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When I was a boy, my own dad told me in a smiling and wistful way that it's a wise man that knows his own father.
I think if I did something in the pop world right now, it would be for Rihanna. I'd love to do something production wise for her.
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.
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.
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.
The wise man knows how to run his life so that contemplation is Possible.
Though lust do masque in ne'er so strange disguise she's oft found witty, but is never wise.
I have always observed that to succeed in the world one should appear like a fool but be wise.
Charles de Secondat
I find that it isn't wise to attempt to judge people on their public persona, and even on the music they make. Because I've met so many people whose music I cannot stand, and they're very nice. At the same time, I've met people whose music I've loved, and they're not the person you've invested all this emotion in.
Steven Patrick Morrissey
'Tis better to be fortunate than wise.
They're mutually incompatible I feel; being a wise thief and a wise father.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
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
We may simply not be wise enough to do some of the kinds of engineering things that people are talking about doing.
A man only becomes wise when he begins to calculate the approximate depth of his ignorance.
Gian Carlo Menotti
Any fool can say he is wise but only someone wise can admit he is a fool.
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.
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.
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.
You're a wise person if you can easily direct your attention to what ever needs it.
To speak as the common people do, to think as wise men do is style.
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.
The skilful employer of men will employ the wise man, the brave man, the covetous man, and the stupid man.
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.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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