"I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures."
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"Don't follow any advice, no matter how good, until you feel as deeply in your spirit as you think in your mind that the counsel is wise."
"Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance."
"In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks."
"A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers."
"Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom."
"Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd have preferred to talk."
"All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man."
"There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart."
"It is a characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things."
"Turn your wounds into wisdom."
"Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the persons who possess it."
"It's better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life."
"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."
"Experience is not what happens to you; it's what you do with what happens to you."
"For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone."
"By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest."
"A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation."
"The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing."
"Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience."
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