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To become wise you have to want to experience certain experiences, and so to run into their open jaws. This is very dangerous, to ...
[F]or as Socrates says that a wise man is a citizen of the world, so I thought that a wise woman was equally at liberty to range t ...
Better be an old maid, a woman with herself as a husband, than the wife of a fool; and Solomon more than hints that all men are fo ...
A wise man will live as much within his wit as his income.... Bear this truth always in your mind, that you may be admired for you ...
He promised
that life would go on as usual,
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The heart of the wise man lies quiet like limpid water.
A wise man hears one word and understands two.
It is best for the wise man not to seem wise.
A fool sees not the same tree that a wise man sees.
To understand reality is not the same as to know about outward events. It is to perceive the essential nature of things. The best- ...
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