Being Older Doesn’t Mean You’re Wiser

How we grow in wisdom at any age

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Elderly women in Sao Paulo, Brazil line up during the beauty pageant. (AFP)

What it means to grow in wisdom

Zat Rana writing on Medium said, “Wisdom not only knows, but it understands.”

Starting when we’re young

“Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.” Albert Einstein.

Self-awareness

Learning

“Blessed is the one who finds wisdom and the one who gets understanding, for the gain from her is better than gain from silver and her profit is better than gold.” Proverbs 3:18

“The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.” Socrates

Unselfishness

“My advice is that if you must be selfish, be wisely selfish. Wise people serve others sincerely, putting the needs of others above their own. Ultimately you will be happier.” Dalai Lama

Nature

In Summary

Writer, editor, publisher, journalist, author, columnist, believer in enjoying my journey and helping other people enjoy theirs. bknicholson@att.net

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