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Jeopardy Measuring Cup

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Jeopardy Measuring Cup thanks to Julie Collins

Jeopardy Measuring Cup thanks to Julie Collins

A cup-full of information
volume of half a human brain
volume of one human breath
volume of body cells that die on a good day
enough corn oil to fuel a biodiesel car for three miles
amount of honey made by a bee hive in a day
water in a cumulus cloud the size of a bus
amount of table salt in a large human
volume of the brain of a Tyranosaurus Rex
as many grains of flour as people on the planet
one thousand sweet corn kernels
twenty thousand grains of rice
one hundred penne rigate pasta
ten billion grains of icing (powdered) sugar
five thousand drops of water
one hundred and fifty thousand poppy seeds
a million grains of sugar

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Measure twice, cut once. - Craftsman Aphorism

Cunning is the dwarf of wisdom. - William Alger

He was a wise man who invented God. - Plato

Patience is the companion of wisdom. - St. Augustine

Silence does not always mark wisdom. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Measure a thousand times and cut once. - Turkish Proverb

The wise speak only of what they know. - Gandalf

A man may learn wisdom even from a foe. - Aristophenes

A short saying oft contains much wisdom. - Sophocles

Wisdom is always an overmatch for strength. - Phil Jackson

A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom. - Robert Frost

Time ripens all things, no man is born wise. - Miguel de Cervantes

It is best for the wise man not to seem wise. - Aeschylus

The wise learns many things from their enemies. - Aristophanes

So wise so young, they say, do never live long. - William Shakespeare

A wise man changes his mind, a fool never will. - Spanish Proverb

Dogma is the sacrifice of wisdom to consistency. - Lewis Perelman

It is not wisdom but authority that makes a law. - Thomas Hobbes

It is never wise to discourage youthful idealism. - Stephen Kinzer

The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom. - William Blake

Common sense is wisdom with its sleeves rolled up. - Kyle Farnsworth

Into the darkness they go, the wise and the lovely. - Edna St. Vincent Millay

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. - Francis Bacon

Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone. - Baltasar Gracian

Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish. - Albert Einstein

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life. - Immanuel Kant

A fool is known by his speech; and a wise man by silence. - Pythagoras

If you want people to think you are wise, agree with them. - Yiddish Proverb

Measure a man by the opposition it takes to discourage him. - Unknown

Wise men learn by other men's mistakes, fools by their own. - H.G. Bohn

If silence be good for the wise, how much the better for fools. - Talmud

Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. - Benjamin Franklin

The wisdom of nations lies in their proverbs, which are brief and pithy. - William Penn

All the statistics in the world can't measure the warmth of a smile. - Chris Hart

All this worldly wisdom was once the unnameable heresy of some wise man. - Henry David Thoreau

Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it. - George Santayana

A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool. - William Shakespeare

It is wise to apply the refined oil of politeness to the mechanism of friendship. - Colette

The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom. - H L Mencken

The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise. - Maya Angelou

The end of wisdom is to dream high enough not to lose the dream in the seeking of it. - William Faulkner

And what is better than wisdom? Woman. And what is better than a good woman? Nothing. - Geoffrey Chaucer

A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew. - Herb Caen

The first point of wisdom is to. discern what is false; the second, to know what is true. - Lactantius

Wisdom is the ability to acquire knowledge and analyze it both logically and emotionally. - Vivian Clayton

Do not correct a fool or he will hate you. Correct a wise man and he will appreciate you. - Unknown

The Lord hath created medicines out of the earth; and he that is wise will not abhor them. - The Bible

Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something. - Plato

Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something. - Plato

Within us is the soul of the whole, the wise silence, the universal beauty, the eternal One. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wisdom teaches us to do, as well as to talk; and to make our words and actions all of a colour. - Seneca

He who devotes 16 hours a day to hard study may become as wise at 60 as he thought himself at 20. - Mary Wilson Little

Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving. - W.T. Purkiser

Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information? - T S Eliot

The wisdom of man never yet contrived a system of taxation that would operate with perfect equality. - Andrew Jackson

Never measure the height of a mountain, until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was. - Dag Hammarskjold

The man who can make others laugh secures more votes for a measure than the man who forces them to think. - Malcolm de Chazal

The man who can keep a secret may be wise, but he is not half as wise as the man with no secrets to keep. - E W Howe

He is wise who knows the sources of knowledge - who knows where it is written and where it is to be found. - A.A. Hodge

It's easy to get a reputation for wisdom. It's only necessary to live long, speak little and do less. - P.D. James

We are each given a limitless capacity to love and attain wisdom. The extent we use these gifts is our choice. - Anthony Douglas

If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our executioner. - Omar Bradley

When hungry, eat your rice; when tired, close your eyes. Fools may laugh at me, but wise men will know what I mean. - Lin-Chi

Don't measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability. - John Wooden

Adversity is another way to measure the greatness of individuals. I never had a crisis that didn't make me stronger. - Lou Holtz

The person who has a firm trust in the Supreme Being is powerful in his power, wise by his wisdom, happy by his happiness. - Joseph Addison

To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent. - Buddha

The first step in the acquisition of wisdom is silence, the second listening, the third memory, the fourth practice, the fifth teaching others. - Solomon Ibn Gabriol

We spend precious hours fearing the inevitable. It would be wise to use that time adoring our families, cherishing our friends and living our lives. - Maya Angelou

It is easier to find a score of men wise enough to discover the truth than to find one intrepid enough, in the face of opposition, to stand up for it. - A Hodge


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