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“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.
“Wisdom is learning what to overlook.”
“It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits contribute to health, wealth, and wisdom.”
“I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior.”
“Wisdom begins in wonder.”
“We don't receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us.”
“The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.”
“The key to wisdom is knowing all the right questions.”
John A. Simone Sr.
“In examinations, the foolish ask questions the wise cannot answer.”
“A man only becomes wise when he begins to calculate the approximate depth of his ignorance.”
Gian Carlo Menotti
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