Quotes: Humility as a Necessity

The first lesson of philosophy is that we may all be mistaken. Will Durant

Durant, along with his wife Ariel, wrote The Story of Civilization. It’s eleven volumes and over a million words. (I only made it through the first volume and half of the second.) The good news is that they summarized it into a 100 page book entitled, The Lessons of History. I’ve managed to read that several times. They also conclude that “Knowledge is power, but only wisdom is liberty.” Sounds about right.

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