Wisdom and Ignorance
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Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
In a philosophical dispute, he gains most who is defeated, since he learns most.
We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.
If, while you are in school, there is a shortage of qualified personnel in a particular field, then by the time you graduate with the necessary qualifications, that field's employment is glutted.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confessor of character.
Freedom is not the right to live as we please, but the right to find how we ought to live in order to fulfill our potential.
It is time I stepped aside for a less experienced and less able man.
A little learning is a dangerous thing, but a lot of ignorance is just as bad.
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
The two most common elements in the universe are hydrogen and stupidity.