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Words of Wisdom

- "Nature and wisdom never are at strife." - Plutarch - "It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves." - Francois De La Rochefoucauld - "The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook." - William James - "The first step in the acquisition of wisdom is silence, the second listening, the third memory, the fourth practice, the fifth teaching others." - Solomon Ibn Gabriol - "Years teach us more than books." - Berthold Auerbach - "The wisdom of nations lies in their proverbs, which are brief and pithy." - William Penn - "The middle course is the best." - Cleobulus - "The only medicine for suffering, crime, and all the other woes of mankind, is wisdom." - Thomas Huxley - "A wise man learns by the mistakes of others, a fool by his own." - Latin Proverb - "Silence does not always mark wisdom." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge - "No man was ever wise by chance." - Seneca - "Not to know at large of things remote From use, obscure and subtle, but to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wisdom." - John Milton - "By associating with wise people you will become wise yourself." - Menander - "The seat of knowledge is in the head, of wisdom, in the heart." - William Hazlitt - "Of all parts of wisdom the practice is the best." - John Tillotson - "The more a man knows, the more he forgives." - Catherine the Great - "A loving heart is the truest wisdom." - Charles Dickens - "One who understands much displays a greater simplicity of character than one who understands little." - Alexander Chase - "How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!" - Homer - "On every thorn, delightful wisdom grows, In every rill a sweet instruction flows. Edward Young - "The man of wisdom is never of two minds; the man of benevolence never worries; the man of courage is never afraid." - Confucius