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Inspirational Thoughts on Knowledge

Ignorance is a voluntary misfortune.
-- Italian Proverb

One of the most serious mistakes we can make is to confuse "intelligence" with "judgment." The two do not always, or necessarily, go together; many persons of high intelligence have notoriously poor judgment.
-- Sydney J. Harris

Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
-- Robert Frost

A book holds a house of gold.
-- Chinese Proverb

Every production of a genius must be the product of enthusiasm.
-- Benjamin Disraeli

The essence of genius is knowing what to overlook.
-- William James

It ain't so much the things we don't know that get us into trouble. It's the things we know that just ain't so.
-- Artemus Ward

The only things worth learning are the things you learn after you know it all.
-- Harry S. Truman

The more you read, the more you know; The more you know, the further you go.
-- Dr. Seuss

The old believe everything; the middle aged suspect everything; the young know everything.
-- Oscar Wilde

If your head is wax, don't walk in the sun.
-- Benjamin Franklin

Tell me and I'll forget. Show me, and I may not remember. Involve me, and I'll understand.
-- Native American Proverb

Those who do not read are no better off than those who can not.
-- Chinese Proverb

A child's life is like a piece of paper on which every person leaves a mark.
-- Chinese Proverb

To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
-- Marilyn Vos Savant

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
-- Henry Ford

You don't have to be in Who's Who to know what's what.
-- Bennett Cerf

Don't be afraid to learn. Knowledge is weightless, a treasure you can always carry easily.
-- Unknown Author

Success in the modern world takes far more than knowledge. It takes stability, stamina, level-headedness, courage, a desire to learn, and the ability to make good use of one's learning.
-- Alice L. Dement



Properties of Camera Lenses
Updated by renan - 1 week ago
Purchasing a camera with a fixed lens or choosing a new lens for your interchangeable lens system could be quite confusing specially with all the different lens properties and misleading specifications laid out by different manufacturers. Understanding the important properties of a lens system is your first step in making a proper decision.
Camera Basics - Types of Camera
Photography Basics
Updated by renan - 1 month ago
When choosing a camera, you need to understand the different types that are available and examine which one fits your style of photography and produce the kind of output that you hope to get.
Camera Basics - Sensors Pt. 2
Photography Basics
Updated by renan - 1 month ago
After understanding the importance of image sensors and the various sizes and types available, let's try to understand how the image quality is affected by the technology used on the sensors.
Camera Basics - Sensors Pt. 1
Photography Basics
Updated by renan - 1 month ago
Starting out in photography, everyone has to pass through the most fundamental step of choosing a camera, and with all the brands, and models of cameras this is not easy, especially if this is your first time purchasing one. Let us break these models down into simpler groups and try to see group fits you best.
What is Photography?
Photography Basics
Updated by renan - Jun 22, 2018
So, you decided that you're going to take up photography and maybe eventually, make it a regular hobby, or even make money out of it someday. Before all that, let's take a few steps back and try to understand what photography is and what it actually takes to be a photographer.


Ninety percent of the success of any product or service is its promotion and marketing.

-- Mark Victor Hansen

I will say this for adversity: people seem to be able to stand it, and that is more than I can say for prosperity.

-- Kin Hubbard

Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only balance to weigh friends.

-- Plutarch

Every great human achievement is preceded by extended periods of dedicated, concentrated effort.

-- Brian Tracy


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