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Wisdom Displaying 1 through 10 of 20 Quotes

"'Contrariwise,' continued Tweedledee, 'if it was so, it might be, and if it were so, it would be; but as it isn't, it ain't. That's logic!'"  (Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking Glass)

"A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men."  (Roald Dahl)

"A wise man among the ignorant is as a beautiful girl in the company of blind men."  (Saadi)

"Common sense and education are highly compatible; in fact, neither is worth much without the other."  (Donald G. Smith)

"Courageous, untroubled, mocking and violent--that is what Wisdom wants us to be. Wisdom is a woman, and loves only a warrior."  (Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche)

"Does wisdom perhaps appear on the earth as a raven which is inspired by the smell of carrion?"  (Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche)

"Furious activity is no substitute for understanding."  (H. H. Williams)

"Growth in wisdom can be measured precisely by decline in bile."  (Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, Human, All Too Human)

"I have the terrible feeling that, because I am wearing a white beard and am sitting in the back of the theatre, you expect me to tell you the truth about something. These are the cheap seats, not Mount Sinai."  (George Orson Welles)

"I'm the artist formally known as Beck. I have a genius wig. When I put that wig on, then the true genius emerges. I don't have enough hair to be a genius. I think you have to have hair going everywhere."  (Beck Hansen)

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