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The road to wisdom? Well, it’s plain and simple to express: Err … and err … and err again … but less … and less … and less.
Wisdom we know is the knowledge of good and evil—not the strength to choose between the two.
We have no words for speaking of wisdom to the stupid. He who understands the wise is wise already.
–G. C. Lichtenberg
The egoism which enters into our theories does not affect their sincerity; rather, the more our egoism is satisfied, the more robust is our belief.
Such is the nature of men, that howsoever they may acknowledge many other more witty, or more eloquent, or more learned, yet they will hardly believe there be many so wise as themselves.
The fact that logic cannot satisfy us awakens an almost insatiable hunger for the irrational.
–A. N. Wilson
Ethics is in origin the art of recommending to others the sacrifices required for cooperation with oneself.
That fellow seems to me to possess but one idea, and that is the wrong one.
Life is hard, but at least it’s short. — E. J. D’Alise (circa 1980)
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