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The wise man knows how to run his life so that contemplation is Possible.
'Tis folly to be wise.
We want a state wise in its contemplation - just in its actions - and moderate in the reach of government into our lives.
The wise man is he who knows the relative value of things.
It is a wise man who said that there is no greater inequality than the equal treatment of unequals.
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.
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
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.
Zeal is fit for wise men, but flourishes chiefly among fools.
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.
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.
If you realize you aren't so wise today as you thought you were yesterday, you're wiser today.
For if the mystery concealed of old is made manifest to the Apostles through the prophetic writings, and if the prophets, being wise men, understood what proceeded from their own mouths, then the prophets knew what was made manifest to the Apostles.
Be wise; soar not too high to fall; but stoop to rise.
The only competition worthy a wise man is with himself.
To speak as the common people do, to think as wise men do is style.
I used to write on a big old couch, but I gave that away. I was wise enough to give it to my son, so if it turns out that the couch was essential to my work, at least the decision to be rid of it is not irreversible.
May none but honest and wise men ever rule under this roof.
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
Mo'Nique is so full of love. I've been describing her as the tree in 'Pocahontas.' She's so wise and loving. She is just everything.
The quad toms are a completely different animal than the standard drum set/trap kit. Playing wise and stylistically, they are two different beasts.
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.
Libraries keep the records on behalf of all humanity. the unique and the absurd, the wise and the fragments of stupidity.
The American people may not be the best-educated, but they're very wise at heart.
Speech was given to the ordinary sort or men, whereby to communicate their mind; but to wise men, whereby to conceal it.
It's a wise thing to hold back.
When I wrote 'Runaways,' I was a naive kid who thought that all parents were evil. Now that I'm a wise old man with children of my own, I am certain that all parents are evil.
Brian K. Vaughan
The man who has never made a fool of himself in love will never be wise in love.
He whose wisdom cannot help him, gets no good from being wise.
Fishing is a hard job. Fishing at night. Rain. Day, night. You have to be wise and smart. And quick.
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