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Pindar

Quote of Pindar - Silence is often the truest wisdom....


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

Quote

Silence is often the truest wisdom.
Pindar



Note  

Note



Other version: “Often is man's best wisdom to be silent.”




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Le silence est souvent la plus haute sagesse de l'homme.”
Pindare

German
Das Schweigen ist oft das Weiseste.”
Pindar




See also  

See also...



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Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.”
Francis Bacon

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Silence is the sanctuary of prudence.”
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom




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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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Human wisdom consists in a knowledge of the order in which it is profitable to know things;”
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Wisdom is the daughter of experience.”
Leonardo da Vinci - Codex Forster
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Quotes about silence:



Quotes for: silence

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If you have words stronger than silence, speak. If you do not have them, then remain silent.”
Euripides
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In time of war the laws are silent.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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It is a brief refusal when the wise man meets a request with silence.”
Publilius Syrus - Sentences
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What can be said at all can be said clearly, and what we cannot talk about we must pass over in silence.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus
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The rest is silence.”
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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I turned silences and nights into words. What was unutterable, I wrote down. I made the whirling world stand still.”
Arthur Rimbaud
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Pindar also said...


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Become such as you are, having learned what that is.”
Pindar - Pythian Odes
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War is sweet to those who have no experience of it,
but the experienced man trembles exceedingly at heart on its approach.”

Pindar
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Every gift which is given, even though is be small, is in reality great, if it is given with affection.”
Pindar
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Not every truth is the better for showing its face undisguised and often silence is the wisest thing for a man to heed.”
Pindar
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Men are the dreams of a shadow.”
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Even wisdom has to yield to self-interest.”
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