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"Sage is cleansing and sacred." - Pink

"The sage acts by doing nothing." - Laozi

"The sage avoids extremity, excess, and extravagance." - Laozi

"The sage wears coarse clothes, concealing jade." - Laozi

"The jester is brother to the sage." - Arthur Koestler

"A sage is the instructor of a hundred ages." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I knew a Sage once. Trashy little thing." - Rebecca

"Sage," Adrian declared. "These hands don't do manual labor." - Richelle Mead

"Cultivate poverty like a garden herb, like sage." - Henry David Thoreau

"The sage regards things as difficult, and thereby avoids difficulty." - Laozi

"He (the Sage) does not show off, therefore he shines." - Laozi

"The sage governs by emptying senses and filling bellies." - Laozi

"The Tao of the sage is work without effort." - Laozi

"A sage is skilled at helping people without excluding anyone." - Laozi

"From sage on the stage to guide on the side." - Alison King

"Sage," Adrian declared. "These hands do' do manual labor." - Richelle Mead

"It's Kahlua, Sage. Packed with sugar and coffee flavor." - Richelle Mead

"Note even Moroi give licenses to infants, Sage," - Richelle Mead

"It's Kahlua, Sage. Packed with sugar and coffee flavor." - Richelle Mead

"The best entrepreneurs know when to ignore sage advice." - Sarah Lacy

"People turn their eyes and ears to him (the sage), and the sage cares for them like his own children." - Laozi

"It is not wise to be wiser than is necessary. [Fr., Ce n'est pas etre sage D'etre plus sage qu'il ne le faut.]" - Philippe Quinault

"Religion is 'twixt God and my own soul, Nor saint, nor sage, can boundless thought control." - Judith Sargent Murray

"The man who smokes, thinks like a sage and acts like a Samaritan." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"You're killing me here, Sage!" "I'm not doing anything." "Exactly my point." - Richelle Mead

"To practice magic is to be a quack; to know magic is to be a sage." - Eliphas Levi

"The sage embraces the one, and is an example to the world." - Laozi

"The sage is not ill, because he sees illness as illness." - Laozi

"Because he (the Sage) opposes no one, no one in the world can oppose him." - Laozi

"The sage knows without traveling, perceives without looking, completes without acting." - Laozi

"He (the sage) wants all things to follow their own nature, but dares not act." - Laozi

"Although he travels all day, the sage never loses sight of his luggage carts." - Laozi

"The sage never strives for greatness, and can therefore accomplish greatness." - Laozi

"Because he (the Sage) demands no honor, he will never be dishonored." - Laozi

"The sage does not strive to be great. Thereby he can accomplish the great." - Laozi

"The sage knows himself, but does not parade. He cherishes himself, but does not praise himself." - Laozi

"The sage has no concern for himself, but makes the concerns of others his own." - Laozi

"The sage honors his part of the settlement, but does not exact his due from others." - Laozi

"What Heaven detests, who knows why? Even the sage considers it difficult." - Laozi

"The sage attends to the belly, and not to what he sees." - Laozi

"The sage is one with the world, and lives in harmony with it." - Laozi

"When the sage points at the moon, all that the idiot sees is the finger." - Anthony De Mello

"Let thine occupations be few, saith the sage, if thou wouldst lead a tranquil life." - Marcus Aurelius

"SAGE. A wise and Holy man who died a long time ago. No one modern qualifies." - Diana Wynne Jones

"Whose lines are mottoes of the heart,Whose truths electrify the sage." - Thomas Campbell

"A sage steers by the bright light of confusion and doubt." - Zhuangzi

"The sage never strives for the great, and thereby the great is achieved." - Laozi

"The Sage has no thinking mind and therefore there are no 'others' for him." - Ramana Maharshi

"Sage." He laughed. "I'm into anything, so long as you're with me." - Richelle Mead

"Sage, aren't you guys supposed to have uniforms? This looks like what you usually wear." - Richelle Mead

"Whatever poet, orator, or sage may say of it, old age is still old age." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"The Way of the Sage is to act but not to compete." - Laozi

"The torch of doubt and chaos is what the sage steers by." - Zhuangzi

"Of all the garden herbes none is of greater vertue than sage." - Thomas Cogan

"Oh, Washington! thou hero, patriot sage, Friend of all climes, and pride of every age!" - Thomas Paine

"Some one speaks admirably of the welt-ripened fruit of sage delay." - Honore De Balzac

"Why should (need) a man die who has sage in his garden?" - Anonymous

"You're killing me here, Sage!" "I'm not doing anything." "Exactly my point." - Richelle Mead

"Even virtue followed beyond reason's rule May stamp the just man knave, the sage a fool." - Horace

"Do not speak unless you can improve on silence, said a Buddhist sage." - Tim Ward

"A mother's sorrow is more true, honorable, and beautiful than the detachment of the sage." - Edward Abbey

"I know sage, wormwood, and hyssop, but I can't smell character unless it stinks." - Edward Dahlberg

"He is a despicable sage whose wisdom does not profit himself." - Publilius Syrus

"The Sage has no thinking mind and therefore there are no 'others' for him." - Ramana Maharshi

"Nice blouse, Sage," Adrian told me, deadpan. "It really brings out the khaki in your pants." - Richelle Mead

"Who knows more about male weakness: you or me? Use my knowledge, Sage." - Richelle Mead

"The torch of doubt and chaos, this is what the sage steers by." - Zhuangzi

"The Sage has no thinking mind and therefore there are no "others" for him." - Ramana Maharshi

"The sage does not attempt anything very big, and thus achieves greatness." - Laozi

"A fool is wiser in his own house than a sage is in another man's house." - William Graham Sumner

"Fingers now scented with sage and rosemary, a kneeling gardener is lost in savory memories." - Dr. SunWolf

"Wine can of their wits the wise beguile, Make the sage frolic, and the serious smile." - Homer

"The First Cause worked automatically like a somnambulist, and not reflectively like a sage." - Thomas Hardy

"A sage thing is timely silence, and better than any speech." - Plutarch

"Even virtue followed beyond reason's rule May stamp the just man knave, the sage a fool." - Horace

"He thought as a sage, though he felt as a man." - James Beattie

"The man who smokes, thinks like a sage and acts like a Samaritan." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton

"Sage." He laughed. "I'm into anything, so long as you're with me." - Richelle Mead

"Thought paceth like a hoary sage, but imagination hath wings as an eagle." - Martin Farquhar Tupper

"Wine can of their wits the wise beguile, Make the sage frolic, and the serious smile" - Homer

"He thought as a sage, though he felt like a man." - James Beattie

"The sage belongs to the same obsolete repertory as the virtuous maiden and the enlightened monarch." - Mason Cooley

"Whatever poet, orator or sage may say of it, old age is still old age." - Sinclair Lewis

"For I, who hold sage Homer's rule the best, Welcome the coming, speed the going guest." - Alexander Pope

"Let a fool hold his tongue and he will pass for a sage." - Publilius Syrus

"The vast sage desert undulates with almost imperceptible tides like the oceans." - Frank Waters

"Pleased to meet you." Sage said, offering his hand. "The pleasure is all mine," Rayna Purred. "Unless ofcourse, it's all Clea's which is even better." Sage smiled and might have even blushed a bit, which was highly entertaining." - Hilary Duff

"Unkind people spread malicious tales, and well-intentioned people also censure; but in either case the tranquil sage remains unconcerned. Nowhere is there to be found a disconcerted sage." - Gautama Buddha

"The gardener's rule applies to youth and age: When young 'sow wild oats'; but when old, grow sage." - Henry James Byron

"The sage has one advantage: he is immortal. If this is not his century, many others will be." - Baltasar Gracian

"The true sage is not he who sees, but he who, seeing the furthest, has the deepest love for mankind." - Maurice Maeterlinck

"The flame is not as bright to itself as it is to those it illuminates: so too the sage." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"The Artist," an ancient sage had once said, "is always sitting on the doorsteps of the rich." - Charles Bukowski

"The sage does not act and therefore does not fail, does not seize and therefore does not lose." - Laozi

"The sage acts without taking credit. He accomplishes without dwelling on it. He does not want to display his worth." - Laozi

"The sage desires no desire, does not value rare treasures, learns without learning, recovers what people have left behind." - Laozi

"Who are you?" I asked. "You know who I am," he replied. "I'm yours." ~Clea / Sage, pg. 105" - Hilary Duff

"How can you be a sage if you're pretty? You can't get your wizard papers without wrinkles." - Bill Veeck

"The pure mind is itself Brahman; it therefore follows that Brahman is not other than the mind of the sage." - Ramana Maharshi

"What's purple mean?" Adrian put his hand on the door. "Gotta go, Sage. Dont want to keep Dorothy waiting" - Richelle Mead

"But each time you use spirit, you're more likely to go crazy." "Already crazy about you, Sage." - Richelle Mead

"You're a terrible liar, Sage, but I'm still touched you'd attempt it for my sake. A for effort." - Richelle Mead

"..Sage is convinced one extraneous calorie will make her go from super skinny to just regular skinny. Tragedy." - Richelle Mead

"It is the saying of an ancient sage that humor was the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor." - Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury

"An excellent scholar: One that hath a head fill'd with calves' brains without any sage in them." - Daniel Webster

"The wise man, the sage, is hostile to the new. Disabused, he abdicates: that is his form of protest." - Emile M Cioran

"Keep your head down at school.' Those are sage words from my dad. They kept me in check for years." - Dhani Harrison

"It is the saying of an ancient sage that humor was the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor." - Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury

"Sage advice? If you're drunk, stay away from the phone. You can't get the answering machine message back." - Janeane Garofalo

"Character no longer is shaped by only two earnest, fumbling experts. Now all the world's a sage." - Marshall Mcluhan

"In the world we live in, one fool makes many fools, but one sage only a few sages." - Georg C Lichtenberg

"Anybody who says that love is a hindrance on the path of self-realization is not a sage." - Rajneesh

"The stoic husband was the glorious thing. The man had courage, was a sage, 'tis true, And lov'd his country." - Alexander Pope

"A sage... is afraid of only one thing-to pretend to know the things which he does not know." - Leo Tolstoy

"The wise man, the sage, is hostile to the new. Disabused, he abdicates: that is his form of protest." - Emil Cioran

"Composer, sculptor, painter, poet, prophet, sage, these are the makers of the after-world, the architects of heaven." - James Allen

"You're a terrible liar, Sage, but I'm still touched you"d attempt it for my sake. A for effort." - Richelle Mead

"In the world we live in, one fool makes many fools, but one sage only a few sages." - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

"Governing sense, mind and intellect, intent on liberation, free from desire, fear and anger, the sage is forever free." - Bhagavad Gita

"The saint is a man who disciplines his ego. The sage is a man who rids himself of his ego." - Wei Wu Wei

"The sage says that all that is under heaven incurs the same law and the same fate." - Michel De Montaigne

"In my childhood I led the life of a sage, when I grew up I started climbing trees" - Philip Roth

"The idea of writer as sage is pretty much dead today. I would certainly feel very uncomfortable in the role." - J M Coetzee

"'Keep your head down at school.' Those are sage words from my dad. They kept me in check for years." - Dhani Harrison

"I don't consider myself any great sage of fashion or style, whatever people may want to think." - Jude Law

"The Sage was asked to define good manners? to which he replied, To bear patiently the rude ones." - Solomon Ibn Gabirol

"He that can live alone resembles the brute beast in nothing, the sage in much, and God in everything." - Baltasar Gracian

"Where all are selfish, the sage is no better than the fool, and only rather more dangerous." - James Anthony Froude

"Whatever statesman or sage will effect reforms upon a gigantic or godlike scale must begin with the young." - Horace Mann

"A seeker searched for years to know the secret of achievement and success in human life. One night in a dream a sage appeared bearing the answer to the secret. The sage said simply: "Stretch out your hand and reach what you can." "No, it can't be that simple," the seeker said. And the sage said softly, "You are right, it is something harder. It is this: Stretch out your hand and reach what you cannot." Now that's vision." - Joan D. Chittister

"A seeker searched for years to know the secret of achievement and success in human life. One night in a dream a sage appeared bearing the answer to the secret. The sage said simply: "Stretch out your hand and reach what you can." "No, it can't be that simple," the seeker said. And the sage said softly, "You are right, it is something harder. It is this: Stretch out your hand and reach what you cannot." Now that's vision." - Joan D. Chittister

"The sage embraces things. Ordinary men discriminate amongst them and parade their discriminations before others. So I say; those who discriminate, fail to see." - Zhuangzi

"The Sage expects no recognition for what he does; he achieves merit but does not take it to himself; he does not wish to display his worth." - Laozi

"A spoon cannot taste of the food it carries. Likewise, a foolish man cannot understand the wise man's wisdom even if he associates with a sage." - Dalai Lama

"The inner is the foundation of the outer. The still is master of the restless. The Sage travels all day yet never leaves his inner treasure." - Laozi

"Titchy little snapperwhippers like you should not be higgling around with an old sage and onions who is hundreds of years more than you." - Roald Dahl

"What about you, Sage? I know we don't have to worry about you violating the dress code. Did you have fun at your Alchemist spa this weekend?" - Richelle Mead

"He who lives without committing any folly is not so wise as he thinks. [Fr., Qui vit sans folie n'est pas si sage qu'il croit.]" - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Fortune may raise up or abuse the ordinary mortal, but the sage and the soldier should have minds beyond her control." - Walter Scott

"Man is timid and apologetic; he is no longer upright; he dares not say "I think," "I am," but quotes some saint or sage." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The sage is sharp but does not cut, pointed but does not pierce, forthright but does not offend, bright but does not dazzle." - Laozi

"If the sage wants to stand above people, he must speak to them from below. If he wants to lead people, he must follow them from behind." - Laozi

"He (the sage) is good to those who are good. He is also good to those who are not good. That is the virtue of good." - Laozi

"When the uncarved wood is split, its parts are put to use. When the sage is put to use, he becomes the head." - Laozi

"...The sage, traveling all day, Does not lose sight of his baggage. Though there are beautiful things to be seen, He remains unattached and calm." - Laozi

"Ah, gentle dames! it gars me greet To think how monie counsels sweet, How monie lengthened sage advices, The husband frae the wife despises." - Robert Burns

"One cannot apologize for something fundamental, and a child feels and knows this as well and as deeply as any sage." - Hermann Hesse

"In antiquity the sage kings recognized that men's nature is bad and that their tendencies were not being corrected and their lawlessness controlled." - Xunzi

"Heaven and earth are ruthless, and treat the various creatures as straw dogs; the sage is ruthless, and treats others as straw dogs." - Laozi

"He shook his head in mock sympathy. "I tell you, Sage. Sometimes I think I am the one who needs to take out the restraining order on you." - Richelle Mead



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