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The extreme limit of wisdom, that's what the public calls madness
In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don't try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present
Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. Non-being is the greatest joy
Wisdom alone is the science of others sciences
True wisdom, in general, consists in energetic determination
The only one who is wiser than anyone is everyone
Wisdom is a sacred communion
Fair and softly goes far
It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err
He that has one eye is a prince among those that have none
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