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Quotes for: sage

Quotes for: sage

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Francis Bacon - Essays / 

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims / 

From the faults of another a wise man will correct his own.
Publilius Syrus - Sentences / 

Even for the wise, the desire for glory is the last of all passions to be laid aside.
Publius Cornelius Tacitus / 

If it be true that a man is rich who wants nothing, a wise man is a very rich man.
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères / 

Examine men's ruling principles, even those of the wise, what kind of things they avoid, and what kind they pursue.
Marcus Aurelius - Meditations / 

Dare to be wise, begin!
Quintus Horatius Flaccus - Epistles / 

Dare to be wise, begin!

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A wise man will be master of his mind. A fool will be its slave.
Publilius Syrus / 

The wise man is rich
Quintus Horatius Flaccus / 

Those who live without madness are not as wise as they think.
François de La Rochefoucauld / 

The Sage will bear the name of insane, and the Just the name of unjust, if in their search for Virtue they go beyond what is sufficient.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus - Epistles / 

To the poet, to the philosopher, to the saint, all things are friendly and sacred, all events profitable, all days holy, all men divine.
Ralph Waldo Emerson - Essays / 

May your vision be new at every moment. The wise man is he whom everything astonishes.
André Gide - Fruits of the Earth / 

How wise must one be to be always kind.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach / 

The wise man sometimes flees from society from fear of being bored.
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères / 

A wise and prudent king knows how to make use of even the least of his subjects.
Jean de La Fontaine - Fables / 

They became wise too late.
Marcus Tullius Cicero / 

Truly there is no wise man. Who does not know the dark.
Hermann Hesse - In the fog / 

A wise man never refuses anything to necessity.
Publilius Syrus - Sentences / 

The constancy of the wise is only the talent of concealing the agitation of their hearts.
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims / 

So as the old rule, to know a fool from a wise man 'Mitte ambos nudos ad ignotos, et videbis'.
Francis Bacon / 

A wise man's kingdom is his own breast: or, if he ever looks farther, it will only be to the judgment of a select few, who are free from prejudices, and capable of examining his work.
David Hume

The wise are sparing both of time and words.
Jean de La Fontaine - Fables / 

Of the experience I have of myself, I find enough to make me wise, if I were but a good scholar.
Michel de Montaigne - Essays / 

I do not withdraw the wise man from the category of man, nor do I deny to him the sense of pain as though he were a rock that has no feelings at all.
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium / 

The wise does at once what the fool does at last.
Baltasar Gracian

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