Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education; they grow firm there, firm as weeds among stones.
Charlotte Bronte (1816-1855) Discuss
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The latter part of a wise man’s life is taken up in curing the follies, prejudices, and false opinions he had contracted in the former.
Jonathan Swift’s grave in St. Patrick’s Cathedral (Photo credit: RealMattKane)
Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) Discuss
NB: “Wisdom is – if ever – rather acquired than inherited”
- Jonathan Swift (socyberty.com)
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