wise quotes

Wise quotes - Modest doubt is called the beacon of the wise.

“Modest doubt is called the beacon of the wise. ”

Wise quotes - Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.

“Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.”

“Death never takes the wise man by surprise, he is always ready to go.”

“Nothing is as dangerous as an ignorant friend; a wise enemy is to be preferred. ”

“I think the environment should be put in the category of our national security. Defense of our resources is just as important as defense abroad. Otherwise what is there to defend? ”

“The challenge is what was making it exciting. You don't want to do anything that's too easy or that you know that you can pull off, otherwise it's really not worth doing.”

“A house must be built on solid foundations if it is to last. The same principle applies to man, otherwise he too will sink back into the soft ground and becomes swallowed up by the world of illusion. ”

“My parent's divorce and hard times at school, all those things combined to mold me, to make me grow up quicker. And it gave me the drive to pursue my dreams that I wouldn't necessarily have had otherwise.”

“States should have the right to enact laws... particularly to end the inhumane practice of ending a life that otherwise could live. ”

“The wisest use of American strength is to advance freedom. ”

“My wish for the new millennium is for all children... to grow up wiser, and stronger and more prosperous for the future than ever before. ”

“With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying. ”

“It's not wise to violate rules until you know how to observe them. ”

“I have no faith in human perfectability. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity. Man is now only more active - not more happy - nor more wise, than he was 6000 years ago.”

“It will be found, in fact, that the ingenious are always fanciful, and the truly imaginative never otherwise than analytic.”

“Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.”

“No matter how dull, or how mean, or how wise a man is, he feels that happiness is his indisputable right.”

“Most plain girls are virtuous because of the scarcity of opportunity to be otherwise.”

“People have this obsession. They want you to be like you were in 1969. They want you to, because otherwise their youth goes with you. It's very selfish, but it's understandable.”

“The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.”

“Even the people I surround myself with... are wiser, a little bit older than me, where before, all my boyfriends were younger.”

“I am sorry to say that there is too much point to the wisecrack that life is extinct on other planets because their scientists were more advanced than ours.”

“Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say 'infinitely' when you mean 'very'; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.”

“We need earmark reform, and when I'm President, I will go line by line to make sure that we are not spending money unwisely.”

“No man is great enough or wise enough for any of us to surrender our destiny to. The only way in which anyone can lead us is to restore to us the belief in our own guidance.”

“Every nation whose affairs betray a want of wisdom and stability may calculate on every loss which can be sustained from the more systematic policy of its wiser neighbors.”

“The wise man does at once what the fool does finally.”

“The one who adapts his policy to the times prospers, and likewise that the one whose policy clashes with the demands of the times does not.”

“A wise ruler ought never to keep faith when by doing so it would be against his interests.”

“It's a good thing I was born a girl, otherwise I'd be a drag queen.”