Carlyle, Thomas - Sartor Resartus - They only are wise who know that they know nothing
Type of Spiritual Experience
.......... yet they only are wise who know that they know nothing ...................
A description of the experience
Sartor Resartus – Thomas Carlyle
What are all your national Wars, with their Moscow Retreats, and sanguinary hate-filled Revolutions, but the Somnambulism of uneasy Sleepers?
This Dreaming, this Somnambulism is what we on Earth call Life; wherein the most indeed undoubtingly wander, as if they knew right hand from left; yet they only are wise who know that they know nothing