Wisdom and Ignorance
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The human brain is like a railroad freight car -- guaranteed to have a certain capacity but often running empty.
When an ordinary man attains knowledge, he is a sage; when a sage attains knowledge, he is an ordinary man.
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.
The most undependable part on your car is the nut holding the wheel.
Learning is what most adults will do for a living in the 21st century.
Never argue with a fool. Someone watching may not be able to tell the difference.
Never give advice -- a wise man won't need it, a fool won't heed it.
Once you've accumulated sufficient knowledge to get by, you're too old to remember it.
The IQ of the group is the lowest IQ of a member of the group divided by the number of people in the group.
The best way to succeed in life is to act on the advice we give to others.