Wisdom on Wednesdays—A man, not mankind

Wisdom and prophetic intuition
Abide with a man
Not mankind
A man can remember his origins
And a man can live in apprehension of his end
Not mankind


Peter, oil on canvas, c. 1941, 24 x 20 in.


One thought on “Wisdom on Wednesdays—A man, not mankind

  1. Wisdom abides with a man…and we might even note “not necessarily.” Apparently we are lucky if there are even a few who are wise and a few who remember their origins.

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