Jeopardy Measuring Cup

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Jeopardy Measuring Cup



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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Turn your wounds into wisdom. - Oprah

Doubt is the origin of wisdom. - Rene Descartes

No man is wise enough by himself. - Plautus

Patience is the companion of wisdom. - St. Augustine

Silence does not always mark wisdom. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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

Wise is the man who knows he has enough. - Unknown

For even the very wise cannot see all ends. - JRR Tolkien

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

Poetry begins in delight and ends in wisdom. - Robert Frost

Knowledge can be communicated but not wisdom. - Herman Hesse

Much wisdom often goes with the fewest words. - Sophocles

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

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

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

Computer logic is no substitute for human wisdom. - Unknown

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

The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook. - William James

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

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

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

You measure success by how much good you do for others. - Zig Ziglar

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

There can be no wise politics without thought beforehand. - Annie Besant

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

To live is to dream, and to dream pleasantly is to be wise. - Frederick Schiller

It is better to weep with wise men than to laugh with fools. - Spanish Proverb

By associating with wise people you will become wise yourself. - Menander

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

Measure what is measurable, and make measurable what is not so. - Galileo Galilei

I prefer the errors of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom. - Anatole France

Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late. - Benjamin Franklin

Measure yourself by what you have accomplished with your ability. - John Wooden

The well bred contradict other people. The wise contradict themselves. - Oscar Wilde

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

To acquire knowledge one must study. To acquire wisdom one must observe. - Marilyn Vos Savant

In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is freedom, in water there is bacteria. - Ben Franklin

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

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

The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart. - Benjamin Franklin

By the time a man is wise enough to watch his step, he's too old to go anywhere. - Billy Crystal

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

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good. - Samuel Johnson

The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quoatations. - Benjamin Disraeli

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

The only medicine for suffering, crime, and all the other woes of mankind, is wisdom. - Thomas Huxley

With money in your pocket, you are wise and you are handsome - and you sing well too. - Yiddish Proverb

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

Cabbage: A familiar kitchen-garden vegetable about as large and wise as a man's head. - Ambrose Bierce

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

may I be I is the only prayer - not may I be great or good or beautiful or wise or strong. - e e cummings

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

The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naive forgive and forget; the wise forgive, but do not forget. - Thomas Szasz

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

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

Wisdom consists, not in seeing what is directly before us, but in discerning those things which may come to pass. - Terence

Mistakes are the stepping stones to wisdom. We learn from trial and error; we become wise by understanding problems. - Leon Brown

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 man of wisdom is never of two minds;
the man of benevolence never worries;
the man of courage is never afraid. - Confucius

He who learns the rules of wisdom without conforming to them in his life is like a man who plows in his field but does not sow. - Saadi

It is too often seen, that the wiser men are about the things of this world, the less wise they are about the things of the next. - Edmund Gibson

The wise man is but a clever infant, spelling letters from a hieroglyphical prophetic book, the lexicon of which lies in eternity. - Thomas Carlyle

I've never believed in measuring one's worth by the size of his or her bank account. I prefer to look at distance traveled. - Dan Rather

A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation. - Moliere

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


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