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By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.

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Confucius

Chinese philosopher whose ideas and sayings were collected after his death and became the basis of a philosophical doctrine known a Confucianism (circa 551-478 BC)

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    من خلال ثلاث طرق قد نتعلم الحكمة: أولا ، من خلال التفكير ، وهو أنبل ؛ الثانية ، من خلال التقليد ، وهو أسهل. والثالث بالتجربة ، وهو المر.

    par trois méthodes, nous pouvons apprendre la sagesse: premièrement, par la réflexion, qui est la plus noble; deuxièmement, par imitation, ce qui est le plus facile; et troisième par expérience, qui est le plus amer.

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