Let me embrace thee, sour adversity, for wise men say it is the wisest course.
I don't fancy colors of the face, I'm always attracted to colors of the brain.
One true king knew when to step aside and give up the reins of power—to remove his crown and relinquish his kingdom—all for the sake of glimpsing, just once in a lifetime, the face of a holy child. He was the Fourth to follow the Star. His gift was a secret. The rest of his journey is unknown.
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.
Wise men don't need advice. Fools won't take it.
Ignorant men raise questions that wise men answered a thousand years ago.
When complaints are freely heard, deeply considered and speedily reformed, then is the utmost bound of civil liberty attained that wise men look for.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
At Athens, wise men propose, and fools dispose.
Rules are for the obedience of fools and the guidance of wise men.
In Greece wise men speak and fools decide.