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The things we know best are the things we haven't been taught.

Marquis de Vauvenargues (1715-1747) French moralist, essayist, and writer.

No man knows less than the man who knows it all

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Knowledge becomes wisdom only after it has been put to practical use.

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Know-how will surpass guess-how.

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Our treasure lies in the beehive of our knowledge. We are perpetually on the way thither, being by nature winged insects and honey gatherers of the mind.

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) German-Swiss philosopher and writer.

Knowledge is the treasure, but judgment is the treasurer of the one who is wise.

William Penn (1644-1718) British religious leader.

There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge.

Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) British logician and philosopher.

The degree of one's emotions varies inversely with one's knowledge of the facts- the less you know the hotter you get.

Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) British logician and philosopher.

More knowledge may be gained of a man's real character by a short conversation with one of his servants than from a formal and studied narrative, begun with his pedigree and ended with his funeral.

Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) British author.

Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.

Carl Gustav Jung (1875-1961) Swiss psychologist and psychiatrist.

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