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Biography - Mahatma Gandhi:

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Indian lawyer and political ethicist.
Born: 1869 - Died: 1948
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: India
India

It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.




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Translation

(French)



French
Il n'est pas sage d'être trop sûr de notre sagesse. Il est bon de se faire rappeler que le plus fort peut s'affaiblir et que le plus sage peut se tromper.




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If we are too wise, we may be equally to blame.

Wisdom has its excesses, and has no less need of moderation than does folly.

Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.




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Love truth, but pardon error.
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I would never die for my beliefs, because I might be wrong.
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What is tolerance? It is the endowment of humanity. We are all steeped in weakness and error; let us forgive each other our stupidities, that is the first law of nature.
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Without music, life would be a mistake.
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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.
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To rise from error to truth is rare and beautiful.
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Quotes for: wisdom


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Patience is the companion of wisdom.
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The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
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Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.
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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
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Silence is often the truest wisdom.
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There is more to life than increasing its speed.
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Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
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Where there is love there is life.
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My life is my message.
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Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.
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The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
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