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Don't follow any advice, no matter how good, until you feel as deeply in your spirit as you think in your mind that the counsel is wise.
A wise woman recognizes when her life is out of balance and summons the courage to act to correct it, she knows the meaning of true generosity, happiness is the reward for a life lived in harmony, with a courage and grace.
It's so simple to be wise. Just think of something stupid to say and say the opposite.
If suffering brings wisdom, I would wish to be less wise.
William Butler Yeats
The misfortune of the wise is better than the prosperity of the fool.
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.
Beauty makes idiots sad and wise men merry.
George Jean Nathan
I resolved to stop accumulating and begin the infinitely more serious and difficult task of wise distribution.
Why should I ask the wise men: Whence is my beginning? I am busy with the thought: Where will be my end?
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.
Christmas in Bethlehem. The ancient dream: a cold, clear night made brilliant by a glorious star, the smell of incense, shepherds and wise men falling to their knees in adoration of the sweet baby, the incarnation of perfect love.
It is impossible to love and to be wise.
I was wise enough to never grow up while fooling most people into believing I had.
It is not fit that every man should travel; it makes a wise man better, and a fool worse.
A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends.
When I was a sophomore at USC, I was a socialist, pretty much to the left. But not when I left the university. I quickly got wise. I'd read about what had happened to Russia in 1917 when the Communists took over.
Cabbage: a familiar kitchen-garden vegetable about as large and wise as a man's head.
I will give you a definition of a proud man: he is a man who has neither vanity nor wisdom one filled with hatreds cannot be vain, neither can he be wise.
The world is neither wise nor just, but it makes up for all its folly and injustice by being damnably sentimental.
Where ignorance is bliss, 'Tis folly to be wise.
Wise leaders generally have wise counselors because it takes a wise person themselves to distinguish them.
For since the fabric of the universe is most perfect and the work of a most wise Creator, nothing at all takes place in the universe in which some rule of maximum or minimum does not appear.
Legislation can neither be wise nor just which seeks the welfare of a single interest at the expense and to the injury of many and varied interests.
When we looked at the life cycle in our 40s, we looked to old people for wisdom. At 80, though, we look at other 80-year-olds to see who got wise and who not. Lots of old people don't get wise, but you don't get wise unless you age.
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