Top 40 Wise Men Quotes

In this post, you will find great Wise Men Quotes from famous people, such as Alice Roberts, David McCullough, Plutarch, Thomas Hobbes, Robert South. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

In Luke, shepherds go to find Jesus. In Matthew, an uns

In Luke, shepherds go to find Jesus. In Matthew, an unspecified number of wise men, sometimes portrayed as kings, arrive. Nativity plays usually throw all the elements together, with kings and shepherds beating a path to the stable.
May none but honest and wise men ever rule under this roof.
For to err in opinion, though it be not the part of wise men, is at least human.
A wise man should so write (though in words understood by all men) that wise men only should be able to commend him.
The seven wise men of Greece, so famous for their wisdom all the world over, acquired all that fame, each of them, by a single sentence consisting of two or three words.
Robert South
Is it possible Hanukkah doesn’t inspire folksy songs? Plot lines may be a part. The Christmas story has a lot of material to work with. There’s Jesus and his birth, the wise men, their gifts and tons of frankincense.
Major actions by courageous and wise men will be necessary to avoid our continuing to blunder into the space age like unenlightened and selfish idiots.
Fritz Zwicky
Great deeds give choice of many tales. Choose a slight tale, enrich it large, and then let wise men listen.
A fool can throw a stone in a pond that 100 wise men can not get out.
We are placed in the genus of Homo, which is Latin for man – Homo sapiens: supposedly wise men. I sometimes thinkwonderwhether we really are wise men.
Let me embrace thee, sour adversity, for wise men say it is the wisest course.
Nearly everyone who chooses to work for Donald Trump is disreputable in one way or another; Ali Baba didn’t find 40 wise men in the cave. But to label everyone in Trumpworld a grifter misses important subtleties. It conflates grifters and grafters, and it ignores the crucial distinction between the two.
The enemies cannot destroy the king who has at his service the respect and friendship of the wise men who can find fault, disagree, and correct him.
To speak as the common people do, to think as wise men do is style.
Roger Ascham
Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity – I admire wise men. Some of my favorite forms of history are religious history, what the sages say from the top of the mountain and how they view life.
Wise men make more opportunities than they find.
I pray as follows: May justice reign, may the laws not be broken, may the wise men be poor, and the poor men rich, without sin.
Christmas in Bethlehem. The ancient dream: a cold, clear night made brilliant by a glorious star, the smell of incense, shepherds and wise men falling to their knees in adoration of the sweet baby, the incarnation of perfect love.
Lucinda Franks
Zeal is fit for wise men, but flourishes chiefly among fools.
John Tillotson
Kings may be judges of the earth, but wise men are the judges of kings.
Solomon Ibn Gabirol
When I was a kid, the miracles of my life were the Resurrection, a candlelight service on New Year‘s Eve, the Virgin Birth, and the Three Wise Men.
At Athens, wise men propose, and fools dispose.
Wise men don’t need advice. Fools won‘t take it.
My mom didn’t write, but she loved to read. She liked books ‘that made you a little nervous.’ Stephen King, Dean Koontz and Peter Straub were the three wise men of our family bookshelf.
Michael Easton
Why should I ask the wise men: Whence is my beginning? I am busy with the thought: Where will be my end?
Speech was given to the ordinary sort or men, whereby to communicate their mind; but to wise men, whereby to conceal it.
Robert South
Ignorant people see life as either existence or non-existence, but wise men see it beyond both existence and non-existence to something that transcends them both; this is an observation of the Middle Way.
He that will write well in any tongue, must follow this counsel of Aristotle, to speak as the common people do, to think as wise men do: and so should every man understand him, and the judgment of wise men allow him.
Roger Ascham
The Supreme Court has ruled that they cannot have a nativity scene in Washington, D.C. This wasn’t for any religious reasons. They couldn’t find three wise men and a virgin.
Logical consequences are the scarecrows of fools and the beacons of wise men.
Controversy equalizes fools and wise men in the same way – and the fools know it.
The reason why I wear gold - I wear gold for three reas

The reason why I wear gold – I wear gold for three reasons. One, when Jesus was born, three wise men came from the east: one brought frankincense, one brought myrrh, the other one brought gold. The second reason I wear gold is I can afford it. The third reason I wear it, it’s symbolic of my African heritage.
Beauty makes idiots sad and wise men merry.
Our wise men flattered us into the adoption of the banking system under the idea that boundless wealth would result from the adoption.
When complaints are freely heard, deeply considered and speedily reformed, then is the utmost bound of civil liberty attained that wise men look for.
John Milton
What a circus act we women perform every day of our lives. Look at us. We run a tightrope daily, balancing a pile of books on the head. Baby-carriage, parasol, kitchen chair, still under control. Steady now! This is not the life of simplicity but the life of multiplicity that the wise men warn us of.
Rules are for the obedience of fools and the guidance of wise men.
Harry Day
In Greece wise men speak and fools decide.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Wise men argue causes; fools decide them.