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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 begins in wonder.”
“The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.”
“Pain makes man think. Thought makes man wise. Wisdom makes life endurable.”
“The key to wisdom is knowing all the right questions.”
John A. Simone Sr.
“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.”
“In examinations, the foolish ask questions the wise cannot answer.”
“We don't receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us.”
“Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is enlightenment.”
“A man only becomes wise when he begins to calculate the approximate depth of his ignorance.”
Gian Carlo Menotti
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