There Is This Difference Between Happiness And Wisdom
There is this difference between happiness and wisdom; he that thinks
himself the happiest man really is so; but he that thinks himself
the wisest, is generally the greatest fool.
He that thinks himself the wisest is generally the least so. C.C. Colto
The wisest man is generally he who thinks himself the least so. -- Boileau
A wise man poor Is like a sacred book that 's never read,-- To himself he lives, and to all else seems dead.
This age thinks better of a gilded fool Than of a threadbare saint in wisdom's school....
The greatest of fools is he who imposes on himself, and in greatest concern thinks certainly he knows that which he has least studied, and of which he is profoundly ignorant.
So much is a man worth as he esteems himself.
If he discovers the discount supermarket next door, all is lost.
-- Apu thinks to himself, "I Love Lisa...
Everybody thinks himself well-bred.
Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared, for the greatest fool may ask more than the wisest man can answer.
-- Charles Caleb Colto...
Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared, for even the greatest fool may ask more the the wisest man can answer.
-- C.C. Colto...