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I'm looking for a poem.....HELP!!!
Posted by: papa (---.bellatlantic.COM)
Date: August 23, 2000 01:24PM

PLease help me....

I'm looking for a poem and I forgot the author. I learned it as a child, and i dont remembe all the words. it goes some thing like this

He who knows and know he knows is a wise man ; ...........
He who knows not and knows he knows not is a .... ; ......
He who knows and knows not he knows is a child ; teach him
He who knows not and knows not he knows not is a fool ; shun him.


Some one please help me . I have a burning desire inside to post this poem on
my wall to remind me of the difference in individual ideology.


RE: I'm looking for a poem.....HELP!!!
Posted by: Soma (---.tnt1.hba1.da.uu.net)
Date: August 23, 2000 08:43PM

I don't know the poem but Confucius wisely observed:

"To know that we know what we know, and that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge."


RE: I'm looking for a poem.....HELP!!!
Posted by: Jessie (---.cust.stargate.net)
Date: October 19, 2000 07:34AM

The way I remember it, it goes like this:
He who knows not, and knows not he knows not, he is a fool; shun him.
He who knows not, and knows he knows not, he is simple; teach him.
He who knows, and knows not he knows, he is asleep; wake him.
He who knows, and knows that he knows, he is wise; follow him.

I've had it written in the front of one of my books for years, but I can't find the book.




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