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   Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations.  1989.
 
 
NUMBER:2002
AUTHOR:John Patrick (1907–  )
QUOTATION:Pain makes man think. Thought makes man wise. Wisdom makes life endurable.
ATTRIBUTION:JOHN PATRICK, The Teahouse of the August Moon, act I, scene i, p. 6 (1957).

  These words are spoken by Sakini, an Okinawan, to the audience. They are repeated in act III, scene iii, and at the conclusion of the play.
SUBJECTS:Wisdom
 
 
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