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In much wisdom is much grief; and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow.

In much wisdom is much grief; and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow.

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Discretion of speech is more than eloquence, and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal is more than read more

Discretion of speech is more than eloquence, and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal is more than to speak in good words, or in good order.

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To do nothing is also a good remedy.

To do nothing is also a good remedy.

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It is a shameful thing to be weary of inquiry when what we search for is excellent.

It is a shameful thing to be weary of inquiry when what we search for is excellent.

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You don't always get what you ask for, but you never get what you don't ask for... unless it's contagious!.

You don't always get what you ask for, but you never get what you don't ask for... unless it's contagious!.

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Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will. Lukewarm acceptance read more

Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will. Lukewarm acceptance is much more bewildering than outright rejection.

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We learn from experience that men never learn anything from experience.

We learn from experience that men never learn anything from experience.

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Thoughts are the shadows of our feelings - always darker, emptier and simpler.

Thoughts are the shadows of our feelings - always darker, emptier and simpler.

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Knowledge, a rude unprofitable mass, the mere materials with which wisdom builds, till smoothed and squared and fitted to its read more

Knowledge, a rude unprofitable mass, the mere materials with which wisdom builds, till smoothed and squared and fitted to its place, does but encumber whom it seems to enrich. Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much; wisdom is humble that he knows no more.

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