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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.
I think that that's the wisest thing - to prevent illness before we try to cure something.
The wisest have the most authority.
Who is the wisest man? He who neither knows or wishes for anything else than what happens.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Among mortals second thoughts are wisest.
There is this difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man, really is so; but he that thinks himself the wisest, is generally the greatest fool.
Charles Caleb Colton
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
The wisest use of American strength is to advance freedom.
George W. Bush
The wisest rule in investment is: when others are selling, buy. When others are buying, sell. Usually, of course, we do the opposite. When everyone else is buying, we assume they know something we don't, so we buy. Then people start selling, panic sets in, and we sell too.
I've met the Dalai Lama briefly, but I would probably say my grandfather was the wisest person I ever met. He was my mother's father, an Indian, a family doctor, and very unlike me in that he was deeply religious.
Even the weakest disputant is made so conceited by what he calls religion, as to think himself wiser than the wisest who think differently from him.
Walter Savage Landor
The wisest man I ever knew in my whole life could not read or write.
The philosophy of the wisest man that ever existed, is mainly derived from the act of introspection.
The days that are still to come are the wisest witnesses.
In a movie we try to deceive. In theaters, as they say, the deceived are the wisest.
The public is wiser than the wisest critic.
A shepherd, in whom the spirit of God works, is more highly esteemed before God than the wisest and most potent in self-wit, without the divine dominion.
It's important with any new technology to try to pay conscious attention to what the drawbacks might be. We choose to multitask. Sometimes our choices aren't the wisest of choices, and we regret them, but they are our choices. I think it'd be wrong to think that they're automatically bad.
It is the unbroken testimony of all history that alcoholic liquors have been used by the strongest, wisest, handsomest, and in every way best races of all times.
The wisest advice I ever received regarding the kitchen came from my mother: 'Do the dishes while you're cooking.'
Remember that the greatest fool in the world may ask more than the wisest man can answer.
Bryant H. McGill
The wisest of the wise may err.
My mother is probably the wisest person I've ever known. She's not schooled, she's not well read. But she has a philosophy of life that makes well-read people seem like morons.
Every man is wise when attacked by a mad dog; fewer when pursued by a mad woman; only the wisest survive when attacked by a mad notion.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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