You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.

By : Naguib Mahfouz 0 Likes          


It's easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.

By : Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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The world is neither wise nor just, but it makes up for all its folly and injustice by being damnably sentimental.

By : Thomas Huxley

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I'm just into making quality stuff if I can, with interesting people and good scripts. But it's very important that it's about something and that it says something. Otherwise, I don't know what the point is, really.

By : Ewan McGregor

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No matter how dull, or how mean, or how wise a man is, he feels that happiness is his indisputable right.

By : Helen Keller

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A physician is not angry at the intemperance of a mad patient, nor does he take it ill to be railed at by a man in fever. Just so should a wise man treat all mankind, as a physician does his patient, and look upon them only as sick and extravagant.

By : Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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If you young fellows were wise, the devil couldn't do anything to you, but since you aren't wise, you need us who are old.

By : Martin Luther

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All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man.

By : Henry David Thoreau

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Listening is such a simple act. It requires us to be present, and that takes practice, but we don't have to do anything else. We don't have to advise, or coach, or sound wise. We just have to be willing to sit there and listen.

By : Margaret J. Wheatley

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Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.

By : Helen Keller

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The studio is meant to be always a place where, first of all, they can be out of spotlight, and second, where they could work with a peer group on parts that they might not have played otherwise.

By : James Lipton

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Oil prices have fallen lately. We include this news for the benefit of gas stations, which otherwise wouldn't learn of it for six months.

By : William D. Tammeus

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It is strange how often a heart must be broken before the years can make it wise.

By : Sara Teasdale

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