Knowledge Quotes

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A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers. ~Plato

A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle. ~Khalil Gibran

A love affair with knowledge will never end in heartbreak. ~Michael Garrett Marino

A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge. ~Thomas Carlyle

A manager is responsible for the application and performance of knowledge. ~Peter Drucker

A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots. ~Marcus Garvey

A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education. ~Theodore Roosevelt

A toothache, or a violent passion, is not necessarily diminished by our knowledge of its causes, its character, its importance or insignificance. ~T. S. Eliot

After all manner of professors have done their best for us, the place we are to get knowledge is in books. The true university of these days is a collection of books. ~Albert Camus

All men are born with a nose and ten fingers, but no one was born with a knowledge of God. ~Voltaire

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All men by nature desire knowledge. ~Aristotle

All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason. ~Immanuel Kant

All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions. ~Leonardo da Vinci

All our knowledge merely helps us to die a more painful death than animals that know nothing. ~Maurice Maeterlinck

All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is all my own. ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil. ~Jean-Jacques Rousseau

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. ~Benjamin Franklin

And what, Socrates, is the food of the soul? Surely, I said, knowledge is the food of the soul. ~Plato

Because in the school of the Spirit man learns wisdom through humility, knowledge by forgetting, how to speak by silence, how to live by dying. ~Johannes Tauler

Between falsehood and useless truth there is little difference. As gold which he cannot spend will make no man rich, so knowledge which cannot apply will make no man wise. ~Samuel Johnson

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Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance. ~George Bernard Shaw

Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you. ~Princess Diana

Checking the results of a decision against its expectations shows executives what their strengths are, where they need to improve, and where they lack knowledge or information. ~Peter Drucker

Data is not information, information is not knowledge, knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom. ~Clifford Stoll

Doubt grows with knowledge. ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Even the knowledge of my own fallibility cannot keep me from making mistakes. Only when I fall do I get up again. ~Vincent Van Gogh

Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof. ~Khalil Gibran

For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone. ~Audrey Hepburn

Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the persons who possess it. ~Henry Ward Beecher

Happiness exists on earth, and it is won through prudent exercise of reason, knowledge of the harmony of the universe, and constant practice of generosity. ~Jose Marti

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He who has so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition will waste his life in fruitless efforts. ~Samuel Johnson

Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge. ~Plato

I was bold in the pursuit of knowledge, never fearing to follow truth and reason to whatever results they led, and bearding every authority which stood in their way. ~Thomas Jefferson

I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be ignorance, and affection to be art. ~Khalil Gibran

If a little knowledge is dangerous, where is the man who has so much as to be out of danger? ~Thomas Henry Huxley

If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability. ~Henry Ford

If we would have new knowledge, we must get a whole world of new questions. ~Susanne K. Langer

Ignorance is the curse of God; knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven. ~William Shakespeare

Imagination is more important than knowledge. ~Albert Einstein

In a battle all you need to make you fight is a little hot blood and the knowledge that it's more dangerous to lose than to win. ~George Bernard Shaw

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In your thirst for knowledge, be sure not to drown in all the information. ~Anthony J. D'Angelo

Information is not knowledge. ~ Albert Einstein

Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful. ~Samuel Johnson

It is an infantile superstition of the human spirit that virginity would be thought a virtue and not the barrier that separates ignorance from knowledge. ~Voltaire

It is not ignorance but knowledge which is the mother of wonder. ~Joseph Wood Krutch

It is not when truth is dirty, but when it is shallow, that the lover of knowledge is reluctant to step into its waters. ~Friedrich Nietzsche

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. ~Albert Einstein

It takes considerable knowledge just to realize the extent of your own ignorance. ~Thomas Sowell

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. ~Alfred Lord Tennyson

Knowledge has to be improved, challenged, and increased constantly, or it vanishes. ~Peter Drucker

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Knowledge is a sacred cow, and my problem will be how we can milk her while keeping clear of her horns. ~Albert Szent-Györgyi

Knowledge is haunted by the ghost of past opinion. ~Author Unknown

Knowledge is knowing that we cannot know. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Knowledge is love and light and vision. ~Helen Keller

Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice. ~Anton Chekhov

Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it. ~Samuel Johnson

Knowledge is power. ~Francis Bacon

Knowledge is the life of the mind. ~Abu Bakr

Knowledge is the true organ of sight, not the eyes. ~Panchatantra

Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be. ~Albert Einstein

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Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also. ~Carl G. Jung

Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens. ~Jimi Hendrix

Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives. ~James Madison

Knowledge will give you power, but character respect. ~Bruce Lee

Let us tenderly and kindly cherish, therefore, the means of knowledge. Let us dare to read, think, speak, and write. ~John Adams

Love takes up where knowledge leaves off. ~Thomas Aquinas

No man can reveal to you nothing but that which already lies half-asleep in the dawning of your knowledge. ~Khalil Gibran

Of course there's a lot of knowledge in universities: the freshmen bring a little in; the seniors don't take much away, so knowledge sort of accumulates. ~Abbott Lawrence Lowell

Oftentimes the supposed increasers of knowledge have only given a new name, and a worse, to what every body knew before. ~Augustus William

One part of knowledge consists in being ignorant of such things as are not worthy to be known. ~Crates

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One whose knowledge is confined to books and whose wealth is in the possession of others, can use neither his knowledge nor wealth when the need for them arises. ~Chanakya

Only on paper has humanity yet achieved glory, beauty, truth, knowledge, virtue, and abiding love. ~George Bernard Shaw

Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance. ~Plato

Our treasure lies in the beehive of our knowledge. We are perpetually on the way thither, being by nature winged insects and honey gatherers of the mind. ~Friedrich Nietzsche

Pain and foolishness lead to great bliss and complete knowledge, for Eternal Wisdom created nothing under the sun in vain. ~Khalil Gibran

Perplexity is the beginning of knowledge. ~Khalil Gibran

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance. ~Confucius

Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control. ~Martin Luther King, Jr.

Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge. ~Carl Sagan

Some people drink from the fountain of knowledge, others just gargle. ~Robert Anthony

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Sorrow is knowledge, those that know the most must mourn the deepest, the tree of knowledge is not the tree of life. ~Lord Byron

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will. ~Vince Lombardi

The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance. ~Benjamin Franklin

The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge. ~Albert Einstein

The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth. ~John F. Kennedy

The greater our knowledge increases the more our ignorance unfolds. ~John F. Kennedy

The greatest obstacle to discovering the shape of the earth, the continents and the ocean was not ignorance but the illusion of knowledge. ~Daniel J. Boorstin

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance - it is the illusion of knowledge. ~Daniel J. Boorstin

The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind. ~Sigmund Freud

The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder. ~Ralph W. Sockman

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The learning and knowledge that we have, is, at the most, but little compared with that of which we are ignorant. ~Plato

The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends. ~Friedrich Nietzsche

The more knowledge you have, the greater will be your fear of Allah. ~Abu Bakr

The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance. ~Herodotus

The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability. ~Henry Ford

The only source of knowledge is experience. ~Albert Einstein

The person you consider ignorant and insignificant is the one who came from God, that he might learn bliss from grief and knowledge from gloom. ~Khalil Gibran

The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom. ~Isaac Asimov

The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination. ~Albert Einstein

There comes a time when the mind takes a higher plane of knowledge but can never prove how it got there. ~Albert Einstein

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There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it. ~Napoleon Hill

Those who have knowledge, don't predict. Those who predict, don't have knowledge. ~Lao Tzu

Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind. ~Bertrand Russell

To be master of any branch of knowledge, you must master those which lie next to it; and thus to know anything you must know all. ~Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

To know, is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge. ~Socrates

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True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance. ~Henry David Thoreau

True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing. ~Socrates

We are drowning in information but starved for knowledge. ~John Naisbitt

We are here and now. Further than that, all knowledge is moonshine. ~H.L. Mencken

We know accurately only when we know little, with knowledge doubt increases. ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child. ~George Bernard Shaw

When you know a thing, to hold that you know it, and when you do not know a thing, to allow that you do not know it - this is knowledge. ~Confucius

Where is the Life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information? ~T. S. Eliot

Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge. ~Leonardo da Vinci

Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods. ~Albert Einstein

Without knowledge action is useless and knowledge without action is futile. ~Abu Bakr

Wonder rather than doubt is the root of all knowledge. ~Abraham Joshua Heschel

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