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Indian politician 1917-1985
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.
Greek tragedian and poet 480-406 BC
Among mortals second thoughts are wisest.
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers.
Austrian-American psychoanalyst 1888-1969
Even the wisest men make fools of themselves about women, and even the most foolish women are wise about men.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
American writer and poet 1809-1894
Even the wisest woman you talk to is ignorant of something you may know, but an elegant woman never forgets her elegance.
British Evangelical Anglican priest 1748-1810
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.
Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared, for the greatest fool may ask more than the wisest man can answer.
He that thinks he is the happiest man, really is so. But he that thinks he is the wisest, is generally the greatest fool.
American actor and director 1975-
In a movie we try to deceive. In theaters, as they say, the deceived are the wisest.
George Earle Buckle
English editor and biographer 1854-1935
In practical life the wisest and soundest people avoid speculation.
It is the briefest yet wisest maxim which tells us to ''meddle not''.
English politician 1623-1683
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.
Ancient Greek lyric poet from Thebes 522-443 BC
Not every truth is the better for showing its face undisguised; and often silence is the wisest thing for a man to heed.
Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
Only the wisest and the stupidest of men never change.
American statesman 1743-1826
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
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