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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

Wisdom outweighs any wealth. - Sophocles

Everyone is wise until he speaks. - Irish Drinking Toast

I'd rather be funny than wise. - Dennis Miller

Silence does not always mark wisdom. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. - Alfred, Lord Tennyson

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

A prudent question is one-half of wisdom. - Francis Bacon

Be happy. It's one way of being wise. - Colette

Prosperity tries the souls even of the wise. - Sallust

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

God is a concept by which we measure our pain. - John Lennon

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

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

Of all parts of wisdom the practice is the best. - John Tillotson

The measure of a man is what he does with power. - Pittacus

Computer logic is no substitute for human wisdom. - Unknown

Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom. - Euripides

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

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

Nine-tenths of wisdom consists in being wise in time. - Theodore Roosevelt

It is best to learn wisdom by the experience of others. - Latin Proverb

A child can ask questions that a wise man cannot answer. - Unknown

It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish. - Aeschylus

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

Wisdom is oftentimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar. - William Wordsworth

He who knows others is learned; he who knows himself is wise. - Lao-Tzu

An empty purse and a new house make a man wise, but too late. - Portuguese Proverb

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

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

With the ancient is wisdom, and in length of days understanding. - Job 12:1

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

In examinations, the foolish ask questions the wise cannot answer. - Oscar Wilde

Teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom. - Psalms 90:12

A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends. - Baltasar Gracian

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

The wise man does not lay up treasure. The more he gives the more he has. - Chinese Proverb

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

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

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance. The wise grows it under his feet. - James Oppenheim

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

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

A wise man can see more from the bottom of a well than a fool can from a mountain top. - Unknown

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

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

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

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

A man doesn't begin to attain wisdom until he recognizes that he is no longer indispensable. - Admiral Richard Byrd

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

The measure of a man's real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out. - Thomas B Macaulay

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

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

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

Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him. - Dwight D Eisenhower

The punishment which the wise suffer who refuse to take part in the government, is to live under the government of worse men. - Plato

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

To be an atheist requires an indefinitely greater measure of faith than to receive all the great truths which atheism would deny. - Joseph Addison

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

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


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