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Biography - Confucius:

Chinese teacher, editor, politician and philosopher.
Born: -551 - Died: -479
Period:
5th century BC
6th century BC
Place of birth: China
China

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There are three methods to gaining wisdom. The first is reflection, which is the highest. The second is limitation, which is the easiest. The third is experience, which is the bitterest.
Confucius




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The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.”
Michel de Montaigne
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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.”
Epicurus
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Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.”
Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis - Satires
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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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Silence is often the truest wisdom.”
Pindar
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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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Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.”
Soren Kierkegaard
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Wisdom is the daughter of experience.”
Leonardo da Vinci - Codex Forster
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No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.”
John Locke
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What experience and history teach is this — that people and governments never have learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduced from it.”
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel - Lectures on the Philosophy of History
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All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Poetry is related to philosophy as experience is related to empirical science.”
Arthur Schopenhauer - The World as Will and Representation
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Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.”
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Never impose on others what you would not choose for yourself.”
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Demand much from yourself, little from others, and you will prevent discontent.”
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The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.”
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Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”
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The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life.”
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