Wise Quotes

Rules are for the guidance of wise men and the obedience of fools.

Douglas Bader

Wise men argue cases, fools decide them.

Anacharsis

Although the masters make the rules for the wise men and the fools, I've got nothing, Ma,

Bob Dylan

The missionary heart: Care more than some think is wise. Risk more than some think is safe. Dream more than some think is practical. Expect more than some think is possible. I was called not to comfort or success but to obedience.There is no joy outside of knowing Jesus and serving him.

Karen Watson

Bankers know that history is inflationary and that money is the last thing a wise man will hoard.

William J. Durant

It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanism of friendship.

Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.

Bruce Lee

The good and the wise lead quiet lives.

Euripides

He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened.

Lao Tzu

Divide and rule, the politician cries; unite and lead, is watchword of the wise.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If the fool would persist in his folly he would become wise.

William Blake

A wise government knows how to enforce with temper, or to conciliate with dignity.

George Grenville

The punishment which the wise suffer, who refuse to take part in government, is to live under the government of worse men.

Plato

We think our fathers fools, so wise we grow. Our wiser sons, no doubt will think us so.

Alexander Pope

A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish man despiseth his mother.

Bible

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