Aphorisms by theme: Wisdom

A purpose you impart is no longer your own.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.

Socrates

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It is not wisdom, but ignorance which teaches men presumption.

Edward George Bulwer - Lytton

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All pleasures are commendable that do not culminate in regret.

Francoise d`Aubigne Marquise de Maintenon

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There are few defects in our nature so glaring as not to be veiled from observation by politeness and good-breeding.

Stanislaus Leszczynski

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What one man can invent, another can discover.

Arthur Conan Doyle

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He who has had experience is afraid.

Horace

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There is no greatness where there is not simplicity.

Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy

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No wise man ever wished to be younger.

Jonathan Swift

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Experience increases our wisdom but doesn`t reduce our follies.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

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I am a man; I count nothing human foreign to me.

Terence

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We are what we imagine ourselves to be.

Kurt Vonnegut

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Physiognomy is not a guide that has been given us to judge of the character of men: it may only serve us for conjecture.

Jean de La Bruyere

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Don`t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.

Robert Louis Stevenson

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It`s only those who do nothing that make no mistakes.

Joseph Conrad

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To err is human also in so far as animals seldom or never err, or at least only the cleverest of them do so.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

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Use what language you will, you can never say anything to others but what you are.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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To keep your secret is wisdom; but to expect others to keep it is folly.

Samuel Johnson

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All human activity is prompted by desire.

Bertrand Russell

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So many men, so many opinions; everyone has his own fancy.

Terence

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