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«History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.»
«In order to plan your future wisely, it is necessary that you understand and appreciate your past.»
«If we will disbelieve everything, because we cannot certainly know all things, we shall do much what as wisely as he who would not use his legs, but sit still and perish, because he had no wings to fly.»
«Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.»
, even out
, even up
, is not
, this evening
, to be
«Dear love, for nothing less than thee / Would I have broke this happy dream, / It was a theme / For reason, much too strong for fantasy, / Therefore thou waked'st me wisely; yet / My dream thou brok'st not, but continued'st it.»
«If you want to marry wisely, marry your equal»
«Intelligence is quickness to apprehend as distinct from ability, which is capacity to act wisely on the thing apprehended»
«Events will take their course, it is no good of being angry at them; he is happiest who wisely turns them to the best account.»
«Habit, if wisely and skillfully formed, becomes truly a second nature; but unskillfully and unmethodically depicted, it will be as it were an ape of nature, which imitates nothing to the life, but only clumsily and awkwardly»
Author: Francis Bacon, Sr.
as it were
, second nature
«At a dinner party one should eat wisely but not too well, and talk well but not too wisely»