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It takes considerable knowledge just to realize the extent of your own ignorance.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
In this life, we have to make many choices. Some are very important choices. Some are not. Many of our choices are between good and evil. The choices we make, however, determine to a large extent our happiness or our unhappiness, because we have to live with the consequences of our choices.
James E. Faust
I would rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent than in the extent of my powers and dominion.
Alexander the Great
Life will always be to a large extent what we ourselves make it.
A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that true joy dare live.
In short, no pattern is an isolated entity. Each pattern can exist in the world only to the extent that is supported by other patterns: the larger patterns in which it is embedded, the patterns of the same size that surround it, and the smaller patterns which are embedded in it.
What we have to stop and think about is that we have weakened ourselves militarily to such an extent that it affects all of our military policies.
To such an extent does nature delight and abound in variety that among her trees there is not one plant to be found which is exactly like another; and not only among the plants, but among the boughs, the leaves and the fruits, you will not find one which is exactly similar to another.
Leonardo da Vinci
Every normal person, in fact, is only normal on the average. His ego approximates to that of the psychotic in some part or other and to a greater or lesser extent.
That was the big thing when I was growing up, singing on the radio. The extent of my dream was to sing on the radio station in Memphis. Even when I got out of the Air Force in 1954, I came right back to Memphis and started knocking on doors at the radio station.
Regarding social media, I really don't understand what appears to be the general population's lack of concern over privacy issues in publicizing their entire lives on the Internet for others to see to such an extent... but hey it's them, not me, so whatever.
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
Monuments and archaeological pieces serve as testimonies of man's greatness and establish a dialogue between civilizations showing the extent to which human beings are linked.
It doesn't matter how much you want. What really matters is how much you want it. The extent and complexity of the problem does not matter was much as does the willingness to solve it.
It is the experiences, the great triumphant joy of living to the fullest extent in which real meaning is found. God it's great to be alive!
I think most defense attorneys know, to some extent, their clients are guilty.
The real spiritual progress of the aspirant is measured by the extent to which he achieves inner tranquility.
To the extent that we are all educated and informed, we will be more equipped to deal with the gut issues that tend to divide us.
I was raised in Arizona, and I went to public school, and the extent of my knowledge of the civil-rights movement was the story of Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King, Jr. I wonder how much my generation knows.
Being incarcerated is truly very serious, and it has changed my life to such an extent that breaking the cycle has become my sole focus. Jail is definitely not cool. Education is.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion.
Alexander the Great
We must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart.
H. L. Mencken
I found that so many people in the music business started out as metalheads in the Eighties - whether they're songwriters, producers, engineers or executives, and no matter what they look like, with short hair, suits or whatever. I feel like my generation of metal kids really tends to populate the music world to a large extent.
The known is finite, the unknown infinite; intellectually we stand on an islet in the midst of an illimitable ocean of inexplicability. Our business in every generation is to reclaim a little more land, to add something to the extent and the solidity of our possessions.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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