Wisdom and Ignorance
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What Orwell feared were those who would ban books. What Huxley feared was that there would be no reason to ban a book, for there would be no one who wanted to read one.
You can tell a lot about a person by looking at what kind of people are his friends and children.
You are only young once... but you can be immature your whole life.
When an ordinary man attains knowledge, he is a sage; when a sage attains knowledge, he is an ordinary man.
The best way to succeed in life is to act on the advice we give to others.
Once you've accumulated sufficient knowledge to get by, you're too old to remember it.
Policy is a guide to the wise and a rule to the fool.
Some people speak from experience; others, from experience, don't speak.
Stupidity is also known as a medical disorder known as a rectal-cranial inversion.
The IQ of the group is the lowest IQ of a member of the group divided by the number of people in the group.
The most undependable part on your car is the nut holding the wheel.