Tell me I'm clever, tell me I'm kind. Tell me I'm talented, tell me I'm cute. Tell me I'm sensitive, graceful and wise. Tell me I'm perfect – but tell me the truth.
A wise man cab pick up a grain of sand and envision a whole universe.By Jack Handey in QuotationsBook.com. Quotes about Wisdom. Quotations Book. pp. 15–. GGKEY:56Q6ULJ32RP.
It is good to be merry and wise. It is good to be honest and true. It is best to be off with the old love, before you are on with the new.Published in "Songs of England and Scotland." London, 1835, Volume II, p. 73.
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
A revolution is coming — a revolution which will be peaceful if we are wise enough; compassionate if we care enough; successful if we are fortunate enough — But a revolution which is coming whether we will it or not. We can affect its character; we cannot alter its inevitability.robert f. kennedy
To me and many rescued children, Irena Sendlerowa is a third mother. Good, wise, kind, always accepting, she shares our happiness and worries. We drop in for Irena's advice when life presents us with difficulties.Elzbieta Ficowska
I am rather inclined to silence, and whether that be wise or not, it is at least more unusual nowadays to find a man who can hold his tongue than to find one who cannot.Abraham Lincoln
A wise man is never less alone than when he is alone.jonathan swift
And they that be wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament; and they that turn many to righteousness as thestarsforeverand ever.Butthou,ODaniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, even to the time of the end: many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be increased.Bible (Old Testament)
Life, if we would mark it, is made up of thousands of suggestions from some unseen quarter, prompting us to duty; starting some thought of what is wise and right and just and good; inclining us to thoughtfulness, to meditation, to prayer; making the soul dissatisfied with its present course, and drawing it along in the path of duty, benevolence, and peace.albert barnes
It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanisms of friendship.colette
Laws of justice which Hammurabi, the wise king, established.hammurabi
I think it was Jekyll who used to say that the further he went west, the more convinced he felt that the wise men came from the east.sydney smith
Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.Benjamin Franklin
They'll lead us bit by bit toward the revolutionary idea that we've grown about as powerful as it's wise to grow; that the rush of technological innovation that's marked the last five hundred years can finally slow, and spread out to water the whole delta of human possibility. But those decisions will only emerge if people understand the time for what it is: the moment when we stand precariously on the sharp ridge between the human past and the posthuman future, the moment when meaning might evaporate in a tangle of genes or chips.bill mckibben
Associating with the wise and the knowledgeable people adds to the prestige of a person.Majlisi, Bih?rul Anw?r, vol. 78, p. 6
Any wise enemy is better than an ignorant friend.Traditional Arabic proverb.
His background is not simply the Abbey School of Dunfermline (where he is reputed to have been a schoolmaster), but the surrounding Scottish countryside and community to which he belonged. His wisdom – and his poems are very wise about life – evidently came from his having lived long and profoundly as a member of that whole Scottish community.John Speirs, in Boris Ford (ed.) Medieval Literature: Chaucer and the Alliterative Tradition (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1982) p. 85.
When a wise man gives thee better counsel, give me mine again.william shakespeare
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