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There often seems to be a playfulness to wise people, as if either their equanimity has as its source this playfulness or the playfulness flows from the equanimity; and they can persuade other people who are in a state of agitation to calm down and manage a smile.
It's so simple to be wise. Just think of something stupid to say and say the opposite.
The day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect, he becomes an adolescent; the day he forgives them, he becomes an adult; the day he forgives himself, he becomes wise.
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
The well bred contradict other people. The wise contradict themselves.
Follow the rules of holes: If you are in one, stop digging-
There are some people that if they don't know, you can't tell 'em.
It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish.
Go where he will, the wise man is at home.
Do not grudge To pick out treasures from an earthen pot. The worst speaks something good.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
You have to live your life according to what comforts you, not what the rest of your family thinks you ought to be doing.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.