„The busy man is never wise and the wise man is never busy.“

—  Lin Yutang

Letzte Aktualisierung 3. Juni 2021. Geschichte
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chinesischer Schriftsteller 1895 - 1976

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„Those who are wise won't be busy, and those who are too busy can't be wise.“

—  Lin Yutang, buch The Importance of Living

Quelle: The Importance of Living (1937), p. 150

„Philanthropy is part of our DNA - business-wise and family-wise.“

—  Sukanto Tanoto Indonesian businessman 1949

CNBC https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OCBNr3punKw
2017

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„A wise man never loses anything, if he has himself.“

—  Michel De Montaigne, buch Essays

Book I, Ch. 38. Of Solitude
Essais (1595), Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919)

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„A man should never neglect his family for business.“

—  Walt Disney American film producer and businessman 1901 - 1966

Quelle: How to Be Like Walt : Capturing the Magic Every Day of Your Life (2004), Ch. 14 : The Real Walt Disney, p. 361

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„A wise man once said, "never discuss philosophy or politics in a disco environment."“

—  Frank Zappa American musician, songwriter, composer, and record and film producer 1940 - 1993

Interview with Grace Slick on Rockplace (11 February 1984).

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„Death never takes the wise man by surprise, he is always ready to go.“

—  Jean De La Fontaine French poet, fabulist and writer. 1621 - 1695

La mort ne surprend point le sage:
Il est toujours prêt à partir.
Book VIII (1678-1679), fable 1.
Fables (1668–1679)

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„The wise, for cure, on exercise depend;
God never made his work for man to mend.“

—  John Dryden English poet and playwright of the XVIIth century 1631 - 1700

Epistle to John Driden of Chesterton (1700), lines 92–95.
Kontext: Better to hunt in fields, for health unbought,
Than fee the doctor for a nauseous draught.
The wise, for cure, on exercise depend;
God never made his work for man to mend.

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„It takes a wise man to discover a wise man.“

—  Diogenes Laërtius biographer of ancient Greek philosophers 180 - 240

Xenophanes, 3.
The Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers (c. 200 A.D.), Book 9: Uncategorized philosophers and Skeptics

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„I remember that a wise friend of mine did usually say, "That which is everybody's business is nobody's business."“

—  Izaak Walton, buch The Compleat Angler

Part I, ch. 2.
The Compleat Angler (1653-1655)

Francis Bacon Foto
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„We cannot make Events. Our Business is wisely to improve them.“

—  Samuel Adams American statesman, Massachusetts governor, and political philosopher 1722 - 1803

Letter to Samuel Cooper (30 April 1776) http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/2093
Kontext: We cannot make Events. Our Business is wisely to improve them. There has been much to do to confirm doubting Friends & fortify the Timid. It requires time to bring honest Men to think & determine alike even in important Matters. Mankind are governed more by their feelings than by reason.

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William Blake Foto

„A fool sees not the same tree that a wise man sees.
He whose face gives no light shall never become a star.“

—  William Blake English Romantic poet and artist 1757 - 1827

Quelle: 1790s, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell (1790–1793), Proverbs of Hell, Lines 8–9

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„The man who can keep a secret may be wise, but he is not half as wise as the man with no secrets to keep.“

—  E. W. Howe Novelist, magazine and newspaper editor 1853 - 1937

Country Town Sayings (1911), p9.

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„Business is business. It’s never personal. It can be cruel, it can be ruthless, but it is never personal.“

—  Conor McGregor Irish mixed martial artist and boxer 1988

UFC 178 post-event press conference https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zAAC34JzxS0 (September 2014), Ultimate Fighting Championship, Zuffa, LLC
2010s, 2014

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„The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.“

—  Anatole France French writer 1844 - 1924

Touchstone, Act V, scene i
Misattributed

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„The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.“

—  William Shakespeare, As You Like It

Touchstone, Act V, scene i
Quelle: As You Like It (1599–1600)

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