“The only thing I know is that I know nothing.”Socrates
All students have run across “know-it-alls”. They might be one themselves. They walk into a room and express supreme confidence with their knowledge. Being humble is seen as a sign of weakness. Then there are those humble students who wait patiently, ask questions and only speak when they are certain of something. Confidence and humility are equally noble traits. The life-long challenge is striking the right balance between the two and knowing when to express each.
According to famous Greek philosopher Socrates, you should question what you think you know. It’s important to be humble and admit that you don’t have the answers.
You should have confidence in what you know. Certainty is important.
Should we question what we are certain of?