Wise Quotes

Wise Quotes: We are the wise. Do not envy us
Author: Lois Duncan
Wise kings generally have wise counselors; and he must be a wise man himself who is capable of distinguishing one.
Author: Diogenes
When we looked at the life cycle in our 40s, we looked to old people for wisdom. At 80, though, we look at other 80-year-olds to see who got wise and who not. Lots of old people don't get wise, but you don't get wise unless you age.
Author: Erik Erikson
He who walks with the wise grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harm.
People always fancy that we must become old to become wise; but, in truth, as years advance, it is hard to keep ourselves as wise as we were.
NIRVANA- In the Buddhist religion, a state of pleasurable annihilation awarded to the wise, particularly to those wise enough to understand it.
Moderately wise each one should be, Not overwise, for a wise man's heart Is seldom glad (Norse Wisdom)
This reminds me, Godmother, to ask you a serious question. You are as wise as wise can be (having been brought up by the fairies), and you can tell me this: Is it better to have had a good thing and lost it, or never to have had it?
Do not deceive yourselves. If any one of you thinks he is wise by the standards of this age, he should become a fool so that he may become wise.
They're mutually incompatible I feel; being a wise thief and a wise father.
Where wise actions are the fruit of life, wise discourse is the pollination.
Gnomic wisdom, however, is notoriously polychrome, and proverbs depend for their truth entirely on the occasion they are applied to. Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it...
Obviously there are not too many people who get a chance to play in the Olympics in their hometown. That would be something special, but going into the summer you have to be realistic with yourself, and health-wise and motivation-wise you have to be willing to do what it takes.
Author: Joe Sakic
A man cannot be wise enough to be a great artist without being wise enough to wish to be a philosopher.
No one in my family had ever done anything acting-wise or entertainment industry-wise.
'Therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says:'Because you think you are wise, as wise as a god,
Author: Ezekiel 28:6
It is important that when pursing our own self-interest we should be 'wise selfish' and not 'foolish selfish'. Being foolish selfish means pursuing our own interests in a narrow, shortsighted way. Being wise selfish means taking a broader view and recognizing that our own long-term individual interest lies in the welfare of everyone. Being wise selfish means being compassionate.
Author: Dalai Lama