A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
By others faults the wise correct their own.
Wise men learn more from fools than fools from the wise.
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A wise man changes his mind, a fool never will.
The wise man does not lay up his own treasures.
The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.
Do not correct a fool or he will hate you. Correct a wise man and he will appreciate you.
To love a thing means wanting it to live.
It is wise to direct your anger towards problems - not people;
to focus your energies on answers - not excuses.
The wise person has long ears and a short tongue.
It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.
Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful.
Everyone is wise until he speaks.
Any fool can know. The point is to understand.
You are creating through your choices, even now. Choose wisely.
The good are not worried, the wise are not confused, and the brave are not afraid.
Give more than is expected. Love more than seems wise. Serve more than seems necessary. Help more than is asked.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Even a fool knows you can't touch the stars, but it doesn't stop a wise man from trying.
From the errors of others, a wise man corrects his own.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise man grows it under his feet.
I'm not wise, but the beginning of wisdom is there;
it's like relaxing into - and an acceptance of - things.
Wise men make more opportunities than they find.
If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.
A fool think he needs no advice, but a wise man listens to others. Proverbs 12:15
Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something.
A wise man hears one word and understands two.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
The wise man sees in the misfortune of others what he should avoid.
Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late
He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is only wise.
A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
The good and the wise lead quiet lives.
Some folks are wise and some otherwise.
To admit you were wrong is to declare you are wiser now than before.
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
The wise man in the storm prays to God, not for safety from danger, but for deliverance from fear.
The man who questions opinions is wise. The man who quarrels with facts is a fool.
To speak and to speak well, are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.
Thinking well to be wise: planning well, wiser: doing well wisest and best of all.
A wise man is he who does not grieve for the thing which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.
Knowledge is like underwear. It is useful to have it, but not necessary to show it off.
The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy; the mad daughter of a wise mother.
No man is wise enough, or good enough to be trusted with unlimited power.
Wise people, even though all laws were abolished, would still lead the same life.
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
The foolish sayings of a rich man pass for wise ones.
A fool despises good counsel, but a wise man takes it to heart.
Pain makes man think. Thought makes man wise. Wisdom makes life endurable.
We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.
A smart person knows what to say, a wise person knows whether or not to say it.
Where one is wise two are happy.
The fool needs company, the wise solitude.
The fool thinks himself to be wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool. Measure For Measure
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.