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The clouds may drop down titles and estates, and wealth may seek us, but wisdom must be sought
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"The clouds may drop down titles and estates, and wealth may seek us, but wisdom must be sought"

- Edward Young

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This quote by Edward Young speaks with the idea that although titles, estates, and wealth might come to us with no effort on our part, knowledge should be actively looked for. It indicates that knowledge is something that can not be passively obtained, however must be actively pursued. This is due to the fact that knowledge is not something that can be gotten through material belongings or social status, but rather through experience and understanding. It is something that should be made through effort and devotion. This quote works as a pointer that although we might be fortunate sufficient to receive specific things in life, wisdom is something that should be actively sought and made. It is a pointer that we need to never ever take our understanding and understanding for given, however should constantly make every effort for more information and end up being wiser.

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Edward Young This quote is written / told by Edward Young between June 1, 1681 and April 5, 1765. He was a famous Poet from England. The author also have 40 other quotes.

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