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Pindar

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Biography - Pindar:

*Approximate years of birth and death.
Born: -552 - Died: -543
Period:
5th century BC
6th century BC
Place of birth: Greece
Greece

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Even wisdom has to yield to self-interest.
Pindar




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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.”
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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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Silence is often the truest wisdom.”
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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.”

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Every gift which is given, even though is be small, is in reality great, if it is given with affection.”
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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.”
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Men are the dreams of a shadow.”
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