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Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom. Aristotle

A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything African Proverbs

Even though you know a thousand things, ask the man who knows one. Proverbs

Every frog must know its pond. Bulgarian proverbs

A nation's treasure is its scholars. Yiddish Proverbs

A single conversation across the table with a wise man is worth a month's study of books. Chinese Proverbs

Beauty is the wisdom of women. Wisdom is the beauty of men. Chinese Proverbs

The heart of the wise man lies quiet like limpid water. Proverbs

The wise person has long ears and a short tongue. Proverbs

Everyone is wise until he speaks. Proverbs

The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depends upon himself, and not upon other men, has adopted the very best plan for living happily. This is the man of moderation, the man of manly character and of wisdom. Plato

Deep doubts, deep wisdom; small doubts, little wisdom. Chinese Proverbs

Wise care keeps what it has gained. Danish proverb

You are wise to climb Mt. Fuji, but a fool to do it twice. Japanese Proverbs

By others faults the wise correct their own. Proverbs


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Plato
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William Blake
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Socrates
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Heraclitus
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