1. A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer. -Bruce Lee

2. A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool. -William Shakespeare

3. Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something. -Plato

4. The wise man does at once what the fool does finally. -Niccolo Machiavelli

5. Be where you are; otherwise you will miss your life. -Buddha

6. Modest doubt is called the beacon of the wise. -William Shakespeare

7. Injustice never rules forever. -Seneca

8. Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding. –Solomon

9. I have never seen a greater monster or miracle in the world than myself. -Michel de Montaigne

10. To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent.  -Buddha

11. My great mistake, the fault for which I can’t forgive myself, is that one day I ceased my obstinate pursuit of my own individuality. -Oscar Wilde

12. We do not see things as they are. We see them as we are. -Talmud

13. The wise ones fashioned speech with their thought, sifting it as grain is sifted through a sieve. -Buddha

14. It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look further than you can see. -Winston Churchill

15. Wise men don’t need advice. Fools won’t take it. -Benjamin Franklin

16. The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain. -Aristotle

17. Let me embrace thee, sour adversity, for wise men say it is the wisest course. -William Shakespeare

18. The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things for which he cares sufficiently; but he is willing, in great crises, to give even his life – knowing that under certain conditions it is not worthwhile to live. -Aristotle

19. A hero is born among a hundred, a wise man is found among a thousand, but an accomplished one might not be found even among a hundred thousand men. -Plato

20. Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world. -Helen Keller

21. He was a wise man who invented beer. -Plato

22. The punishment which the wise suffer who refuse to take part in the government, is to live under the government of worse men. -Plato

23. Is there anyone so wise as to learn by the experience of others? -Voltaire

24. When in doubt, close your mouth! –Mr. Self Development

25. He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened. -Lao Tzu

BONUS: He who is not just is severe, he who is not wise is sad. -Voltaire