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— Gene Wilder

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Wisest man quote Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.

Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.

There is a difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man is really so; but he that thinks himself the wisest is generally the greatest fool.

A knife of the keenest steel requires the whetstone, and the wisest man needs advice.

Wisest man quote Do not correct a fool or he will hate you. Correct a wise man and he will apprec

Do not correct a fool or he will hate you. Correct a wise man and he will appreciate you.

All too willingly man sees himself as the centre of the universe, as something not belonging to the rest of nature but standing apart as a different and higher being. Many people cling to this error and remain deaf to the wisest command ever given by a sage, the famous "Know thyself" inscribed in the temple of Delphi.

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.

Wisest man quote A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

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.

This is beyond understanding." said the king. "You are the wisest man alive. You know what is preparing. Why do you not make a plan to save yourself?" And Merlin said quietly, "Because I am wise. In the combat between wisdom and feeling, wisdom never wins.

When I look upon seamen, men of science and philosophers, man is the wisest of all beings; when I look upon priests and prophets nothing is as contemptible as man.

Wisest man quote The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute. The man who does not ask, is

The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute. The man who does not ask, is a fool for life.

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.

A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool.

Who is the wisest man? He who neither knows or wishes for anything else than what happens.

Wisest man quote A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.

A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.

The wiser a man becomes, the more he will read, and those who are wisest read most.

The wisest man is he who can account for his actions.

The philosophy of the wisest man that ever existed, is mainly derived from the act of introspection.

Wisest man quote Every man dies. Not every man really lives.

Every man dies. Not every man really lives.

Art lifts man from his personal life into the universal life.

The wisest men follow their own direction.

A wise man distrusts his neighbor. A wiser man distrusts both his neighbor and himself. The wisest man of all distrusts his government.

Wisest man quote Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.

Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.

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Often silence is the wisest thing for a man to heed.

Not every truth is the better for showing its face undisguised;

and often silence is the wisest thing for a man to heed.

I have had and still do have every confidence in Paul Nitze, a man whom I have known for decades, one of the wisest servants of the American nation but always willing and capable of taking into account the interests of their allies, whoever: the British, or the French or the Germans or others.

Wisest man quote The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise man grows it under his

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise man grows it under his feet.

The reading of books, what is it but conversing with the wisest men of all ages and all countries.

I value my own independence so highly that I can fancy no degradation greater than that of having another man perpetually directing and advising and lecturing me, or even planning too closely in any way about my actions. He might be the wisest of men, or the most powerful - I should equally rebel and resent his interference.

In private conversation between intimate friends, the wisest men very often talk like the weakest : for indeed the talking with a friend is nothing else but thinking aloud.

Wisest man quote Words of comfort skillfully administered are the oldest therapy known to man.

Words of comfort skillfully administered are the oldest therapy known to man.

Fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves.

A child can ask a thousand questions that the wisest man cannot answer.

It is no weakness for the wisest man to learn when he is wrong.

Wisest man quote No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the g

No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.

The wisest man is generally he who thinks himself the least so.

Democracy can't work. Mathematicians, peasants, and animals, that's all there is - so democracy, a theory based on the assumption that mathematicians and peasants are equal, can never work. Wisdom is not additive; its maximum is that of the wisest man in a given group.

Passion very often makes the wisest men fools, and very often too inspires the greatest fools with wit.

Wisest man quote The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others.

The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others.

No man was ever wise by chance.

The wisest man is the silent one. Examine his actions. Judge him by them.

Nature hath nothing made so base, but can read some instruction to the wisest man.

You must not talk about 'ain't and can't' when you speak of this great wonderful world round you, of which the wisest man knows only the very smallest corner, and is, as the great Sir Isaac Newton said, only a child picking up pebbles on the shore of a boundless ocean.

There is a foolish corner in the brain of the wisest man.

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