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Wisdom and Ignorance

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tiny.ag/ls0zmykb  ·   Fair (142 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997 by Mark Dawson

However hot the water is, the fire still goes out.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/xzi3am2h  ·   Fair (100 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Drawing on my fine command of language, I said nothing.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/njk4cbzp  ·   Fair (113 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Experience is often what you get when you were expecting something else.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/ckgbheun  ·   Fair (104 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you make people think they're thinking, they'll love you -- but if you really make them think they'll hate you.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/eanvvuth  ·   Fair (111 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If ignorance is bliss, why aren't more people happy?

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/6jbweh3g  ·   Fair (963 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by John Cannizzaro

If all the world is a stage, where is the audience sitting?

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/qksor8sl  ·   Fair (148 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I used to think I was indecisive, but now I'm not so sure.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/xjb1ypdu  ·   Fair (126 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.

Unknown, (Chinese proverb), in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/90upthng  ·   Fair (1152 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999

If you're here, you're alive.

Unknown, in Life and Death and Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/mwma270i  ·   Fair (89 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you believe everything you read, you'd better not read.

Unknown, (Japanese proverb), in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/hsipkpnw  ·   Fair (160 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you can't learn to do it well, learn to enjoy doing it badly.

Unknown, in Success and Failure and Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/vhuaqm1e  ·   Fair (128 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you do what you've always done, you'll be what you've always been.

Unknown, in Success and Failure and Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/26gdqtzf  ·   Fair (149 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you don't believe in something, you'll fall for anything.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/ina54mbv  ·   Fair (108 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you explain so clearly that nobody can misunderstand, somebody will.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/o7ofzkdq  ·   Fair (109 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you can read this, thank a teacher.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/e8syltpb  ·   Fair (147 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A man with a watch knows what time it is. A man with two watches is never sure.

Unknown, in Science and Religion and Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/2o4terst  ·   Fair (877 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by LEStephey

A small journey begins with one step and ends with another.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/lkf1oudx  ·   Fair (79 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A person is just about as big as the things that make them angry.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/llsj2qct  ·   Fair (843 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A pseudo-intellectual is a person who knows what "pseudo" means.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/4rgim10d  ·   Fair (154 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A single fact can spoil a good argument.

Unknown, in Science and Religion and Wisdom and Ignorance