Wisdom Quotes

the art of being wise

The art of being wise

“The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.” ~ William James

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master of himself

Master of himself

“No man is free who is not master of himself.” ~ Epictetus

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long ears and a short tongue

Long ears and a short tongue

“The wise person has long ears and a short tongue.” ~ German proverb

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methods to gaining wisdom

Methods to gaining wisdom

“There are three methods to gaining wisdom. The first is reflection, which is the highest. The second is limitation, which is the easiest. The third is experience, which is the bitterest.” ~ Confucius

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