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What the wise do in the beginning, fools do in the end.
The difference between a 'wise guy' and a wise man is plenty!
Wise is the man who says what needs to be said, but not all that could be said.
Those men that in their writings are most wise
Own nothing but their blind, stupefied hearts.
Wise men and gods are on the strongest side.
Wise men are more dependent on fools than fools on wise men.
Even the wise need wisdom.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times
He that walketh with wise men shall be wise.
That Wisedome is acquired, not by reading of Books, but of Men. Consequently whereunto, those persons, that for the most part can give no other proof of being wise, take great delight to shew what they think they have read in men, by uncharitable censures of one another behind their backs.
The wise man is he who constantly wonders afresh.
A wise man differs from the ordinary;
in understanding, knowing and experiencing what Truth is all about.
I am not a 'wise man,' nor . . . shall I ever be. And so require not from me that I should be equal to the best, but that I should be better than the wicked. It is enough for me if every day I reduce the number of my vices, and blame my mistakes.
The wise man must be wise before, not after, the event.
Wise men are wise yet their actions always seem otherwise to others who always think of the otherwise
the wise man never assumes anything, never regrets anything, is never wrong, never changes his mind.
May I deem the wise man rich, and may I have such a portion of gold as none but a prudent man can either bear or employ.
The truly wise man is he who always believes the Bible against the opinions of any man.
Wise men profit more by fools than fools by wise men.
The Foole doth thinke he is wise, but the wiseman knowes himselfe to be a Foole.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
A clever fool and a foolish wise man.
The wisest of you men is he who has realized, like Socrates, that in respect of wisdom he is really worthless.
Who is the wise man? He who sees what's going to be born.
In a group of intelligent men expect only one to be wise.
The wisest men are wise to the full in death.
When you look at a beautiful view from a window, the beautiful view also looks at you from the same window! But the window looks at both you and the view! Wise man is the window itself; he looks at everywhere!
It takes a wise man to recognize a wise man.
The truly wise man is the one who can keep external events from changing him in any way. To do this, he covers himself with an armour of realities closer to him than the world's facts and through which the facts, modified accordingly, reach him.
We are not wise; we are wise to seek divine wisdom.
Wise men listen and laugh, while fools talk.
Great men die and are forgotten,
Wise men speak; their words of wisdom
Perish in the ears that hear them,
Do not reach the generations
That, as yet unborn, are waiting
In the great, mysterious darkness
Of the speechless days that shall be!
A Wise man knows that much of what he says and does is commonplace and trivial. His thoughts are not all solemn and sacred in his own eyes. He is able to laugh at himself and is not offended when others make him a subject whereon to exercise their wit.
Great men have been among us; hands that penn'd
And tongues that utter'd wisdom
Can you see a serene island in the middle of a stormy ocean? And the wise man is that calm island!
Fools look to tomorrow; Wise men use tonight
a wise man is not afraid to face the truth
When the ignorant have become numerous or powerful enough, they have been referred to by a special name. This names is 'the Wise'.
The world has been made by fools that wise men may live in it.
Men may the wise atrenne, and naught atrede.
Wise people could sometimes be dumb.
When someone studies well, has a successful career, or deals with difficulties well, people think he is a wise man. However, such successes do not mean that one is wise. True wisdom is to know with the consciousness of God.
The Wise Man is square but not sharp, honest but not not malign, straight but not severe, bright but not dazzling.
The wisest man would be the one richest in contradictions, who has, as it were, antennae for all types of men
as well as his great moments of grand harmony
a rare accident even in us! A sort of planetary motion
Fools learn nothing from wise men, but wise men learn much from fools.
The wise man, knowing how to enjoy achieved results without having constantly to replace them with others, finds in them an attachment to life in the hour of difficulty.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
The wise man knows nothing if he cannot benefit from his wisdom. Wisdom is not only to be acquired, but also to be utilized.
Clever men are impressed in their differences from their fellows. Wise men are conscious of their resemblance to them.
Be with wise men and become wise. Be with evil men and become evil.
Knowledge is the treasure of a wise man.
The man of wisdom is the man of years.
The wise are not so much wiser than others as respecters of their own wisdom.
Wise words come from the lips of people with understanding, but those lacking sense will be beaten with a rod. 14 Wise people treasure knowledge, but the babbling of a fool invites disaster.
Is the man who finds wisdom,
The wise are not learned, the learned are not wise.
The wise man does at once what the fool does finally.
A wise man sees the path all must walk and embraces the free will of humankind, even if to watch it unfold causes him pain.
If a wise man behaves prudently, how can he be overcome by his enemies? Even a single man, by right action, can overcome a host of foes.
Who are a little wise the best fools be.
It is a wise man who knows where courage ends and stupidity begins.
Offer a wise man to be the king of the world, he will refuse it because wisdom is already a kingdom and the king is the kingdom itself!
Action men are the unvoluntary slaves of wise men.
The wisest man has something yet to learn.
The wise man doesn't give the right answers, he poses the right questions.
The wise man is seldom prudent.
Wise man is a wing; stupid man is a hole! You meet a wise man, you rise, you meet a stupid man, and you fall!
The wise does at once what the fool does at last.
The assembled souls of all that men held wise.
No evil being was ever wise: they are all against every wise man's critics.
The wisest man could ask no more of fate Than to be simple, modest, manly, true, Safe from the many, honored by the few; Nothing to court in Church, or World, or State, But inwardly in secret to be great.
The wise through excess of wisdom is made a fool.
Wisdom is wisdom only to the wise
A wise person is like a lighthouse. We are looking for their lights and follow them when we are in danger.
The wisest among us is a fool in some things.
Man is wise ... when he recognizes no greater enemy than himself.
Wise men never grow up; indeed, they grow younger, for they lose the appalling worldly wisdom of youth.
Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise.
A wise man heedeth all things, and in his own eyes is a fool.
The wise is one only. It is unwilling and willing to be called by the name of Zeus.
Wise is the man who does not disdain any character and instead, examining him with a searching look, plumbs him to the very main-springs of his being.
It takes a wise man to discover a wise man.
A wise person has more power over his enemies than they have over themselves.
The wise have mastered body, word, and mind. They are the true masters.
Men who know themselves are no longer fools. They stand on the threshold of the door of Wisdom.
The wise man realistically accepts as part of life and builds a philosophy to meet them and make the most of them. He lives on the principle of nothing attempted, nothing gained and is resolved that if he fails he is going to fail while trying to succeed.
The wise man waits and his enemies tear each other to pieces
Wisdom is the highest position a man can attain!
Wise men come to see
a child of greater wisdom
and honor divine.
For there will be no memory of the wise man or of the fool; in the days to come all will be forgotten, and alas, the wise man dies the same death as the fool!
Good men but see death, the wicked taste it.
The wise say many things, enough to confuse the rest of us
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 man is the rooster of the universe: He awakens the unawake!
Wise men don't judge: They seek to understand.
A wise man need only the guidance of his own heart.
Wisdom eludes me yet, but foolishness I captured long ago and to this day it is my constant companion, though many people consider me wise.
We are the wise. Do not envy us - We who are too wise to draw near the fire Lest we get burned; We who are too wise to love Lest love should vanish and we be hurt. We are the wise. Do not envy us our wisdom - We who are too wise to live Lest we should die.
A wise man hears one word and understands two.
The wisest man is he who can account for his actions.