Quotable #42: Greatest Fool


“A man who knows he is a fool is not a great fool.” — Master Zhuang, Zhuangzi, c. 300 BC

“The greatest fool is he who thinks he is not one and all others are.” — Baltasar Gracián (1601-1658), The Art of Worldly Wisdom (Trans. by Christopher Maurer, 1992)

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16 thoughts on “Quotable #42: Greatest Fool

  1. Heyy I have only read this post of yours since it’s the most recent but I can already tell that you are so so wise and you want to share your knowledge and that’s such a great attidtude to have and I just want to encourage you to keep going!!

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