Wisdom and Ignorance
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"Contrariwise," continued Tweedledee, "If it was so, it might be; and if it were so, it would be; but as it isn't, it ain't. That's logic."
Education is the period during which you are being instructed by somebody you do not know, about something you do not want to know.
An aphorism is not an aphorism unless you know what it means.
Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of the time he will pick himself up and continue on.
The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.
To know is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge.
We find comfort among those who agree with us; growth among those who don't.
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it, is committing another mistake.
If we are the only intelligent life in the universe, at least there's a finite number of idiots.
Less than fifteen percent of the people do any original thinking on any subject... The greatest torture in the world for most people is to think.
It costs to be stupid. The stupider you are, the more it costs.