Wise-hearted

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Wise-hearted Wise; knowing; skillful; sapient; erudite; prudent.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • wise-hearted Wise; knowing; skilful.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Wise-hearted having wisdom: prudent
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Quotations

  • Johann Friedrich Von Schiller
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    “Truth exists for the wise, beauty for the feeling heart.”
  • Confucius
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    “A fool despises good counsel, but a wise man takes it to heart.”
  • Bible
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    “The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning, while the heart of the fool is in the house of entertainment.”
  • Benjamin Franklin
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    “The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.”
  • Jonathan Swift
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    “A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart.”
  • Charles Caleb Colton
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    “Power will intoxicate the best hearts, as wine the strongest heads. No man is wise enough, nor good enough to be trusted with unlimited power.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. wís; Ger. weise; from root of wit.

Usage

In literature:

I must have more strength or my heart will be unstable like-wise.
"Graham's Magazine Vol XXXIII No. 2 August 1848" by Various
The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning; but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth.
"Old Groans and New Songs" by F. C. Jennings
You may trust one wise in hearts when she tells you that Karen is to be your loving wife.
"Tante" by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
For he that hath a good heart will be of a good disposition, and a good companion, and a wise man.
"Sowing and Reaping" by Dwight Moody
The boy's heart swelled with anger; but he was wise enough to hold his tongue and say nothing to rouse the suspicions of the Scots.
"With Ethan Allen at Ticonderoga" by W. Bert Foster
He was a wise boy; he spent an hour, experimenting, while his heart beat more and more hopefully.
"Boys' Book of Frontier Fighters" by Edwin L. Sabin
It creeps into the hearts of the wise man as well as that of the coxcomb.
"Talkers" by John Bate
And how wise he was, how considerate, how worthy of the treasure that her overflowing heart would heap on him!
"Cynthia's Chauffeur" by Louis Tracy
If imaginative enough, he will sympathize with their poor fearful hearts, and advise them as wisely as possible.
"The Crow's Nest" by Clarence Day, Jr.
But what was already done bore ample testimony to the skill, the taste, and the industry of the "wise-hearted" daughters of Israel.
"The Art of Needle-work, from the Earliest Ages, 3rd ed." by Elizabeth Stone
How wise it is, when one has had an irreparable loss, to prescribe travel as a means of resting the tired heart!
"Francezka" by Molly Elliot Seawell
But where a man's heart is fixed there will he turn against the counsel of wise and foolish alike.
"Historic Tales, Vol. XIII (of 15)" by Charles Morris
O noble maid, the wise have truly said That friendship soon in gentle heart is bred.
"The Birth of the War-God" by Kalidasa
Her wise counsel and advice soothed his torn nerves and aching heart to the end.
"Lafcadio Hearn" by Nina H. Kennard
His heart is good and his words are wise.
"The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop" by Hamlin Garland
Be of good heart, my daughter, you have acted well and wisely; God will protect us from harm.
"Horse-Shoe Robinson" by John Pendleton Kennedy
My heart is old enough to be wise, and to know why it loves any one, though my head is not quite so ready.
"In Paradise" by Paul Heyse
The wise Malkehle's heart beat faster than anyone's.
"Yiddish Tales" by Various
His sentiment was in no wise jealousy, but it was in every wise heart-hunger.
"The Key to Yesterday" by Charles Neville Buck
There no longer existed any party to which a wise man could from his heart wish success.
"Pictures of German Life in the XVth XVIth and XVIIth Centuries, Vol. II." by Gustav Freytag
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In poetry:

Here sleeps the world that would not love!
Let it sleep on, but if He move
Their hearts in humble wise to wait
On his new-wakened fair estate.
"Another For The Briar-Rose" by William Morris
But alas! this home was entered,
Entered by Christians wise and bold;
Christians, whose great heart was centered
On their nation's god of gold.
"The Black Man's Wrongs" by James Madison Bell
We sweep the land from hill to strand,
We seek the strong, the wise, the brave,
And, sad of heart, return to stand
In silence by a new-made grave!
"Rantoul" by John Greenleaf Whittier
To some deep calm would I drift and nestle
Close to the heart of the Great Surprise.
O strong wind, do you laugh to see us?
We are so little and oh, so wise!
"On The Mountain" by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
WHEN I was young my heart was old,
My heart was rich and very wise:
Now all its wisdom has been told
And all its wealth is fairy gold
And all its joy futilities.
"Unlearning" by Aline Murray Kilmer
What can I give Him, poor as I am?
If I were a shepherd, I would bring a lamb;
If I were a Wise Man, I would do my part;
Yet what I can I give Him: give my heart.
"In the Bleak Midwinter" by Christina Georgina Rossetti

In news:

Lonely kids, single parents, injured animals, cold-hearted developers, keep-your-chin-up struggles and wise Morgan Freeman.
Autumn Leigh Pasquale "rode her bike like the wind" and "played soccer the same way," yet she also was "a wise girl with a good heart and older than her years," Msgr.
Cracking wise at the expense of innocent barnyard beasts killed under tragic circumstances might not seem a sure way to win the hearts of mainstream California voters.
He had been hospitalized two-and-a-half weeks ago for congestive heart failure, said Ron Wise, a hospital spokesman.
Robert Wise directed, with no songs in his heart.
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