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An Explanation Of The Last Recession: Stephen Fry

A generation of citizens who buy red leather combination locked attaché cases and heated trouser presses while remaining ignorant of the metrical constitution of The Faerie Queene is not one ready to lead the world. Stephen Fry (1957- Paperweight 1992 … Continue reading

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Wisdom : Juvenal

Nature and wisdom always say the same. Juvenal  The illlustration is copyright: LilKar via Shutterstock

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Wisdom: Confucius

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. Confucius 551-479 BC The illustrati0n is Confucius, gouache on paper (The Granger Collection, … Continue reading

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Wisdom: Piet Hein

The road to wisdom? – Well, it’s plain, and simple to express: Err and err and err again, but less and less and less. Piet Hein, Grooks. 1966 The illustration is copyright: Mopic via Shutterstock

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Wisdom Lost In Information: T S Eliot

Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information? T S Eliot ‘The Rock’ The illustration is by © Sergey150770 | View Portfolio  via Shutterstock

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Judgment and Experience: Will Rogers

Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment. Attributed to Will Rogers (1879-1935) The illustration was uploaded to Wikimedia by Hydrargyrum

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