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1  Then change it, purify thyself; and as thou art purified, thou wilt gain wisdom.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II
2  "The highest wisdom and truth are like the purest liquid we may wish to imbibe," he said.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II
3  You are seeking for truth in order to follow its laws in your life, therefore you seek wisdom and virtue.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III
4  Every violent reform deserves censure, for it quite fails to remedy evil while men remain what they are, and also because wisdom needs no violence.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VII
5  The highest wisdom is not founded on reason alone, not on those worldly sciences of physics, history, chemistry, and the like, into which intellectual knowledge is divided.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II
6  I must also inform you," said the Rhetor, "that our Order delivers its teaching not in words only but also by other means, which may perhaps have a stronger effect on the sincere seeker after wisdom and virtue than mere words.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III
7  The proverbs, of which his talk was full, were for the most part not the coarse and indecent saws soldiers employ, but those folk sayings which taken without a context seem so insignificant, but when used appositely suddenly acquire a significance of profound wisdom.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER XIII