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The sign of intelligence is that you are constantly wondering.   Idiots are always dead sure about every damn thing they are doing in their life.
     —    Vasudev
[Found at one of the blogs I follow:  “Just A Small Town Girl…
The specific post is:  http://sauj4.wordpress.com/2015/09/03/vasudev-quote/
Well worth the visit…     —    KMAB]
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On This Day In:
2014 Are You Educated?
2013 For Myself
2012 And When I’m Gone…
2011 Complete Conviction

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Knowing a great deal is not the same as being smart; intelligence is not information alone but also judgement, the manner in which information is coordinated and used.
    —    Carl Sagan
Found on the site: THINKING SCI-FI
Located at:  http://thinkingscifi.wordpress.com/
The specific post is:  http://thinkingscifi.wordpress.com/2014/03/06/cosmos-revisited/
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On This Day In:
2013 My Heart Is Described
2012 Keen To Be Alone
2011 The Ideal Business…
2010 55

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There are three classes of intellects:  one which comprehends by itself;  another which appreciates what others comprehend;  and a third which neither comprehends by itself nor by the showing of others;  the first is the most excellent, the second is good, and the third is useless.
    ―     Niccolò Machiavelli
From his book:  “The Prince
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On This Day In:
2012 Not Too Late
2011 Persistence
2009 Health Care?

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Minor Gifts

For any serious purpose, intelligence is a very minor gift.
    —    G. H. Hardy
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