A very wise quote is a spectacular waterfall! When you see it, you feel its power!— Mehmet Murat Ildan
Joyful Very Wise quotations
Do not correct a fool or he will hate you. Correct a wise man and he will appreciate you.
The wisest man I ever knew taught me something I never forgot.
And although I never forgot it, I never quite memorized it either. So what I’m left with is the memory of having learned something very wise that I can’t quite remember.
Every wise workman takes his tools away from the work from time to time that they may be ground and sharpened; so does the only-wise Jehovah take his ministers oftentimes away into darkness and loneliness and trouble, that he may sharpen and prepare them for harder work in his service.
Any fool can know. The point is to understand.
As Freud has shown, blunders are not the merest chance.
They are the result of suppressed desires and conflicts. They are ripples on the surface of life, produced by unsuspected springs. And these may be very deep - as deep as the soul itself. The blunder may amount to the opening of a destiny.
Cats always seem so very wise, when staring with their half-closed eyes.
Can they be thinking, I'll be nice, and maybe she will feed me twice?
'How do you know so much about everything?' was asked of a very wise and intelligent man; and the answer was 'By never being afraid or ashamed to ask questions as to anything of which I was ignorant.'
Fools live to regret their words, the wise regret their silence.
Not all men (and especially the wisest) share the opinion that it is bad for women to be educated. But it is very true that many foolish men have claimed this because it displeased them that women knew more than they did.
Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life.
Good things aren't supposed to just fall into your lap.
God is very generous, but He expects you to do your part first.
Be strong enough to stand alone, be yourself enough to stand apart, but be wise enough to stand together when the time comes.
Nature has given women so much power that the law has very wisely given them little.
Faeries are not fantasy, but a connection to reality.
Faeries are irrational, poetic, absurd, and very, very wise. Faeries say there is nonsense in dogma, and sense in nonsense. Faeries express themselves with high seriousness and low humour. Faeries are resistant to all definitions.
I am very conscious that I am not wise at all.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
It is not wise, or even possible, to divorce private behavior from public leadership.... By its very nature, true leadership carries with it the burden of being an example.
He is very imprudent, a dog; he never makes it his business to inquire whether you are in the right or the wrong, never asks whether you are rich or poor, silly or wise, sinner or saint. You are his pal. That is enough for him.
We must be careful how we flatter fools too little, or wise men too much, for the flatterer must act the very reverse of the physician, and administer the strongest dose only to the weakest patient.
A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.
A very wise old teacher once said: I consider a day's teaching wasted if we do not all have one hearty laugh.
Better be an old maid, a woman with herself as a husband, than the wife of a fool; and Solomon more than hints that all men are fools; and every wise man knows himself to be one.
Are you always this stupid or are you making a special effort today?
Fools take the knife and stab people in the back. The wise take a knife, cut the cord and free themselves from the fools.
It is only in folk tales, children's stories, and the journals of intellectual opinion that power is used wisely and well to destroy evil. The real world teaches very different lessons, and it takes willful and dedicated ignorance to fail to perceive them.
People who count their chickens before they are hatched act very wisely because chickens run about so absurdly that it's impossible to count them accurately.
The Dalai Lama. He is a very wise man of great inner peace who believes that happiness is the purpose of our lives. Through his teachings and leadership, he continues to make this world a better place in which to live.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
There are peaks and valleys in anything and that is especially true for the music business. It is very inconsistent. But if you are wise, you can let those downs really bring you to another level of your personality.
Indeed, I am very sorry to be right in this instance. I would much rather have been merry than wise.
I have read in Plato and Cicero sayings that are wise and very beautiful;
but I have never read in either of them: Come unto me all ye that labor and are heavy laden.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise man grows it under his feet.
When you talk to the half-wise, twaddle;
when you talk to the ignorant, brag; when you talk to the sagacious, look very humble and ask their opinion.
It is a revolutionary experience. That's the best way I can describe it. It transforms you completely, in a second. Nature is very wise and gives you nine months to prepare, but in that moment-when you see that face, you are transformed forever.
Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but very few a generous thing.
A wise person knows that there is something to be learned from everyone.
We won't make the weak stronger by making the strong weaker, as a very wise man once said. That applies to the economy as well. If Germany were less competitive, the euro area as a whole would lose, because less could be produced then.
Me personally, I side more with punk rock bands.
I grew up with The Misfits, The Dead Boys, The Damned, Dropkick Murphys, and early AFI. That was the stuff that really got me into music. Song writing wise, bands like Alkaline Trio were very important to me for beginning to write songs.
If it be true that a man is rich who wants nothing, a wise man is a very rich man.
Knowledge is like underwear. It is useful to have it, but not necessary to show it off.
When I was young, I was extremely scared of dying.
But now I think it a very, very wise arrangement. It's like a light that is extinguished. Not very much to make a fuss about
When I can look life in the eyes, grown calm and very coldly wise, life will have given me the truth, and taken in exchange - my youth.
Make men wise, and by that very operation you make them free.
Civil liberty follows as a consequence of this; no usurped power can stand against the artillery of opinion.
Celia [Brady] is a young woman who, you know, she's still got that fresh young vibe about her but at the same time she's quite wise beyond her years and very mature and she has that womanly, sexy quality, but at the same time she's very youthful in her clothes. She has that interesting mix between the two. I really love that balance about fashion.
The man who broods over the past can never master the difficulties of today.
Every wise man learn to forget.