• Noun: a way of doing or being; examples: "in no wise", "in this wise"
• Noun: United States Jewish leader (born in Hungary) (1874-1949)
• Noun: United States religious leader (born in Bohemia) who united reform Jewish organizations in the United States (1819-1900)
• Adj: having or prompted by wisdom or discernment; examples: "a wise leader", "a wise and perceptive comment"
• Adj: marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters; examples: "judicious use of one's money", "a wise decision"
• Adj: evidencing the possession of inside information
• Adj: improperly forward or bold; examples: "don't be fresh with me", "impertinent of a child to lecture a grownup", "an impudent boy given to insulting strangers", "Don't get wise with me!"
He that will write well in any tongue, must follow this counsel of Aristotle, to speak as the common people do, to think as wise men do: and so should every man understand him, and the judgment of wise men allow him.
Suppose that we are wise enough to learn and know - and yet not wise enough to control our learning and knowledge, so that we use it to destroy ourselves? Even if that is so, knowledge remains better than ignorance.