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I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.
It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.
I think it's wonderful when a love story begins with a great deal of romance and affection, passion and excitement, that's how it should be. But I don't necessarily know that it's the wisest thing in the world to expect that it ends there, or that it should, 30 years down the road, still look as it did on the night of your first kiss.
Let me embrace thee, sour adversity, for wise men say it is the wisest course.
A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men.
I learned a long time ago the wisest thing I can do is be on my own side, be an advocate for myself and others like me.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
The greatest scholars are not usually the wisest people.
Be sure your wisest words are those you do not say.
Robert W. Service
Not every truth is the better for showing its face undisguised; and often silence is the wisest thing for a man to heed.
Every year of my life I grow more convinced that it is wisest and best to fix our attention on the beautiful and the good, and dwell as little as possible on the evil and the false.
There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
There is a difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man is really so; but he that thinks himself the wisest is generally the greatest fool.
Thinking well to be wise: planning well, wiser: doing well wisest and best of all.
Well may the boldest fear and the wisest tremble when incurring responsibilities on which may depend our country's peace and prosperity, and in some degree the hopes and happiness of the whole human family.
James K. Polk
Whatever dramas are going on in my life, I always find that place inside my head where I see myself as the cleanest, tallest, strongest, wisest person that I can be.
Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared, for the greatest fool may ask more than the wisest man can answer.
Charles Caleb Colton
When I look upon seamen, men of science and philosophers, man is the wisest of all beings; when I look upon priests and prophets nothing is as contemptible as man.
Regarding life, the wisest men of all ages have judged alike: it is worthless.
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.
Charles William Eliot
When defeat is inevitable, it is wisest to yield.
Same-sex marriage is not the final nail in the coffin for traditional marriage. It is just another road sign toward the substitution of government for God. Every moral discussion now pits the wisest moral arbiters among us - the Supreme Court, President Obama - against traditional religion.
I think that that's the wisest thing - to prevent illness before we try to cure something.
The wisest have the most authority.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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