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Wisdom and Ignorance

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Commenttiny.ag/yvzq4h9m  ·   Fair (75 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Learning is the evolution of the mind.

Alison Crocker, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/n41eagpf  ·   Fair (779 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Become a student of change. It is the only thing that will remain constant.

Anthony J. D'Angelo, The College Blue Book, in Wisdom and Ignorance

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Commenttiny.ag/jpox64sd  ·   Fair (774 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.

Anthony J. D'Angelo, The College Blue Book, in Wisdom and Ignorance

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Commenttiny.ag/52bhttiz  ·   Fair (694 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Never stop learning; knowledge doubles every fourteen months.

Anthony J. D'Angelo, The College Blue Book, in Wisdom and Ignorance

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Commenttiny.ag/f4ckcyx8  ·   Fair (41 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you never change your mind, why have one?

Edward De Bono, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.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

Commenttiny.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.

Rami Belson, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/bku8tth7  ·   Fair (85 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If we are the only intelligent life in the universe, at least there's a finite number of idiots.

Steven Coallier, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/knybox5w  ·   Fair (94 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Style is an easy way of saying complicated things.

Jean Cocteau, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/wonmj58n  ·   Fair (1030 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by David B. Cole, Jr.

Reality is subordinate to perception.

David B. Cole, Jr., in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/4ezjejb0  ·   Fair (97 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

You are only as wise as others perceive you to be.

M. Shawn Cole, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/cnifx1o4  ·   Fair (248 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

When you have nothing to say, say nothing.

Charles Caleb Colton, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/shpmv1fs  ·   Fair (323 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it, is committing another mistake.

Confucius, in Success and Failure and Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/ed9aels7  ·   Fair (407 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.

Confucius, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/cgydzmit  ·   Fair (450 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

To know is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge.

Confucius, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/jxzh2igc  ·   Fair (23 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Does a one-legged duck swim in a circle?

Ed Cotter, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/4hqstejw  ·   Fair (348 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A fool must now and then be right by chance.

William Cowper, Conversation, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/hmqvyuqz  ·   Fair (262 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

There is nothing so absurd but some philosopher has said it.

Cicero, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/1b7ttrhh  ·   Fair (203 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

We find comfort among those who agree with us; growth among those who don't.

Frank A. Clark, in Wisdom and Ignorance

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

Intolerance of ambiguity is the mark of an authoritarian personality.

Theodor W. Adorno, in Wisdom and Ignorance

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