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Wise

Definition: Having or showing experience, knowledge, and good judgment.
Number of Quotes: 16

Giving up your core business in search of a phantom audience is not wise.
Roger Ailes

Any fool can paint a picture, but it takes a wise man to be able to sell it.
Samuel Butler (Author)

Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared, for the greatest fool may ask more than the wisest man can answer.
Charles Colton

Kisses are a better fate than wisdom.
E. E. Cummings

Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the wise.
Samuel Johnson

Talking and eloquence are not the same: to speak, and to speak well, are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.
Ben Jonson

At a dinner party one should eat wisely but not too well, and talk well but not too wisely.
W. Somerset Maugham

Experience! Wise men do not need it.
Experience! Idiots do not heed it.

Ogden Nash

Coffee, (which makes the politician wise, and see thro' all things with his half-shut eyes).
Alexander Pope

No man is brave that has never walked a hundred miles. If you want to know the truth of who you are, walk until not a person knows your name. Travel is the great leveler, the great teacher, bitter as medicine, crueler than mirror-glass. A long stretch of road will teach you more about yourself than a hundred years of quiet introspection.
The Wise Man's Fear
Patrick Rothfuss

It is a wise father that knows his own child.
The Merchant of Venice
William Shakespeare

Men are wise in proportion, not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience.
George Bernard Shaw

The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naive forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget.
Thomas Szasz

Wise men don't need to prove their point; men who need to prove their point aren't wise.
Lao Tzu

In examinations the foolish ask questions that the wise cannot answer.
Oscar Wilde

Be wise with speed; a fool at forty is a fool indeed.
Edward Young

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