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They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom. - Confucius

They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.

Confucius

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Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men. - Confucius

Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.

Confucius

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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 bitterest. - Confucius

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 bitterest.

Confucius

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There are three methods to gaining wisdom. The first is reflection, which is the highest. The second is limitation, which is the easiest. The third is experience, which is the bitterest. - Confucius

There are three methods to gaining wisdom. The first is reflection, which is the highest. The second is limitation, which is the easiest. The third is experience, which is the bitterest.

Confucius

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Science investigates; religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge, which is power; religion gives man wisdom, which is control. - Martin Luther King, Jr.

Science investigates; religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge, which is power; religion gives man wisdom, which is control.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

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When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps. - Confucius

When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.

Confucius

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The attempt to combine wisdom and power has only rarely been successful and then only for a short while. - Albert Einstein

The attempt to combine wisdom and power has only rarely been successful and then only for a short while.

Albert Einstein

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Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one. - Albert Einstein

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.

Albert Einstein

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Wisdom alone is the science of other sciences. - Plato

Wisdom alone is the science of other sciences.

Plato

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The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depends upon himself, and not upon other men, has adopted the very best plan for living happily. This is the man of moderation, the man of manly character and of wisdom. - Plato

The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depends upon himself, and not upon other men, has adopted the very best plan for living happily. This is the man of moderation, the man of manly character and of wisdom.

Plato

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A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers. - Plato

A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.

Plato

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Excellence, then, is a state concerned with choice, lying in a mean, relative to us, this being determined by reason and in the way in which the man of practical wisdom would determine it. - Aristotle

Excellence, then, is a state concerned with choice, lying in a mean, relative to us, this being determined by reason and in the way in which the man of practical wisdom would determine it.

Aristotle

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The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom. - Aristotle

The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom.

Aristotle

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Knowledge without justice ought to be called cunning rather than wisdom. - Plato

Knowledge without justice ought to be called cunning rather than wisdom.

Plato

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There are three classes of men; lovers of wisdom, lovers of honor, and lovers of gain. - Plato

There are three classes of men; lovers of wisdom, lovers of honor, and lovers of gain.

Plato

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Cunning... is but the low mimic of wisdom. - Plato

Cunning... is but the low mimic of wisdom.

Plato

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