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Wisdom and Ignorance

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Commenttiny.ag/pkfmdhte  ·   Fair (210 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

When an ordinary man attains knowledge, he is a sage; when a sage attains knowledge, he is an ordinary man.

Unknown, (Zen saying), in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/bzeqsrni  ·   Fair (264 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Wise men make proverbs; fools repeat them.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/muxgqopb  ·   Fair (256 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.

Unknown, (Greek proverb), in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/mfa7pfik  ·   Fair (323 ratings)  ·  submitted 1998 by Dave Supulski

You are only young once... but you can be immature your whole life.

Unknown, in Life and Death and Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/ygbwscup  ·   Fair (258 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

You can tell a lot about a person by looking at what kind of people are his friends and children.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/haxoltok  ·   Fair (246 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Once you've accumulated sufficient knowledge to get by, you're too old to remember it.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/ybv1maqw  ·   Fair (335 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997 by Gord Weitzel

One man's ceiling is another man's floor.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/2j17qytc  ·   Fair (948 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999

One thing is one thing. Another thing is another thing.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/sshro1au  ·   Fair (325 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997 by Gord Weitzel

Policy is a guide to the wise and a rule to the fool.

Unknown, (expression used in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police), in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/qgiakofl  ·   Fair (1029 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by Johan

Sharks mainly attack when your're wet.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/9zpbxeoc  ·   Fair (231 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Some people speak from experience; others, from experience, don't speak.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/hjfwoanr  ·   Fair (252 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Stupidity is also known as a medical disorder known as a rectal-cranial inversion.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/ezridljt  ·   Fair (267 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The IQ of the group is the lowest IQ of a member of the group divided by the number of people in the group.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/voc2uwcw  ·   Fair (262 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The best defense against logic is ignorance.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/1iteoxru  ·   Fair (269 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The best way to succeed in life is to act on the advice we give to others.

Unknown, in Success and Failure and Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/bueg0ydy  ·   Fair (464 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by S. Gilmary Beagle

The dead and the stupid never change their opinions.

S. Gilmary Beagle, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/xnd6bvkt  ·   Fair (182 ratings)  ·  submitted 1998 by Dave Supulski

The definition of experience is knowledge acquired too late.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/haktn62q  ·   Fair (228 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/amjjwwpz  ·   Fair (238 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The human brain is like a railroad freight car -- guaranteed to have a certain capacity but often running empty.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/slupay0r  ·   Fair (166 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Learning is what most adults will do for a living in the 21st century.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

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