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wisdom

«He dares to be a fool, and that is the first step in the direction of wisdom.»
«He is happiest who hath power to gather wisdom from a flower.»
«God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.»
«Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.»
«By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection, which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third, by experience, which is the most bitter.»
«Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.»
«Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists of not exceeding that limit»
«Growth in wisdom may be exactly measured by decrease in bitterness»
«And let that day be lost to us on which we did not dance once! And let that wisdom be false to us that brought no laughter with it!»
«Courageous, untroubled, mocking and violent-that is what Wisdom wants us to be. Wisdom is a woman, and loves only a warrior.»