Quotes by wisest

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  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.
  • Euripides
    Euripides
    Greek tragedian and poet 480-406 BC
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    Among mortals second thoughts are wisest.
  • Charles Eliot
    Charles Eliot
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    Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers.
  • Theodor Reik
    Theodor Reik
    Austrian-American psychoanalyst 1888-1969
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    Even the wisest men make fools of themselves about women, and even the most foolish women are wise about men.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
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    Even the wisest woman you talk to is ignorant of something you may know, but an elegant woman never forgets her elegance.
  • Richard Cecil
    Richard Cecil
    British Evangelical Anglican priest 1748-1810
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    Every year of my life I grow more convinced that it is wisest and best to fix our attention on the beautiful and the good, and dwell as little as possible on the evil and the false.
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
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    Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared, for the greatest fool may ask more than the wisest man can answer.
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
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    He that thinks he is the happiest man, really is so. But he that thinks he is the wisest, is generally the greatest fool.
  • Casey Affleck
    Casey Affleck
    American actor and director 1975-
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    In a movie we try to deceive. In theaters, as they say, the deceived are the wisest.
  • George Earle Buckle
    George Earle Buckle
    English editor and biographer 1854-1935
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    In practical life the wisest and soundest people avoid speculation.
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
    Charles Caleb Colton
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    It is the briefest yet wisest maxim which tells us to ''meddle not''.
  • Algernon Sydney
    Algernon Sydney
    English politician 1623-1683
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    Many things are unknown to the wisest, and the best men can never wholly divest themselves of passions and affections... nothing can or ought to be permanent but that which is perfect.
  • Pindar
    Pindar
    Ancient Greek lyric poet from Thebes 522-443 BC
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    Not every truth is the better for showing its face undisguised; and often silence is the wisest thing for a man to heed.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
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    Only the wisest and the stupidest of men never change.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
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