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" A beautiful woman delights the eye; a wise woman, the understanding; a pure one, the soul. "
" Above all, I would not expect a wise race, at great expense, to set loose an army of self-replicating robots. "
" Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise. "
H. G. Wells
" A fool can throw a stone in a pond that 100 wise men can not get out. "
" A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool. "
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
" A fool is wise in his eyes. "
" A fool sees not the same tree that a wise man sees. "
" A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool. "
" A great source of calamity lies in regret and anticipation; therefore a person is wise who thinks of the present alone, regardless of the past or future. "
" A hero is born among a hundred, a wise man is found among a thousand, but an accomplished one might not be found even among a hundred thousand men. "
" A little too wise, they say, do ne'er live long. "
" All our security now depends on the wise decisions and cooperation of our leaders. "
" All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man. "
Henry David Thoreau
" All who have taken it upon themselves to rule over others have incurred hatred and unpopularity for a time; but if one has a great aim to pursue, this burden of envy must be accepted, and it is wise to accept it. "
" Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it. "
" A man must fortify himself and understand that a wise man who yields to laziness or anger or passion or love of drink, or who commits any other action prompted by impulse and inopportune, will probably find his fault condoned; but if he stoops to greed, he will not be pardoned, but render himself odious as a combination of all vices at once. "
Apollonius of Tyana
" A man only becomes wise when he begins to calculate the approximate depth of his ignorance. "
Gian Carlo Menotti
" Anarchism is founded on the observation that since few men are wise enough to rule themselves, even fewer are wise enough to rule others. "
" And, hey, I'm not under the illusion that everything's just going to be hunky-dory work wise forever. I've never been under that illusion. Things could go away tomorrow. "
" An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere, while a pessimist sees only the red stoplight... the truly wise person is colorblind. "
" Any fool can say he is wise but only someone wise can admit he is a fool. "
" Any fool can wash himself, but every wise man knows that it is an unnecessary labour, for nature will quickly reduce him to a natural and healthy dirtiness again. "
" A physician is not angry at the intemperance of a mad patient, nor does he take it ill to be railed at by a man in fever. Just so should a wise man treat all mankind, as a physician does his patient, and look upon them only as sick and extravagant. "
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
" A picture of me as this super affable sales guy gets painted, but in actuality, I'm pretty driven by hard work and love working with teams. What people discount is, I grew up in a very small blue-collar town in Massachusetts and have basically scrapped my way career wise. "
" As a vessel is known by the sound, whether it be cracked or not; so men are proved, by their speeches, whether they be wise or foolish. "
" As I have shown, I will defend democracy with arms when it is threatened by violence; with firmness when it is weakened by division; with law and order when it is subverted by anarchy; and always, I will try to sustain it by wise policies of economic progress so that a democracy means not just an empty liberty, but a full life for all. "
Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
" A silent man is easily reputed wise. A man who suffers none to see him in the common jostle and undress of life, easily gathers round him a mysterious veil of unknown sanctity, and men honor him for a saint. The unknown is always wonderful. "
Frederick William Robertson
" A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books. "
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
" Ask a woman's advice, and whatever she advises, Do the very reverse and you're sure to be wise. "
" A smart man makes a mistake, learns from it, and never makes that mistake again. But a wise man finds a smart man and learns from him how to avoid the mistake altogether. "
Roy H. Williams
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