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#wise men

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Ignorant men raise questions that wise men answered a thousand years ago.


Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


#ago #answered #ignorant #men #questions

Logical consequences are the scarecrows of fools and the beacons of wise men.


Thomas Huxley


#fools #logical #men #wise #wise men

Ignorant people see life as either existence or non-existence, but wise men see it beyond both existence and non-existence to something that transcends them both; this is an observation of the Middle Way.


Lucius Annaeus Seneca


#both #either #existence #ignorant #ignorant people

Christmas in Bethlehem. The ancient dream: a cold, clear night made brilliant by a glorious star, the smell of incense, shepherds and wise men falling to their knees in adoration of the sweet baby, the incarnation of perfect love.


Lucinda Franks


#adoration #ancient #baby #bethlehem #brilliant

Great deeds give choice of many tales. Choose a slight tale, enrich it large, and then let wise men listen.


Pindar


#choose #deeds #enrich #give #great

The seven wise men of Greece, so famous for their wisdom all the world over, acquired all that fame, each of them, by a single sentence consisting of two or three words.


Robert South


#consisting #each #fame #famous #greece

For humble individuals like myself, there is one poor comfort, which is this, viz. that gout, unlike any other disease, kills more rich men than poor, more wise men than simple.


Thomas Sydenham


#comfort #disease #gout #humble #individuals

Wise men argue causes; fools decide them.


Anacharsis


#causes #decide #fools #men #them

Why grab possessions like thieves, or divide them like socialists when you can ignore them like wise men?


Natalie Clifford Barney


#grab #ignore #like #men #possessions

A wise man should so write (though in words understood by all men) that wise men only should be able to commend him.


Thomas Hobbes


#commend #him #man #men #only






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