Wise Quotes

It is a good rule never to see or talk to the man whose words have wrung your heart, or helped it, just as it is wise not to look down too closely at the luminous glow which sometimes shines on your path on a summer night, if you would not see the ugly worm below.

Rebecca H. Davis

The body is dust; the wind speaks through it. Understand, O wise one, who has died. Awareness, conflict and ego have died, but the One who sees does not die.

Sri Guru Granth Sahib

The wise man in the storm prays to God, not for safety from danger, but for deliverance from fear.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Who can be wise, amazed, temperate and furious, Loyal and neutral, in a moment? No man.

William Shakespeare

A wise neuter joins with neither, but uses both as his honest interest leads him.

William Penn

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.

Moliere

Impatience can cause wise people to do foolish things.

Janette Oke

Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the wise.

Samuel Johnson

The day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect he becomes an adolescent the day he forgives them, he becomes an adult the day he forgives himself he becomes wise.

Alden Nowlan

True wisdom is less presuming than folly. The wise man doubteth often, and changeth his mind; the fool is obstinate, and doubteth not; he knoweth all things but his own ignorance.

Akhenaton

We're kind of hoping the novelty of us being there will carry the day, attendance-wise.

Larry Hanley

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

Legislation can neither be wise nor just which seeks the welfare of a single interest at the expense and to the injury of many and varied interests.

Andrew Johnson

The wise know that foolish legislation is a rope of sand, which perishes in the twisting.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A wise man once said, "Convention is like the shell to the chick, a protection till he is strong enough to break it through."

Billings Learned Hand

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

Douglas Bader

Wise guidance never violates people's Free Will. A superior who demands obedience of his subordinates should show respect for their capacity to understand, and also for their Innate Right to their own Free Will.

Paramahansa Yogananda

A man cannot be wise enough to be a great artist without being wise enough to wish to be a philosopher. A man cannot have the energy to produce good art without having the energy to wish to pass beyond it. A small artist is content with art; a great artist is content with nothing except everything.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Mother Veda is compassionate; she longs to liberate her children from doubt and discontent. She has no desire to inflame or confuse; wise men know this well.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

You are wise, and know how to apply it.

Thomas Brooks

Wise men do not quarrel with each other.

Danish Proverbs

A vain man finds it wise to speak good or ill of himself; a modest man does not talk of himself.

Jean De La Bruyere

The day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect, he becomes an adolescent; the day he forgives them, he becomes an adult; the day he forgives himself, he becomes wise

Alden Nowlan

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