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" Knowledge and wisdom, far from being one, Have ofttimes no connection. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men, Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. "
The Broad Stone of Honour Or the True Sense and Practice of Chivalry: Tancredus - Page 198
by Kenelm Henry Digby - 1846 - 394 pages
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Book of Humorous Quotations

Connie Robertson - English wit and humor - 1998 - 381 pages
...kept at home! 1045 'The Progress of Error' Remorse, the fatal egg by pleasure laid. 1031 1046 The Task Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much; Wisdom is humble that he knows no more. 1047 The Task "The Sofa' Thus first necessity invented stools, Convenience next suggested elbowchairs,...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...The Task But war's a game, which, were their subjects wise, Kings would not play at. 262 i The Task . 2072 'Mediocrity in Love Rejected' Give me more love or more disdain; The torri more. 2622 The Task (of hunting) Detested sport, That owes its pleasures to another's pain. 2623 The...
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Practically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations on Engineering, Technology ...

C.C. Gaither - Mathematics - 2019 - 366 pages
...Mentis (p. 78) Cowper, William Knowledge and Wisdom, far from being one, Have oft-times no connextion. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of...Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge, a rude unprofitable mass, The mere materials with which wisdom builds . . . Knowledge is proud that...
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Literature: An Embattled Profession

Carl Woodring, Carl Middleman - Education - 1999 - 220 pages
...heredity.) Above all, the teacher should know what he does not know. As Cowper put it in The Task, "Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much; Wisdom is humble that he knows no more" (6.96-97). A little knowledge is a dangerous thing among teachers largely because the knower...
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Little Gems of Wisdom: Advice from Grandpa

J. D. Kroft - Reference - 2000 - 308 pages
...destroyed. ' —Proverbs 13:20 Adversity makes a man wise, not rich, —lohn Ray Knowledge dwells in the heads replete with thoughts of other men; wisdom in minds attentive to their own. —William Cowper Wisdom comes by disillusionment. —George SawtapHa Speed is good when wisdom leads...
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Osler's "a Way of Life" and Other Addresses, with Commentary and Annotations

Sir William Osler - Medical - 2001 - 378 pages
...wisdom, far from being one, Have oft-times no connexion. Knowledge dwells r , . , , , . , . THE STUDENT In heads replete with thoughts of other men; Wisdom...learned so much; Wisdom is humble that he knows no more.78 What we call sense or wisdom is knowledge, ready for use, made effective, and bears the same...
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The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots

Joseph Twadell Shipley - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 672 pages
...mingled (linsey-woolsie-wise) Their gold-ground Tissue with too mean supplies. Cowper neatly remarked: "Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much, Wisdom is humble that he knows no more." FitzGerald, in his translation of The Rubiyt of Omar Khayyam: With them the seed of wisdom...
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Character Building: A Guide for Parents and Teachers

David Isaacs - Education - 2001 - 273 pages
...proud of how much knowledge he has acquired — useless knowledge, for the most part. As Cowper put it: 'Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much; Wisdom is humble that he has learned no more.'7' At all events, this is a real problem among teenagers. They want more independence....
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Residents‚ Teaching Skills

Janine Edward, PhD, Joan A. Friedland, Robert Bing-You - Medical - 2002 - 254 pages
...of quoting [William] Cowper: Knowledge and wisdom, far from being one, Have oft-times no connexion. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of...learned so much; Wisdom is humble that he knows no more. them both by support and judgment. He accepted the basic precept that it is the students who...
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The Shaping of Indian Science: 1914-1947

Indian Science Congress - 2003 - 592 pages
...wisdom. It was Cowper who wrote "Knowledge and Wisdom, far from being one, Have oft times no connection. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of...attentive to their own. Knowledge is proud, that he has learnt so much; Wisdom is humble that he knows no more." Whilst it is always simple to offer destructive...
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