Wise - Quotes

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When a love comes to an end, weaklings cry, efficient ones instantly find another love, and the wise already have one in reserve.

Oscar Wilde

Given (...) that two truths can never contradict each other, the task of wise interpreters is to strive to find the true meanings of scriptural passages agreeing with those physical conclusions of which we are already certain and sure from clear sensory experience or from necessary demonstrations.

Galileo Galilei

People like to feel that any good fortune they have is due to their own wise choices. That’s true sometimes, but a lot of the time it just comes down to random chance.

A. M. Jenkins

An intelligent person can rationalize anything, a wise person doesn`t try.

Jen Knox

The wise man knows when to keep silent. Only the fool tells all he knows.

Neil Gaiman

Talk is free, [...] but the wise man chooses when to spend his words.

Neil Gaiman

A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the masses of men.

Henry David Thoreau

- A question, before you go. What is the truth?
- We place faith in ourselves. We see the world the way it really is and hope that one day all mankind might see the same.
- What is the world, then?
- An illusion. One of which can either submit to - like most do - or transcend.
- What is it to transcend?
- To recognize nothing is true and everything is permitted. That laws arise not from divinity, but reason. I understand now that our creed does not commend us to be free - it commends us to be wise.

Assassin`s Creed

The foolish reject what they see and not what they think; the wise reject what they think and not what they see.

Huang Po

After God, no one is as free as the wise man.

Sextus

There are three things all wise men fear: the sea in storm, a night with no moon, and the anger of a gentle man.

Patrick Rothfuss

Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.

Plato

A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.

Bruce Lee

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

James Oppenheim

A wise girl kisses but doesn`t love, listens but doesn`t believe, and leaves before she is left.

Marilyn Monroe

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