Quotes in wisdom

Since all models are wrong the scientist must be alert to what is importantly wrong. It is inappropriate to be concerned about mice when there are tigers abroad.

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Is there anyone so wise as to learn by the experience of others?

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God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.


Do I contradict myself? Very well, then I contradict myself, I am large, I contain multitudes.

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The best lack all conviction, while the worst
Are full of passionate intensity.


A man should never be ashamed to own he has been wrong, which is but saying, that he is wiser today than he was yesterday.


Where the senses fail us, reason must step in.


He who knows others is wise;
He who know himself is enlightened.

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Every generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.

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I hope you become comfortable with the use of logic without being deceived into concluding that logic will inevitably lead you to the correct conclusion.