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  • It is the individual only who is timeless. Societies, cultures, and civilizations- past and present- are often incomprehensible to outsiders, but the individual's hungers, anxieties, dreams, and preoccupations have remained unchanged through the millenia.
    --Eric Hoffer
  • The wisdom of a learned man cometh by opportunity of leisure: and he that hath little business shall become wise.
    --Apocrypha
  • The wisdom of others remains dull till it is writ over with our own blood. We are essentially apart from the world; it bursts into our consciousness only when it sinks its teeth and nails into us.
    --Eric Hoffer
  • There often seems to be a playfulness to wise people, as if either their equanimity has as its source this playfulness or the playfulness flows from the equanimity; and they can persuade other people who are in a state of agitation to calm down and manage a smile.
    --Edward Hoagland
  • Well I am certainly wiser than this man. It is only too likely that neither of us has any knowledge to boast of; but he thinks that he knows something which he does not know, whereas I am quite concious of my ignorance. At any rate it seems that I am wiser than he is to this small extent, that I do not think that I know what I do not know.
    --Socrates
  • Wisdom we know is the knowledge of good and evil- not the strength to choose between the two.
    --John Cheever
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