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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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The Social History of Great Britain During the Reigns of the ..., Volume 2

William Goodman - Great Britain - 1845
...help but lead to good, and although they may occasionally bring forth some ebullitions of vanity for " Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much ; Wisdom is humble, that he knows no more." Yet age and experience will correct this. In the dying words of La Place, " what we know is...
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The Broad Stone of Honour: Trancredus

Kenelm Henry Digby - Chivalry - 1846
...seen sentences of his which certainly indicate that he had his title from, a different cause. Ginguene acknowledges that the charges against St. Gregory...learned so much ; Wisdom is humble that he knows no more.i There is such a thing as being "sapienter indoctus," as Gregory the Great said of St. Benedict...
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The Life of John Cotton, Volume 1

Alexander Wilson M'Clure - New England - 1846 - 300 pages
...disparagement of the latter, we may assent to the poet's estimate of the relative value of each : — "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 huilds, Till smoothed, and squared,...
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Key to the Questions and exercises adapted to Hiley's English grammar

Richard HILEY - 1846 - 12 pages
...illustration of Apostrophe. Ex. 14. " Knowledge and Wisdom, far from being one, Have oft-times no connection. 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, Till smooth'd, and squar"d,...
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Fire: Fundamentals and Control

Haessler - Technology & Engineering - 1988 - 264 pages
...smoke, have been statistically shown to be the major cause of fatalities in fire situations . Epilogue Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much; Wisdom is humble that he knows no more. William Cowper Education is the instruction of the intellect in the laws of Nature under which...
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Our Universes

Sir Denys Haigh Wilkinson, Denys Wilkinson - Science - 1991 - 213 pages
...other words, reality is a metaphysical abstraction. I will let William Cowper sum up for the poets: Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much; Wisdom is humble that he knows no more. and II Rabi for the scientists: Many lessons can be drawn from the evolution of scientific thought...
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How to Prolong Life

C. DeLacy Evans - 1996 - 230 pages
...expense of bodily health. " Knowledge and Wisdom, far from being one, Have ofttimes no connection. 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, Till smooth'd, and squar'd,...
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Osler: Inspirations from a Great Physician

Charles S. Bryan - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 253 pages
...repeating in a medical audience: 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. What we call sense or wisdom is knowledge, ready for use, made effective, and bears the same...
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Physically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations on Physics and Astronomy

C.C. Gaither - Science - 1997 - 504 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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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1997 - 625 pages
...builds, Till smoothed and squared and fitted to its place, Does but encumber whom it seems to enrich. Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much; Wisdom is humble that he knows no more. WILLIAM COWPER, (1731-1800) British poet. The Task, bk. 6, 1. 92-7 (1785). Repr. in Poetical...
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