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“We don't receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us.”
“Do not brood over your past mistakes and failures as this will only fill your mind with grief, regret and depression. Do not repeat them in the future.”
“A man only becomes wise when he begins to calculate the approximate depth of his ignorance.”
Gian Carlo Menotti
“Wisdom is learning what to overlook.”
“Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is enlightenment.”
“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.”
“Pain makes man think. Thought makes man wise. Wisdom makes life endurable.”
“I have been driven many times to my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere to go. My own wisdom, and that of all about me, seemed insufficient for the day.”
“There is a difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man is really so; but he that thinks himself the wisest is generally the greatest fool.”
Francis Bacon Sr.
“I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior.”
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