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Ask a woman's advice, and whatever she advises, Do the very reverse and you're sure to be wise.
The wise learn many things from their enemies.
I have always observed that to succeed in the world one should appear like a fool but be wise.
Charles de Secondat
I endeavor to be wise when I cannot be merry, easy when I cannot be glad, content with what cannot be mended and patient when there be no redress.
I'm a wise Latina woman. Whatever, man. Thank God I'm not in politics, because the fact that you have to explain everything - I'd kill myself. I can't take all those little things they dissect. I'm like, 'Oh my God, get a life.' I don't have time for this.
Our lady the Common Law is a very wise old lady though she still has something to learn in telling what she knows.
Ignorant people see life as either existence or non-existence, but wise men see it beyond both existence and non-existence to something that transcends them both; this is an observation of the Middle Way.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
It is a wise man who knows where courage ends and stupidity begins.
A fool's paradise is a wise man's hell!
Giving every man a vote has no more made men wise and free than Christianity has made them good.
H. L. Mencken
It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Those who gave thee a body, furnished it with weakness; but He who gave thee Soul, armed thee with resolution. Employ it, and thou art wise; be wise and thou art happy.
Compromise makes a good umbrella, but a poor roof; it is temporary expedient, often wise in party politics, almost sure to be unwise in statesmanship.
James Russell Lowell
Look wise, say nothing, and grunt. Speech was given to conceal thought.
Fathers and mothers have lost the idea that the highest aspiration they might have for their children is for them to be wise... specialized competence and success are all that they can imagine.
I have an American son and an American partner, so marriage might logistically make sense at one point. My partner is a stay-at-home father, so if he wants to be on my health plan, or tax wise, or maybe on paper we want to have our I's dotted and our T's crossed, but emotionally, neither of us really feels the need for it.
For to err in opinion, though it be not the part of wise men, is at least human.
The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
The wise man reads both books and life itself.
In seeking wisdom thou art wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it - thou art a fool.
Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield
Hip is the sophistication of the wise primitive in a giant jungle.
If the fool would persist in his folly he would become wise.
A wise man is cured of ambition by ambition itself; his aim is so exalted that riches, office, fortune and favour cannot satisfy him.
He who devotes sixteen hours a day to hard study may become at sixty as wise as he thought himself at twenty.
Mary Wilson Little
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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