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I'm not really wise. But I can be cranky.
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.
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.
Clever people master life; the wise illuminate it and create fresh difficulties.
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.
I look forward to growing old and wise and audacious.
If you realize you aren't so wise today as you thought you were yesterday, you're wiser today.
One sees more and more people who are miserable and demented and you feel it would be both kind and wise to leave them a few pills.
Speech was given to the ordinary sort or men, whereby to communicate their mind; but to wise men, whereby to conceal it.
For humble individuals like myself, there is one poor comfort, which is this, viz. that gout, unlike any other disease, kills more rich men than poor, more wise men than simple.
May none but honest and wise men ever rule under this roof.
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.
By now all rock bands are wise enough to be suspicious of music industry scum.
I had grown up in a humanist atmosphere, and war to me was never anything but horror, mutilation and senseless destruction, and I knew that many great and wise people felt the same way about it.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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