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One should take good care not to grow too wise for so great a pleasure of life as laughter.
Laughter
Joseph Addison

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A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything
Wisdom
African Proverb

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One must be a wise reader to quote wisely and well.
Quotations
Amos Bronson Alcott

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Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor.
Life and Living
Sholom Aleichem

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Wise men argue cases, fools decide them.
Argument
Anacharsis

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A wise man's day is worth a fool's life.
Wealth
Arabian Proverb

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Wise men learn many things from their enemies.
Enemies
Aristophanes

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Wise people, even though all laws were abolished, would still lead the same life.
Wisdom
Aristophanes

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The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.
Pleasure
Aristotle

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The wise man sees in the misfortune of others what he should avoid.
Wisdom
Marcus Aurelius

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In seeking wisdom thou art wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it, thou art a fool.
Wisdom
Rabbi Ben Azai

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A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Opportunity
Francis Bacon

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The French are wiser than they seem, and the Spaniards seem wiser than they are.
Nationalities and Nationalism
Francis Bacon

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The public is wiser than the wisest critic.
Public
George Bancroft

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Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise. Seek what they sought.
Wisdom
Matsuo Basho

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Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise.
Adversity
Henry Ward Beecher

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Wise men still seek Him today.
Wisdom
Dan Bell

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Between what matters and what seems to matter, how should the world we know judge wisely?
News
E. C. Bentley

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Always go to other people's funerals, otherwise they won't come to yours.
Death and Dying
Yogi Berra

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Even as a tortoise draws in its limbs, the wise can draw in their senses at will.
Choice
Bhagavad Gita

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What is work and what is not work are questions that perplex the wisest of men.
Work
Bhagavad Gita

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A fool think he needs no advice, but a wise man listens to others. [Proverbs 12:15]
Advice
Bible

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A gift blinds the wise and perverts the words of the righteous.
Gifts
Bible

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A wise man has great power, and a man of knowledge increases strength. [Proverbs 24:5]
Power
Bible

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Great men are not always wise.
Greatness
Bible

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun