A nation's treasure is its scholars.
Beauty is the wisdom of women. Wisdom is the beauty of men.
A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything
The heart of the wise man lies quiet like limpid water.
The wise person has long ears and a short tongue.
The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depends upon himself, and not upon other men, has adopted the very best plan for living happily. This is the man of moderation, the man of manly character and of wisdom.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Every frog must know its pond.
A single conversation across the table with a wise man is worth a month's study of books.
Deep doubts, deep wisdom; small doubts, little wisdom.
Wise care keeps what it has gained.
You are wise to climb Mt. Fuji, but a fool to do it twice.
By others faults the wise correct their own.
Everyone is wise until he speaks.
He alone is wise who can accommodate himself to all contingencies of life; but the fool contends, and struggling, like a swimmer, against the stream.