A Wrinkle in Time
A Wrinkle in Time
by Madeleine L'Engle
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A Wrinkle in Time Wisdom and Knowledge Quotes Page 4

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Meg could hear her father sigh. "Then it was my turn. I went. And here I am. A wiser and a humbler man. I'm sure I haven't been gone two years. Now that you've come I have some hope that I may be able to return in time. One thing I have to tell the others is that we know nothing." (10.38)

It's interesting that Mr. Murry links wisdom and humility. Rather than knowledge being a source of pride, here it's a recognition of one's own limitations and previous mistakes.

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