L. Frank Baum quote about knowledge from The Marvelous Land of Oz - To 'Know Thyself' is considered quite an accomplishment, which it has taken us, who are your elders, months to perfect.
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To 'Know Thyself' is considered quite an accomplishment, which it has taken us, who are your elders, months to perfect.
 L. Frank Baum, The Marvelous Land of Oz (1904). copy citation

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Author L. Frank Baum
Source The Marvelous Land of Oz
Topic knowledge accomplishment self
Date 1904
Language English
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Weblink http://www.gutenberg.org/files/54/54-h/54-h.htm

Context

“"I am proud, indeed, to meet with such exceptional masters," said the Gump, in a careless tone. "If I could but secure so complete an introduction to myself, I would be more than satisfied."
"That will come in time," remarked the Scarecrow. "To 'Know Thyself' is considered quite an accomplishment, which it has taken us, who are your elders, months to perfect. But now," he added, turning to the others, "let us get aboard and start upon our journey."
"Where shall we go?" asked Tip, as he clambered to a seat on the sofas and assisted the Pumpkinhead to follow him.” source

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