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Terms Of Service
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.
A wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human blessings, and learn how by his own thought to derive benefit from his illnesses.
If you young fellows were wise, the devil couldn't do anything to you, but since you aren't wise, you need us who are old.
I will give you a definition of a proud man: he is a man who has neither vanity nor wisdom one filled with hatreds cannot be vain, neither can he be wise.
Even a fool knows you can't touch the stars, but it won't keep the wise from trying.
A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
We need to have complete certainty that things will work out, not because we are righteous or wise, but because of the time, the effort, the prayers, and the tools we are using. From the moment we are given awareness about some bigger picture or mission, we have to have complete focus on what to do to get to that place.
The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind.
Such is the nature of men, that howsoever they may acknowledge many others to be more witty, or more eloquent, or more learned; yet they will hardly believe there be many so wise as themselves.
We get wise by asking questions, and even if these are not answered, we get wise, for a well-packed question carries its answer on its back as a snail carries its shell.
Nothing is as dangerous as an ignorant friend; a wise enemy is to be preferred.
Jean de La Fontaine
True wisdom is less presuming than folly. The wise man doubteth often, and changeth his mind; the fool is obstinate, and doubteth not; he knoweth all things but his own ignorance.
I have no faith in human perfectability. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity. Man is now only more active - not more happy - nor more wise, than he was 6000 years ago.
Edgar Allan Poe
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
A wise man has to always listen to the peers he surrounds around himself. That's why you surround yourself with other smart people. Captain Kirk keep Mr. Spock right beside him.
You don't remember people you love by the wise things they say but the silly things they do.
Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise. Seek what they sought.
A wise ruler ought never to keep faith when by doing so it would be against his interests.
A wise man should so write (though in words understood by all men) that wise men only should be able to commend him.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
The fool wonders, the wise man asks.
The fool who persists in his folly will become wise.
I would hope that a wise Latina woman with the richness of her experiences would more often than not reach a better conclusion than a white male who hasn't lived that life.
The drive toward Life is protective, thoughtful, vulnerable, and invested in immaculate love. It is this last that marks the difference between a wise heart muddy with real life experiences in the trenches and a dry heart that functions on rote concepts alone.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes
Concentrate your energies, your thoughts and your capital. The wise man puts all his eggs in one basket and watches the basket.
The wise man knows how to run his life so that contemplation is Possible.
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