“If though be powerful, make thyself to be honoured for knowledge and for gentleness”

Ptahhotep

Quote Number: 1092

Source: Ptahotep. The Instruction of Ptahhotep in The Instruction of Ptahhotep and The Instruction of Ke’Gemni: The Oldest Books in the World. Translated by Battiscombe G Gunn from the Prisse Papyrus. London: John Murray, Albemarle Street. 1906. Pg 52.

Source Notes: The book is available online here

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