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Wisdom and Ignorance

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tiny.ag/abelggxc  ·   Fair (42 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A little learning is a dangerous thing, but a lot of ignorance is just as bad.

Bob Edwards, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/htczvg3n  ·   Fair (202 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Advice is seldom welcome; and those who want it the most always like it the least.

The Earl of Chesterfield, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/wujpidqy  ·   Fair (399 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999

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.

Will Durant, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/cmrnisvx  ·   Fair (59 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Education is a progressive discovery of our ignorance.

Will Durant, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/trlcjdxx  ·   Fair (73 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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.

Dr. Squid, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/vkcynult  ·   Fair (303 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Upon the education of the people the fate of this country depends.

Benjamin Disraeli, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/jpox64sd  ·   Fair (774 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The College Blue Book (data CD)

Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.

Anthony J. D'Angelo, The College Blue Book, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/1b7ttrhh  ·   Fair (203 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

We find comfort among those who agree with us; growth among those who don't.

Frank A. Clark, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/bku8tth7  ·   Fair (85 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If we are the only intelligent life in the universe, at least there's a finite number of idiots.

Steven Coallier, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/knybox5w  ·   Fair (94 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Style is an easy way of saying complicated things.

Jean Cocteau, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/wonmj58n  ·   Fair (1030 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by David B. Cole, Jr.

Reality is subordinate to perception.

David B. Cole, Jr., in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/4ezjejb0  ·   Fair (97 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

You are only as wise as others perceive you to be.

M. Shawn Cole, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/shpmv1fs  ·   Fair (323 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it, is committing another mistake.

Confucius, in Success and Failure and Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/t8hgtc1d  ·   Fair (92 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Learning is not compulsory... neither is survival.

W. Edwards Deming, in Success and Failure and Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/f4ckcyx8  ·   Fair (41 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you never change your mind, why have one?

Edward De Bono, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/52bhttiz  ·   Fair (694 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The College Blue Book (data CD)

Never stop learning; knowledge doubles every fourteen months.

Anthony J. D'Angelo, The College Blue Book, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/cnifx1o4  ·   Fair (248 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

When you have nothing to say, say nothing.

Charles Caleb Colton, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/n41eagpf  ·   Fair (779 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The College Blue Book (data CD)

Become a student of change. It is the only thing that will remain constant.

Anthony J. D'Angelo, The College Blue Book, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/4hqstejw  ·   Fair (348 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A fool must now and then be right by chance.

William Cowper, Conversation, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/ed9aels7  ·   Fair (407 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.

Confucius, in Wisdom and Ignorance