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Quote: I am not ashamed to confess I am ignorant of what I do not know - Cicero

50 Wise & Profound Quotes on Ignorance and Stupidity

Being ignorant means lacking knowledge; yet, possessing information alone does not mean having knowledge… Text Art: Elena Schaelike (Wisejam) People may be aware of a multitude of facts and there may be vast amounts of information available...
Businessmen playing rugby with high school maths in background / Zwei Männer im Anzug spielen Rugby mit Matheformeln im Hintergrund

25 Most Notable and Wise Quotes about Mathematics

There is great intrinsic value in maths: Nothing is as straightforward and honest. If you make a mistake at the outset then everything else you build on this false foundation will be wrong as well. Nevertheless, there is no mistake which cannot...
WikiCommons: Carvings on Yōmeimon Gate at Tōshō-gū Shrine in Nikko

Best 50 Sharing Knowledge Quotes – Words of Great Wisdom

Sharing knowledge has helped mankind survive and evolve into the intelligent and productive species he is today. In the animal kingdom and indeed in business, knowledge sharing can make the difference between survival and extinction. Photo:...
Man celebrates by jumping in the air / Mann springt freudig in die Luft

Great & Truly Meaningful Quotes – for Life and Work

It was more than 50 years ago that Paul Oscar Johnson, a Major League Baseball outfielder said: “The word ‘meaningful’ when used today is nearly always meaningless.” We’ll try to prove him wrong… There are many great...
Traditional bookmakers betting shop / Traditioneller Buchmacher Wettshop

Value Betting versus Gut Feeling

Surprisingly, it seems that there are many sports bettors who make their selections in much the same fashion as the multitude of people who select random numbers on their weekly lottery slips. Whilst the lottery player may opt for personal numbers...
Woman legs with ball / Frauenbeine mit Fußball

25 Powerful Statistics Quotes with the Flavour of Science

It was either the famous writer Mark Twain or the 19th-century British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli who said: “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” This saying means that statistics can be used...
Funny man with goggles reading a book / Lustiger Mann mit Schutzbrille liest ein Buch

Top 50 Proverbs and Quotes about Addiction

Probably the most common perception people have is that addiction refers to drugs or alcohol, but this is not entirely correct. Many people are caught by other habits and temptations such as money, gambling, sex, sport, news, books and even...