wise Quotes

When hungry, eat your rice; when tired, close your eyes. Fools may laugh at me, but wise men will know what I mean.
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— Linji Yixuan
When it's time to get dressed, put on your clothes. When you must walk, then walk. When you must sit, then sit. Just be your ordinary self in ordinary life, unconcerned in seeking for Buddhahood. When you're tired, lie down. The fool will laugh at you but the wise man will understand.
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— Linji Yixuan
There is nothing more beautiful in this world than a healthy, wise old man.
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— Lin Yutang
Those who are wise won't be busy, and those who are too busy can't be wise.
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— Lin Yutang
The world I believe is far too serious, and being far too serious ... it has need of a wise and merry philosophy.
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— Lin Yutang
The busy man is never wise and the wise man is never busy.
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— Lin Yutang
The wise man reads both books and life itself.
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— Lin Yutang
O wise humanity, terribly wise humanity! How inscrutable is the civilization where men toil and work and worry their hair gray to get a living and forget to play!
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— Lin Yutang
Celia [Brady] is a young woman who, you know, she's still got that fresh young vibe about her but at the same time she's quite wise beyond her years and very mature and she has that womanly, sexy quality, but at the same time she's very youthful in her clothes. She has that interesting mix between the two. I really love that balance about fashion.
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— Lily Collins
My word is my pride, the wisdom is weak, and that's word from the wise.
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— Lil Wayne
However, I believe that large groups make markets, so serving the needs of large groups is a simple approach to success in business success. But that's no reflection on whether or not they're making wise moves or good calls. It's just about filling the need.
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— Lewis Schiff
If in the well and truly made martini DeVoto finds "water of life" and the blessing to the spirit, so also DeVoto's The Hour brings to its readers the breath of life and a vision of themselves made generous, indomitable and wise.
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— Lewis H. Lapham
A wise judge may let mercy temper justice but may not let mercy undo it.
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— Lewis B. Smedes
It is never wise to slip the bands of discipline.
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— Lew Wallace
While craving justice for ourselves, it is never wise to be unjust to others.
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— Lew Wallace
there is nothing so easy as to be wise for others; a species of prodigality, by-the-by - for such wisdom is wholly wasted.
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— Letitia Elizabeth Landon
If there is one thing the psychic taught me, it's that people and events are rarely who and what we think they are. They are more meaningful, more worth our attention-part of some finely choreographed, eternal dance that we would be wise to bow down before in gratitude and humility
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— Leslie Morgan Steiner
Steve Burton, I adore. He's got the overall picture. He's wise beyond his years. He's not overwhelmed, and he's not in awe. He's a gentleman. And a hunk.
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— Leslie Charleson
Man is the one who desires, woman the one who is desired. This is woman's entire but decisive advantage. Through man's passions, nature has given man into woman's hands, and the woman who does not know how to make him her subject, her slave, her toy, and how to betray him with a smile in the end is not wise.
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— Leopold von Sacher-Masoch
For since the fabric of the universe is most perfect and the work of a most wise Creator, nothing at all takes place in the universe in which some rule of maximum or minimum does not appear.
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— Leonhard Euler
Wise parents offer criticism only when asked, and then minimally.
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— Leonard Roy Frank
Wise teachers create an environment that encourages students to teach themselves
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— Leonard Roy Frank
Smart men walked on the moon, daring men walked on the ocean floor, but wise men walk with God.
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— Leonard Ravenhill
Follow me, the wise man said, but he walked behind.
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— Leonard Cohen
We may simply not be wise enough to do some of the kinds of engineering things that people are talking about doing.
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— Leon Kass
Mistakes are the stepping stones to wisdom, we learn from trial & error, we become wise by understanding problems.
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— Leon Brown
The silence of a wise man is always meaningful.
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— Leo Strauss
If Jesus is the Son of God, his teachings are more than just good ideas from a wise teacher; they are divine insights on which I can confidently build my life.
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— Lee Strobel
I will be glad to discuss this proposition with my attorney, and that after I talk with one, we could either discuss it with him or discuss it with my attorney, if the attorney thinks it is a wise thing to do, but at the present time I have nothing more to say to you.
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— Lee Harvey Oswald
The fathers who contrived and passed the Consititution were wise in their generation; as time passes, we come more and more to realize their powers of divination.
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— Learned Hand
I love that period, between the '20s and the '60s. I love doing period pieces, and those eras are my favorite period in time, music wise, and the elegance and the way of being.
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— Laz Alonso
It is always wise to make too much potato salad. Even if you are cooking for two, make enough for five. Potato salad improves with age - that is, if you are lucky enough to have any left over.
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— Laurie Colwin
The mind should be accustomed to make wise reflections, and draw curious conclusions as it goes along; the habitude of which made Pliny the Younger affirm that he never read book so bad but he drew some profit from it.
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— Laurence Sterne
It is wise to remember that you are one of those who can be fooled some of the time.
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— Laurence J. Peter
Fools rush in where wise men fear to trade.
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— Laurence J. Peter
Sometimes love was not about winning, but about wise sacrifice and the realiability of friends like Arianne. Friendship, Roland realized, was its very own kind of love.
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— Lauren Kate
Because sometimes when someone is telling you something really important, it's best to just let there be silence, to really think about what they're saying. A lot of times people think they have to say something all insightful or wise or something to try and make the person feel better. But really, sometimes silence is best.
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— Lauren Barnholdt
Live from the wise voice in your heart, and each day will blossom
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— Laurel Burch
We become comfortable saying that there's nothing new, and then something like Malarky comes along, which is new and old and different and familiar, but ultimately itself, comfortable in its own skin, wise and smart and crazy-sexy or maybe sexy-crazy-well, you just have to read it to understand. It's a novel that sets its own course, sure and steady, even when it seems like it might be about to go over the edge of the world.
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— Laura Lippman
All people need to know how AIDS is transmitted, and every country has an obligation to educate its citizens. This is why every country must also improve literacy, especially for women and girls, so that they can make wise choices that will keep them healthy and safe.
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— Laura Bush