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    Quotations about Wisdom

    • Not by age but by capacity is wisdom acquired.
      Trinummus, by Titus Maccius Plautus
    • We don't receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us.
    • Those who wish to appear wise among fools, among the wise seem foolish.
      De Institutione Oratoria, by Quintilian
    • The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts.
    • The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
    • Good people are good because they've come to wisdom through failure.
    • The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.
      "As You Like It", Act 5 scene 1, by William Shakespeare
    • Wisdom outweighs any wealth.
      Antigone, by Sophocles
    • A wise man can see more from the bottom of a well than a fool can from a mountain top .
    • Wisdom doesn't automatically come with old age. Nothing does - except wrinkles. It's true, some wines improve with age. But only if the grapes were good in the first place.
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