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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
Ugly
Evil
Questionable

Question 2:


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

Question 3:


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

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 ..."
Your mind
Society
Everything
Life

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 ..."
Acquire it
Fathom it
Understand it
Achieve 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 ..."
Flexible
Strong
Yielding
Soft

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 ..."
Knowledge infant
Smartest of all
Most ignorant of all
Eternal student

Question 8:


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

Question 10:


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

 


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