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Life is a pilgrimage. The wise man does not rest by the roadside inns. He marches direct to the illimitable domain of eternal bliss, his ultimate destination.
Suppose that we are wise enough to learn and know - and yet not wise enough to control our learning and knowledge, so that we use it to destroy ourselves? Even if that is so, knowledge remains better than ignorance.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Alphonse de Lamartine
Divide and rule, the politician cries; unite and lead, is watchword of the wise.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I have not been that wise. Health I have taken for granted. Love I have demanded, perhaps too much and too often. As for money, I have only realized its true worth when I didn't have it.
The ant is knowing and wise, but he doesn't know enough to take a vacation.
I don't have a problem with delegation. I love to delegate. I am either lazy enough, or busy enough, or trusting enough, or congenial enough, that the notion leaving tasks in someone else's lap doesn't just sound wise to me, it sounds attractive.
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.
When complaints are freely heard, deeply considered and speedily reformed, then is the utmost bound of civil liberty attained that wise men look for.
He that is not handsome at 20, nor strong at 30, nor rich at 40, nor wise at 50, will never be handsome, strong, rich or wise.
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.
Women desire six things: They want their husbands to be brave, wise, rich, generous, obedient to wife, and lively in bed.
Thinking well to be wise: planning well, wiser: doing well wisest and best of all.
Be as smart as you can, but remember that it is always better to be wise than to be smart.
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
Pain makes man think. Thought makes man wise. Wisdom makes life endurable.
The wisdom of the wise is an uncommon degree of common sense.
The conqueror is regarded with awe; the wise man commands our respect; but it is only the benevolent man that wins our affection.
William Dean Howells
Wise men, when in doubt whether to speak or to keep quiet, give themselves the benefit of the doubt, and remain silent.
A wise man thinks it more advantageous not to join the battle than to win.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
The wise man does not grow old, but ripens.
Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise. Seek what they sought.
At Athens, wise men propose, and fools dispose.
The wise man must remember that while he is a descendant of the past, he is a parent of the future.
The wise man does at once what the fool does finally.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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