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Wisdom and Ignorance

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Commenttiny.ag/1iteoxru  ·   Fair (269 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The best way to succeed in life is to act on the advice we give to others.

Unknown, in Success and Failure and Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/bueg0ydy  ·   Fair (464 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by S. Gilmary Beagle

The dead and the stupid never change their opinions.

S. Gilmary Beagle, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/xnd6bvkt  ·   Fair (182 ratings)  ·  submitted 1998 by Dave Supulski

The definition of experience is knowledge acquired too late.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/haktn62q  ·   Fair (228 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/amjjwwpz  ·   Fair (238 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The human brain is like a railroad freight car -- guaranteed to have a certain capacity but often running empty.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/rlmumka4  ·   Fair (185 ratings)  ·  submitted 1998 by Dave Supulski

The most undependable part on your car is the nut holding the wheel.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/w4srf1nw  ·   Fair (225 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The world is governed more by appearance than realities, so it is fully as necessary to seem to know something as it is to know it.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/kk23yagw  ·   Fair (213 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Trust in Allah, but tie your camel.

Unknown, (Muslim proverb), in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/as0knvco  ·   Fair (262 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Never argue with a fool. Someone watching may not be able to tell the difference.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/pxfadpln  ·   Fair (255 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Never give advice -- a wise man won't need it, a fool won't heed it.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/yjcobkfn  ·   Fair (228 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

No one gets too old to learn a new way of being stupid.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/haxoltok  ·   Fair (246 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Once you've accumulated sufficient knowledge to get by, you're too old to remember it.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/ybv1maqw  ·   Fair (335 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997 by Gord Weitzel

One man's ceiling is another man's floor.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/2j17qytc  ·   Fair (948 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999

One thing is one thing. Another thing is another thing.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/sshro1au  ·   Fair (325 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997 by Gord Weitzel

Policy is a guide to the wise and a rule to the fool.

Unknown, (expression used in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police), in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/qgiakofl  ·   Fair (1029 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by Johan

Sharks mainly attack when your're wet.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/9zpbxeoc  ·   Fair (231 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/hjfwoanr  ·   Fair (252 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/mwma270i  ·   Fair (89 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you believe everything you read, you'd better not read.

Unknown, (Japanese proverb), in Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/o7ofzkdq  ·   Fair (109 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you can read this, thank a teacher.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

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