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''How do you know so much about everything?'' was asked of a very wise and intelligent man; and the answer was ''By never being afraid or ashamed to ask questions as to anything of which I was ignorant.
~ John Abbott | (Canadian Statesman ) | 1821-1893 | Knowledge
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
A man never reaches that dizzy height of wisdom that he can no longer be lead by the nose.
~ Mark Twain | (American Humorist and Educator ) | 1835 - 1910 | Knowledge
quotes Division : Humorists and Comedians   
     
A wise man is he who does not grieve for the thing which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.
~ Epictetus | ( Greek philosopher. ) | 50 - 120 BC | Knowledge
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
A wise man will see to it that his acts always seem voluntary and not done by compulsion, however much he may be compelled by necessity.,
~ Niccolo Machiavelli | ( Italian philosopher and statesman. ) | 1469-1527 | Knowledge
quotes Division : Psychotherapists   
     
A wise woman puts a grain of sugar into everything she says to a man, and takes a grain of salt with everything he says to her.
~ Helen Rowland | ( American journalist and humorist. ) | 1875-1950 | Knowledge
quotes Division : Humorists and Comedians   
     
Among mortals second thoughts are wisest.,
~ Euripides | ( Greek tragic poet. ) | BC 480-BC 406 | Knowledge
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
As irrigators lead water where they want, as archers make their arrows straight, as carpenters carve wood, the wise shape their minds.
~ Buddha | ( Founder of Buddhism. ) | 563 - 483 BC | Knowledge
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
As it is the characteristic of great wits to say much in few words, so small wits seem to have the gift of speaking much and saying nothing.
~ FranA§ois de La Rochefoucauld | ( French writer. ) | 1613-1680 | Knowledge
quotes Division : Russian writers   
     
By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.
~ Confucius | ( Chinese philosopher. ) | 551 - 479 BC | Knowledge
quotes Division : Chinese philosophers   
     
Does wisdom perhaps appear on the earth as a raven which is inspired by the smell of carrion?,
~ Friedrich Nietzsche | ( German-Swiss philosopher and writer. ) | 1844-1900 | Knowledge
quotes Division : German Philosophers   
     
Everything I know I learned after I was thirty.
~ Georges Clemenceau | ( French statesman and journalist. ) | 1841-1929 | Knowledge
quotes Division : Journalists   
     
Experiences are savings which a miser puts aside. Wisdom is an inheritance which a wastrel cannot exhaust.
~ Karl Kraus | ( Austrian satirist. ) | 1874-1936 | Knowledge
quotes Division : Satirists and Cynic   
     
Follow then the shining ones, the wise, the awakened, the loving, for they know how to work and forbear.
~ Buddha | ( Founder of Buddhism. ) | 563 - 483 BC | Knowledge
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
Great men are the commissioned guides of mankind, who rule their fellows because they are wiser.
~ Thomas Carlyle | ( British historian and essayist. ) | 1795-1881 | Knowledge
quotes Division : Historians   
     
He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is only wise.
~ Voltaire | ( French writer and historian. ) | 1694-1778 | Knowledge
quotes Division : Historians   
     
He is no wise man who will quit a certainty for an uncertainty.
~ Samuel Johnson | ( British author. ) | 1709-1784 | Knowledge
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
He swallowed a lot of wisdom, but all of it seems to have gone down the wrong way.
~ Georg C. Lichtenberg | ( German scientist ) | 1742-1799 | Knowledge
quotes Division : Scientists and Inventors   
     
He who exercises wisdom exercises the knowledge which is about God.
~ Epictetus | ( Greek philosopher. ) | 50 - 120 BC | Knowledge
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
He who knows that enough is enough will always have enough.
-: [ Tao Te Ching,ch 46 ]
~ Lao Tzu | (Chinese philosopher ) | 6th-5th century BC | Knowledge
quotes Division : Chinese philosophers   
     
I have known it for a long time but I have only just experienced it. Now I know it not only with my intellect, but with my eyes, with my heart, with my stomach.
~ Hermann Hesse | ( German-born Swiss novelist ) | 1877-1962 | Knowledge
quotes Division : Novelists   
     
If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them.
~ Isaac Asimov | (American Science Fiction Writer ) | 1920 - 1992 | Knowledge
quotes Division : Fantasy and Science Fiction Writers   
     

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