Wise Quotes

It was silly to suppose that trials only hardened men, automatically making them wise. He knew many who were stupid, arrogant, and mean, in spite of having suffered.

William M. Kucmierowski

Fate is the friend of the good, the guide of the wise, the tyrant of the foolish, the enemy of the bad.

William R. Alger

It is by a wise economy of nature that those who suffer without change, and whom no one can help, become uninteresting. Yet so it may happen that those who need sympathy the most often attract it the least.

Francis Herbert Bradley

This is the year which people will talk about This is the year which people will be silent about. The old see the young die. The foolish see the wise die. The earth no longer produces, it devours. The sky hurls down no rain, only iron.

Eugen Berthold Friedrich Brecht

Of all those arts in which the wise excel, Nature's chief masterpiece is writing well.

Andr Breton

Pierre Trudeau was too much of a professional politician to be described as a good man, nor, it can be argued despite much pubilicity to the contrary, was he a particularly clever or even wise one. But he was a great man, perhaps the gratest Canada has produced in this century.

Peter Brimelow

Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.

Benjamin Franklin

If He Tom Sawyer had been a great and wise philosopher, like the writer of this book, he would now have comprehended that Work consists of whatever a body is obliged to do and Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do.

Mark Twain

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

He is no wise man who will quit a certainty for an uncertainty.

Samuel Johnson

A wise man, recognizing that the world is but an illusion, does not act as if it is real, so he escapes the suffering.

Buddha

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Grant that I may become beautiful in my soul within, and that all my external possessions may be in harmony with my inner self. May I consider the wise to be rich, and may I have such riches as only a person of self-restraint can bear or endure

Plato

Words are the counters of wise men, and the money of fools

Thomas Hobbes

The most hopelessly stupid man is he who is not aware that he is wise.

Isaac Asimov

When words are many, sin is not absent, but he who holds his tongue is wise

Bible

For the wise man looks into space and he knows there is no limited dimensions.

Lao Tzu

It is wise to disclose what cannot be concealed.

Johann Friedrich Von Schiller

To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent.

Buddha

The truly generous is the truly wise, and he who loves not others, lives unblest.

Henry Home

Speech was given to the ordinary sort of men, whereby to communicate their mind; but to wise men, whereby to conceal it.

Robert South

The sleep of a wise man is far better than the worship of an ignorant one during the night.

Musa al-Kadhim

Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people.

William Butler Yeats

Wise are they who have learned these truths: Trouble is temporary. Time is tonic. Tribulation is a test tube.

William Author Ward

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