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Comment#  ·   Fair (50 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Major writing is to say what has been seen, so that it need never be said again.

Delmore Schwartz, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·   Fair (352 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

He is winding the watch of his wit; by and by it will strike.

William Shakespeare, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·   Fair (238 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Common sense is instinct. Enough of it is genius.

George Bernard Shaw, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·   Fair (229 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.

George Bernard Shaw, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·   Fair (1029 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by Johan

Sharks mainly attack when your're wet.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·   Fair (231 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Some people speak from experience; others, from experience, don't speak.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·   Fair (252 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Stupidity is also known as a medical disorder known as a rectal-cranial inversion.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

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