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Wisdom Quotes

written by: Sia
 
Men have tried to attain wisdom since ancient times, and here is what some smart individuals said about it. Finish the quote, test your wisdom.

Question 1:


Finish this sentence, which belongs to orator and statesman, Cicero: "The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and ..."
Bad
Questionable
Evil
Ugly

Question 2:


Complete this statement made by German philosopher, Immanuel Kant: "Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized ..."
Life
Social status
Thought
Mind

Question 3:


Complete the following wise sentence which belongs to Martin Fisher: "Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their ..."
Simplification
Application
Validation
Interpretation

Question 4:


Complete these words, which belong to the scientist Georg Christoph Lichtenberg: "One's first step in wisdom is to question everything and one's last is to come to terms with ..."
Life
Society
Your mind
Everything

Question 5:


Finish this observation about wisdom, made by the scientist who discovered the theory of relativity: 'Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the life-long attempt to ..."
Fathom it
Acquire it
Achieve it
Understand it

Question 6:


Complete this philosophical speculation of a Chinese Taoist Philosopher: "Water is fluid, soft, and yielding. But water will wear away rock, which is rigid and cannot yield. As a rule, whatever is fluid, soft, and yielding will overcome whatever is rigid and hard. This is another paradox: what is soft is ..."
Soft
Flexible
Yielding
Strong

Question 7:


Complete this philosophical observation, made by Socrates: "True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing. And in knowing that you know nothing, that makes you the ..."
Most ignorant of all
Eternal student
Knowledge infant
Smartest of all

Question 8:


Finish these words which belong to Confucius: "Everything has its beauty, but not everyone ..."
Has it
Senses it
Appreciates it
Sees it

Question 9:


Complete the following proverb: "Fear less, hope more; whine less, breathe more; talk less, say more; hate less, love more; and all good things are ..."
Possible
Yours
Near you
Achievable

Question 10:


Finish this thought, expressed by Plato: "Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say ..."
What ails them
A stupidity
Something
A lie

 


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