not to know (and yet think) we do know is a disease.The person who is "full of it" puts himself at risk. When you think you know all there is to know, you don't leave yourself open to new information and insight. That can be very dangerous!
~ James Legge translation, from The Sacred Books of the East, 1891 ~
Ignoring knowledge is sickness.
~ Gia-fu Feng and Jane English translation, published by Vintage Books, 1989 ~
To not know but think you know is flawed
~ Derek Lin translation, from Tao Te Ching: Annotated & Explained, published by SkyLight Paths, 2006 ~
If you don't know
what you don't know, you're sick.
~ Ron Hogan rendition, from Beatrice.com, 2004 ~
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