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  • #1
    “It is better to remain silent at the risk of being thought a fool, than to talk and remove all doubt of it.”
    Maurice Switzer

  • #2
    William Shakespeare
    “The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.”
    William Shakespeare, As You Like It

  • #3
    Mark Twain
    “Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to reform (or pause and reflect).”
    Mark Twain

  • #4
    Aristotle
    “Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.”
    Aristotle

  • #5
    Mark Twain
    “In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.”
    Mark Twain

  • #6
    Socrates
    “The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.”
    Socrates

  • #7
    Aristotle
    “It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.”
    Aristotle, Metaphysics

  • #8
    Jonathan Swift
    “May you live every day of your life.”
    Jonathan Swift

  • #9
    Socrates
    “The unexamined life is not worth living.”
    Socrates

  • #10
    Leo Tolstoy
    “It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.”
    Leo Tolstoy, The Kreutzer Sonata

  • #11
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “Never laugh at live dragons.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien

  • #12
    Elbert Hubbard
    “God will not look you over for medals, degrees or diplomas but for scars.”
    Elbert Hubbard

  • #13
    H.L. Mencken
    “The older I grow, the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.”
    H.L. Mencken

  • #14
    Truman Capote
    “Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.”
    Truman Capote

  • #15
    Winston S. Churchill
    “Never, never, never give in!”
    Winston S. Churchill

  • #16
    Ludwig van Beethoven
    “Music is ... A higher revelation than all Wisdom & Philosophy”
    Ludwig van Beethoven

  • #17
    “Having children makes you no more a parent than having a piano makes you a pianist.”
    Michael Levine

  • #18
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    “The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.”
    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • #19
    Joseph Campbell
    “We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us.”
    Joseph Campbell

  • #20
    A.A. Milne
    “Sometimes, if you stand on the bottom rail of a bridge and lean over to watch the river slipping slowly away beneath you, you will suddenly know everything there is to be known.”
    A.A. Milne

  • #21
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don't keep your feet, there's no knowing where you might be swept off to.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings

  • #22
    Eckhart Tolle
    “The past has no power over the present moment.”
    Eckhart Tolle

  • #23
    Leo Buscaglia
    “Risks must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.”
    Leo Buscaglia

  • #24
    Thomas Jefferson
    “Honesty is the first chapter of the book wisdom.”
    Thomas Jefferson

  • #25
    Oscar Wilde
    “We live in an age when unnecessary things are our only necessities.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #26
    George Orwell
    “The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.”
    George Orwell, In Front of Your Nose: 1945-1950

  • #27
    Socrates
    “Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.”
    Socrates

  • #28
    Helen Keller
    “Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see.”
    Helen Keller

  • #29
    Oscar Wilde
    “Nowadays most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one's mistakes.”
    Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

  • #30
    Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
    “Take it moment by moment, and you will find that we are all, as I’ve said before, bugs in amber.”
    Kurt Vonnegut Jr.



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