Wisdom and Ignorance
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A little learning is a dangerous thing, but a lot of ignorance is just as bad.
Advice is seldom welcome; and those who want it the most always like it the least.
The only real revolution is in the enlightenment of the mind and the improvement of character. The only real emancipation is individual, and the only real revolutionaries are philosophers and saints.
The most valuable and useful of all talents and abilities is that of never using two words or descriptions when one will do or suffice.
Upon the education of the people the fate of this country depends.
Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.
We find comfort among those who agree with us; growth among those who don't.
If we are the only intelligent life in the universe, at least there's a finite number of idiots.
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it, is committing another mistake.
Learning is not compulsory... neither is survival.
Never stop learning; knowledge doubles every fourteen months.
Become a student of change. It is the only thing that will remain constant.