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Quotations uofu Wisdom

Ignorance is bliss for the self but a plague onto others.

-Library cubicle

 

Only the wisest and the stupidest of men never change

-Confucius

 

It's better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than to open it and remove all doubt

-Attributed to Mark Twain and Abraham Lincoln

 

The trouble with going with the flow is, you might wind up getting sucked down the drain.

-Unknown

 

Ignorance is curable.  Stupidity is not.

-Unknown

 

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.

-E. Letterman

 

Never put off till tomorrow what you can avoid doing entirely.

-Unknown

 

Stupidity is not knowing how dumb you are.

-Unknown

 

What we do not understand we do not possess.

-Goethe

 

I find television very educating.  Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book

-Groucho Marx

 

Philosophy is a game with objectives and no rules.

Mathematics is a game with rules and no objectives.

-Unknown

 

A home without book is a body without soul.

-Marcus Tullius Cicero

 

Real knowledge is to know the extent of ones ignorance.

-Confucious

 

The roots of knowledge are bitter, but its fruit are sweet.

-Cicero

 

Be careful of reading health books; you may die of a misprint.

-Mark Twain

 

The confidence of ignorance will always overcome indecision of knowledge

-Unknown

 

Procrastination is the key to failure.

-Unknown

 

Get it first but first, but first get it right.

-Unknown

 

Always expect , the unexpected

-Unknown

 

Great minds think alike.

-Unknown

 

When you believe something strongly enough, it will become reality.

-Unknown

 

By your beliefs and the actions that follow you fulfill the prophecy or expectation you hold about your future behavior.

-Unknown

 

All human activity is prompted by desire.

-Bertrand Russell

 

Be courteous to all but intimate with few.

-Washington

 

Fools rush in where angels fear to tread

-Pope

 

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine
percent perspiration.

-Thomas Edison

 

Power will intoxicate the best hearts, as wine the
strongest heads.  No man is wise enough, nor
good enough to be trusted with unlimited power.

-Charles Caleb Colton

 

Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth

-The Bible. Proverbs 27:2

 

Habit, if not resisted, soon becomes necessity.

-St Augustine

 

The purest treasure mortal times afford
Is spotless reputation.

-William Shakespeare

 

A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches.

-The Bible. Proverbs 22:1

 

Imagination is more important than knowledge.


-Albert Einstein

 

Nothing is more dangerous than an idea when it is the only one you have.


-Emile Chartier French Philospher

 

A need is like a muscle; it will develop and grow when it is exercised.
 

-David McClelland