experience is the father of wisdom

experience is the father of wisdom
Cf. ALCMAN Fragments cxxv. (Page) πῆρά τοι μαθήσιος ἀρχά, experience is the beginning of knowledge.

1539 R. TAVERNER Garden of Wisdom II. 24v This be commonly true, for experience is mother of prudence, yet suche prudence & wysedom cost the comon weale moch.

a 1547 E. HALL Chronicle (1548) Rich. III 31 He by the longe and often alternate proof..had gotten by greate experience the very mother and mastres of wisedome.

1581 G. PETTIE tr. S. Guazzo’s Civil Conversation I. 11 Experience is the father of wisedom, and memorie the mother.

1788 American Museum III. 183 If it be true, that experience is the mother of wisdom, history must be an improving teacher.

1981 P. O’DONNELL Xanadu Talisman ii. Experience is the father of wisdom, remember.

Proverbs new dictionary.

Игры ⚽ Нужно сделать НИР?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • The Getting of Wisdom — Infobox Book | name = The Getting of Wisdom image caption = author = Henry Handel Richardson country = Australia language = English genre = Literary, Children s publisher = Heinemann, UK; Duffield, USA release date = 1910 media type = Print… …   Wikipedia

  • father — see like father, like son the child is the father of the man experience is the father of wisdom success has many fathers, while failure is an orphan it is a wise child that knows its own father the wish is father to the thought …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • experience — see experience is the best teacher experience is the father of wisdom experience keeps a dear school …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • wisdom — see experience is the father of wisdom …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • The Blessed Trinity —     The Blessed Trinity     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Blessed Trinity     This article is divided as follows:          I. Dogma of the Trinity;     II. Proof of the Doctrine from Scripture;     III. Proof of the Doctrine from Tradition;… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • The Return of Optimus Prime — is the two part season finale of Season 3 on the animated TV series The Transformers . Part 1Part 1 first aired on February 24, 1987 in syndication.ynopsis, which he blames on Optimus, Gregory s face was scarred, rendering him distrustful of any… …   Wikipedia

  • The Sacrament of Penance —     The Sacrament of Penance     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Sacrament of Penance     Penance is a sacrament of the New Law instituted by Christ in which forgiveness of sins committed after baptism is granted through the priest s absolution to… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • The Nation of Gods and Earths — The Nation of Gods and Earths, sometimes referred to as NGE or NOGE, the Five Percent Nation, or the Five Percenters is an American organization founded in 1964 in the Harlem section of the borough of Manhattan, New York City, by Clarence 13X, a… …   Wikipedia

  • The Shining (film) — The Shining Theatrical release poster Directed by Stanley Kubrick Produced by Stanle …   Wikipedia

  • The Republic (Plato) — The Republic   Author(s) Plato …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”