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practical knowledge Quotes

Five of the best book quotes about practical knowledge
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″My parents had raised me to recognize that automobiles are there to get you from point A to point B. They are utilitarian devices, not expressions of social status. And so I told Jai we didn’t need to do cosmetic repairs.We’d just live with the dents and gashes….that is my belief that you don’t repair things if they still do what they’re supposed to do. The cars still work. Let’s just drive ’em.″
Randy Pausch
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social statuses
repairing
to be raised
automobiles
utilitarian devices
cosmetic repairs
dents and gashes
to drive
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Intellectually, they knew a great deal. Practically, they chose to know almost nothing.
Jaws
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“You should not have a favorite weapon, nor likes and dislikes. To become over-familiar with one weapon is as much a fault as not knowing it sufficiently well.”
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“learning by doing was the only way a controller could ever become smart enough to succeed in the tough and unforgiving environment of spaceflight operations.”
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“Practical knowledge is the ultimate commodity, and is what will pay you dividends for decades to come.”

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