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A fool finds pleasure in evil conduct, but a man of understanding delights in wisdom
A man is a God in ruins.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A man's wisdom maketh his face to shine, and the boldness of his face shall be changed
A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.
Robert Frost
A wise man has great power, and a man of knowledge increases strength. [Proverbs 24:5]
A wise man is cured of ambition by ambition itself; his aim is so exalted that riches, office, fortune and favor cannot satisfy him
Samuel Johnson
A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation.
A wise man poor Is like a sacred book that's never read, - To himself he lives, and to all else seems dead
Thomas Dekker
A wise man proportions his belief to the evidence
David Hume
A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.
Henry David Thoreau
A wise man, recognizing that the world is but an illusion, does not act as if it is real, so he escapes the suffering.
A word to the wise is enough
Benjamin Franklin
Access to the Vedas is the greatest privilege this century may claim over all previous centuries.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom.
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.
Albert Schweitzer
Bankers know that history is inflationary and that money is the last thing a wise man will hoard
Will Durant
Before God we are equally wise and equally foolish.
Albert Einstein
But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all possible evils; for it is folly, vice, and madness, without tuition or restraint.
Edmund Burke
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection, which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third, by experience, which is the most bitter.
Children, who play life, discern its true law and relations more clearly than men, who fail to live it worthily, but who think that they are wiser by experience, that is, by failure
Henry David Thoreau
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