“The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts.” – Bertrand Russell

“The object of the superior man is truth.” – Confucius

“Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.” – Confucius

“I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.” – Confucius

“All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure.” – Mark Twain

“Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something.”- Plato

“A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends.”- Baltasar Gracian

“The greatest fool may ask more than the wisest man can answer.” – Charles Caleb Colton

“Wisdom is what’s left after we’ve run out of personal opinions.” – Cullen Hightower

“A house divided against itself cannot stand.” – Abraham Lincoln

“As our case is new, we must think and act anew.” – Abraham Lincoln

“Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.” – Abraham Lincoln

“It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one’s mouth and remove all doubt.” – Abraham Lincoln

“A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.” – Albert Einstein

“Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.” – Albert Einstein

“Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.” – Albert Einstein

“The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.” – Albert Einstein

“The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.” – Confucius

“Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.” – Confucius

“When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.” – Confucius

“Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.” – Confucius

“Gravity is only the bark of wisdom’s tree; but it preserves it” – Confucius

“To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.” – Confucius

“It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.” – Confucius

“By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.” – Confucius

“In the practice of tolerance, one’s enemy is the best teacher.” – Dalai Lama

“Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.” – Dalai Lama

“The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual’s own reason and critical analysis.” – Dalai Lama

“To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“The lie is a condition of life.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.” – Henry Ford

“Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens” – Jimi Hendrix

“In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first” – Jimi Hendrix

“Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.” – John Lennon

“Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.” – John Lennon

“He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.” – Lao Tzu

“A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.” – Lao Tzu

“As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.” – Lao Tzu

“At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.” – Lao Tzu

“Great acts are made up of small deeds.” – Lao Tzu

“If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.” – Lao Tzu

“Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.” – Lao Tzu

“Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.” – Marcus Aurelius

“The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.” – Marcus Aurelius

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” – Mark Twain

“In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.” – Mark Twain

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