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"Nine-tenths of wisdom is being wise in time."

"I had a very wise person tell me that he thinks marriage, when you're younger, you keep thinking you can fix things. That's what people do. And you can't really fix anything. It shouldn't be a massive difficult thing every day. Life's difficult enough."

"A great source of calamity lies in regret and anticipation therefore a person is wise who thinks of the present alone, regardless of the past or future."

"Be as smart as you can, but remember that it is always better to be wise than to be smart."

"A wise traveler never despises his own country."

"The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability."

"Belief is a wise wager. Granted that faith cannot be proved, what harm will come to you if you gamble on its truth and it proves false? If you gain, you gain all if you lose, you lose nothing. Wager, then, without hesitation, that He exists."

"It is not government's job to mandate responsibility on our behalf. We have the intelligence and good sense to make wise consumption choices for ourselves and our children. It is up to us to do what is best for our health and our children's health."

"The wise man regulates his conduct by the theories both of religion and science. But he regards these theories not as statements of ultimate fact but as art-forms."

"The best books for a man are not always those which the wise recommend, but often those which meet the peculiar wants, the natural thirst of his mind, and therefore awaken interest and rivet thought."

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