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Quote of Laozi - The farther you go, the less...


Biography - Laozi:

Chinese philosopher, founder of philosophical Taoism (6th–5th century BCE).
Period:
5th century BC
6th century BC
Place of birth: China
China

Quote

The farther you go, the less you know.
Laozi - Tao Te Ching




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Plus on va loin, plus la connaissance baisse.”
Lao Tseu - Dao de jing

German
Je weiter einer hinausgeht, desto geringer wird sein Wissen.”
Laozi - Daodejing




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We know accurately only when we know little; with knowledge, doubt increases.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Maxims and Reflections

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Our knowledge can only be finite, while our ignorance must necessarily be infinite.”
Karl Popper

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Doubt is not below knowledge, but above it.”
Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain




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Quotes for: knowledge

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True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.”
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom
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It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.”
Albert Einstein
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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.”
Isaac Asimov
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Every other knowledge is harmful to him who does not have knowledge of goodness.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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Human wisdom consists in a knowledge of the order in which it is profitable to know things;”
Leo Tolstoy
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Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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Laozi also said...


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Responsible one is not only for what you do but also for what it does not.”
Laozi
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Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom.”
Laozi
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A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”
Laozi
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He who knows does not speak; he who speaks does not know.”
Laozi
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He who does not trust enough, will not be trusted.”
Laozi
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People in their handlings of affairs often fail when they are about to succeed. If one remains as careful at the end as he was at the beginning, there will be no failure.”
Laozi
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