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I have always observed that to succeed in the world one should appear like a fool but be wise.
Charles de Secondat
Your dear baby has died innocent and blameless, and has been called away by an all wise and merciful Creator, most probably from a life to misery and misfortune, and most certainly to one of happiness and bliss.
When it comes to Chinese food I have always operated under the policy that the less known about the preparation the better. A wise diner who is invited to visit the kitchen replies by saying, as politely as possible, that he has a pressing engagement elsewhere.
Any fool can say he is wise but only someone wise can admit he is a fool.
There is one safeguard known generally to the wise, which is an advantage and security to all, but especially to democracies as against despots - suspicion.
We may simply not be wise enough to do some of the kinds of engineering things that people are talking about doing.
Though lust do masque in ne'er so strange disguise she's oft found witty, but is never wise.
I wish the government and the Minister of Justice would address these legal and constitutional arguments, but they refuse to. They want Canadians to go blindly into their brave new world, but it is not wise for a society to move blindly in any direction.
To speak as the common people do, to think as wise men do is style.
Whatever the immediate gains and losses, the dangers to our safety arising from political suppression are always greater than the dangers to the safety resulting from political freedom. Suppression is always foolish. Freedom is always wise.
Wise men argue causes; fools decide them.
A man only becomes wise when he begins to calculate the approximate depth of his ignorance.
Gian Carlo Menotti
'Tis better to be fortunate than wise.
He whose wisdom cannot help him, gets no good from being wise.
When the world lacks muscular and wise American leadership, it devolves into total chaos, which, in turn, produces unspeakable evils.
I've always said that at the end of the day, on a legal issue, I think a wise old woman and a wise old man are going to reach the same conclusion.
Sandra Day O'Connor
The skilful employer of men will employ the wise man, the brave man, the covetous man, and the stupid man.
My mother went to university, my father didn't. But they are very educated, very wise people. My father went to the military, so he's worldly.
The wise man regulates his conduct by the theories both of religion and science. But he regards these theories not as statements of ultimate fact but as art-forms.
John B. S. Haldane
Oh leave the Wise our measures to collate. One thing at least is certain, light has weight. One thing is certain and the rest debate. Light rays, when near the Sun, do not go straight.
One should proceed with caution. We may simply not be wise enough to do some of the kinds of engineering things that people are talking about doing.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
If a wise man behaves prudently, how can he be overcome by his enemies? Even a single man, by right action, can overcome a host of foes.
The modern horror audience is wise to our tricks this lets it in on the gag.
The Bible is proved to be a revelation from God, by the reasonableness and holiness of its precepts; all its commands, exhortations, and promises having the most direct tendency to make men wise, holy, and happy in themselves, and useful to one another.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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