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Letter "S" » sage
«There sit the sainted sage, the bard divine, / The few, whom genius gave to shine / Through every unborn age, and undiscovered clime.»
«The sage speaks of what he sees; the fool, of what he hears.»
«There lived a sage in days of yore,And he a handsome pigtail wore;But wondered much and sorrowed moreBecause it hung behind him.»
«The sage awakes to light in the night of all creatures. That which the world calls day is the night of ignorance to the wise.»
«The man who smokes thinks like a sage and acts like a Samaritan»
«Vain was the chief's, the sage's pride! They had no poet, and they died»
«The sage does not hoard. The more he helps others, the more he benefits himself, The more he gives to others, the more he gets himself. The Way of Heaven does one good but never does one harm. The Way of the sage is to act but not to compete.»
Author: Lao Tzu
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«The sage wears clothes of coarse cloth but carries jewels in his bosom; He knows himself but does not display himself; He loves himself but does not hold himself in high esteem»
Author: Lao Tzu
«The career of a sage is of two kinds: He is either honored by all in the world, Like a flower waving its head, Or else he disappears into the silent forest.»
«The sage left nothing in his ink-horn.»