Next came the important part: he felt miserable because he had only such little knowledge. Therefore, a philosopher is a person who realizes that there are many things he does not understand, and feels miserable about it. Shark be strong be brave be humble be badass poster. In a sense, he is wiser than all the wise knowledgeable about subjects they do not understand. I said, The most learned person is the one who knows that he does not know. And Socrates himself said, The only thing I know, is that I don’t know anything. Remember that statement carefully, for it is a very rare confession, even among philosophers.