Thesaurus / wiser


It was wiser to disguise himself as a humble country boy and gall his feet by carrying all his gold in his boots.

I have thought it wiser to close my survey with the decline of the romantic movement.

And will you suffer yourself to be driven frantic because you have not been wiser than the wisest men whom the world has seen?

KenilworthSir Walter Scott

He had grown older, maturer, and wiser, and knew how to make men amenable to his wishes.

Sometimes one general, luckier or wiser than the rest, appeared the sole governor of the State.

Well, sister Mildred is wiser than you are; and as I have taught you that, I will go to bed.

Horse-Shoe RobinsonJohn Pendleton Kennedy

It holds true, in every case, that the wiser a man is, the more misgivings he has on certain points.

Had you not been here, I should have given vent to my grief in solitude, and none would have been the wiser.

Isabel LeicesterClotilda Jennings

But the Government were dealing with the difficulty in a wiser and more effectual way.

So instead of leaving these disgraceful little Ducks alone, which would perhaps have been wiser, she began to scold them.


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