Wise Person Quotes Quotes

Quotes tagged as "wise-person-quotes" (showing 1-30 of 32)
Matshona Dhliwayo
“A wise man learns from his mistakes;
a fool won't even learn from his fatal ones.
There is no such thing as an intentional mistake,
but no man is a fool accidentally.”
Matshona Dhliwayo

Matshona Dhliwayo
“Sages shine so they can see the world, not so the world can see them.”
Matshona Dhliwayo

Matshona Dhliwayo
“A wise person can never be truly poor;
a foolish person can never be truly rich.”
Matshona Dhliwayo

Matshona Dhliwayo
“Every wise person I meet I hope to be, for every fool I know is in agony.”
Matshona Dhliwayo

Matshona Dhliwayo
“A fool can read a thousand books and learn nothing.
A wise person can read one and become great. Using books for decoration is what ordinary men do. Using books for knowledge is what intelligent people do.”
Matshona Dhliwayo

Matshona Dhliwayo
“The wise are in the light,
moving forward;
the foolish are in the dark,
moving backwards.”
Matshona Dhliwayo

Matshona Dhliwayo
“A wise person makes use of one opportunity where as a fool misses a thousand.”
Matshona Dhliwayo

Matshona Dhliwayo
“The wise need the least advice,
but seek it the most.
The foolish need counsel the most,
but seek it the least.”
Matshona Dhliwayo

Matshona Dhliwayo
“Unveil a person’s thoughts,
and you are shrewd.
Unveil a person’s desires,
and you are wise.”
Matshona Dhliwayo

Matshona Dhliwayo
“The foolish experience much,
but learn little.
The wise experience little,
but learn much.”
Matshona Dhliwayo

Matshona Dhliwayo
“If you debate the wise,
no matter how poor,
they will hearken to wisdom.
If you debate the foolish,
no matter how rich,
they will mock wisdom.”
Matshona Dhliwayo

Matshona Dhliwayo
“Wise people heed the voice of reason;
the wisest heed the voice of God.”
Matshona Dhliwayo

Matshona Dhliwayo
“What the wise acquire easily fools only acquire miraculously.”
Matshona Dhliwayo

Matshona Dhliwayo
“The tongue is a venomous serpent, which is why the wise cage it.”
Matshona Dhliwayo

Matshona Dhliwayo
“A foolish man enjoys the company of prostitutes;
a wise man enjoys the company of his wife.
The mother of a prudent son will rejoice;
the father of a mindless son will groan.”
Matshona Dhliwayo

Matshona Dhliwayo
“A fool stumbles when he walks; the wise are not hampered even when they run.”
Matshona Dhliwayo

Matshona Dhliwayo
“The enlightened worry less than others,
quarrel less than others,
fight less than others,
transgress less than others;
care more than others,
give more than others,
and love more than others.”
Matshona Dhliwayo

Matshona Dhliwayo
“A wise person makes one error,
and learns ten lessons.
He makes two errors,
and learns twenty lessons.
He makes three errors,
and learns thirty lessons.
He makes few errors,
and learns countless lessons.”
Matshona Dhliwayo

Matshona Dhliwayo
“A wise person is able to save a city;
a fool is able to destroy a nation.”
Matshona Dhliwayo

Matshona Dhliwayo
“The wise see in the dark;
the foolish are blind, even in light.”
Matshona Dhliwayo

Matshona Dhliwayo
“You can mock a wise person,
but you'll remember him when you're in trouble.
If you mock God, remember,
you'll need Him when you're in trouble.”
Matshona Dhliwayo

Matshona Dhliwayo
“A wise person is able to bring down a thousand armies with a single insight; with wisdom he successfully engages ten thousand armies with just one.”
Matshona Dhliwayo

Matshona Dhliwayo
“Sages are divine springs; no matter how many draw from them, they never run empty.”
Matshona Dhliwayo

Matshona Dhliwayo
“A wise person has more eyes than the eyes can see.”
Matshona Dhliwayo

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