The Ancient oracle said I was the wisest of all the Greeks. It is because I alone, of all the Greeks, know that I know nothing.
Old pond: frog jump in water-sound.
The wisdom of the wise and the experience of ages may be preserved by quotation.
Knowledge dwells in heads replete with thoughts of other men; wisdom in minds attentive to their own.
Call him wise whose actions, words, and steps are all a clear because to a clear why.
The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.
If thou would’st have that stream of hard-earn’d knowledge, of Wisdom heaven-born, remain sweet running waters, thou should’st not leave it to become a stagnant pond.
Nine-tenths of wisdom consists in being wise in time.
Those who are wise lament neither for the living nor the dead.
The kind man discovers it and calls it kind. The wise man discovers it and calls it wise. The people use it day by day and are not aware of it, for the way of the superior man is rare.