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|“We do not need more knowledge but more wisdom. Wisdom comes from our ... |
George Herbert “Knowledge is more than equivalent to force. ... Kenyan proverb “
It is better, of course, to know useless things than to know nothing.” — Seneca ...
|Sterne, Laurence The less you know, the more you think you know, because you |
don't know you don't know. - Stevens, Ray I wish I knew what I know now before. -
Stewart, Rod It is better of course to know useless things than to know nothing.
|Paris, says a witty French writer, abounds in those shops, which " sell every thing |
that is useless." I know nothing more amusing than to go through a course of
these repositories. It is reading history in tangible forms. Every antiquated article
is a ...
|Here they know more than we do, so, of course, I think that they occupy a different |
place in the family, whether we ... on the other hand, our poor parents know less
and less about things here and feel useless, yes, like they're good for nothing.
|Nausiphanes maintains that, of all things that appear to exist, nothing exists more |
than it does not exist. Parmenides holds that, of all ... is knowing nothing! Throw
all these nonsensical beauties into that useless heap of liberal studies. ... It's
better, of course, to know unnecessary facts than to know nothing at all. One set ...
|For one, I dissent entirely from the dictum that new terms are ' evidently nothing |
more than a useless incumbrance to the science ' of ... Useless terms are of
course objectionable, but who shall say which are the useless ones ? New things
and new idea3 must have new names. ... The common run of educated people in
this country ' are entirely excusable if they know nothing of such new terms as
|Admitting that the class of domestic servants has generally become more |
deficient in ability than any other body of labourers in the ... As it is at present,
cooks that know nothing of cookery, and nurses that are ignorant of the nurture of
childhood, get as good places, and oftentimes ... of by the mistress's hand. lf she
pleases to give away things that are useless to herself, the gift is acknowledged
|To start with, the idea of noumenal things-in-themselves is explanatorily useless |
and probably incoherent. ... is some external constraint is, of course,
overwhelming: there must be something outside us determining that some
theories are better than others. ... Since we can, ex hypothesis, know nothing
about things-in-themselves, we can know nothing about the mechanisms by
which they exercise their ...
|I saw that at some stage in my life the whole structure would have to be utterly demolished' In Descartes's Meditations, one of the key texts of Western philosophy, the thinker rejects all his former beliefs in the quest for new certainties ...|