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          


You can tell by looking at me that I've got more miles behind me than I've got in front of me. When you reach that point, if you've got some good years left, you want to make sure that you use them wisely.

By : Tom Osborne

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It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.

By : Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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I do not believe that sheer suffering teaches. If suffering alone taught, all the world would be wise, since everyone suffers. To suffering must be added mourning, understanding, patience, love, openness and the willingness to remain vulnerable.

By : Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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I don't think Hollywood per se is supposed to be taken seriously, otherwise, dear Lord, that would be frightening.

By : Brittany Murphy

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At that point it certainly would be called abstract. That is to say, you had a model and there'd be one or two or three people there drawing the model but otherwise you had abstractions all around the room, even though the model was in front of you.

By : Lee Krasner

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I am sorry to say that there is too much point to the wisecrack that life is extinct on other planets because their scientists were more advanced than ours.

By : John F. Kennedy

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If, on occasion, the knowledge brought by science leads to an unhappy end, this is not to the discredit of science but is rather an indication of an imperfect ability to use wisely the gifts placed within our hands.

By : Polykarp Kusch

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The effect of studying masterpieces is to make me admire and do otherwise.

By : Gerard Manley Hopkins

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What passes for investigative journalism is finding somebody with their pants down - literally or otherwise.

By : Robert Scheer

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Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.

By : Wilbur Wright

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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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For if the mystery concealed of old is made manifest to the Apostles through the prophetic writings, and if the prophets, being wise men, understood what proceeded from their own mouths, then the prophets knew what was made manifest to the Apostles.

By : Origen

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