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To speak as the common people do, to think as wise men do is style.
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.
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.
My dad is such a good man. You know how when you are a child you think your dad is invincible? Well, I still think that - he is so wise and everything I do I ask my dad's advice about first.
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.
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.
If I'm a commodity, it wouldn't be a wise idea to buy stock in me - although, in the long run, maybe I'm a slow growth investment.
You're a wise person if you can easily direct your attention to what ever needs it.
Few of the many wise apothegms which have been uttered have prevented a single foolish action.
Thomas Babington Macaulay
There are peaks and valleys in anything and that is especially true for the music business. It is very inconsistent. But if you are wise, you can let those downs really bring you to another level of your personality.
Since Socrates and Plato first speculated on the nature of the human mind, serious thinkers through the ages - from Aristotle to Descartes, from Aeschylus to Strindberg and Ingmar Bergman - have thought it wise to understand oneself and one's behavior.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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