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Wisdom and Ignorance

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Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (348 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A fool must now and then be right by chance.

William Cowper, Conversation, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (75 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Learning is the evolution of the mind.

Alison Crocker, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (779 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

The College Blue Book (data CD)

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (774 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

The College Blue Book (data CD)

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (694 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Never stop learning; knowledge doubles every fourteen months.

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

The College Blue Book (data CD)

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (41 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you never change your mind, why have one?

Edward De Bono, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (88 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Learning is not compulsory... neither is survival.

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

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (303 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Benjamin Disraeli, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- 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

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (59 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Education is a progressive discovery of our ignorance.

Will Durant, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (391 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

Comment#  ·  **-- 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

Comment#  ·  **-- 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

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (218 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality.

Jules de Gaultier, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (148 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- 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

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (111 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (89 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Unknown, (Japanese proverb), in Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (109 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you can read this, thank a teacher.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- 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

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