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The wise are instructed by reason; ordinary minds by experience; the stupid, by necessity; and brutes by instinct.
– CiceroRate it:
The wise determine from the gravity of the case the irritable, from sensibility to oppression the high minded, from disdain and indignation at abusive power in unworthy hands.
– Edmund BurkeRate it:
The wise determine from the gravity of the case; the irritable, from sensibility to oppression; the high minded, from disdain and indignation at abusive power in unworthy hands.
– Edmund BurkeRate it:
The wise does at once what the fool does at last.
– Baltasar Gracián y MoralesRate it:
The wise learn from the experience of others, and the creative know how to make a crumb of experience go a long way.
– Eric HofferRate it:
The wise learn many things from their enemies.
– AristophenesRate it:
The wise man always throws himself on the side of his assailants. It is more his interest than it is theirs to find his weak point.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
The wise man avoids evil by anticipating it.
– Publilius SyrusRate it:
The wise man bridges the gap by laying out the path by means of which he can get from where he is to where he wants to go.
– J. P. MorganRate it:
The wise man carries his possessions within him.
– BiasRate it:
The wise man does at once what the fool does finally.
– Baltasar GracianRate it:
The wise man does not permit himself to set up even in his own mind any comparisons of his friends. His friendship is capable of going to extremes with many people, evoked as it is by many qualities.
– Charles Dudley WarnerRate it:
The wise man doesn't give the right answers, he poses the right questions.
– Claude Levi-StraussRate it:
The wise man has long ears and a short tongue.
– German proverbRate it:
The wise man in the storm prays God, not for safety from danger, but for deliverance from fear.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
The wise man is he who is not surprised when he finds stale tea in a beautiful teapot!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
The wise man is he who knows the relative value of things.
– William Ralph IngeRate it:
The wise man speaks of what he sees, the idiot of what he hears.
– Arabic ProverbRate it:
The wise man stops being wise when he gets angry.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
The wise man thinks about his troubles only when there is some purpose in doing so; at other times he thinks about others things.
– Bertrand RussellRate it:
The wise man will love all others will desire.
– AfraniusRate it:
The wise man will love; all others will desire.
– AfraniusRate it:
The wise man will say I don't know and the unknowing fool will answer.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
The wise man, knowing how to enjoy achieved results without having constantly to replace them with others, finds in them an attachment to life in the hour of difficulty. But the man who has always pinned all his hopes on the future and lived with his eyes fixed upon it, has nothing in the past as a comfort against the present's afflictions, for the past was nothing to him but a series of hastily experienced stages. What blinded him to himself was his expectation always to find further on the happiness he had so far missed. Now he is stopped in his tracks; from now on nothing remains behind or ahead of him to fix his gaze upon.
– Émile DurkheimRate it:
The wise only possess ideas the greater part of mankind are possessed by them.
– Samuel Taylor ColeridgeRate it:

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