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanism of friendship.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
Wise kings generally have wise counselors; and he must be a wise man himself who is capable of distinguishing one.
A word to the wise is not sufficient if it doesn't make sense.
I clearly understood the concept of wise use before I ever heard the actual words, for my father wouldn't allow us to waste anything.
A wise system of education will at last teach us how little man yet knows, how much he has still to learn.
Nothing wise was ever printed upon an apron.
A wise woman knows how to summon her courage and do what is right, rather than what is easy.
A wise nation should cultivate a political spirit that allows opponents to cooperate without fearing an automatic execution from their core supporters. Who knew that the real rogues in American politics would be the ones who dare to get along?
Authors like cats because they are such quiet, lovable, wise creatures, and cats like authors for the same reasons.
When complaints are freely heard, deeply considered and speedily reformed, then is the utmost bound of civil liberty attained that wise men look for.
The most hateful human misfortune is for a wise man to have no influence.
Young men are apt to think themselves wise enough, as drunken men are apt to think themselves sober enough.
Who knows for what we live, and struggle, and die? Wise men write many books, in words too hard to understand. But this, the purpose of our lives, the end of all our struggle, is beyond all human wisdom.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Alphonse de Lamartine
Where wise actions are the fruit of life, wise discourse is the pollination.
Bryant H. McGill
There has never been any country at every moment so virtuous and so wise that it has not sometimes needed to be saved from itself.
But I think I have done right to save the vision in this way, even though I may die sooner because I did it; for I know the meaning of the vision is wise and beautiful and good; and you can see that I am only a pitiful old man after all.
'How do you know so much about everything?' was asked of a very wise and intelligent man; and the answer was 'By never being afraid or ashamed to ask questions as to anything of which I was ignorant.'
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