"Great men are the commissioned guides of mankind, who rule their fellows because they are wiser."
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"The greatest event for the world is the arrival of a new and wise person."
"Wise men learn more from fools than fools from the wise."
"Time ripens all things; no man is born wise."
"The greatest scholars are not usually the wisest people."
"Wisdom we know is the knowledge of good and evil -- not the strength to choose between the two."
"Everything I know I learned after I was thirty."
"The extreme limit of wisdom --that's what the public calls madness."
"A wise man thinks what is easy is difficult."
"Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men."
"All human wisdom is summed up in two words; wait and hope."
"Let us not take ourselves too seriously. None of us has a monopoly on wisdom."
"Let us be poised, and wise, and our own, today."
"Life is a festival only to the wise."
"He who exercises wisdom exercises the knowledge which is about God."
"Among mortals second thoughts are wisest."
"Wisdom is knowing when to speak your mind and when to mind your speech."
"Wisdom is meaningless until our own experience has given it meaning."
"Timing, degree and conviction are the three wise men in this life."
"Wisdom too often never comes, and so one ought not to reject it merely because it comes late."
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