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Wisdom and Ignorance

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tiny.ag/6lar7dwe  ·   Fair (870 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well.

Aristotle, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/oujwgybq  ·   Fair (355 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Wit is educated insolence.

Aristotle, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/evgupvn3  ·   Fair (546 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I cannot speak well enough to be unintelligible.

Jane Austen, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/to1nvxvz  ·   Fair (131 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A synonym is a word you use when you can't spell the word you first thought of.

Burt Bacharach, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/pgsxbect  ·   Fair (179 ratings)  ·  submitted 1998

It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it's been though a blender first.

Les Barker, An Infinite Number of Occasional Tables, in Success and Failure and Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/o1adwrjp  ·   Fair (104 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Never forget what you need to remember.

Garrett Bartley, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/mchnry1s  ·   Fair (99 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.

Saul Bellow, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/z91tc0go  ·   Fair (430 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It's better to keep your mouth shut and give the impression that you're stupid than to open it and remove all doubt.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance