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    start with this.

    "The Sign of an intelligent person is not the realization of all they know,
    but rather the realization of all they do not know."
    Charles Kubach 1979

    "anyone who thinks scrappin is easy money ain't doin it right!"



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    Quote Originally Posted by olddude View Post
    "The Sign of an intelligent person is not the realization of all they know,
    but rather the realization of all they do not know."
    Charles Kubach 1979

    Truth.
    Have Fun,
    Harold

    I hate rules, but I love junk.

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    we could take that quote back a lot farther in time.

    The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
    Socrates

    But these guys didn't have google
    There ain't nothing wrong with an honest days work. Anyone who says otherwise is a fool.- Old Man

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    "There may be a reason I can't think of but the problem with that reason is that I can't think of it right now"

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    I don't know...

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    Yep.

    The wise man knows that he knows what he knows

    and

    knows that he doesn't know what he doesn't know.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NHscrapman View Post
    we could take that quote back a lot farther in time.

    The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
    Socrates

    But these guys didn't have google
    Whew ... a search engine & the net .... the largest library ever assembled by mankind available right at your fingertips.

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    Who knows? He knows. nobody really knows.

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    I knew everything 30 years ago..............Now..........., the only thing I know for sure is that I was an idiot 30 years ago
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    the problem with the net et. al. is, that it is not marked fiction and non fiction like a book store.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jonnyjeb View Post
    I knew everything 30 years ago..............Now..........., the only thing I know for sure is that I was an idiot 30 years ago
    The passing of time has not healed that wound, yer still and idiot.


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