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the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither
yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understan
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Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.
Save your poems for those who can understand them.
A race horse needs only a touch of the whip; a clever person needs only a hint.
When the sea dries up you can see its depths, but when a person dies you will still not know his mind.
To tame a tiger one has to know its nature.
You and I ought not to die before we have explained ourselves to each other.
... life cannot be administered by definite rules and regulations; that wisdom to deal with a man's difficulties comes only throug ...
If the underdog were always right, one might quite easily try to defend him. The trouble is that very often he is but obscurely ri ...
For I do not seek to understand in order to believe, but I believe in order to understand. For I believe this: unless I believe, I ...
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