Quotation Explorer - 'Wise'

I have always found that angels have the vanity to speak of themselves as the only wise. - William Blake
Wise men taste after the heart, but the foolish ones ponder over the face. - Auliq-Ice
Triumphant moments are for wise thinkers... - Raajesh Pillai
The good and wise lead quite lives - Euripides
A wise man is a student though he is a teacher. - Matshona Dhliwayo
If you want to be clever, that's fine, but being wise is not about being right all the time, it is about acquiring understanding. - R.A.Delmonico
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook. - William James
Never give up in life. Learn to be humble, resilient, honest, wise and submissive and you'll be able to make a change better than anyone else. - Auliq Ice
I want to be a wise woman - Lauren Hutton
I, too, chose to go out...to the mountains' resort for a long weekend of Buddists' Om mantra sound...hunting the eternal wise words...have a time in silence to contemplate the profound concepts of universal creation and see what it does to my sense of identity... - Isabella Koldras, Om=Amen.
I see a lot of people complaining about the things they can fix, and a lot of people being accepting of the things they cannot change. Maybe tragedy really is the catastrophic event, for the way people view their lives. I would rather be wise, than nieve. - Nikki Rowe
No reproach for a person willing to give honorable service in the passion to become wise. - Plato
The shallow consider liberty a release from all law, from every constraint. The wise man sees in it, on the contrary, the potent Law of Laws. - Walt Whitman
We can be knowledgeable with another man's knowledge, but we can't be wise with another man's wisdom. - Michel de Montaigne
The wise man doesn't give the right answers, he poses the right questions.
EPITAPH, n. An inscription on a tomb, showing that virtues acquired by death have a retroactive effect. Following is a touching example: Here lie the bones of Parson Platt, Wise, pious, humble and all that, Who showed us life as all should live it; Let that be said -- and God forgive it! - Ambrose Bierce
NIRVANA, n. In the Buddhist religion, a state of pleasurable annihilation awarded to the wise, particularly to those wise enough to understand it. - Ambrose Bierce
Stars are dusts from wise men. - Jane Bulos
He was a wise man who invented God. - Plato
All that glisters is not gold;Often have you heard that told.Many a man his life hath soldBut my outside to behold - Gilded tombs do worms infold;Had you been as wise as bold,Young in limbs, in judgement old,Your answer had not been inscrolled - Fare you well; your suit is cold. - William Skakespeare
He who lives without folly is not as wise as he may think. - François de La Rochefoucauld
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it. - Oprah Winfrey
They asked a wise man: Why don’t we ever hear you backbiting and slandering?He said: I’m still not happy with myself to start with others. - Ahmad Musa Jibril
A wise person is silent and rarely wants to show his wisdom. A fool is always vocal and uses every opportunity to show his foolishness. - Debasish Mridha
Listen to wise sayings; it will keep your heart in the right course. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I have plenty of time... if I am not wise... I could lose it like the games in which you gamble. - Deyth Banger
Saying others the fools does not make one a wise unless and until the same person eschews own words of advice to others and displays the world of action that is nice to enrich only the good character people's lives. - Anuj Somany
Early to bed and early to risemakes a year healthy wealthy and wise. to get better future wish U Happy New Year !!! - Baset
A wise bird does not lend even the smallest of its feathers to a hunter. - Matshona Dhliwayo
God is too good to be unkind and He is too wise to be mistaken. And when we cannot trace His hand, we must trust His heart. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
In a group of intelligent men expect only one to be wise. - Matshona Dhliwayo
It is wise to keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final. - Roger Babson
Unconsciously, I had doubts about everything around me, and all I had to do is to act selfish, and to walk through everything like a wise lady. So I attracted their eyes and I haunted their thoughts. - Sara Keddar
Only a wise man can dicern time - Sunday Adelaja
No man is so foolish but he may sometimes give another good counsel, and no man so wise that he may not easily err if he takes no other counsel than his own. He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master.
The more pity, that fools may not speak wisely what wise men do foolishly. - William Shakespeare
...for advice is a dangerous gift, even from the wise to the wise, and all courses may run ill. - J. R. R. Tolkien
Only wise men can differentiate between what is a matter of pride and what is a principle of dignity. - Sameh Elsayed
Anarchism is founded on the observation that since few men are wise enough to rule themselves, even fewer are wise enough to rule others. - Edward Abbey
The intelligent have plans; the wise have principles. - Raheel Farooq
There is an old saying, or should be, that it is a wise economist who recognizes the scope of his own generalizations. - John Kenneth Galbraith
Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction and skillful execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives.
A wise man looks upon men as he does on horses; all their comparisons of title, wealth, and place, he consider but as harness.
An honest and wise man is always a very simple man. - Debasish Mridha
The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool. - William Shakespeare
If you listen to wise sayings, you will have a bright future. - Lailah Gifty Akita
A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart. - Jonathan Swift
Those who are skilled in combat do not become angered, those who are skilled at winning do not become afraid. Thus the wise win before they fight, while the ignorant fight to win.
COINS are for LAZY PEOPLE to DECIDE and for WISE MEN to INVEST. - shaikh mustafa
A fool always finds something to complain about, and a wise person always finds something to appreciate. - Debasish Mridha
A wise man once found peace in the practice of saying nothing, leaving the gossiper with no other choice but to fabricate gossip about a wise man saying nothing - Herbert Maurice Brunner
How like God's love yours has been to me- so wise, so generous, and so unsparing!" exclaimed Pancratius. "Promise me one thing more- that is, that you will stay near to me to the end, and carry my last legacy to my mother. - Cardinal Wiseman
Let me embrace thee, sour adversity, for wise men say it is the wisest course. - William Shakespeare
A person is wise if he listens to millions of advice and doesn't implement any of it. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Mind your own business; The best statement that any wise person can see as encouragement and best advice ever. - Unarine Ramaru
How old you are has nothing to do with how wise, smart, or mature you've actually become. - Maria SwifMess
In a democracy, people always vote for their alike! Pig for the pig, raven for the raven! Dull for the dull, wise for the wise! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The two powers which in my opinion constitute a wise man are those of bearing and forebearing. - Epictetus
It may not be prudent to seek new things, but it is wise to see things in a new way. - Debasish Mridha
The wise will admire you. The wishful will envy you. The weak will hate you. This is the reality for those who dare to be epic. - Steve Maraboli
Fantasy is a wise lie. - Deyth Banger
The wise determine from the gravity of the case; the irritable, from sensibility to oppression; the high minded, from disdain and indignation at abusive power in unworthy hands. - Edmund Burke
No amount of reading or memorizing will make you successful in life. It is the understanding and application of wise thought that counts." - - Bob Proctor
Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish. - Albert Einstein
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. - Robertson Davies
A wise man first thinks and then speaks and a fool speaks first and then thinks. - Hazrat Ali ibn Abu-Talib
She was wise enough to hold her tongue. As this is the only instance known of a Woman's ever having done so, it was judged worthy to be recorded here. - Matthew Lewis
An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere, while a pessimist sees only the red stoplight. . . The truly wise person is colorblind. - Albert Schweitzer
The little foolery that wise men have makes a great show. - William Shakespeare
I would rather be kind than wise. - Debasish Mridha
Sharpen your mind with the beauty of knowledge and the tears of experience to be wise. - Debasish Mridha
Even as a solid rock is unshaken by the wind, so are the wise unshaken by praise or blame. - Gautama Buddha
Free love, man, Free Love! Which, by the way, was the single greatest concept a young man has ever heard. About three years late, women got wise an my frustration returned to normal levels. - Steve Martin
Stupidy is easy, everyone can learn it... You just say to stupid stuff and you are the big Job,... but try to be a wise that's what's hard and most people just try to destroy the wise people why??Because they are too stupid to realease it! - Deyth Banger
Defer not till tomorrow to be wise, tomorrow's sun to thee may never rise. - William Congreve
The wise man will love; all others will desire. - Afranius
What to say if I was wise and on your age I will take the chances and take Reddit Collection #1 and #2... But if you are hungry... go and buy one sandwich! - Deyth Banger
Most fools think he is the wisest person but the most wise person thinks he is a fool. - Debasish Mridha
As child, when the elders spoke their wise words, it only echoes in my ears. As an adult, I have crystal clear insight to the wise aphorisms by the elderly. - Lailah Gifty Akita
It’s better to live in hell with the wise than in heaven with the wicked. - Debasish Mridha
Wilderness is wise; civilization enjoys the joy of foolishness. - Debasish Mridha
The spirits of children are remote and wise... - Frances Cornford
In a world full of clever people, it is the wise that that keep the peace, it is the wise that guide the future, and it is the wise that hold it together. - R.A.Delmonico
The wise man carries his possessions within him. - Bias
They say that knowledge is power. I believe that is only partially true. Knowledge is power only if your Wise Self interprets how it relates to you. - Suzette Hinton
A wise man does not eat his seed even in the time of hunger, he knows the value of his seed! - Stan The Man SA
If you have a big ego put it to wide and wise use so that it benefits and enriches everyone not just you - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself. - Jalaluddin Rumi
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland. - Democritus
The wise man in the storm prays God not for safety from danger but for deliverance from fear. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Advice is a dangerous gift, even from the wise to the wise. - J. R. R. Tolkien
Wise men come to seea child of greater wisdomand honor divine. - Richelle E. Goodrich
I often think myself to be so ingenious that I don’t even realize that my own plans may actually be my own undoing. Therefore, I might be wise to realize that God’s plans undo what I’ve done that’s undoing me. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
It is one thing to be clever and another to be wise. - George R.R. Martin
Most insensible, corrupt, cheap, disrespectful young girls run after bad, rude, cocky, nonsensical boys, but a mature, educated, thoughtful, virtuos lady opts for a wise, well breed, experienced, humble, modest gentleman. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Being success is not an easy thing. It need courage, fight, brave, and time. Let them judge. Just show them the result later. Because a wise man said that success is the biggest revenge. - Sheilanda Khoirunnisa
All this have I proved by wisdom: I said, I will be wise; but it was far from me. That which is far off, exceeding deep, who can find it out? - Compton Gage
Into the darkness they go, the wise and the lovely. - Edna St. Vincent Millay
The father of the righteous shall greatly rejoice, and he that begetteth a wise child shall have joy in him. - Anonymous
What the wise see eyes closed is greater than what the ignorant see both eyes open. - Matshona Dhliwayo
...A world is supported by four things...the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the righteous and the valor of the brave. But all of these are as nothing without a ruler who knows the art of ruling. - Frank Herberterbert
There is no happiness where there is no wisdom;No wisdom but in submission to the gods.Big words are always punished,And proud men in old age learn to be wise. - Sophocles
Talking and eloquence are not the same thing: to speak, and to speak well, are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.
A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation. - Molière
He who is wise is steps away from riches.He who is loving is steps away from God. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Mayhap it was not wise to question God's plans; mayhap he had been meant to live, to seek this justice, to serve some purpose. The past was the past. And the future... - Shelly Thacker
The way to fight a woman is with your hat. Grab it and run.The guy who said that was a wise man. He knew what most men don't - Women are powerful creatures who should be handled with care, or they can become very, very dangerous. - Christina Dodd
However much you study, you cannot know without action. A donkey laden with books is neither an intellectual nor a wise man. Empty of essence, what learning has he whether upon him is firewood or book? - Saadi سعدی
That is the hardest thing of all. It is much harder to judge yourself than to judge others. If you succeed in judging yourself, it's because you're truly a wise man. - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanisms of friendship. - Colette
Yet ah! why should they know their fate, Since sorrow never comes too late, And happiness too swiftly flies? Thought would destroy their paradise. No more; where ignorance is bliss, 'Tis folly to be wise. - Thomas Gray
The exaltation and happiness of any community, goes hand in hand with the knowledge possessed by the people, when applied to laudable ends; whereupon we can exclaim like the wise man; righteousness exalteth a nation; for righteousness embraces knowledge and knowledge is power. - Joseph Smith Jr.
To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future. - Plutarch
A wise man hears one word and understands two. - Anonymous
Wondering is the act of wise living. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives - choice, not chance, determines your destiny. - Aristotle
the pen is as wise as the mind that speaks through it - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
We need not take refuge in supernatural gods to explain our saints and sages and heroes and statesmen, as if to explain our disbelief that mere unaided human beings could be that good or wise. - Abraham H. Maslow
What other men fear should make you bold;what makes other men fools should make you wise. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Clever people master life; the wise illuminate it and create fresh difficulties.
The punishment which the wise suffer who refuse to take part in the government is to live under the government of worse men. - Plato
I think we often hold heroines to an absurd standard. Be brave! Be wise! Always know what's in your heart and speak the truth of it! No and no and no. We fight to be brave. We learn to be wise. We struggle to know ourselves and voice what we want. - Leigh Bardugo
Be happy. It's one way of being wise - Colette
It is wise to keep in mind that no success or failure is necessarily final. - Anonymous
Look wise, say nothing, and grunt. Speech was given to conceal thought. - Sir William Osler
Wisdom is a teacher,God is its professor.The wise are His students,life is His rod,and eternal life is our reward. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I learned over the years never to correct a fool or he will hate you; correct a wise man, and he will appreciate you. - Ziad K. Abdelnour
Anyone can give any number of advice often nice with the word ‘YOU’ in own voice; but he who is truly different, positive and wise always shows a constructive action on his words to unearth lies. - Anuj Somany
Many talk about flowing against the wind, but its only fools, who goes against the wind. The wise one’s, simply adjust themselves with the flow of the wind. - Roshan Sharma
Wise are my ways witty my actions - N.A. Parnham
Most people don't often realize that they actually disclose their lies to the person who is truly wise by showing their likes for either the celebrity or no famous personality; but further bigger surprise is that many persons even don't worry of it or fear of being caught of their true identity. - Anuj Somany
The shrewd marry for money, the scheming marry for status, the calculating marry for power, but the wise marry for love. - Matshona Dhliwayo
It is wise to do what you love. - Lailah Gifty Akita
To make wealth wisdom, one needs to be wise. Wisdom may be able to wear the suit of wealth but wealth may not be able to wear the suit of wisdom - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
I write almost always in the third person, and I don't think the narrator is male or female anyway. They're both, and young and old, and wise and silly, and sceptical and credulous, and innocent and experienced, all at once. Narrators are not even human - they're sprites. - Philip Pullman
It is during a time of failure we bury a past and resurrect a future. Becoming righteous, discerning, and wise are our most prized possessions and across every cultures-this is the greatest feat of all human life. - Stacy Snapp-Killian aka StacyK
A man is wise not because of his intelligence, but because of his understanding and kindness. - Debasish Mridha
A wise person is able to bring down a thousand armies with a single insight; with wisdom he successfully engages ten thousand armies with just one. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Comme l'on serait savant si l'on connaissait bien seulement cinq à six livres. ( How wise one might be if one knew thoroughly only some half of a dozen books - Gustave Flaubert
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. - William Feather
I have no faith in human perfectability. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity. Man is now only more active - not more happy - nor more wise, than he was 6000 years ago. - Edgar Allan Poe
Wise people listen to your words. Learned people listen to their interpretation of your words. - Dr. Asoka Jinadasa
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. - Jay Leno
All truly wise thoughts have been thoughts already thousands of times; but to make them truly ours, we must think them over again honestly, till they take root in our personal experience. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The faithless are surprised, that the faithful put no faith in them; the infidels are astounded that the wise do not put trust in them. After all we don't entrust cement to grow abundant foliage. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
Just because we’ve made poor or wrong choices in the past, does not limit us from making wise and good choices now. - Toni Sorenson
To be wise for one day is better than to be intelligent for a hundred. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Listening to podcast, reading a book, listening to an aduibook and watching films isn't waste of time. It's how somebody becomes wise! - Deyth Banger
A wise man's day is worth a fool's life.
There is no one, no matter how wise he is, who has not in his youth said things or done things that are so unpleasant to recall in later life that he would expunge them entirely from his memory if that were possible. - Marcel Proust
I would much rather be considered wise than smart. But, I still think it is wise to get an education. - Destiny Booze
Hundreds of wise men cannot make the world a heaven, but one idiot is enough to turn it into a hell. - Raheel Farooq
[...] where ignorance is bliss,'Tis folly to be wise. - Thomas Gray
One opinion can make a fool out of a once wise person - Will Leamon
Be not wise in your own conceits. - Bible
A wise man need only the guidance of his own heart. - Tyler J. Hebert
When my mother died, I thought I’d drown in sorrow. But my grandmother said something very wise, and I’ve always held it close to my heart. She said that not even the sea is infinite, and neither is grief. - T. Frohock
It is a wise man who said there is no inequality than the equal treatment of unequals.Fillossofee: Messages From a Grandfather, an ebook - Thomas Jefferson (?)
Nothing is more like a wise man than a fool who holds his tongue. - Saint Francis de Sales
There are questions I'm still not wise enough to answer, just wise enough to no longer ask. - George Jones
A fool's mind is at the mercy of his tongue, and a wise man's tongue is under the control of his mind. - -Imam Ali Ibn Abi Talib AS
Beating children will not make them wise. They will grow wilder and wilder and the cane will feel like paper on their skins. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Depend on it. God's work done in God's way will never lack God's supply. He is too wise a God to frustrate His purposes for lack of funds, and He can just as easily supply them ahead of time as afterwards, and He much prefers doing so. - James Hudson Taylor
Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his passions. Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody. - Benjamin Franklin
A wise man once said NOTHING... He just let her vent, nodded his head and live happily ever after! - Tanya Masse
I do not take advice or listen to the words of hypocrites or beings that are not self-realized. It's nothing personal. I am simply no fan of beings that try to sound wise, while trying to mask their imbecility. - Lionel Suggs
Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the wise. - Samuel Johnson
The wise learn many things from their enemies. - Aristophanes
The wise man thinks about his troubles only when there is some purpose in doing so; at other times he thinks about others things. - Bertrand Russell
The wise man is he who knows the relative value of things. - William Ralph Inge
A wise person can enter and dwell in his own teacher's knowledge, having realized it for himself through knowledge. - Guatama Buddha
The mistakes of the wise lead them to light. The triumphs of fools lead them to darkness. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook. - William James
Just be kind to be wise and to be intelligent. - Debasish Mridha
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual. - Frank Herbert
Dare to be wise. (Sapere Aude) - Anonymous
Men are wise in proportion, not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience. - George Bernard Shaw
... From want of foresight men make changes which relishing well at first do not betray their hidden venom, as I have already observed respecting hectic fever. Nevertheless, the ruler is not truly wise who cannot discern evils before they develop themselves, and this is a faculty given to few. - Niccolò Machiavelli
A wise man always has something to say, whereas a fool always needs to say something. - Hazrat Ali Ibn Abu-Talib A.S
I would rather be average and wise than be extraordinary and imprudent. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Christian contentment is that sweet, inward, quiet, gracious frame of spirit, which freely submits to and delights in God's wise and fatherly disposal in every condition. - Jeremiah Burroughs
Thus, from admiration of one wise and innocent child, and from a misheard remark, the process that not even Aristotle could codify was triggered. Where do you get your ideas? I purposely mishear things. - Harlan Ellison
You are only as wise as others perceive you to be.
There is some magic in wealth, which can thus make persons pay their court to it, when it does not even benefit themselves. How strange it is, that a fool or knave, with riches, should be treated with more respect by the world, than a good man, or a wise man in poverty! - Ann Radcliffe
Happy, Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise, for the rest of our days till the end of our lives. - J. Lee Roberts
What separates the wise from the unwise is; how a person reacts and responds to each new twist of fate. - Aditya Ajmera
To be intelligent, be complex; to be wise, be simple. - Debasish Mridha
To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent. - Buddha
A wise man cares not for that which he cannot have. - Italian Proverb
Life is too short to listen to fools, and too important to ignore the wise. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The weak are dominated by their ego, the wise dominate their ego, and the intelligent are in a constant struggle against their ego. - Hamza Yusuf
There is enough mystery in human nature to keep the world stuck in a perpetual state of righteous speculation. Only the wise and compassionate will rise above it, with enough vision to see that inconsistency is a normal occurrence, during the spiritual battle of forgiveness and justice. - Shannon L. Alder
A wise master teaches. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Therapy to life: Eat with the wise, and drink with the fools! - Anthony Liccione
A witch is wise. She has earned her wisdom. She has learned to love her shadows and has grown more beautiful because of it. She has proven she can stand comfortably within her powers. She has become the true embodiment of a witch. - Dacha Avelin
Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor. - Sholem Aleichem
A wise man's sorrow is better than a fool's happiness. - Matshona Dhliwayo
A wise system of education will at last teach us how little man yet knows, how much he has still to learn. - John Lubbock
Nine-tenths of wisdom consists in being wise in time. - Theodore Roosevelt
That man is best who sees the truth himself. Good too is he who listens to wise counsel. But who is neither wise himself nor willing to ponder wisdom is not worth a straw. - Hesiod
The ledger of my life can lean heavy with a prolific array of stellar investments, yet in the tallying I would be wise to remember that an investment that is not of God will leave a zero balance on the ledger of my life no matter how many different ways I try to add it up. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Have you ever observed that we pay much more attention to a wise passage when it is quoted than when we read it in the original author? - Philip G. Hamerton
A wise person is like a lighthouse. We are looking for their lights and follow them when we are in danger. - Debasish Mridha
How you act on the worst time is make you the wise man of best time. - Bhagat Negi
I am quite a wise old bird, but I am no desert hermit who can only prophesy when his guts are knotted with hunger. I am deep in the old man’s puzzle, trying to link the wisdom of the body with the wisdom of the spirit until the two are one. - Robertson Davies
It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish. - Aeschylus
No mortal man, moreover is wise at all moments. - Pliny the Elder
Giving every man a vote has no more made men wise and free than Christianity has made them good. - H.L. Mencken
A wise human’s life contains several journeys among several experiences, each of them takes him/her to a new level of wisdom in which makes him/her refuses to return to how he/she was before that experience. - Sameh Elsayed
Scholars love knowledge.Philosophers love wisdom.The most knowledgeable become professors.The most wise become sages. - Matshona Dhliwayo
You did not choose this path for yourself - it is the path that was chosen for you. That is the way life works at time. However, the choices you make as you travel the path are always yours and you must make them wise choices - Jeff Dixon-Terror in the Kingdom
Wise people are motivated by the quotes and by the books. - Deyth Banger
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance. The wise grows it under his feet. - James Oppenheim
Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise; seek what they sought. - Bashō Matsuo
Lust makes you weak, passion makes you strong, love makes you brave, and heartache makes you wise. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Poets utter great and wise things which they do not themselves understand. - Plato
Answer a fool according to his folly, or he will be wise in his own eyes. - Bible
From the errors of others a wise man corrects his own.
Woody Allen once said that ‘I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it through not dying.’ This is certainly a very wise wish! Whoever grasped the triviality of anything besides the existence is a wise man indeed! There is no substitute for life! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Common men talk bagfuls of religion but do not practise even a grain of it. The wise man speaks a little, even though his whole life is religion expressed in action. - Ramakrishna
Reading leads to wise ways of living. - Lailah Gifty Akita
A wise man can say a foolish thing at any time, anywhere, and to anybody. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Wise men profit more by fools than fools by wise men. - Marcus Porcius Cato
They throw their stones at you not expecting that you would catch them with a smile. But a wise soul knows that what life throws at you today, is only preparing you for a stronger tomorrow. After all, you can't build a castle without first laying down its foundations... - Seja Majeed
It is never wise to run any race but your own. - Tim Fargo
Others Are Smarter Than Me But Here's The Difference, I'm Wise.... - Muhammad Imran Hasan
Wise people do not claim to know it all, they always prefer to learn from others. - Gugu Mona
Of all knowledge, the wise and good seek mostly to know themselves. - William Shakespeare
No man is wise enough by himself. - Titus Maccius Plautus
There are no wise few. Every aristocracy that has ever existed has behaved, in all essential points, exactly like a small mob. - G. K. Chesterton
Quiet and sincere sympathy is often the most welcome and efficient consolation to the afflicted. Said a wise man to one in deep sorrow, "I did not come to comfort you; God only can do that; but I did come to say how deeply and tenderly I feel for you in your affliction". - Tryon Edwards
Smart ones learn from their mistakes, wise ones learn from their and others mistakes - علي الماجد
Scratch the surface in a typical boardroom and we're all just cavemen with briefcases, hungry for a wise person to tell us stories. - Alan Kay
Children are gentle and heed. Adults are tough and seize. Wise men and women have the strength and flexibility to do what's right. - Stefan Emunds
The wise man does not permit himself to set up even in his own mind any comparisons of his friends. His friendship is capable of going to extremes with many people, evoked as it is by many qualities. - Charles Dudley Warner
It is fatal to suppose the great writer was too wise or too profound for us ever to understand him; to think of art so is not to praise but to murder it, for the next step after that tribute will be neglect of the masterpiece. - John Erskine
It is easy to be intelligent, but it is very difficult to be wise because wisdom comes from experience. - Debasish Mridha
A fool's paradise is a wise man's hell. - Thomas Fuller
A good writer must be like the birds of a dark forest; you can’t see them, but you can hear their mysterious and wise voices! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Ignorance is a horrible thing. But arrogance, the belief that knowing a little more than the ignorant makes you wise, is more horrible still. - James Rozoff
Wealth is the slave of a wise man. The master of a fool. - Seneca
When a wise woman speaks, her words are gracious. Ask God to help you find words that speak life to those around you. - Stormie Omartian
Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late. - Benjamin Franklin
He who knows others is learned; he who knows himself is wise.
I had a very wise mother. She always kept books that were my grade level in our house. - Beverly Cleary
To write well, express yourself like the common people, but think like a wise man. - Aristotle
Happiness & Sadness are two contemporary stages in life. A wise man overcomes sadness with his wisdom, and a foolish man faces it with tears. - Deepak Chandra
Power will intoxicate the best hearts, as wine the strongest heads. No man is wise enough, nor good enough to be trusted with unlimited power. - Charles Caleb Colton
A wise man will be master of his mind, a fool will be its slave. - Publilius Syrus
This is God's beauty!The Elegant nature of Esther,The Meek nature of Moses,The Pius nature of Paul,The Passionate nature of Peter,The Just nature of Jesus and thenThe wise nature of you! - Israelmore Ayivor
Any fool can marry, but only the wise live happily ever after. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Be beautiful if you can, wise if you want to, but be respected - that is essential. - Anna Gould
A seeker of knowledge is the search for wise words. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Not until just before dawn do people sleep best; not until people get old do they become wise. - Chinese Proverb
It's Painful Experiences... That Makes You Wise! - Ibrahim Khidair Ali
A word to the wise is infuriating. - Hunter S. Thompson
When you have everything in life, you have friends, when you have nothing, you have true friends. The fact that somebody is close to you does mean they are your friend. Be wise! - Oscar Bimpong
It is certain that either wise bearing or ignorant carriage is caught, as men take diseases, one from another; therefore, let all take heed as to the society in which they mingle, for in a little while they will be like it.
Love is the weapon of the wise. - Matshona Dhliwayo
My friends, it is wise to nourish the soul, otherwise you will breed dragons and devils in your heart. - C.G. Jung
[Water is] the only drink for a wise man. - Henry David Thoreau
The most hopelessly stupid man is he who is not aware that he is wise. - Isaac Asimov
The ignorant eschew phenomena but not thought; the wise eschew thought but not phenomena. - Huang Po
A cat may have nine lives, but a wise person has a hundred. - Matshona Dhliwayo
It's not wise to seek the revenge and forget to love. - Debasish Mridha
Sometimes we may trying to correct a mistake by another mistake so that we should be wise - Maryam Rahmouni
Believing or not makes no difference to the Absolute of Things That Be. But it does to you. For you shall live and die accordingly. A wise person, or a fool. Choose. - Fakeer Ishavardas
The art of being wise is the art of knowing that solutions don’t come from individuals, but rather experiences. - Shannon L. Alder
It is not that I am wise; it is because I see everything through nonjudgmental love and kindness. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
word is like a sword; you should be wise when to use it or it'll kill and ruin everything you did in your past, you're doing at this time, and you're gonna do in the future - A. Vaidyanathan
The wise man does not lay up his own treasures.The more he gives to others,the more he has for his own. - Lao Tzu
A wise woman knows when to stay silent. However, a wiser woman of faith knows that sometimes words can win the battle, when all odds stand against her. - Shannon L. Alder
A wise man travels to discover himself. - James Russell Lowell
Wise men talk because they have something to say; Fools, because they have to say something. - Plato
A wise man will make haste to forgive, because he knows the full value of time and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.
He who lives without folly isn't so wise as he thinks. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
One of my professors in college used to say As the wise man said, Do or do not, there is no try, but the advice columns generally say the opposite. If someone promises to try, and you're happy with that, don't push. It can backfire. You can get yourself in a lot of trouble asking for too much. - Jael McHenry
Wise men speak only of what they know - J.R.R. Tolkien
Still the heights of flying remains to be arrived.Still the wise lessons of life remains to be experienced.Its only the handful of accomplishments has been achieved.The real destiny is yet to be won. - Ishwar Jha
your love, your facial expression, your spirit and your words to the wise is my fervency: special for my mom and dad - S. Ikom Afriani
Stay humble and inherit greatness, wise and inherit eternal life - Kgosietsile Martin Timothy
For the wise have always known that no one can make much of his life until self-searching has become a regular habit, until he is able to admit and accept what he finds, and until he patiently and persistently tries to correct what is wrong. - Bill W.
To be a leader, take action and be an example. To be an adviser, be wise. - Debasish Mridha
Knowledge is merely brilliance in organization of ideas and not wisdom. The truly wise person goes beyond knowledge. - Confucius
Never give advice... A wise man won't need it A fool won't heed it. - Unknown
My father told me that it is only a mad man that keeps bushy hairs. I asked him, "what about the great men with bushy hairs?". He replied, "education had made them mad, so study to be wise and sane. - Michael Bassey Johnson
An egoist is always intelligent, never wise. - Raheel Farooq
Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something. - Plato
Yesterday I was clever and tried to change the world. Today I am wise and try to change myself. - Jalaluddin Rumi
He alone is wise who can accommodate himself to all contingencies of life; but the fool contends, and struggling, like a swimmer, against the stream.
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even when we're not wise enough to see it. - Oprah Winfrey
The believer is happy, the doubter is wise. - Irish Proverb
The truth is that you are innately good, wise, and powerful. You were created in and for good. - Deborah Day
The shrewd help the strong.The wise help the weak. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Strange star-like object over Oslo right before Obama arrives. A gift of a golden medal given by a group of wise men... Nah. - Craig Ferguson
A wise teacher learns in the midst of teaching; a wise student teaches in the midst of learning. - Mollie Marti
Surrounding people whom a person likes is not really getting ones who he or she is like character wise, as individuals of same nature befriend by default and not by design of own choice. - Anuj Somany
Creativity is when a stupid clever soul gets up from bed and does amazing things that makes the world think he is wise. - Michael Bassey Johnson
An invisible almighty has given the wings to the birds to fly not to try to be like other animals as each creature has own ability & capability, so it’s wise to be not fooled by those who advocate often with nice words to follow others . - Anuj Somany
The finest piece of mechanism in all the universe is the brain of man. The wise person develops his brain, and opens his mind to the genius and spirit of the world's great ideas. He will feel inspired with the purest and noblest thoughts that have ever animated the spirit of humanity. - Alfred A. Montapert
Wise men profit more from fools than fools from wise men; for the wise men shun the mistakes of fools, but fools do not imitate the successes of the wise. - Cato the Elder
Forgiveness does not always lead to a healed relationship. Some people are not capable of love, and it might be wise to let them go along with your anger. Wish them well, and let them go their way. - Gordon Atkinson
It is always wise to never act on any advice, suggestion or opinion of a person whose views, more often than not, remain in sync with the broadcast reviews and news. - Anuj Somany
An intelligent person is eager to speak, but a wise person is eager to listen. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
You might be educated, but if you are not kind you are not wise. - Debasish Mridha
Words and actions will separate a wise man from the crowd. - Bamigboye Olurotimi
Crafty men condemn studies; Simple men admire them; And wise men use them: For they teach not their own use: but that is a wisdom without them, and above them, won by observation. - Francis Bacon
The world's theologyThe world's theology is easy to define. It is the view . . . that human beings are basically good, that no one is really lost, that belief in Jesus Christ is not necessary for salvation."Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools." Romans 1:22 - James Montgomery Boice
A questioning man is already half wise. - Fakeer Ishavardas
If you want to be wise, learn wisdom from nature. - Debasish Mridha
To be knowledgeable, sit before scholars; to be wise, sit before life. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Folly consists not in committing Folly, but in being incapable of concealing it. All men make mistakes, but the wise conceal the blunders they have made, while fools make them public. Reputation depends more on what is hidden than on what is seen. If you can’t be good, be careful. - Baltasar Gracián
Be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves. - Bible
...you have to be godly to be wise ... - Derek Kidner
The small amount of foolery wise men have makes a great show. - William Shakespeare
There are essentially two things that will make you wise -- the books you read and the people you meet. - Jack Canfield
It is a wise father that knows his own child. - William Shakespeare
One must be a wise reader to quote wisely and well. - Amos Bronson Alcott
Don’t criticize or curse at darkness; be wise and never forget to light a candle. - Debasish Mridha
It is inevitable that I will leave a legacy simply because I cannot walk through life without leaving footprints as I walk. Therefore, I would be wise to consider the path before I make the prints. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Every day is a gift. Every thought is a lift. Every hour is a prize. Use it and be wise. - Debasish Mridha
The man who is completely wise and virtuous has no need of glory, except so far as it…eases his way to action by the greater trust that it procures him. - Plutarch
The desire to win a war is expensive, but the desire to win with wisdom is wise. - Debasish Mridha
There is beauty laced within this day… be courageous enough to find it, be kind enough to share it, and at the end of the day, be wise enough to let it go. - Steve Maraboli
We can learn much from wise words, little from wisecracks, and less from wise guys. - William Arthur Ward
Be not proud of your intelligence. Be simple, wise, and humble. - Debasish Mridha
Wise men put their trust in ideas and not in circumstances. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
When there are two conflicting versions of a story, the wise course is to believe the one in which people appear at their worst.
Men have been wise in many different modes; but they have always laughed the same way. - Samuel Johnson
He who asserts belief with absolute certainty knows nothing of faith and makes himself into a fool. He who is wise, upon realizing they have done this, recants and searches themselves for further enlightenment. - Cristina Marrero
Oh, come with old Khayyàm, and leave the Wise To talk; one thing is certain, that Life flies; One thing is certain, and the Rest is Lies; The Flower that once has blown forever dies. - Omar Khayyám
Charm is deceptive, Wise is sly, having talent is impressive and that puzzles you why. I, but not you, know the mask that I wear. Like how a master knows its masterpiece which is unknown to the world. - Red Delachina
Collect as precious pearls the words of the wise and the virtuous. - Abdelkader Djezairi
The wise man avoids evil by anticipating it. - Publilius Syrus
It is wise to direct your anger towards problems -- not people; to focus your energies on answers -- not excuses. - William Arthur Ward
Your words are wise, but are your actions too? - Kayla Davis
People think that other international languages are smarter and more business wise. But they have to understand that we have to preserve our culture. - Enock Maregesi
Any man who behaves arrogantly with what little he knows, or claims to know all, only reveals to all that he really knows nothing. Real greatness does not reside inside those who feel large. The truly wise are meek. - Suzy Kassem
The wise will make holiness and purity their priority. - Bamigboye Olurotimi
The wise man is one who knows, the significance and nothingness of his life. - Aditya Ajmera
A wise doesn’t need advice or action of the people to know their true intention because a sane person can gauge it by mere observation of the attitude, good or bad, of their close companion towards others. - Anuj Somany
Anyone can find fault. It is the wise person that can find the remedies. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
Be wise and resist pleasures. A fool always seeks pleasures. - Debasish Mridha
The weaknesses of the wise are better than the strengths of fools. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Colors fade, temples crumble, empires fall, but wise words endure. - Edward Thorndike
When we are unhurried and wise, we perceive that only great and worthy things have any permanent and absolute existence, that petty fears and petty pleasures are but the shadow of the reality. - Henry David Thoreau
Everybody learns from their own mistakes.The wise learn from mistakes others make. - Manoj Vaz
A wise person alway learn from every thing at any given morment. - Hamzat haruna Ribah
If you want to be educated and wise, you must open your heart, expand your mind, be accepting and ready to change. - Debasish Mridha
One who is too wise an observer of the business of others, like one who is too curious in observing the labor of bees, will often be stung for his curiosity. - Alexander Pope
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. - Sir Francis Bacon
I would rather be wise and than right and ignorant. - Chris Page
Building castles in the air is only wise if you build a ladder to reach them. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Time ripens all things; no man is born wise. - Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart. - Benjamin Franklin
It is not wise to think of people as either friends or enemies as if you were the center of the universe; many are not aware of your existance! - Salman Al Odah
Every life is a canvas and every interaction is a brush, therefore we’d be wise to consider how we handle the paint. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
A wise man's question contains half the answer. - Solomon Ibn Gabirol
Nothing is so dangerous as an ignorant friend; A wise enemy is worth more. - Jean De la Fontaine
Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. - Benjamin Franklin
The wise man reads both books and life itself. - Lin Yutang
The wise man knows that it is better to sit on the banks of a remote mountain stream than to be emperor of the whole world. - Zhuangzi
Why grab possessions like thieves, or divide them like socialists, when you can ignore them like wise men?
Justice requires that to lawfully constituted Authority there be given that respect and obedience which is its due; that the laws which are made shall be in wise conformity with the common good; and that, as a matter of conscience all men shall render obedience to these laws. - Pope Pius XI
Of writing well the source and fountainhead is wise thinking. - Horace
Where there is wisdom there is life,and where there is evil there is death.Folly is your enemy and so are fools;wisdom is your friend and so are the wise. - Matshona Dhliwayo
A smart person knows how to talk. A wise person knows when to be silent. - Roy T. Bennett
A wise quote may not be famous and a famous quote may not be wise! Stick to the wise as the other one is just a bubble! - Mehmet Murat ildan
choose your friends as wise as you choose your words in conversations (Ejump,2016) - Ejump Schiffler
There is no God, Nature sufficeth unto herself; in no wise hath she need of an author. - Marquis de Sade
A wise person does at once, what a fool does at last. Both do the same thing; only at different times. - John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
A word to the wise is enough. - Titus Maccius Plautus
A wise person does not fear failure but gains experience and wisdom. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
The wise will hide your follies and help you learn, but the wicked ones will gossip about it with scoundrels. - Aniruddha Sastikar
A person can choose to stand against adversity, but most people will run from it before they come to terms with who they truly are, a wise person watches through adversity and follows the signs when it is their turn to stand. - Faith Brashear
Creativity is when a stupid clever soul gets up from bed and do amazing things that makes the world think he is wise. - Michael Bassey Johnson
A wise man is able to differentiate between humility and weakness, he does not mistake courage for pride. - Newton Gatambia
It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves. - François de La Rochefoucauld
Be wise with speed . A fool at forty is a fool indeed. - Edward Young
You can't beat women anyhow and that if you are wise or dislike trouble and uproar you don't even try to. - William Faulkner
Why a wise man is wise? The answer is simple: Because he has left his own shore! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Life is a gift for the wise, a playground for the foolish, a heaven for the rich, and a hell for the poor. - Matshona Dhliwayo
All truly wise thoughts have been thought already thousands of times; but to make them truly ours, we must think them over again honestly, until they take root in our personal experience. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A wise person identifies the people’s true nature even with their words being shown nice; but to the foolish people, even a person’s deeds being seen nice of true nature are insufficient to identify him. - Anuj Somany
You can never be wise and be in love at the same time. - Bob Dylan
The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise man. - Euripides
Misunderstood! It is a right fool's word. Is it so bad then to be misunderstood? Pythagoras was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luther, and Copernicus, and Galileo, and Newton, and every pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
If a god had made the world, might world always be right, that would be so wise, we'd be spared so much suffering. But we made the world - out of our smallness and weakness. Our lives are awkward and fragile... - Edward Bond
He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is only wise. - Voltaire
Why people use "Was" I have heard some people to say "I was a smart kid at school - Eminem", but why "Was", was is a word for describing the past... which will mean that has started and ended... so what??? How to get it now? You aren't wise, are you? - Deyth Banger
Wisdom is the closest to foolishness, a person can become so wise it leads him to become foolish. - Geoffrey Karl Green
Surrendering is intentionally laying down the power I possess. And have I considered that the power I lay down is often more powerful than that which I’m laying it down in front of? Therefore, I would be wise to recognize that surrender is less the absence of power and more the presence of fear. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
In all tests of character, when two viewpoints are pitted against one another, in the final analysis the thing that will strike you the most, is not who was right or wrong, strong or weak, wise or foolish.... but who would go to the greatest lengths in considering the other's perspective. - Mike Dooley
O wise man, wash your hands of that friend who associates with your enemies. - Saadi
be bold to face the battle, if you win then you are lucky and if you loose then you will be wise.... - Adedayo kinjerry
Before beginning a Hunt, it is wise to ask someone what you are looking for before you begin looking for it.
The best way to achieve great success is to learn from wise people. Use them extensively with love, gratitude, and humility. - Debasish Mridha
A wealthy and wise man doesn't shake hands with people, he gives an helping hand. - Michael Bassey Johnson
I realize that they giggle and I actually laugh, that they show their cleavage and I have none to show, but just so you know, I am also a girl. I'm one of the three wise MEN. And it's gay to think that James Bond is hot. - John Green
Foolish wise folk sneer at you; foolish wise folk would pull up the useless lilies, the needless roses, from the garden, would plant in their places only serviceable wholesome cabbage. But the Gardener knowing better, plants the silly short-lived flowers; foolish wise folk, asking for what purpose. - Jerome K. Jerome
He who lives without folly is not so wise as he imagines. - Francois De La Rochefoucauld
You cease to be wise or intelligent when your beliefs are false. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
Once in jail or you just go in prison for a reason you don't have rights... So be wise, think twice and don't go there! - Deyth Banger
Fools put trust in promises; The wise in action. - A. Spencer
Be humble to see your mistakes, courageous to admit them, and wise enough to correct them. - Amine A. Ayad
A wise quote can only change a wise man! Therefore, wise sayings are for the wise men, not for the fools! The sunflowers turn their face toward the Sun, the fools, toward the darkness! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Everyone is wise until he speaks. - Irish Proverb
Throughout all history, the great wise men and teachers, philosophers, and prophets have disagreed with one another on many different things. It is only on this one point that they are in complete and unanimous agreement. We become what we think about. - Earl Nightingale
A wise man once told me family don’t end in blood, but it doesn’t start there either. Family cares about you, not what you can do for them. Family’s there through the good, bad, all of it. They got your back even when it hurts. That’s family - Eric Kripke
Life is part of negative, and full of positive only wise knows it. - Sivaprakash Sidhu
How wise should we be if, with joyful certainty, we accepted each unfolding of His will as a proof of His faithfulness and love! - Susannah Spurgeon
A wise servant is better than a foolish ruler. - Matshona Dhliwayo
When someone can love without judging, he is truly wise. - Debasish Mridha
1 Corinthians 3:18-19Do not deceive yourselves. If any of you think you are wise by the standards of this age, you should become 'fools' so that you may become wise. For the wisdom of this world is foolishness in God's sight. - Anonymous
A wise man is closer to God than a fool will ever be to himself. - Matshona Dhliwayo
It's so simple to be wise. Just think of something stupid to say and then don't say it. - Sam Levenson
Giving up doesn't make you a quiter, a loser or a failure.It makes you wise enough to stop holding on to what refuses to be held.Hence i say, letting go hurts,but holding on to what is no longer therehurts even more. - Nomthandazo Tsembeni
SHINE JESUS - I have found, the more we point others to Jesus... the more His radiance shines through us. "Those who are wise will shine like the brightest of heavens, and those who turn many to righteousness will shine like stars forever and ever." Daniel 12:3 - Paul Cobb
He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has. - Epicurus
The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naive forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget. - Thomas Szasz
Age is a bunch of bullshit, the wise parts, the inner soul, and the inner maturity is what we should really be focused on. - Mekiah Johnson
Be wise today so you don't cry tomorrow. - E.A. Bucchianeri
A fool shouts charge when he should retreat, A coward shouts retreat when he should charge and a wise man knows the difference. I charge. - Tonny K. Brown
According to the philosopher Andre Comte-Sponville: The wise man has nothing left to expect or to hope for. Because he is entirely happy, he needs nothing. Because he needs nothing, he is entirely happy. - Matthieu Ricard
When I was one-and-twenty, I heard a wise man say, Give pounds and crowns and guineas, But not your heart away." Give pearls away and rubies, But keep your fancy free." But I was one-and-twenty, No use to talk to me.
Quality is never an accident. It represents the wise choice of many alternatives.
For the life of me I cannot remember, what made us think that we were wise and we'd never compromise. For the life of me I cannot believe we'd ever die for these sins, we were merely freshmen. - The Verve Pipe
The pathway to peace is an in describable journey of facing ones darkness, to find ones light. If they told you it's easier to give up, you met a fool; if they told you; it's easier to grow, you met the wise. - Nikki Rowe
The body is wise, the confusion is from the mind - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
When the wind blows, the weak are carried away by it, the strong resist it, and the wise manipulate it. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Be wise and walk with the wise. - Lailah Gifty Akita
When there is only a last chance left, think wise and make decisions carefully. - Auliq Ice
He who has begun has half done. Dare to be wise; begin! - Horace
Only the wise possess ideas; the greater part of mankind are possessed by them. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
That is the greatest fallacy, the wisdom of old men. They do not grow wise. They grow careful. - Ernest Hemingway
Education: that which reveals to the wise, and conceals from the stupid, the vast limits of their knowledge. - Mark Twain
To reform a world, to reform a nation, no wise man will undertake; and all but foolish men know, that the only solid, though a far slower reformation, is what each begins and perfects on himself. - Thomas Carlyle
Begin, be bold, and venture to be wise. - Horace
I would far rather be ignorant than wise in the foreboding of evil. - Aeschylus
Throughout life, one does not miss any chance to hold onto the things that are really precious, if one is truly wise. - Ed Greenwood
Be wise enough to forgive; be kind enough to love. - Debasish Mridha
Gary Sherman has written a truly insightful and helpful book that will positively change the lives of its readers. Although many books have wise teachings, few have accessible, reliable and transformative practices like this one. I highly recommend this book. - Russell Delman
A wise woman invests her time and doesn’t squander it in gossip, judgment or idleness. She knows every moment gone is one that she will not get back. - Toni Sorenson
Fools do not acknowledge God,the proud reject Him,the wise embrace Him,and the righteous worship Him. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Who is wise? He that learns from every One. Who is powerful? He that governs his Passions. Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody. - Benjamin Franklin
A word to the wise ain't necessary -- it's the stupid ones that need the advice. - Bill Cosby
There are many things of which a wise man might wish to be ignorant. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
We are wise when we learn from one another. We are strong when we contain our impulses. We are honored when we honor others.
The fool wonders, the wise man asks. - Benjamin Disraeli
I think it is a wise person who does not answer the door to uninvited police officers. Who knows what kind of crazy person could be standing there with a loaded gun! - Steven Magee
The next best thing to being wise oneself is to live in a circle of those who are. - C.S. Lewis
Liars corrupt knowledge,and fools pervert wisdom,but the wise hallow both.Knowledge holds the truth. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Do not be wise in words - be wise in deeds. - Jewish Proverb
To be wise, know yourself. - Debasish Mridha
Probably in your mind your shit is wise, but so far what I hear for me doesn't sound as a wise. - Deyth Banger
The pain in a person’s life is bound to rise on becoming increasingly wise as nice; for then s/he could easily recognize the truth and lies of the people, hanging around her/him, better than others. - Anuj Somany
When a youth was giving himself airs in the Theatre and saying, 'I am wise, for I have conversed with many wise men,' replied, 'I too have conversed with many rich men, yet I am not rich!’. - Epictetus
For to err in opinion, though it be not the part of wise men, is at least human. - Plutarch
Many that live deserve death. And some die that deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then be not too eager to deal out death in the name of justice, fearing for your own safety. Even the wise cannot see all ends.
No wise man ever wished to be younger. - Jonathan Swift
Unless I am convinced by proofs from Scriptures or by plain and clear reasons and arguments, I can and will not retract, for it is neither safe nor wise to do anything against conscience. Here I stand. I can do no other. God help me. Amen. - Martin Luther
Our abilities to understand, adjust, and change make us wise. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
Clever, smart and wise people have one in common that they read quotes, they are curious for knowledge and they have big libraries! - Deyth Banger
No man was ever wise by chance - Seneca
Most laws only exist if people believe in them. That's why the mass media has to propagate them. If you are wise enough, join the police and ignore unfair laws. Be the friend and helper instead and thereby increase the reputation of the police. - L.H.
If you listen to many wise sayings, you will develop a strong-mind - Lailah Gifty Akita
It is wise to learn from the great sacred-souls. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Pain makes man think. Thought makes man wise. Wisdom makes life endurable. - John Patrick
The wondrous wise God! - Lailah Gifty Akita
Proud people have a mirror, the objects in that mirror is rebellion, A wise advice is often seen by them as controlling, Let them be. - Oluseyi Akinbami
In seeking wisdom thou are wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it thou are a fool.
See first that the design is wise and just: that ascertained, pursue it resolutely; do not for one repulse forego the purpose that you resolved to effect. - William Shakespeare
Opportunity is rare, and a wise man will never let it go by him. - Bayard Taylor
a wise woman puts a grain of sugar in everything she says to a man, and takes a grain of salt with everything he says to her. - Helen Rowland
Most often we call a person intelligent when they learn to conform to the societal norm. Are they wise? - Debasish Mridha
The legacy I leave will be unimaginably enhanced by the legacies I received. Therefore, I must be wise enough to embrace the history of those who have gone before me so that I can shape the future of those who will go ahead of me. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
A little tact and wise management may often evade resistance, and carry a point, where direct force might be in vain.
The stupid neither forgive or forget; the naive forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget. - Thomas Szasz
The lowest wisdom of the wise is greater than the highest wisdom of fools. - Matshona Dhliwayo
God invites us to start and continue each day with Him. I have found it wise to accept His request. - Eric Samuel Timm
Stupid people always think they are right. Wise people listen to advice.
The wise are instructed by reason; ordinary minds by experience; the stupid, by necessity; and brutes by instinct. - Cicero
Ten thousand fools proclaim themselves into obscurity, while one wise man forgets himself into immortality. - Martin Luther King Jr.
The water cleansed his soul of the clutter and junk he had acquired through advice from those who were loud, but wrong. Many who had claimed to be wise had filled him, like so many others, with fear, hate, and judgement - all emotions that could not be carried be carried into Eternity. - Scott Thompson
Alchemy: In times of recession it's not wise to argue about the price of gold. - Robin Sacredfire
A fool thinks he is always right, a wise person always doubts himself. - Debasish Mridha
Tis well to borrow from the good and the great; 'Tis wise to learn: 'tis God-like to create! - John Godfrey Saxe
Authors like cats because they are such quiet, lovable, wise creatures, and cats like authors for the same reasons. - Robertson Davies
The Scripture vouches Solomon for the wisest of men; and his proverbs prove him so, The seven wise men of Greece, so famous for their wisdom all the world over, acquired all that fame each of them by a single sentence, consisting of two or three words.
Wise people understand the need to consult experts; only fools are confident they know everything. - Ken Poirot
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
A wise bird would rather lose a worm than a feather. - Matshona Dhliwayo
We think our fathers fools, so wise we grow. Our wiser sons, no doubt will think us so. - Alexander Pope (1688-1744)
Folly plots a fool's death from the moment they become friends. Wisdom bestows blessings upon a wise man from the moment they wed. - Matshona Dhliwayo
When love plays your life, and left you nothing but a memory of a broken heart heart,let the pain runs out in your eyes, it will make you feel better.Don't think you're strong when you're not, it will only makes you feel weaker.Be wise, accept, forgive and forget with no regret. - Bradley B. Dalina
It takes a wise man to discover a wise man. - Diogenes of Sinope
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius. - Joseph Addison
The wise learn from the experience of others, and the creative know how to make a crumb of experience go a long way. - Eric Hoffer
What I allow into my head finds its way to my heart, which is a porthole to my soul. Therefore, I might be wise to consider the state of my soul, and then walk this process backwards. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Where wise actions are the fruit of life, wise discourse is the pollination. - Bryant McGill
Wise sayings often fall on barren ground; but a kind word is never thrown away. - Sir Arthur Helps
Water is the only drink for a wise man. - Henry David Thoreau
Each day hands me a clean sheet of paper upon which to write. Therefore, I would be wise to write without ever having the need to erase. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Every day is Make a Difference Day.1. Try a Little Tenderness.2. A Change of Heart Changes Everything.3. Choose Integrity as your True North and you will never get lost. (Professional athletes wise up.) - Steve William Laible
Be wise like water and adapt, adjust, and appreciate whomever you are with and wherever you are. - Debasish Mridha
The foolish man wonders at the unusual, but the wise man at the usual. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
He sits and he waits,Feeling broken and hollow.Hands held close to his face.Screaming, "Why do I bother?"They'll just tear me down,Rip me apart, cast aside like a sinnerWith no words from the wise - Of Mice & Men
You're like candy. People lick your knowledge to become wise, lick your words from your powerful mouth and say it even better than you. Lick each step you make and stay on a good track, and once you're dead, the lickers scavenge for another intellectual candy. - Michael Bassey Johnson
one idiot can shut 1000 wise men mouths, where as 1000 wise will fail to open the eyes of an idiot. - yssubramanyam
A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends. - Baltasar Gracian
A wise mother is the unifying force between father and children; her seed of love produces a harvest of trust. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
He who walks with the wise goes farther than he who runs with fools. - Matshona Dhliwayo
It is wise to read some books, and wise to throw away some. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Wise people make trails and paths, clever walk on them - stupid people can't decide. - Deyth Banger
EDUCATION, n. That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding. - Ambrose Bierce
If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius. - Joseph Addison
It is wise to remember that you are one of those who can be fooled some of the time. - Laurence J. Peter
A wise person is wise because he trusts his own being. - Debasish Mridha
An intelligent person looks for problems to solve. The wise person looks for solutions. - Debasish Mridha
Even the proud in all their boasting, must fall silent before the wise. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
Two things a wise man never discloses to the public; his money and his women. - Habeeb Akande
Be ye innocent as doves yet wise as serphants" new testament quoted by and applied to karate - Elvis Presley
Wise men, when in doubt whether to speak or to keep quiet, give themselves the benefit of the doubt, and remain silent. - Napoleon Hill
However, in many instances we might be very wise to ask what the consequence of removing the consequence might actually be. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise! - Homer
A word to the wise ain't necessary, it's the stupid ones who need advice. - Bill Cosby
A wise reader reads the book of genius not with his heart, not so much with his brain, but with his spine. It is there that occurs the telltale tingle... - Vladimir Nabokov
If you hold onto a man hoping someone else won't get them you have learned how to be desperate, not wise. - Shannon L. Alder
I am so wise I had my mouth sewn shut. - John Berryman
A wise man is he who does not grieve for the thing which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has. - Epictetus
I think sometimes, despite our good intentions and wise choices, something's are up to fate and we learn to play our part the best we can. - Nikki Rowe
A wise man never dwells in the past because he knows he belongs to the future. - Debasish Mridha
In seeking wisdom thou art wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it - thou art a fool. - Philip Dormer Stanhope
Clever people enjoy saving gold and declares themselves as wealthy or very rich, but a wise person gives away and keep well away from it and declares themselves far richer than those people who saves it. - Darren Paul Thorn
she enetered the room and the entire crowd stopped, who was she? even in a million moons; you will never understand her, for she is to mysterious to presume and too wise to share her light to everyone. I wanted to love her, but i could tell, i wasnt the only one. - Nikki Rowe
Wise men are wise yet their actions always seem otherwise to others who always think of the otherwise - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
We learn from every experience to be wise. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Q: When is the perfect time? A: Who can say, but probably somewhere between haste and delay - and it's usually most wise to start today. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
The VoiceThere is a voice inside of youThat whispers all day long,"I feel this is right for me,I know that this is wrong."No teacher, preacher, parent, friendOr wise man can decideWhat's right for you--just listen toThe voice that speaks inside. - Shel Silverstein
Fiction is a house with many stately mansions, but also one in which it is wise, at least sometimes, to swing from the chandeliers. - Michael Dirda
what risk to a common man is an opportunity for a wise - Ratan Jeet
If you Succeed you will LEAD, if you Failed you will become WISE. - Sivaprakash Sidhu Sivaprakash G Sivaprakash Gopal, sivaprakash sidhu, sivaprakash, sivaprakash, sidh
How do you write? You write, man, you write, that’s how…If you practice an art faithfully it will make you wise, and most writers can use a little wising up. - William Saroyan
The wise respond. The foolish react. The wise think & then act. The foolish act and then regret.-RVM - R.v.m.
A fool's mind is at the mercy of his tongue and a wise man's tongue is under the control ofhis mind. - Hazrat Ali ibn Abu-Talib
As we live out of such a mind, we become generous, with no sense of tolerance. We become patient, with no sense of putting up with anything. We become compassionate, with no sense of separation. And we become wise, with no sense of having to straighten anyone out. - Steve Hagen
Behind many acts that are thought ridiculous there lie wise and weighty motives. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
There's a big difference on being wise and being crafty. The former is the attribute of God, and the latter is that of Satan. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Reading leads to knowledge and wise ways of living. - Lailah Gifty Akita
If you realize you aren't so wise today as you thought you were yesterday, you're wiser today. - Olin Miller
Be true to yourself, be positive, always keep a clear mind and don’t stress. Be goal driven and with a strong will power, your career will surely kick off. Relationship wise be faithful and love your man, and the rest is self explanatory because it’s not rocket science. - Jenelle Joanne Ramsami
A wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human blessings, and learn how by his own thought to derive benefit from his illnesses. - Hippocrates
With your brain you will be smart, with your heart you will be wise but with both of them you'll be something Awesome for Other peoples - Gebby Pradana
Today is tomorrow’s stepping stone, but for the wise it is a ladder. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise. - Maya Angelou
Yesterday, I was clever, I wanted to be rich. Today, I am wise, I want to be happy. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotation. - Benjamin Disraeli
At sixteen I was stupid, confused, insecure and indecisive. At twenty-five I was wise, self- confident, prepossessing and assertive. At forty-five I am stupid, confused, insecure and indecisive. Who would have supposed that maturity is only a short break in adolescence? - Jules Feiffer
Education has enhanced my wisdom. Simplicity and humility will not allow me to call myself wise. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind. - Kahlil Gibran
The gods never let us love and be wise at the same time. - Publilius Syrus
We're neither pure; nor wise; nor good; we do the best we know. - Voltaire
Cabbage: A familiar kitchen-garden vegetable about as large and wise as a man's head. - Ambrose Bierce
The wine urges me on, the bewitching wine, which sets even a wise man to singing and to laughing gently and rouses him up to dance and brings forth words which were better unspoken. - Homer
Nature herself makes the wise man rich. - Cicero
You don't have to look nice to be wise. - Nadun Lokuliyanage
Merlin, do you mind?' It was the King who asked me, a man as old and wise as myself; a man who could see past his own crowding problems, and guess what it might men to me, to walk in dead air where once the world had been a god-filled garden. - Mary Stewart
Seek God, but you will not find Him with your eyes;you will find Him with your heart. Listen to the wise, but you will not hear them with your ears;you will hear them with your heart. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I do know of these that... only are reputed wise for saying nothing. - William Shakespeare
To live, pray. To learn, read. To love, give. To listen, pay attention. But to be wise, apply all that you have acquired - Israelmore Ayivor
Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people. - William Butler Yeats
Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own. - Aesop
You have dreamed too well, O wise archdreamer, for you have drawn dream's gods away from the world of all men's vision to that which is wholly yours,...
It's Sunday, yesterday was Saturday, before Saturday was Friday 3.18.2016 - I'm 16 and soon I will be 17, the times flies. We can't stop it, but we can be wise and use it in clever way! - Deyth Banger
You have two eyes,but the discerning have three.You have two ears,but the wise have four.You have two hands,but the enlightened have five. - Matshona Dhliwayo
History doesn't remember gardens.…You forgot the wise administrators, those who kept the peace, those who brought prosperity. You needn’t feel embarrassed, though. So did history. - Andrew Ashling
I will love to be called a foolish man of peace, than to be named a wise man of war. Show me your weapons of war and I will show you my Bible of peace! - Israelmore Ayivor
True education gives you power. Education and experience make you wise. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
The intelligent are candles,the virtuous are torches,the wise are lamps,and the enlightened are stars. - Matshona Dhliwayo
A wise man can see more from the bottom of a well than a fool can from a mountain top . - Unknown
We may have an education, but we are living on a bride between knowledge and wisdom. We think of ourselves as educated, but we may not always be wise. - Debasish Mridha
As child, when the elders spoke their wise words, it only echoes in my ears. As adult, I have crystal clear insight to the wise aphorisms by the elderly. - Lailah Gifty Akita
If the Internal enemy of hatred is not tamed, when one tries to tame external enemies, they increase. Therefore, it is a practice of the wise to tame themselves by means of the forces of love and compassion. - Bodhisattva Tokmay Sangpo
Whatever you do, foolish or wise, important or unimportant, do with love and enthusiasm. - Debasish Mridha
No evil being was ever wise: they are all against every wise man's critics. - A Gentlemen
A foolish man enjoys the company of prostitutes;a wise man enjoys the company of his wife.The mother of a prudent son will rejoice;the father of a mindless son will groan. - Matshona Dhliwayo
An intelligent person has knowledge, but a wise person has experience with humility. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
We think a wise person is someone who solves problems. Truth is, a wise person is someone who avoids problems. - Prem Rawat
When you are posessed by evil spirits, it is crafty manipulations that you follow; but when you are posessed by the Holy Spirit of God, it is wise discretions you pursue! - Israelmore Ayivor
It seems wise to spend time and energy on fixing the problems we see out there - but if we don't take a step back and see the OVERALL big picture - the real CAUSE of all of these results that we're focused on - our efforts will only go so far. - Dana Gore
No man is great enough or wise enough for any of us to surrender our destiny to. The only way in which anyone can lead us is to restore to us the belief in our own guidance. - Henry Miller
The wise oyster stays in its shell. - Marty Rubin
The shrewd may gain temporarily, but the wise gain permanently. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Wise men are not always silent, but they know when to be.
Those who wish to appear wise among fools, among the wise seem foolish. - Quintilian
Be wise as a serpent and wary as a dove! - Mark Twain
You must not think me necessarily foolish because I am facetious, nor will I consider you necessarily wise because you are grave. - Sydney Smith
A wise man is never to sure of what he knows to be true.
In examinations the foolish ask questions that the wise cannot answer. - Oscar Wilde
When love plays your life, and left you nothing but a memory of a broken heart,let the pain runs out in your eyes, it will make you feel better.Don't think you're strong when you're not, it will only makes you feel weaker.Be wise, accept, forgive and forget with no regret. - Bradley B. Dalina
Despite our battered exterior and in spite of the festering scars and rank filth that overlays it, there is underneath it all the pristine likeness of God Himself. And we would be wise to cast an eye not on the marred exterior, but to be fixed on the glorious interior. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I have no faith in human perfectibility. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity. Man is now only more active - not more happy - nor more wise, than he was 6000 years ago. - Edgar Allan Poe
Be as wise as a fox. Be as harmless as a dove. - Matshona Dhliwayo
If you wish to get rich, save what you get. A fool can earn money; but it takes a wise man to save and dispose of it to his own advantage. - Brigham Young
Write a wise saying and your name will live forever. - Anonymous
Abundance of knowledge does not teach men to be wise. - Heraclitus
Wise men have more to learn of fools than fools of wise men. - Michel de Montaigne
Wise people are always loving and humble. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
Be knowledgeable but humble. Be wise and simple. - Debasish Mridha
Full mind is the mind of stupid man; empty mind is the mind of wise man! - Mehmet Murat ildan
You need a strong light for a tough journey? A light like the sun? Then you need a wise thinking! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Be you wise and never sad,You will get your lovely lad.Never serious be, nor true,And your wish will come to you--And if that makes you happy, kid,You'll be the first it ever did. - Dorothy Parker
Certainly, it’s wise to ask for counsel in whatever you endeavor to do. There is safety in that. But when the asking comes from a place of dependence, it is unhealthy. - Suzette Hinton
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