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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/w4srf1nw  ·   Fair (225 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The world is governed more by appearance than realities, so it is fully as necessary to seem to know something as it is to know it.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/kk23yagw  ·   Fair (213 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Trust in Allah, but tie your camel.

Unknown, (Muslim proverb), in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/tbra32py  ·   Fair (306 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Use soft words and hard arguments.

Unknown, in Success and Failure and Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/kov3nzmi  ·   Fair (209 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Well-timed silence hath more eloquence than speech.

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/rlmumka4  ·   Fair (185 ratings)  ·  submitted 1998 by Dave Supulski

The most undependable part on your car is the nut holding the wheel.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/as0knvco  ·   Fair (262 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Never argue with a fool. Someone watching may not be able to tell the difference.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

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