"With one hand he put a penny in the urn of poverty, and with the other took a shilling out."
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"The language of truth is unadorned and always simple."
"I do not mind what language an opera is sung in so long as it is an language I do not understand."
"Some people drink deeply from the fountain of knowledge. Others just gargle."
"To me the charm of an encyclopedia is that it knows and I needn't."
"To know the right means of getting something done is virtually to have done it."
"Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life."
"A man of knowledge lives by acting, not by thinking about acting."
"It is not the quantity but the quality of knowledge which determines the mind's dignity."
"Knowledge may give weight, but accomplishments give luster, and many more people see than weigh."
"Knowledge of the world in only to be acquired in the world, and not in a closet."
"One may understand the Cosmos, but never the ego; the self is more distant than any star."
"If you have knowledge, let others light their candles with it."
"Knowledge which is divorced from justice, may be called cunning rather than wisdom."
"To despise our own species is the price we must often pay for knowledge of it."
"We own almost all our knowledge not to those who have agreed but to those who have differed."
"Acquire new knowledge whilst thinking over the old, and you may become a teacher of others."
"To know is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge."
"The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance."
"You can't know too much, but you can say too much."
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