Category Archives: Aphorisms and Wisdom

Quotes of wisdom.

A Wise Saying – Part 146

Knowledge can be conveyed, but not wisdom.  It can be found, it can be lived, it is possible to be carried by it, miracles can be performed with it, but it cannot be expressed in words and taught. Herman Hesse

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A Wise Saying – Part 145

Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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A Wise Saying – Part 144

Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.          Auguste Rodin

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A Wise Saying – Part 143

Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility. Sigmund Freud  

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A Wise Saying – Part 142

To spell out the obvious is often to call it into question. R. Van Conoley

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A Wise Saying – Part 141

” A powerful, victorious ally is yet another name for master. ” Alexander Hamilton

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A Wise Saying – Part 140

”  The essential quality of a market system is not that it promotes greed, but that it renders greed harmless. ”       Israel Kirzner

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A Wise Saying – Part 139

” The man who damns money has obtained it dishonorably;  the man who respects it has earned it. ”   Ayn Rand

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A Wise Saying – Part 138

Failure is instructive.  The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes.            John Dewey

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A Wise Saying – Part 137

Those who proclaim the brotherhood of men fight every war as if it were a civil war.

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