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Quote of Pindar - Not every truth is the better...


Biography - Pindar:

Ancient Greek lyric poet. (*Approximate years of birth and death).
Born: -552 - Died: -543
Period:
5th century BC
6th century BC
Place of birth: Greece
Greece

Not every truth is the better for showing its face undisguised and often silence is the wisest thing for a man to heed.




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Quotes for: wisdom


Quotes

Quotes about wisdom:


Patience is the companion of wisdom.





Wisdom leads us back to childhood.





This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.





The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.





Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.





Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.











Quotes for: truth


Quotes

Quotes for: truth


Truth prevails only to the extent that we successfully assert it. The victory of reason can only be the victory of rational people.





Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.





Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.





Love truth, but pardon error.





The language of truth is simple.





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.











Quotes for: silence


Quotes

Quotes about silence:


Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.





Silence is often the truest wisdom.
Pindar - 





Silence is the sanctuary of prudence.





What can be said at all can be said clearly, and what we cannot talk about we must pass over in silence.





If you have words stronger than silence, speak. If you do not have them, then remain silent.





Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.











Quotes

Pindar also said...


Silence is often the truest wisdom.
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Become such as you are, having learned what that is.





War is sweet to those who have no experience of it,
but the experienced man trembles exceedingly at heart on its approach.

Pindar - 





Every gift which is given, even though is be small, is in reality great, if it is given with affection.





Men are the dreams of a shadow.
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Even wisdom has to yield to self-interest.












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