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Quote of Pindar - Even wisdom has to yield to...


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

Even wisdom has to yield to self-interest.




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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

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.

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





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





Men are the dreams of a shadow.
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