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Charles H. Spurgeon
(1834-1892) born on
Jun 19
English preacher. His humorous sermons at the Metropolitan Tabernacle drew congregations of 6,000; wrote collections of pithy sayings, "John Ploughman's Talk," 1869.
         
   
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The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.

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Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom.
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It is said that if Noah's ark had had to be built by a company; they would not have laid the keel yet; and it may be so. What is many men's business is nobody's business. The greatest things are accomplished by individual men.
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Trials teach us what we are; they dig up the soil, and let us see what we are made of; they just turn up some of the ill weeds on to the surface.
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The anvil is not afraid of the hammer.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Wisdom of the Ages at Your Fingertips," MCR software, 1995.
R: In "Poor Man's College Quotations Collection," ed. Sidney Madwed, AAPEX software, 1994.
A: In "Poor Man's College Quotations Collection," ed. Sidney Madwed, AAPEX software, 1994.
N: In "Wisdom of the Ages at Your Fingertips," MCR software, 1995.
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
   


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