Wisdom and Ignorance
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The best time to hold your tongue is the time you feel you must say something or bust.
Knowledge is like money: the more he gets, the more he craves.
Knowledge is the small part of ignorance that we arrange and classify.
Education: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the fool their lack of understanding.
Cogito cogito ergo cogito sum -- "I think that I think, therefore I think that I am."
He who spends his time reading aphorisms of another to have one of his own, has no time or brains to have any of his own.
Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.
It's better to keep your mouth shut and give the impression that you're stupid than to open it and remove all doubt.
A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it's been though a blender first.
The wise learn many things from their enemies.