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The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.
A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Study how water flows in a valley stream, smoothly and freely between the rocks. Also learn from holy books and wise people. Everything - even mountains, rivers, plants and trees - should be your teacher.
Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise.
H. G. Wells
A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
The intellect of the wise is like glass; it admits the light of heaven and reflects it.
Is there anyone so wise as to learn by the experience of others?
Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away.
Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods.
Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in judgement. For even the very wise cannot see all ends.
J. R. R. Tolkien
For this is the mark of a wise and upright man, not to rail against the gods in misfortune.
A wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human blessings, and learn how by his own thought to derive benefit from his illnesses.
A smart man only believes half of what he hears, a wise man knows which half.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
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
A wise man never loses anything, if he has himself.
Michel de Montaigne
The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind.
Who is wise in love, love most, say least.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
It is a wise father that knows his own child.
No man is so foolish but he may sometimes give another good counsel, and no man so wise that he may not easily err if he takes no other counsel than his own. He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master.
Hunter S. Thompson
He was a wise man who invented beer.
It is wise to direct your anger towards problems - not people; to focus your energies on answers - not excuses.
William Arthur Ward
Life's Tragedy is that we get old to soon and wise too late.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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