The wiser you get, the more experience you have, and the more you see people for who they are as human beings, as opposed to figures you have to fight against.
The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser men so full of doubts.
The only hope I can see for the future depends on a wiser and braver use of the reason, not a panic flight from it.
Sometimes dreams are wiser than waking.
Animals, in their generation, are wiser than the sons of men;
but their wisdom is confined to a few particulars, and lies in a very narrow compass.
We think our fathers fools, so wise we grow. Our wiser sons, no doubt will think us so.
No one should be ashamed to admit they are wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that they are wiser today than they were yesterday.
He that reads and grows no wiser seldom suspects his own deficiency, but complains of hard words and obscure sentences, and asks why books are written which cannot be understood.
The Freudian theory is one of the most important foundation stones for an edifice to be built by future generations, the dwelling of a freer and wiser humanity.
All noble enthusiasms pass through a feverish stage, and grow wiser and more serene.
To grow wiser means to learn to know better and better the faults to which this instrument with which we feel and judge can be subject.
The French are wiser than they seem, and the Spaniards seem wiser than they are.
The public is wiser than the wisest critic.
Just because your voice reaches halfway around the world doesn't mean you are wiser than when it reached only to the end of the bar.
He that composes himself is wiser than he that composes a book.
To admit you were wrong is to declare you are wiser now than before.
To hold the same views at forty as we held at twenty is to have been stupefied for a score of years, and take rank, not as a prophet, but as an unteachable brat, well birched and none the wiser.
You must realize that it is the ordinary way of God's dealings with us that our ideas do not work out speedily and efficiently as we would like them to. The reason for this is not only the loving wisdom of God, but also the fact that our acts have to fit into a great complex pattern that we cannot possibly understand. I have learned over the years that Providence is always a whole lot wiser than any of us, and that there are always not only good reasons, but the very best reasons for the delays and blocks that often seem to us so frustrating and absurd.