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Comment#  ·   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

Comment#  ·   Fair (262 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The best defense against logic is ignorance.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·   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

Comment#  ·   Fair (1040 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by Glenn Troester

Change is inevitable, except from vending machines.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·   Fair (100 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

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

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·   Fair (113 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

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

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·   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

Comment#  ·   Fair (142 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997 by Mark Dawson

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

Unknown, 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

Comment#  ·   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

Comment#  ·   Fair (149 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·   Fair (108 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·   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

Comment#  ·   Fair (1152 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999

If you're here, you're alive.

Unknown, in Life and Death and Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·   Fair (290 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I am a Bear of Very Little Brain, and long words bother me.

A. A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh, in Wisdom and Ignorance

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