Lesson from the Past

“True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.”
—Socrates

Which is, of course, why there isn’t all that much true wisdom in the world.

Image: marble bust of Socrates from Roman times (Vatican Museums)

 

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