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The fool wanders, a wise man travels.
Our greatest stupidities may be very wise.
There is only a finger's difference between a wise man and a fool.
Education is a crutch with which the foolish attack the wise to prove that they are not idiots.
Look wise, say nothing, and grunt. Speech was given to conceal thought.
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.
It takes a wise man to recognize a wise man.
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.
The wise man reads both books and life itself.
We need to seek wise leaders who will seek common ground among Americans instead of dividing us further for political gain. As citizens, we must embrace those who embrace ideas, thoughtfulness, civility and kindness to others no matter what their political beliefs.
Wise is he who enjoys the show offered by the world.
Religious ideas about good and evil tend to focus on how to achieve well-being in the next life, and this makes them terrible guides to securing it in this one. Of course, there are a few gems to be found in every religious tradition, but insofar as these precepts are wise and useful they are not, in principle, religious.
It's often been said that you learn more from losing than you do from winning. I think, if you're wise, you learn from both. You learn a lot from a loss. You learn what is it that we're not doing to get to where we want to go. It really gets your attention and it really motivates the work ethic of your team when you're not doing well.
We all have that inner voice that is wise, even if we don't always follow it. It's that voice I'm trying to listen to.
The wise learn many things from their enemies.
The hallway of every man's life is paced with pictures; pictures gay and pictures gloomy, all useful, for if we be wise, we can learn from them a richer and braver way to live.
To speak as the common people do, to think as wise men do is style.
I often feel like I have this spirit living inside of me, always dressing in like short mini skirts... but then I start to discover myself. So there are eight spirits, mischievous ones, sad ones, handsome ones, wise ones, and crazy ones.
The man who has never made a fool of himself in love will never be wise in love.
It is a wise man who knows where courage ends and stupidity begins.
Intelligence alone does not get us where we need to go or even necessarily where we want to go. For that, the human creature must exercise harder-won capacities of wisdom, and wise action.
Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his passions. Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody.
No matter how dull, or how mean, or how wise a man is, he feels that happiness is his indisputable right.
The well bred contradict other people. The wise contradict themselves.
All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
Henry David Thoreau
John F. Kennedy
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