A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Always go to other people's funerals, otherwise they won't come to yours.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valour of the brave.
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.
If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it's not.
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
It's a good thing I was born a girl, otherwise I'd be a drag queen.
It's nice to have a lot of money, but you know, you don't want to keep it around forever. I prefer buying things. Otherwise, it's a little like saving sex for your old age.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.