The wise man in the storm prays to God, not for safety from danger, but for deliverance from fear.
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.
The wise man must remember that while he is a descendant of the past, he is a parent of the future.
Knowledge is the treasure of a wise man.
A foolish man tells a woman to stop talking, but a wise man tells her that her mouth is extremely beautiful when her lips are closed.
During a negotiation, it would be wise not to take anything personally. If you leave personalities out of it, you will be able to see opportunities more objectively.
A wise woman never yields by appointment. It should always be an unforeseen happiness.
A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish man despiseth his mother.
We think our fathers fools, so wise we grow. Our wiser sons, no doubt will think us so.
The punishment which the wise suffer, who refuse to take part in government, is to live under the government of worse men.
A wise government knows how to enforce with temper, or to conciliate with dignity.
If the fool would persist in his folly he would become wise.
Divide and rule, the politician cries; unite and lead, is watchword of the wise.
He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened.
The good and the wise lead quiet lives.
It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanism of friendship.
Bankers know that history is inflationary and that money is the last thing a wise man will hoard.
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.
Although the masters make the rules for the wise men and the fools, I've got nothing, Ma,
The mind of a wise man is the safest custody of secrets; cheerfulness is the key to friendship; patience and forbearance will conceal many defects.
A wise man\'s bosom is the safe of his secrets.
Rules are for the guidance of wise men and the obedience of fools.
Kings live in Palaces, and Pigs in sties,And youth in Expectation. Youth is wise.
Simpletons talk of the past, wise men of the present, and fools of the future.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.