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He was destined to learn his own wisdom apart from others or to learn the wisdom of others himself wandering among the snares of the world.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
He felt how useless it was to struggle against fortune, this being the burden of wisdom which the ages had bequeathed to him.
So she went to the learned man by the door, and she spoke to him about the sun and the moon, and about persons out of and in the world, and he answered with wisdom and prudence.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
I do not think, comrades, that I shall be with you for many months longer, and before I die, I feel it my duty to pass on to you such wisdom as I have acquired.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
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 Context
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 Context
For the Council of Vocations knows in its great wisdom where you are needed by your brother men, better than you can know it in your unworthy little minds.
Copperfield had always been to her, and how he had borne with her, and told her, when she doubted herself, that a loving heart was better and stronger than wisdom, and that he was a happy man in hers.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
I had the highest opinion of the wisdom of this same Margin, but I am bound to acknowledge that on looking back, I deem it to have been an expensive device.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Now, if, during this brief period, Oliver had been surrounded by careful grandmothers, anxious aunts, experienced nurses, and doctors of profound wisdom, he would most inevitably and indubitably have been killed in no time.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
After the year 1494, the city of Florence reformed its government with the help of the Friar Girolamo Savonarola, whose writings declare his learning, his wisdom, and the excellence of his heart.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context