Quotation Explorer - 'Wisest'

It is be­cause freedom means the renun­ciation of direct control of individual efforts that a free society can make use of so much more knowledge than the mind of the wisest ruler could comprehend. - Friedrich Hayek
The wisest mind hath something yet to learn. - George Santayana
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers. - Charles W. Eliot
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
Most people find it difficult to understand purely verbal concepts. [...] We employ visual and spatial metaphors for a great many everyday expressions [...] We are so visually biased that we call our wisest men visionaries! - McLuhan Marshal
If wisdom is a place, you should be the wisest one to live there.. - Munia Khan
The wisest use of these skills is to develop habits, lives, and loves, not to use them just occasionally in single interactions. - Ron McMillan
When defeat is inevitable, it is wisest to yield. - Quintilian
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
If you must look back, do so forgivingly. If you must look forward, do so prayerfully. However, the wisest thing you can do is be present in the present... gratefully. - Maya Angelou
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. - Sir Francis Bacon
The best mind might be the wisest mind if it were a mind alone that produces wisdom.
The wisest keeps something of the vision of a child. Though he may understand a thousand things that a child could not understand, he is always a beginner, close to the original meaning of life.
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
Even the wisest counsel is useless when it is unheeded. - Stephanie Barron
The wisest people are often the simplest. - Debasish Mridha
Organize your life the way God wants it to be. When you pray, ask God for counsel on matters and you will get the wisest advice directly from heaven - Sunday Adelaja
Continue to be bold, courageous. Try to chose the wisest thing and once you’ve chosen the wisest thing go out and try to achieve it. Be it. - Maya Angelou
Time is the wisest of all things that are; for it brings everything to light. - Thales
He who seeks knowledge is wise;he who obeys God is wisest. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change. - Confucius
The wisest of the wicked schemes are actually foolish. - Steven Chopade
Democracy can't work. Mathematicians, peasants, and animals, that's all there is-- so democracy, a theory based on the assumption that mathematicians and peasants are equal, can never work. Wisdom is not additive; its maximum is that of the wisest man in a given group. - Robert A. Heinlein
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. - Mahatma Gandhi
To only responsible choice I can make is to be love and happiness." Vincellent"Love the world as you love yourself".Lao Tze"The next step in mans evolution will be the survival of the wisest. - Deepak Chopra
The wisest mind has something yet to learn. - George Santayana
Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared, for the greatest fool may ask more than the wisest man can answer. - Charles Caleb Colton
The wisest men follow their own direction. - Euripides
The wisest men tell us that everything, sooner or later, changes. And all change commences with a specific moment. We say to ourselves, "I won't do this again, I must become different." And we succeed--eventually. - Frank Delaney
The wisest are the most annoyed at the loss of time. - Dante Alighieri
Anger met with anger only increases enmity rather than diffusing a tense situation. Anger, in turn, gives birth to hate. In such cases the wisest thing to do is not to engage through emotion. Emotions are self-centered and denying them spares animosity. - Donna Lynn Hope
A little nonsense now and then, is cherished by the wisest men. - Roald Dahl
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.
Let me embrace thee, sour adversity, for wise men say it is the wisest course. - William Shakespeare
Vacation time is something we all accrue, but only the wisest of us recognize its importance. - Andrea Goeglein
Nothing can be more notorious than the calumnies and invectives with which the wisest measures and most virtuous characters of The United States have been pursued and traduced [By American Newspapers] - Thurgood Marshall
The wisest has nothing, knows nothing, but loves everything. - Debasish Mridha
It is only the wisest and the stupidest that cannot change.
One of the perils of life is to be asked a question which the wisest of them cannot answer. But a smile does the job. - R. N. Prasher
Most fools think he is the wisest person but the most wise person thinks he is a fool. - Debasish Mridha
A little nonsense now and then, is relished by the wisest men. - Anonymous
The wisest word man reaches is the humblest he can speak. - Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Communication is the one class no one graduates from. Even the wisest man's words will be misinterpreted by a fool. - Shannon L. Alder
Of all the paths a man could strike into, there is, at any given moment, a best path .. A thing which, here and now, it were of all things wisest for him to do .. To find this path, and walk in it, is the one thing needful for him. - Thomas Carlyle
My creed on the subject of slavery is short. Slavery per se is not sin. It is a social condition ordained from the beginning of the world for the wisest purposes, benevolent and disciplinary, by Divine Wisdom. - Samuel Morse
He that thinks himself the wisest is generally the least so.
Perfection Doesn’t Need Adornments or Accessories to Be Called ‘Perfect’. It’s more like 'living in the moment' which can’t be described even by The Wisest Ascetic on this earth. - Taranpreet Singh
The early bird gets the first worm, but the wisest bird gets the fastest one. - Matshona Dhliwayo
There is this difference between happiness and wisdom, that he that thinks himself the happiest man, really is so; but he who thinks himself the wisest, is generally the greatest fool.
Wait for that wisest of all counselors, Time. - Pericles
The wisest man is he who is kind to all, compassionate to many, and rude to none. - Debasish Mridha
Wait for that wisest of all counselores, Time. - Pericles
The wisest investments are made in good health intervention activities. - Ellen J. Barrier
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