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Yet with great toil all that I can attain by long experience, and in learned schools, is for to know my knowledge is but vain, and those that think them wise, are greatest fools.
Libraries keep the records on behalf of all humanity. the unique and the absurd, the wise and the fragments of stupidity.
A wise man looks upon men as he does on horses; all their comparisons of title, wealth, and place, he consider but as harness.
My mother went to a school called 'The Club of the Three Wise Monkeys'. And my grandmother, my father's mother, had a gold charm for her made with the speak no, see no, hear no evil monkeys. And I was fascinated by that charm. I'd sit in my mother's lap and play with it all the time.
I became fascinated with the concept of speak no, see no, hear no evil. And - and the actual depiction of three wise monkeys. And I began collecting it over the years. And I kind of figured that I might be the - the fourth monkey, the feel no evil monkey.
Clever people master life; the wise illuminate it and create fresh difficulties.
Extreme nationalism and Bolshevism have broken up the old world, a new world is in the making. It is literally true that old things are passing away; all things may become new, granted we have wise, unselfish, and determined guides.
John Raleigh Mott
It behoves thee to love God wisely; and that may thou not do but if thou be wise.
A little too wise, they say, do ne'er live long.
I endeavor to be wise when I cannot be merry, easy when I cannot be glad, content with what cannot be mended and patient when there be no redress.
A society that does not use the intellectual power of its female population fully is not a wise society. Most women are not as tainted by mistakes in the conduct of the economy as the male population, and now they deserve an opportunity.
God, Nature, the wise, the world, preach man, exhort him both by word and deed to the study of himself.
The truly generous is the truly wise, and he who loves not others lives unblest!
The fool inherits, but the wise must get.
I'd like to be very wise.
Some of the wise boys who say my music is loud, blatant and that's all should see the faces of the kids who have driven a hundred miles through the snow to see the band... to stand in front of the bandstand in an ecstasy all their own.
True conservation provides for wise use by the general public. The American people do not want our resources preserved for the exclusive use of the wealthy. These land and water resources belong to the people, and people of all income levels should have easy access to them.
George D. Aiken
You must be wise, but not too wise.
Alexander Turney Stewart
Sad and sweet and wise Here a child reposes; Dust is on his eyes, Quietly he lies - Satan, strew Roses.
Robert Williams Buchanan
We were young, we were merry, we were very, very wise, And the door stood open at our feast, When there passed us a woman with the West in her eyes, And a man with his back to the East.
Mary Elizabeth Coleridge
It is not wise to be wiser than is necessary.
At what point does CNN wise up and rein in 'Larry King Live' to save itself?
Consider the birds. Be wise as serpents.
I'm not very wise to many things.
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