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“We can learn much from wise words, little from wisecracks, and less from wise guys”
William Arthur Ward
“Thus we play the fool with the time and the spirits of the wise sit in the clouds and mock us.”
“The wise adapt themselves to circumstances, as water moulds itself to the pitcher”
“To become wise, one must "wish" to have certain experiences and run, as it were, into their gaping jaws. This, of course, is very dangerous; many a wise guy has been swallowed.”
“So wise so young, they say, do never live long.”
“Modest doubt is called the beacon of the wise.”
“The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.”
“Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.”
“Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.”
“Wise are those who learn that the bottom line doesn't always have to be their top priority.”
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