WISECRACKER - BAVARD - CHIACCHIERONE - CORREVEIDILE
A wise man is an experienced fool.A wise man is never less alone than when alone.A wise man is strong.A wise man knows his own ignorance; a fool thinks he knows everything.A wise man knows his own.A wise man knows what he says, a fool says what he knows.A wise man knows what he says; a fool says what he knows.
Yiddish] A kluger vaist vos er zogt; a nar zogt vos er vaist.A wise man learns at the fool's expense.A wise man learns at the fool?s expense.A wise man learns by the experiences of others; an ordinary man learns by his own experience; a fool learns by nobody?s experiences.A wise man learns from mistakes of others, a dumb one won't learn even from one's own.A wise man learns manners from an ill-mannered man.A wise man likes that best, that is itself;
Not that which only seems, though it look fairer.
MiddletonA wise man loses nothing, if he but save himself.
MontaigneA wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion.A wise man may be kind without cost.A wise man may learn from a fool.A wise man may learn of a fool.A wise man may look ridiculous in the company of fools.A wise man may sometimes play the fool.A wise man may sometimes take counsel of a fool.A wise man needes not blush for changing his purpose.
George Herbert, Jacula PrudentumA wise man neither suffers himself to be governed, nor attempts to govern others.
La BruyèreA wise man never knows all, only fools know everythingA wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.A wise man never wants a weapon.A wise man ought not to be ashamed to alter his purpose.A wise man remembers his friends at all times; a fool, only when he has need of them.A wise man sees only water in the tears of a woman.A wise man shall hold his tongue till he sees his opportunity.A wise man shall overrule his stars, and have a greater influence upon his own content than all the constellations and planets of the firmament.
Jeremy TaylorA wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
SwiftA wise man should never give his wife too much rein.A wise man should never resolve upon anything, at least, never let the world know his resolution, for if he cannot reach that he is ashamed.
Selden.A wise man shuts his mouth, but not his door.A wise man takes a step at a time; he establishes one foot before he takes up the other: an old place should not be forsaken recklessly.
Sanskrit.A wise man takes everything he owns with himself' (i.e. in his head, his wealth is his wisdom).A wise man takes his own decisions; the ignorant goes with the crowd.A wise man turns chance into good fortune.A wise man wavers, a fool is fixed.A wise man wavers, a fool is fixed.
ScotlandA wise man who knows proverbs can reconcile difficulties.A wise man who knows proverbs reconciles difficulties.A wise man will always be a Christian, because the perfection of wisdom is to know where lies tranquillity of mind and how to attain it, which Christianity teaches.
LandorA wise man will find us to be rogues by our faces.
SwiftA wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Francis BaconA wise man will make tools of what comes to hand.A wise man will not rebuke a fool.A wise man will not receive rebuke.