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��How empty learning, and how vain is art, Bat as it mends the life, and guides the heart !
One pound of learning requires ten pounds of common sense to apply it
The wish falls often warm upon my heart that I may learn nothing here that I cannot continue in the other world ; that I may do nothing here but deeds that will bear fruit in heaven.
JEAN PAUL RICHTER.
Much learning shows how little mortals know ; Much wealth, how little worldlings can enjoy.
As all true virtue, wherever found, is a ray of the life of the All-Holy ; so all solid knowledge, all really accurate thought, descends from the Eternal Reason, and ought, when we appre- hend it, to guide us upwards to Him.
H. P. LIDDON.
Young converts are sometimes so taken up with religious feeling and doing as to forget the importance even, in reference to that of kruntnng. " Grow in grace and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ 1 '
JOHN ANGEL JAMES.
Real knowledge never promoted either turbulence or unbe- lief ; but its progress is the forerunner of liberality and en- lightened toleration.
Lord, let me be blessed with the knowledge of what Thou hast revealed ; let me content myself to adore Thy Divine wis- dom in what Thou hast not revealed.