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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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Kindness is wisdom. - Phillip J. Bailey

Doubt is the origin of wisdom. - Rene Descartes

Wisdom is found only in truth. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

It is wisdom to believe the heart. - George Santayana

Silence does not always mark wisdom. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

A silent man is easily reputed wise. - Frederick W Robertson

Measure a thousand times and cut once. - Turkish Proverb

Doubt is often the beginning of wisdom. - M. Scott Peck

A short saying oft contains much wisdom. - Sophocles

Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom. - Francis Bacon

A wise man cares not for what he cannot have. - Unknown

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

Much wisdom often goes with the fewest words. - Sophocles

It is a wise father that knows his own child. - William Shakespeare

Wise men make proverbs, but fools repeat them. - Samuel Palmer

Logic is the beginning of wisdom, not the end. - Leonard Nimoy

A wise man hears one word and understands two. - Yiddish

A wise traveler never despises his own country. - Carlo Goldoni

Computer logic is no substitute for human wisdom. - Unknown

The wise person questions himself, the fool others. - Henri Arnold

Proverbs may be said to be the abridgment of wisdom. - Joseph Joubert

Wise men profit more from fools than fools from wise men. - Cato

A wise man will live as much within his wit as his income. - Philip Dormer Stanhope

The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have. - Unknown

All human wisdom is summed up in two words - wait and hope. - Alexandre Dumas

A wise man sees as much as he ought, not as much as he can. - Michel de Montaigne

Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy. - Ludwig van Beethoven

The seat of knowledge is in the head, of wisdom, in the heart. - William Hazlitt

Collect as precious pearls the words of the wise and virtuous. - Abd-el-Kadar

A wise man learns by the mistakes of others, a fool by his own. - Latin Proverb

Wisdom is becoming competent with regard to the realities of life. - Gerhard von Rad

The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

How a society treats its disabled is the true measure of a civilization. - Chen Guangcheng

He that breaks a thing to find out what it is has left the path of wisdom. - JRR Tolkien

There is nothing more beautiful in this world than a healthy, wise old man. - Lin Yutang

Any fool can paint a picture, but it takes a wise man to be able to sell it. - Samuel Butler

Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child. - Ron Wild

It is the province of knowledge to speak. It is the privilege of wisdom to listen. - Christine Lane

Don't pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches. - Andy Warhol

I measure my own success as a leader by how well the people who work for me succeed. - Maria Shi

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

If suffering brought wisdom, the dentist's office would be full of luminous ideas. - Mason Cooley

An almost perfect relationship with his father was the earthly root of all his wisdom. - C S Lewis

A man never reaches that dizzy height of wisdom when he can no longer be led by the nose. - Mark Twain

Even fools are thought wise if they keep silent, and discerning if they hold their tongue. - Old Testament

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

I'd have thrashed him to within an inch of his life, but I didn't have a tape measure. - Groucho Marx

A wise man adapts himself to circumstances, as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it. - Chinese Proverb

Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself. - Rumi

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

Everything's challenging for me, singing-wise. I'm like an old truck with one gear left on it. - Michael McDonald

A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left. - Marilyn Monroe

The attempt to combine wisdom and power has only rarely been successful, and then only for a short while. - Albert Einstein

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

I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom. - George S Patton

That which seems the height of absurdity in one generation often becomes the height of wisdom in the next. - John S Mill

The truth is that whenever a fence is removed, it's wise to ask why it was put there in the first place. - Ravi Zacharias

He is one of those wise philanthropists who, in a time of famine, would vote for nothing but a supply of toothpicks. - Douglas Jerrold

Year's end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us. - Hal Borland

The best measure of a man's honesty isn't his income tax return. It's the zero adjust on his bathroom scale. - Arthur C. Clarke

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 measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it is the same problem you had last year. - John Foster Dulles

Happiness, not money or prestige, should be regarded as the ultimate currency - the currency by which we take measure of our lives. - Tal Ben-Shahar

Be not penny-wise. Riches have wings. Sometimes they fly away of themselves, and sometimes they must be set flying to bring in more. - Francis Bacon

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. - Martin Luther King, Jr.

God gave unto the Animals
A wisdom past our power to see:
Each knows innately how to live,
Which we must learn laboriously. - Margaret Atwood

Q: When is the perfect time?
A: Who can say, but probably somewhere between haste and delay - and it's usually most wise to start today. - Rasheed Ogunlaru

A wise man knows when to stay silent. However, a wiser man of faith knows that sometimes words can win the battle when all odds stand against you. - Shannon L. Alder

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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