422. Wisdom


See also 216. IDEAS ; 233. KNOWLEDGE ; 240. LEARNING ; 393. THINKING .

adage
a maxim, axiom, proverb, or old saying.
analect
a collection of teachings, as the Analects of Confucius.
gnosis
a superior form of wisdom, as that of the Gnostics, supposed to have been acquired mystically. See also 285. MYSTICISM .
logia
maxims or sayings attributed to a religious leader. See also 79. CHRIST ; 349. RELIGION .
protasis
Rare. a proposition or maxim. See also 127. DRAMA ; 186. GRAMMAR .
sophomania
an excessive respect for one’s own wisdom.

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