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The mistakes of the fool are known to the world, but not to himself. The mistakes of the wise man are known to himself, but not to the world.
Charles Caleb Colton
There are some persons in this world, who, unable to give better proof of being wise, take a strange delight in showing what they think they have sagaciously read in mankind by uncharitable suspicions of them.
The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself a fool.
Perfect reason flees all extremity, and leads one to be wise with sobriety.
Wise it is to comprehend the whole.
At times it is folly to hasten at other times, to delay. The wise do everything in its proper time.
Who knows for what we live, and struggle, and die? Wise men write many books, in words too hard to understand. But this, the purpose of our lives, the end of all our struggle, is beyond all human wisdom.
Why grab possessions like thieves, or divide them like socialists when you can ignore them like wise men?
Natalie Clifford Barney
My dad is such a good man. You know how when you are a child you think your dad is invincible? Well, I still think that - he is so wise and everything I do I ask my dad's advice about first.
Women are not so well united as to form an Insurrection. They are for the most part wise enough to love their Chains, and to discern how becomingly they fit.
In Greece wise men speak and fools decide.
Wise men make more opportunities than they find.
It is only the enlightened ruler and the wise general who will use the highest intelligence of the army for the purposes of spying, and thereby they achieve great results.
We are braver and wiser because they existed, those strong women and strong men... We are who we are because they were who they were. It's wise to know where you come from, who called your name.
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.
The wise are wise only because they love. The fool are fools only because they think they can understand love.
You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
I was wise enough to never grow up while fooling most people into believing I had.
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 is wise to persuade people to do things and make them think it was their own idea.
Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise.
Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the wise.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
Miguel de Cervantes
The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages is preserved into perpetuity by a nation's proverbs, fables, folk sayings and quotations.
What could be more beautiful than a dear old lady growing wise with age? Every age can be enchanting, provided you live within it.
John F. Kennedy
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