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" heads replete with thoughts of other men ; Wisdom, in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge, a rude unprofitable mass, The mere materials with which Wisdom builds, Till smoothed, and squared, and fitted to its place, Does but encumber whom it seems... "
The Juvenile instructor and companion - Page 17
by Young people - 1877
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Minnesota Medicine, Volume 2

Medicine - 1919
...beautifully said, "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. Knowledge is proud that it has learned so much, wisdom is humble that it knows no more. ' ' Young men should...
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Bostonia, Volumes 8-9

1907
...written: " 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. Knowledge is proud, that he has leamt so much; Wisdom is humble, that he knows no more." In the enthusiasm with...
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Transactions, Volume 10

American Society of Mechanical Engineers - Mechanical engineering - 1889
...1887-88.) " Knowledge and wisdom, far from being one, Have oft-times no connection. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men : Wisdom, in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much ; Wisdom is humble that he knows no more." COttTER. With the general...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1997 - 625 pages
...22-5 (c. 1380-1386), repr. in The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, ed. Alfred W. Pollard, et al. (1898). 10 Knowledge, a rude unprofitable mass, The mere materials...place, Does but encumber whom it seems to enrich. WILLIAM COWPER, (1731-1800) British poet. The Task, bk. 6,1. 92-7 (1785). Repr. in Poetical Works,...
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Physically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations on Physics and Astronomy

C.C. Gaither - Science - 1997 - 504 pages
...William Knowledge and Wisdom, far from being one, Have oft-times no connextion. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men; Wisdom in...mass, The mere materials with which wisdom builds . . . Knowledge is proud that he has leam'd so much; Wisdom is humble that he knows no more. Speculum...
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Practically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations on Engineering, Technology ...

C.C. Gaither - Mathematics - 2019 - 366 pages
...William Knowledge and Wisdom, far from being one, Have oft-times no connextion. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men; Wisdom in...mass, The mere materials with which wisdom builds . . . Knowledge is proud that he has learn'd so much; Wisdom is humble that he knows no more. Speculum...
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Nobel Lectures, Physiology Or Medicine, 1942-1962

Medical - 1999 - 837 pages
...danger of seeking security for our concepts in the accumulation of facts. As the poet has said: Knowledge is proud that it has learned so much, Wisdom is humble that it knows no more. 1. A. Coumand, Measurement of the cardiac output in man using the right heart catherization, Federation...
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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
...(1784), book 6, “The Winter Walk at Noon,” lines 89—97. Osler omitted the following four lines: Knowledge, a rude unprofitable mass, The mere materials with which wisdom builds, Till smooth'd and squar'd and fitted to its place, Does but encumber whom it seems t' enrich. 79. Heraclitus...
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St. Martin's Anthologies of English Literature: Volume 3, Restoration and ...

Ian McGowan - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1990 - 584 pages
...books. Knowledge and wisdom, far from being one, Have oft-times no connection. Knowledge dwells 90 In heads replete with thoughts of other men; Wisdom in...Till smoothed and squared and fitted to its place, 95 Does but encumber whom it seems t' enrich. Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much; Wisdom...
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