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Wise Sayings

A Select Collection of Wise Sayings


Quotations can pack so much wisdom in such few words. That is what first drew me to quotations and that is what keeps me wanting to present you with more and more collections of quotations. Here are some of my favorite wise sayings.

John Keats
"Beauty is truth, truth beauty" - that is all ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.

Erin Majors
A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.

Emmett Fox
A man dies daily, only to be reborn in the morning, bigger, better and wiser.

Francis Bacon
A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.

Rosalie Graham
A road twice travelled is never as long.

Chinese proverb
A single conversation across a table with a wise man is worth a month's study of books.

Unknown Author
A single moment of understanding can flood a whole life with meaning.

English proverb
A smooth sea never made a skilled mariner.

Thomas Fuller
A wise man turns chance into good fortune.

Baltasar Gracian
A wise person does at once, what a fool does at last. Both do the same thing; only at different times.

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