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Such are the sages! What must they be, when such as I can stumble on their mistakes or misstatements?
What we re learning in our schools is not the wisdom of life. We're learning technologies, we re getting information.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
There is this difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man, really is so; but he that thinks himself the wisest, is generally the greatest fool.
If one is too lazy to think, too vain to do a thing badly, too cowardly to admit it, one will never attain wisdom.
Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much; Wisdom is humble that he knows no more.
The wisest people are the clowns, like Harpo Marx, who would not speak. If I could have anything I want I would like God to listen to what Harpo was not saying, and understand why Harpo would not talk.
Wise men are not wise at all times.
Fortune seldom troubles the wise man. Reason has controlled his greatest and most important affairs, controls them throughout his life, and will continue to control them.
Those who are held Wise among men and who search the reasons of things Are those who bring the most sorrow on themselves.
You have to live your life according to what comforts you, not what the rest of your family thinks you ought to be doing.
If you start by promising what you don't even have yet, you'll lose your desire to work towards getting it.
Never have a companion who casts you in the shade.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
A relationship is what happens between two people who are waiting for something better to come along.