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The two big advantages I had at birth were to have been born wise and to have been born in poverty.
Wise living consists perhaps less in acquiring good habits than in acquiring as few habits as possible.
A wise man should so write (though in words understood by all men) that wise men only should be able to commend him.
A great source of calamity lies in regret and anticipation; therefore a person is wise who thinks of the present alone, regardless of the past or future.
A wise woman never yields by appointment. It should always be an unforeseen happiness.
Search well and be wise, nor believe that self-willed pride will ever be better than good counsel.
A word to the wise is not sufficient if it doesn't make sense.
The fact is that not only do people get more wise and more conservative as they get older, they get more kind and more generous, too.
People can do all kinds of things that maybe aren't wise in hindsight because of jealousy.
Kristin Bauer van Straten
What a circus act we women perform every day of our lives. Look at us. We run a tightrope daily, balancing a pile of books on the head. Baby-carriage, parasol, kitchen chair, still under control. Steady now! This is not the life of simplicity but the life of multiplicity that the wise men warn us of.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
You are wise, witty and wonderful, but you spend too much time reading this sort of stuff.
What could be more beautiful than a dear old lady growing wise with age? Every age can be enchanting, provided you live within it.
The greatest misfortune of the wise man and the greatest unhappiness of the fool are based upon convention.
The one knowing what is profitable, and not the man knowing many things, is wise.
It is wise for us to forget our troubles, there are always new ones to replace them.
It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish.
It's bad taste to be wise all the time, like being at a perpetual funeral.
D. H. Lawrence
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Talking and eloquence are not the same: to speak and to speak well are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.
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.
At times it is folly to hasten at other times, to delay. The wise do everything in its proper time.
Of all those arts in which the wise excel, Nature's chief masterpiece is writing well.
You can be very wild and still be very wise.
The most hateful human misfortune is for a wise man to have no influence.
It is strange how often a heart must be broken before the years can make it wise.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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