Gnomologia (1732), 2746
For all of us here, for the millions who have sent us, for the whole two billion members of the human family, our land is now, more than ever before, the last best hope on earth. And I know that we can, and I know that we shall began [sic] here the fuller and richer realization of that hope — that promise of a land where all men are truly free and equal, and each man uses his freedom and equality wisely well.hubert humphrey
One night as I walked in the desert the mountains rode on my shoulders and the sky became my heart , and the earth - my own body, I explored. Every object began to wink at me, and Mira wisely calculated thinking, My charms must be at their height now would be a good time to rush into his arms, maybe He won't drop me so quick.
Ten good soldiers, wisely led, will beat a hundred without a head.
We are that bold and adventurous piece of nature which he that studies wisely learns in a compendium what others labour at in a divided piece and endless volume.
Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.
History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.abba eban
Undue enmity with enemies does not serve the interests of the system. Enemies must be dealt with wisely and prudently.yousef saanei
A nation or an individual, will do wisely to direct consumption chiefly to those articles, that are longest time in wearing out, and the most frequently in use.jean-baptiste say
It is best to love wisely, no doubt; but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all. Some of us can't: and are proud of our impotence, too.william makepeace thackeray
If you are an ignorant man, you are acting wisely; but if you have had any education, you are behaving like a fool.Theophrastus
It is only as we fixate our eyes our thoughts on our future hope in heaven that we will be strengthened and enable to live wisely in this life.paul enns
Events will take their course, it is no good of being angry at them; he is happiest who wisely turns them to the best account.Euripides
We can chart our future clearly and wisely only when we know the path which has led to the present.adlai stevenson
As for principles of law, he should know those which are necessary in the case of buildings having party walls, with regard to water dripping from the eaves, and also the laws about drains, windows, and water supply. And other things of this sort should be known to architects, so that... they may be careful not to leave disputed points for the householders to settle after the works are finished, and so that in drawing up contracts the interests of both employer and contractor may be wisely safe-guarded.vitruvius
Almighty Father! let thy lowly child, Strong in his love of truth, be wisely bold, A patriot bard, by sycophants reviled, Let him live usefully, and not die old!
Speak of me as I am; nothing extenuate Nor set down aught in malice: then must you speak Of one that loved not wisely, but too well; Of one not easily jealous, but, being wrought, Perplexed in the extreme: of one, whose hand Like the base Indian, threw a pearl away, Richer than all his tribe: of one, whose subdued eyes, Albeit unused to the melting mood, Drop tears as fast as the Arabian trees Their medicinal gum.
We can chart our future clearly and wisely only when we know the path which has led to the present .
The wisely cultivated man, conscious how insignificant a drop he is in the vast stream of life, learns his limitation, and accepts events with modesty and equanimity.
Four things belong to a judge: to hear courteously, to answer wisely, to consider soberly, and to decide impartially.
If I could think how these my thoughts to leave, Or thinking still, my thoughts might have good end: If rebel sense would reason's law receive; Or reason foil'd would not in vain contend: Then might I think what thoughts were best to think: Then might I wisely swim, or gladly sink.