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My idea is always to reach my generation. The wise writer writes for the youth of his own generation, the critics of the next, and the schoolmasters of ever afterward.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Who is the wise man? He who sees what's going to be born.
At Athens, wise men propose, and fools dispose.
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look further than you can see.
The wise are instructed by reason, average minds by experience, the stupid by necessity and the brute by instinct.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
A smart man only believes half of what he hears, a wise man knows which half.
Only the wise know just where predestination ends and free will begins. Meanwhile, you must keep on doing your best, according to your own clearest understanding. you must long for freedom as the drowning man longs for air. Without sincere longing, you will never find God.
Authors like cats because they are such quiet, lovable, wise creatures, and cats like authors for the same reasons.
If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.
A wise man never loses anything, if he has himself.
Michel de Montaigne
As a father, I believe that involving children in sports at a young age is generally, a wise proposition. I believe that healthy competition is... well... healthy; that sporting events foster a spirit of teamwork that far surpasses the events themselves; and that active participation keeps children moving and is good for their self-esteem.
From the errors of others, a wise man corrects his own.
The wise man doesn't give the right answers, he poses the right questions.
A wise man proportions his belief to the evidence.
I am content with nothing, restless and ambitious... and I despise myself for the vanity, which formed half the stimulus to my exertions. Oh would that I were one of those plodding wise fools who having once set their hand to the plough go on nothing doubting.
I have no faith in human perfectability. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity. Man is now only more active - not more happy - nor more wise, than he was 6000 years ago.
Edgar Allan Poe
Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
No man was ever wise by chance.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
Who is wise in love, love most, say least.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
It is a wise man who said that there is no greater inequality than the equal treatment of unequals.
It is never wise to discourage youthful idealism.
When we become a really mature, grown-up, wise society, we will put teachers at the center of the community, where they belong. We don't honor them enough, we don't pay them enough.
The misfortune of the wise is better than the prosperity of the fool.
Where ignorance is bliss, 'Tis folly to be wise.
William Arthur Ward
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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