Knowledge

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  • “A day of travelling will bring a basketful of learning.” ~ Vietnamese (on journeys)
  • “Brains are better than brawn. “ ~ unknown
  • “Distance lends enchantment to the view. “ ~ Thomas Campbell (1777-1844)
  • “Don’t reinvent the wheel. “ ~ unknown
  • “Doubt is the key to knowledge. “ ~ Iranian (on education)
  • “Everyone is ignorant only on different subjects. “ ~ Will Rogers (1879-1935)
  • “Example is the best precept. “ ~ Aesop (c.620-560 BC)
  • “Hit the nail on the head. “ ~ John Heywood (c.1497-1580)
  • “Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted. “ ~ Martin Luther KingJr.
  • “Instead of seeking new landscapes, develop new eyes. “ ~ Marcel Proust (1871-1922)
  • “It is better to be born a beggar than a fool. “ ~ Spanish Proverb
  • “It is better to be the head of a chicken than the rear of an ox. “ ~ Japanese (on relative worth)
  • “Know thyself. “ ~ Ancient Greek Proverb
  • “Knowledge is more than equivalent to force. “ ~ Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)
  • “Knowledge is power. “ ~ Francis Bacon (1561-1626)
  • “Learning is better than house and land. “ ~ David Garrick (1716-1779)
  • “Mistakes are doorways to discovery. “ ~ unknown
  • “Never stop learning. “ ~ unknown
  • “People learn more on their own rather than being force fed. “ ~ Socrates (469-399 BC)
  • “Presumption first blinds a man, then sets him a running. “ ~ Ben Franklin (1706-1790)
  • “Put two and two together. “ ~ unknown
  • “The shoe knows if the stocking has a hole.” ~ Bahamian (on knowledge and justice)
  • “What good is running when you’re on the wrong road. “ ~ German (on planning)
  • “What signifies knowing the names, if you know not the natures of things. “ ~ Ben Franklin (1706-1790)
  • “When the pupil is ready, the teacher will come. “ ~ Chinese Proverb
  • “When you’re sad, learn something, “ ~ Merlin
  • “Wise men learn by others’ harms; fools by their own. “ ~ Ben Franklin (1706-1790)
  • “Wit is the only wall between us and the dark. “ ~ Mark Van Doren (1894-1972)
  • “With time even a bear can learn to dance. “ ~ Yiddish (on education)

This post was last modified on October 11, 2019 1:55 am