Wise Quotes

Wise men learn more from fools than fools from the wise.

Marcus Porcius Cato

We are all fools when one wise man appears.

Orson Scott Card

Promising too much can be as cruel as caring too little.

William Jefferson (Bill) Clinton

A lie can make it half way around the world before the truth has time to put its boots on.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

Never let your schooling interfere with your education.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

Money money money money money money money money money. Let no one say it has no place in a love story. It has a particular place. It is something on the right shelf.

Daniel Handler

Destiny is something not be to desired and not to be avoided. A mystery not contrary to reason, for it implies that the world, and the course of human history, have meaning.

Dag Hammarskjld

Tact in audacity is knowing how far you can go without going too far.

Jean Maurice Eugne Clment Cocteau

Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worst kind of suffering.

Paulo Coelho

Lovers need to know how to lose themselves and then how to find themselves again.

Paulo Coelho

When you have faults, do not fear to abandon them.

Confucius

The wiser a man is, the less talkative will he be.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

A wise man first thinks and then speaks and a fool speaks first and then thinks.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish.

Aeschylus

It's guid to be merry and wise, It's guid to be honest and true, It's guid to support Caledonia's cause And bide by the buff and the blue.

Robert Burns

Wise people are in want of nothing, and yet need many things. On the other hand, nothing is needed by fools, for they do not understand how to use anything, but are in want of everything.

Chrysippus

The mutual confidence on which all else depends can be maintained only by an open mind and a brave reliance upon free discussion.

Billings Learned Hand

The wise are wise only because they love.

Paulo Coelho

Mystery has its own mysteries, and there are gods above gods. We have ours, they have theirs. That is whats known as infinity.

Jean Maurice Eugne Clment Cocteau

In archery we have something like the way of the superior man. When the archer misses the center of the target, he turns round and seeks for the cause of his failure in himself.

Confucius

By speaking of our misfortunes we often relieve them.

Pierre Corneille

The king, just and prudent, wants only those things which he can get.

Pierre Corneille

I adore extravagance but I abhor waste.

Aaron Copland

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Updated On : March 31, 2014
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