To act wisely when the time for action comes, to wait patiently when it is time for repose, put man in accord with the tides. Ignorance of this law results in periods of unreasoning enthusiasm on the one hand, and depression on the other.
Some of our most exquisite murders have been domestic, performed with tenderness in simple, homey places like the kitchen table.
Time ripens all things; no man is born wise.
You philosophers are lucky men. You write on paper and paper is patient. Unfortunate Empress that I am, I write on the susceptible skins of living beings.
The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind.
Modest doubt is called the beacon of the wise.
I think the lawyers are such incredible actors. Can you imagine the performance they have to do every day?
Keep a watch also on the faults of the patients, which often make them lie about the taking of things prescribed.
The well bred contradict other people. The wise contradict themselves.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
A wise ruler ought never to keep faith when by doing so it would be against his interests.
Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something.
A careful physician... before he attempts to administer a remedy to his patient, must investigate not only the malady of the man he wishes to cure, but also his habits when in health, and his physical constitution.
Some quality performances and movies have a chance to be rewarded, but it's not like it's a bible.
Search well and be wise, nor believe that self-willed pride will ever be better than good counsel.
Wise thinkers prevail everywhere.
The wise man does not grow old, but ripens.
It was quite strange, because it's quite different from singing, although it's quite natural because you're used to performing or acting on stage.
When complaints are freely heard, deeply considered and speedily reformed, then is the utmost bound of civil liberty attained that wise men look for.
Death is our eternal companion. It is always to our left, an arm's length behind us. Death is the only wise adviser that a warrior has. Whenever he feels that everything is going wrong and he's about to be annihilated,he can turn to his death and ask if that is so. His death will tell him that he is wrong, that nothing really matters outside its touch. His death will tell him, ?I haven't touched you yet.'
We think our fathers fools, so wise we grow. Our wiser sons, no doubt will think us so.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
I was performing in this burlesque group, and we would go to dance rehearsals every day. You'd use every part of your body. Even though some of it is slow, it takes a lot of muscle to be able to dip down and come back up.
The misfortune of the wise is better than the prosperity of the fool.
The mountain music... is compelling music in its own right, harking back to a time when music was a part of everyday life and not something performed by celebrities.