Wisdom and Ignorance
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Upon the education of the people the fate of this country depends.
Learning is not compulsory... neither is survival.
Never stop learning; knowledge doubles every fourteen months.
Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.
Become a student of change. It is the only thing that will remain constant.
Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.
A man lives by believing in something, not by debating and arguing about many things.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
"Begin at the beginning," the King said gravely, "and go on till you come to the end: then stop."
"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.