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Wisdom and Ignorance

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tiny.ag/mgn8bwur  ·   Fair (52 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

With stupidity the gods themselves struggle in vain.

Friedrich von Schiller, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/9bdy4k6s  ·   Fair (75 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

All thought is naught but a footnote to Plato.

George Santiano, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/sr7yv9lh  ·   Fair (112 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Most people would sooner die than think; in fact, they do so.

Bertrand Russell, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/pwfxhqlj  ·   Fair (128 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts.

Bertrand Russell, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/yxk2wmee  ·   Fair (35 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

No one wants a good education, but everyone wants a good degree.

Lee Rudolph, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/klphp6u7  ·   Fair (119 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Intolerance of ambiguity is the mark of an authoritarian personality.

Theodor W. Adorno, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/qy4zssfi  ·   Fair (132 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.

Theodore Roosevelt, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/wf0milq1  ·   Fair (96 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.

Jean Jacques Rousseau, in Wisdom and Ignorance