Quotes of wisest

  1. The wisest use of American strength is to advance freedom. – George W. Bush
  2. Every year of my life I grow more convinced that it is wisest and best to fix our attention on the beautiful and the good, and dwell as little as possible on the evil and the false. – Richard Cecil
  3. The greatest scholars are not usually the wisest people. – Geoffrey Chaucer
  4. Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change. – Confucius
  5. A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men. – Roald Dahl
  6. Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers. – Charles William Eliot
  7. Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers. – Charles William Eliot
  8. The philosophy of the wisest man that ever existed, is mainly derived from the act of introspection. – William Godwin
  9. If one were to bring ten of the wisest men in the world together and ask them what was the most stupid thing in existence, they would not be able to discover anything so stupid as astrology. – David Hilbert
  10. Time is the wisest counsellor of all. – Pericles
  11. Wait for the wisest of all counselors, time. – Pericles
  12. When defeat is inevitable, it is wisest to yield. – Quintilian
  13. My mother is probably the wisest person I've ever known. She's not schooled, she's not well read. But she has a philosophy of life that makes well -read people seem like morons. – Gene Simmons
  14. The wisest prophets make sure of the event first. – Horace Walpole

Usage examples for wisest

  1. And yet it may be that her wisest course would have been to betray him that very night. – A Tale of a Lonely Parish by F. Marion Crawford
  2. I never recollect her taking the wisest turn- that of making the best of us all. – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  3. John answered or parried as he thought wisest – The Main Chance by Meredith Nicholson
  4. Yes, on second thoughts, it was perhaps wisest to postpone the excursion altogether. – Old Calabria by Norman Douglas
  5. Aye, that seems to me wisest – The Minute Boys of Boston by James Otis
  6. It's wisest to keep things reg'lar about this spot, Don Wan, which will prevent unnecessary suspicions. – Jack Tier or The Florida Reef by James Fenimore Cooper
  7. 5. The parties of the second part are to have the power from time to time to make such sales as they in the exercise of their best judgment shall deem wisest provided that no sale shall be made sufficient in amount to decrease the herd below its original value except by the consent of all parties in writing. – Roosevelt in the Bad Lands by Hermann Hagedorn
  8. " The wisest plan you can pursue; and if your fortune is larger than your rival's, the chances are that you are successful; if not, I can give you but small hopes. – The Prime Minister by W.H.G. Kingston
  9. That will be the wisest plan, will it not? – Betty Trevor by Mrs. G. de Horne Vaizey
  10. It was the wisest thing to do considering the things that I cannot explain. – Carnacki, The Ghost Finder by William Hope Hodgson
  11. It is the best and most natural order that the wisest should govern the multitude, provided you are sure that they will govern the multitude for its advantage, and not for their own. – Rousseau Volumes I. and II. by John Morley
  12. Mademoiselle, you seem in every way to be a woman with whom it is wisest to have a clear understanding. – Montlivet by Alice Prescott Smith
  13. " The twelve wisest heads of the Shoshones will go to the Arrapahoes. – Monsieur Violet by Frederick Marryat
  14. Yet all these were, when no man did them know, Yet have from wisest ages hidden beene; And later times thinges more unknowne shall show. – Spenser (English Men of Letters Series) by R. W. Church
  15. Would it not be wisest young as Cecile was, to begin the great search for Lovedy without delay? – The Children's Pilgrimage by L. T. Meade
  16. The child queen began to think it was wisest to obey; but she did so with a very ill grace. – Little Prudy's Dotty Dimple by Sophie May
  17. I know that you are an officer in the German army, so naturally you must think as little of American courtesy as- But not knowing just how to end her sentence Betty did the wisest possible thing and smiled. – The Camp Fire Girls Across the Seas by Margaret Vandercook
  18. Skapti was the wisest of men, and gave good advice if he was asked. – Beowulf An Introduction to the Study of the Poem with a Discussion of the Stories of Offa and Finn by R. W. Chambers
  19. Mr. Granger looked as if he were rather doubtful upon this point, but it was evidently wisest not to push the discussion too far. – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  20. It's wisest for you to keep the arrangement for the present, until ... – Class of '29 by Orrie Lashin and Milo Hastings