Wisdom is a curse when wisdom does nothing for the man who has it.

Sophocles (496-406 BC) Greek tragic playwright
Oedipus Rex, l. 316 [Teiresias]

Alt trans: "How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be When there's no help in truth!"
Added on 4-Aug-08 | Last updated 13-Apr-09
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