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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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Camouflage: Wise guise. - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

Measure twice, cut once. - Craftsman Aphorism

Wisdom outweighs any wealth. - Sophocles

Turn your wounds into wisdom. - Oprah Winfrey

A wise man once said nothing. - Unknown

Doubt is the origin of wisdom. - Rene Descartes

No man was ever wise by chance. - Seneca

Everyone is wise until he speaks. - Irish Drinking Toast

Be quick to learn and wise to know. - George Burns

The fool wonders, the wise man asks. - Benjamin Disraeli

Wisdom is better than gold or silver. - German Proverb

Kisses are a better fate than wisdom. - e e cummings

Measure a thousand times and cut once. - Turkish Proverb

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

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

Water is the only drink for a wise man. - Henry David Thoreau

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

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

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

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

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

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

A wise man changes his mind, a fool never will. - Spanish Proverb

Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom. - Euripides

Even in wise men there is more folly than wisdom. - Sebastien Chamfort

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

Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences. - Norman Cousins

The measure of intelligence is the ability to change. - Albert Einstein

Giftedness is your accelerator; wisdom is your brake. - Gerald Brooks

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. - Francis Bacon

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

Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom. - Anatole France

A proverb is a wise saying, old yet radiant with novelty. - Erasmus

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

A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it. - Albert Einstein

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

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

The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune. - Plutarch

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

Wise people learn when they can.
Fools learn when they must. - Arthur Wellesley Wellington

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

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

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

Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. - Benjamin Franklin

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 fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool. - William Shakespeare

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

When nobody around you seems to measure up, it's time to check your yardstick. - Bill Lemley

And what is better than wisdom? Woman. And what is better than a good woman? Nothing. - Geoffrey Chaucer

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

Wise Husband: One who buys his wife such fine china she won't trust him to wash the dishes - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

Knowledge is realizing that the street is one way; wisdom is looking in both directions anyway. - Albert Einstein

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

It is better to speak wisdom foolishly like the saints than to speak folly wisely like the deans. - G K Chesterton

The secret to living well and longer is: EAT half; WALK double; LAUGH triple; and LOVE without measure. - Unknown

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

Never measure the height of a mountain, until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was. - Dag Hammarskjold

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

The most important measure of how good a game I played was how much better I'd made my teammates play. - Bill Russell

A boss on vacation is the most cost effective measure. Everybody in the office has a vacation at the cost of one. - Thibaut

To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living. - Frederic Amiel

Adversity is another way to measure the greatness of individuals. I never had a crisis that didn't make me stronger. - Lou Holtz

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 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

If you young fellows were wise, the devil couldn't do anything to you, but since you aren't wise, you need us who are old. - Martin Luther

The difference between a smart man and a wise man is that a smart man knows what to say; a wise man knows whether or not to say it. - Frank M. Garafola

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

Wise sayings are not only for ornament, but for action and business, having a point or edge, whereby knots in business are pierced and discovered. - Francis Bacon


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