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The wise man does not lay up his own treasures. The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.
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.
Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish.
Beauty makes idiots sad and wise men merry.
George Jean Nathan
True wisdom is less presuming than folly. The wise man doubteth often, and changeth his mind; the fool is obstinate, and doubteth not; he knoweth all things but his own ignorance.
Divide and rule, the politician cries; unite and lead, is watchword of the wise.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The Supreme Court has ruled that they cannot have a nativity scene in Washington, D.C. This wasn't for any religious reasons. They couldn't find three wise men and a virgin.
Wise kings generally have wise counselors; and he must be a wise man himself who is capable of distinguishing one.
Who then is free? The wise man who can command himself.
A fool can throw a stone in a pond that 100 wise men can not get out.
I'm not wise, but the beginning of wisdom is there; it's like relaxing into - and an acceptance of - things.
During a negotiation, it would be wise not to take anything personally. If you leave personalities out of it, you will be able to see opportunities more objectively.
The man who can keep a secret may be wise, but he is not half as wise as the man with no secrets to keep.
E. W. Howe
It's not wise to violate rules until you know how to observe them.
T. S. Eliot
He who lives without folly isn't so wise as he thinks.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Perfect reason flees all extremity, and leads one to be wise with sobriety.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
Miguel de Cervantes
Rules are for the obedience of fools and the guidance of wise men.
Wise choices can put us in control of situations where we might otherwise be tempted to compromise our principles. We cannot control all that happens to us; however, we can choose to be in control of our responses.
L. Lionel Kendrick
The Biblical world view sees Earth and its ecosystems as the effect of a wise God's creation and... therefore robust, resilient, and self-regulating, like the product of any good engineer.
A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
For this is the mark of a wise and upright man, not to rail against the gods in misfortune.
In marriage do thou be wise: prefer the person before money, virtue before beauty, the mind before the body; then thou hast a wife, a friend, a companion, a second self.
A wise man looks upon men as he does on horses; all their comparisons of title, wealth, and place, he consider but as harness.
In our friendships we have to be wise that we choose godly people to be our friends. Somebody might say, well does that mean that you should never have a lost person as your friend? No, I wouldn't say that. But you can't have the same intimacy with a lost person that you can with a godly person in whom the Holy Spirit is living.
William Arthur Ward
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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