There are so many things about which some old man ought to tell one while one is little; for when one is grown one would know them as a matter of course.

– Rainer Maria Rilke

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He who knows he who knows not, and knows not that he knows not, is a fool, shun him; He who knows not, and knows that he knows not, is a child, teach him. He who knows, and knows not that he knows, is asleep, wake him. He who knows, and knows that he knows, is wise, follow him.

Persian.

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