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Wisdom and Ignorance

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

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

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

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

Sharks mainly attack when your're wet.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.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

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

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

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

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

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

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.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

tiny.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

tiny.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

tiny.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

tiny.ag/njl5gsre  ·   Fair (258 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Live to learn... forget... and learn again.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/slupay0r  ·   Fair (166 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Learning is what most adults will do for a living in the 21st century.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/90upthng  ·   Fair (1152 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999

If you're here, you're alive.

Unknown, in Life and Death and Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/xzi3am2h  ·   Fair (100 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Drawing on my fine command of language, I said nothing.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/njk4cbzp  ·   Fair (113 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Experience is often what you get when you were expecting something else.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/xjb1ypdu  ·   Fair (126 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.

Unknown, (Chinese proverb), in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/ls0zmykb  ·   Fair (142 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997 by Mark Dawson

However hot the water is, the fire still goes out.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/qksor8sl  ·   Fair (148 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I used to think I was indecisive, but now I'm not so sure.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/6jbweh3g  ·   Fair (963 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by John Cannizzaro

If all the world is a stage, where is the audience sitting?

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/eanvvuth  ·   Fair (111 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If ignorance is bliss, why aren't more people happy?

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/ina54mbv  ·   Fair (108 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you explain so clearly that nobody can misunderstand, somebody will.

Unknown, in Wisdom and Ignorance