Hazrat Ali Quotes about Wise Man:
1- The mind of a wise man is the safest custody of secrets; cheerfulness is the key to friendship; patience and forbearance will conceal many defects.
2- A wise man first thinks and then speaks and a fool speaks first and then thinks.
3- The wiser a man is, the less talkative will he be.
4- He is the wisest and the most knowing man who advises people not to lose hope and faith in the Mercy of Allah and not to be too sure and over-confident of immunity from His Wrath and Punishment.
5- A fool’s mind is at the mercy of his tongue and a wise man’s tongue is under the control of his mind.
6- Like your body your mind also gets tired so refresh it by wise sayings.
7- She world is like a serpent, so soft to touch, but so full of lethal poison. Unwise people are allured by it and drawn towards it, and wise men avoid it and keep away from its poisonous effects.
8- Many persons get nothing out of their fasts but hunger and thirst, many more get nothing out of their night prayers but exertions and sleepless nights. Wise and sagacious persons are praiseworthy even if they do not fast and sleep during the nights.
9- It is wiser to abstain then to repent.
10- To keep silent when you can say something wise and useful is as bad as keeping on propagating foolish and unwise thoughts.
11- Sometimes very wise and learned persons fail to achieve the object they were aiming at and foolish and uneducated people attain their purposes.
12- To cut connections with ignorant people is itself like forming connections with wise persons.
13- A man can be valued through his sayings.
14- One who takes account of his shortcomings will always gain by it; one who is unmindful of them will always suffer. One who is afraid of the Day of Judgment, is safe from the Wrath of Allah. One who takes lessons from the events of life, gets vision, one who acquires vision becomes wise and one who attains wisdom achieves knowledge.