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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Wise Men, Magi(noun)

    (New Testament) the sages who visited Jesus and Mary and Joseph shortly after Jesus was born; the Gospel According to Matthew says they were guided by a star and brought gifts of gold and frankincense and myrrh; because there were three gifts it is usually assumed that there were three of them

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wise men in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wise men in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Michel de Montaigne:

    Wise men have more to learn of fools than fools of wise men.

  2. Cato the Elder:

    Wise men profit more from fools than fools from wise men for the wise men shun the mistakes of fools, but fools do not imitate the successes of the wise.

  3. Cato the Elder, from Plutarch, Lives:

    Wise men profit more from fools than fools from wise men; for the wise men shun the mistakes of fools, but fools do not imitate the successes of the wise.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    A wise quote can only change a wise man! Therefore, wise sayings are for the wise men, not for the fools! The sunflowers turn their face toward the Sun, the fools, toward the darkness!

  5. Marguerite de Valois:

    Love works in miracles every day such as weakening the strong, and strengthening the weak making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools favouring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.

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