Wisdom and Ignorance
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Today's children are required to learn what most people in former times were forbidden to know.
Intolerance of ambiguity is the mark of an authoritarian personality.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it's been though a blender first.
A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.
It's better to keep your mouth shut and give the impression that you're stupid than to open it and remove all doubt.
Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.
He who spends his time reading aphorisms of another to have one of his own, has no time or brains to have any of his own.
Cogito cogito ergo cogito sum -- "I think that I think, therefore I think that I am."
You can tell a lot about a person by looking at what kind of people are his friends and children.
You are only young once... but you can be immature your whole life.
When an ordinary man attains knowledge, he is a sage; when a sage attains knowledge, he is an ordinary man.