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Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise.
Lord, when the wise men came from far,
Led to thy cradle by a star,
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Turn on the prudent ant thy heedful eyes,
Observe her labours, sluggard, and be wise.
Three wise men of Gotham
Went to sea in a bowl;
If the bowl had been stronger,
My story would have been longer.
To become wise you have to want to experience certain experiences, and so to run into their open jaws. This is very dangerous, to ...
A wise old owl lived in an oak;
The more he saw the less he spoke;
Then the justice,
In fair round belly with good capon lined,
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So wise so young, they say, do never live long.
This fellow is wise enough to play the fool,
And to do that well craves a kind of wit.
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Then I said to myself, "What happens to the fool will happen to me also; why then have I been so very wise?" And I said to myself ...
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