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The number of people who will not go to a show they do not want to see is unlimited. (Quote by - Oscar Hammerstein)

The heart of the wise in in the house of mourning, but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth. (Quote by - Bible)

What a man knows at fifty that he did not know at twenty is for the most part incommunicable. (Quote by - Adlai Stevenson)

A wise man hears one word and understands two. (Quote by - Jewish proverb)

It is characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

A wise man, to accomplish his end, may even carry his foe on his shoulder. (Quote by - Panchatantra)

Wisdom begins in wonder. (Quote by - Socrates)

Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit. (Quote by - Elbert Hubbard)

Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his passions. Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

Great men are not always wise. (Quote by - Bible)

For wisdom is better than rubies; and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared with it. (Quote by - Bible)

To speak as the common people do, to think as wise men do. (Quote by - Roger Ascham)

Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves: be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves. (Quote by - Bible)

The key to wisdom is knowing all the right questions. (Quote by - John A Simone, Jr.)

To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom. (Quote by - Bertrand Russell)

Not to know certain things is a great part of wisdom. (Quote by - Hugo Grotius)

Wisdom is found only in truth. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

Cleverness is not wisdom. (Quote by - Euripides)

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

Wise men are more dependent on fools than fools on wise men. (Quote by - Cato)

Our experience is composed rathery of illusions that of wisdom acquired. (Quote by - Joseph Roux)

Patience is the companion of wisdom. (Quote by - Saint Augustine)

A wise man sees as much as he ought, not as much as he can. (Quote by - Michel de Montaigne)

There was only one catch and that was Catch-22, which specified the concern for one's own safety in the face of dangers that were real and immediate was the process of a rational mind. (Quote by - Joseph Heller)

We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)


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