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I think in a play it's wise to just sit back and watch other actors and be able to shape it from the audience.
Be wisely worldly, but not worldly wise.
My upbringing is why I am the person I am today. I have very wise parents.
Everybody gets typecast in movies, but you have to make wise choices. I'd say around 90 percent of movie casting is about the way you look, so you have to fight that. If producers had their way, I'd only be in action films, but I'm interested in a more varied career than that.
Man is wise and constantly in quest of more wisdom; but the ultimate wisdom, which deals with beginnings, remains locked in a seed. There it lies, the simplest fact of the universe and at the same time the one which calls forth faith rather than reason.
But I just know from experience that accent wise, even if you're an accent genius, crossing the Atlantic is the hardest thing in the world either way.
Wise leaders generally have wise counselors because it takes a wise person themselves to distinguish them.
Diogenes of Sinope
You're a wise person if you can easily direct your attention to what ever needs it.
Make men wise, and by that very operation you make them free. Civil liberty follows as a consequence of this; no usurped power can stand against the artillery of opinion.
I have always observed that to succeed in the world one should appear like a fool but be wise.
Charles de Secondat
I was so shy. I used to cross the street so I wouldn't even have to talk to my relatives, much less strangers. That's not shy, that's wise. But I found that that when you had a journalist's notebook in your hand it wasn't really you, you see.
Business wise, I have always learned valuable lessons so I don't regret any decisions I have made.
The lips of the wise are as the doors of a cabinet; no sooner are they opened, but treasures are poured out before thee.
Call him wise whose actions, words, and steps are all a clear because to a clear why.
Unfortunately, I was not wise enough to listen to her advice, and hastily married. In a few weeks, I had occasion to repent of the step I had taken, as the report proved true - a report which I thought justified, and indeed required, our separation.
Most human beings have enough sense to know that if they work in a city that has a serious smog problem, it's wise to either stay indoors or at least wear a mask that will filter out the poison. But cigarette smokers have their own little concentrated toxic smog pack that they don't avoid.
Any fool can say he is wise but only someone wise can admit he is a fool.
A wise man's question contains half the answer.
Solomon Ibn Gabirol
A wise man thinks what is easy is difficult.
John Churton Collins
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.
It takes a wise man to recognize a wise man.
A wise parent humors the desire for independent action, so as to become the friend and advisor when his absolute rule shall cease.
Nothing would more contribute to make a man wise than to have always an enemy in his view.
The cool thing about music is no one can take music away from you, writing wise.
Politics, like theater, is one of those things where you've got to be wise enough to know when to leave.
If slavery, limited as it yet is, now threatens to subvert the Constitution, how can we as wise and prudent statesmen, enlarge its boundaries and increase its influence, and thus increase already impending dangers?
William H. Seward
To speak and to speak well, are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.
It is by a wise economy of nature that those who suffer without change, and whom no one can help, become uninteresting. Yet so it may happen that those who need sympathy the most often attract it the least.
F. H. Bradley
I'm not trying to sound like I turned into some kind of wise man, but it's nice to realize that your little pocket of the world isn't the whole world.
I didn't lead a very wise life, myself, but it was a full one and a grown-up one. You come of age very quickly through shipwreck and disaster.
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