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I Am Smart Enough to Know I Don't Know It All

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    I never have and never will.

    Every new day I learn something I didn't know about,such is life.With an open mind and a caring heart.I walk through life seeking all the answers that I may never receive. I'm tired of being alone and seek my female soul mate that hopefully one day will complete me.
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M Dec 29, 2014

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 8

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    Studying philosophy is not my game.

    ?? While others are good and fast learner. tsk
    civilengasdfg civilengasdfg 18-21, F Dec 15, 2014

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    Switch in my room was broken again.

    Huh. I want to fix the switch problem but none of my friends know what to do. So, I play around in main switch room by myself. I just try-and-error, push this button, pull that button with zero knowledge. What if I've being struck by electric.? Haha. I'm scared actually but my...
    jalanyanglurus jalanyanglurus 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 24

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 9

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    The Older I Get The Less I Know

    I have a reached a place in my life, where I am comfortably confused about the meaning of life.. in fact I know nothing,,, I have explored Buddhism, christianity,Wicca, New age spirituality, and found many similar themes and alot of sound guidance, but in the end, I really don"t...
    shenightowl shenightowl 51-55, F 7 Responses Aug 8, 2013

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F May 17

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    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 22

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    hey smart people where are you,

    I am alone in this world.
    berealistic82 berealistic82 26-30, M 4 Responses Apr 29

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    Yes, Learning

    "While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die."  (Leonardo da Vinci)
    WildeOscar WildeOscar 51-55, M 6 Responses Apr 19, 2012

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    If you think you know it all,

    your not done learning, period. Their is always something new to find and discover. Whatever it may be.
    quietfighter quietfighter 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 1, 2014

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    Contemplate your own inherent mind.

    During lulls in the myriad functions of the day, sit upright without thinking of good or evil at all, abandoning at once all phenomena of body and mind, just sit like the golden statue of Buddha. Then the false thinking of birth and destruction is totally obliterated, and the...
    adam1587 adam1587 26-30, M 2 Responses May 17

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    No one knows everything.

    If they knew everything, we would have a cure for cancer by now or have a wonder drug that makes us live forever. My point is that the term "smart" is limited to the person who uses that word as an adjective. What I define as smart is different to what other people will define...
    The2ndLaw The2ndLaw 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 15

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    Socrates said it best - I know

    that I know nothing
    Anderson087 Anderson087 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 7, 2014

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    Cliff-Hanger How far will he let her

    fall before he tells her there is no rope to catch her? just the string he used to lead her along. no hope to wrench her from her descent. no safety harness to lower her gently down, just the cold hard frustration to land on at the bottom. Will he take his time? Savour every...
    SweetKiester SweetKiester 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 20, 2014

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    1ClassyMinnie 1ClassyMinnie 70+, F 14 Responses May 12

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    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses Jun 26, 2014

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    Nobody does! We all need to work together

    for betterment - the whole is greater than the sum of the parts!!
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M 2 Responses May 20

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    I'm Feeling Bored

    So, ask me questions.  Make them easy questions, because I don't know it all.
    Lilt Lilt 46-50 79 Responses Jun 10, 2009

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    It amazes me how the more you know,

    the more there is to know. As you research a topic you learn that it is so much bigger than you thought. You dig deeper and deeper and there is still more to learn. It leads you to other topics that are connected. I teach science. We do a unit on Astronomy. Space is so...
    ScienceTeacher12 ScienceTeacher12 31-35, F 9 Responses Feb 18, 2014

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    IF YOU ARE REALLY SMART.

    ANSWER THIS EASY QUIZ http://unlimitedshortjokes.weebly.com/
    Kyle178 Kyle178 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    The Socratic Paradox

    The Socratic Paradox is the belief that a wise person only knows that he/she knows nothing. I truly believe this to be the case. No matter how much I accomplish in life it seems like I am barely scratching the surface of human wisdom and ingenuity and all I can really be sure...
    TheIdealisticRealist TheIdealisticRealist 22-25, M 1 Response May 14, 2013

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    I started to realize

    that the more educated I became, the more I didn't know anything about the field my degree is in. Funny how that works isn't it?
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Feb 23

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    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 1 Response Mar 16

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    It's strange but I crave to know more.

    I could care less about some things but I want so badly to be cultured. I want to be a part of this world and in some ways I want to understand it. I am striving to leant something every day.
    Canadianwithirish Canadianwithirish 18-21, F Nov 14, 2014

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F Jan 19

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    I don't! I really don't!

    But I'll keep reading the books!
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 7 Responses Nov 10, 2014

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 24, 2014

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    It is true education is a lifelong quest.

    In my career there is always more. I read journals, and more keeping up with current thought.
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 22

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    I just love this quote.

    It's so true. There is always something more to learn.
    Butterfly1814 Butterfly1814 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 18

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    Like when the wealthy will go humane.

    Or when society will push that. Harrys law help. http://youtu.be/-5Tw3Q3wQbs http://youtu.be/tNilDRiEUnQ
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Apr 8

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    I am smart enough to know

    that I do not know it all. I am inquisitive enough to keep learning. I am open enough to take into consideration another person's view ... for I do not possess a window of the world.
    inkadinkadoo inkadinkadoo 22-25, F Jan 10

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    No Opinion?...... Or Just Very Wise?

    I believe when a person says, I DON'T know, that person is exhibiting that at least they think. There is much wisdom in the words, I DON'T KNOW, don't cha think?
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 6 Responses Jan 26, 2012

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    Random Thoughts #303 Ah, But......

    I do know it all. The problem is, 95% of the time I can only remember 5% of it, and the other 5% of the time, I can't remember any of it. But that doesn't mean I don't know it all.
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F 3 Responses Dec 17, 2011

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    I've realized that "a know-it-all is a person

    who knows everything except for how annoying he is.."
    etten etten 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 11

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    You never stop learning new things.

    The day you know everything is the day you are dead
    Ladyred93 Ladyred93 18-21, F 2 Responses May 12

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    I pursued my dancing

    as my career over everything else and at twenty one I can see that being singleminded has meant my knowledge is limited on lots of things. I am trying to remedy the situation. Every opportunity I get I have my nose in a book! I am purposefully single just now since I have such...
    JoelleED JoelleED 22-25, F 5 Responses May 28, 2014

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    In 2014 I conducted research with the help of

    Dartmouth University of New Hampshire to conclude that the percentages of youth with anxiety are higher or lower depending on the amount of older siblings the child has, the gender of the child and siblings, and the differences in age between the aforementioned. A synopsis of...
    thefuturedoctor1 thefuturedoctor1 16-17, M 2 Responses Feb 4

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    I'm Still Learning

    I am a doctor.  I have studied for many years to be a very good one.  Even though I have studied and specialized and am well-respected by others for my work, I know I don't know it all.  Nobody does and nobody ever will.  That is what makes the study of the mind so...
    WildSpectrumArts WildSpectrumArts 46-50, F 6 Responses Oct 7, 2011

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    I know that no one can really stop me

    but myself and that really no one can help me but myself. - Peter Nivio Zarlenga
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 11, 2014

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F Feb 11

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    10 Things You Never Realized You Should Be

    Thankful For: Thanksgiving is a great reminder to count your blessings. But don’t just be thankful for the “standard” blessings you may have. This Thursday take a second to be thankful for a few things you might not consider blessings -- even though they truly can be: 1...
    IamnotCharlieSheen IamnotCharlieSheen 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 25, 2014

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    10 Daily Habits That Will Give You Incredible

    Willpower: “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle. Success is a lot of small things done well, day after day. What seems like an overnight success is usually a very long time in the making. Success is created from...
    IamnotCharlieSheen IamnotCharlieSheen 41-45, M 3 Responses Apr 8

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    "Stoke the Fire" Why is there

    so many lessons to be learned in this life? When I think I have conquered one subject, another possibility comes to light. It is in my nature to follow the bread crumbs and drink from the cup of life. All time I spend in the here and now is precious. How could I not want to...
    weepingveil weepingveil 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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