Famous quotes containing the word wise:

    The wise man should withdraw his soul within, out of the crowd, and keep it in freedom and power to judge things freely; but as for externals, he should wholly follow the accepted fashions and forms.
    Michel de Montaigne (1533–1592)

    So wise so young, they say, do never live long.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    There is no such thing as an omen. Destiny does not send us heralds. She is too wise or too cruel for that.
    Oscar Wilde (1854–1900)