People commended unto Zarathustra a wise man, as one who could discourse well about sleep and virtue: greatly was he honoured and rewarded for it, and all the youths sat before his chair.
When Zarathustra heard the wise man thus speak, he laughed in his heart: for thereby had a light dawned upon him.
Bekase why: would a wise man want to live in de mids' er sich a blim-blammin' all de time?
"I doan k'yer what de widder say, he WARN'T no wise man nuther.
In old England the greatest lords think it great glory to be slapped by a queen, and made garter-knights of; but, be your boast, Stubb, that ye were kicked by old Ahab, and made a wise man
The idea after which each community is aiming to make and mend its law, is the will of the wise man. The wise man it cannot find in nature, and it makes awkward but earnest efforts to secure his government by contrivance; as by causing the entire people to give their voices on every measure; or by a double choice to get the representation of the whole; or, by a selection of the best citizens; or to secure the advantages of efficiency and internal peace by confiding the government to one, who may himself select his agents.
The antidote to this abuse of formal Government is the influence of private character, the growth of the Individual; the appearance of the principal to supersede the proxy; the appearance of the wise man; of whom the existing government is, it must be owned, but a shabby imitation.
It was about six months later that Agravaine, having ridden into the forest, called upon a Wise Man
at his cell.
So the Wolf made a good meal off the boy's flock, and when the boy complained, the wise man
of the village said:
If a wise man
was going to commit a murder, your lake is the last place he would choose for it.
The small man nodded, and after a short silence said: "Where does a wise man
hide a leaf?"
However, it is the same nowadays; every wise man
's mouth complimenting another wise man
is a vase of honeyed gall.