Knowledge Quotes

Benjamin disraeli - knowledge must be gained by ourselves. mankind...
If what Proust says is true, that happiness is the absence of fever, then I will never know happiness. For I am possessed by a fever for knowledge, experience, and creation.
Anais Nin

It is impossible to make people understand their ignorance for it requires knowledge to perceive it and therefore he that can perceive it hath it not.
Jeremy Taylo
Isaac asimov - if knowledge can create problems, it is not...
Abundance of knowledge does not teach men to be wise.
I prefer tongue - Tied knowledge to ignorant loquacity.

Knowledge without know - How is sterile. We use the word academic in a pejorative sense to identify this limitation.
Myron Tribus
There are three principal means of acquiring knowledge... observation of nature, reflection, and experimentation. Observation collects facts reflection combines them experimentation verifies the result of that combination.
Denis Diderot
I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge That myth is more potent than history That dreams are more powerful than facts That hope always triumphs over experience That laughter is the only cure for grief And I believe that love is stronger than death.
It is the province of knowledge to speak And it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
There are in fact two things, science and opinion the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance.
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
Albert Einstein
Knowledge is expensive.
Hanna Gray, current president of the University of Chicago
We have a hunger of the mind which asks for knowledge of all around us; and the more we gain, the more is our desire. The more we see, the more we are capable of seeing.
Maria Mitchell
Knowledge would be fatal, it is the uncertainty that charms one. A mist makes things beautiful.
Oscar Wilde, The picture of Dorian Gray
Peace and blessings manifest with every lesson learned - And if your knowledge were your wealth then it would be well earned.
Erykah Badu, A line from the song "On & On".
Exclusively of the abstract sciences, the largest and worthiest portion of our knowledge consists of aphorisms and the greatest and best of men is but an aphorism.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
It is better to sit alone than in company with the bad; and it is, better still to sit with the good than alone. It is better to speak to a seeker of knowledge than to remain silent; but silence is better than idle words.
Prophet Mohammed, Bukhari
To see a man fearless in dangers. untainted with lusts, happy in adversity, composed in a tumult, and laughing at all those things which are generally either coveted or feared, all men must acknowledge that this can be from nothing else but a beam of divinity that influences a mortal body.
To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
Marilyn vos Savant
This is the bitterest pain among men, to have much knowledge but no power.
Herodotus, The Histories of Herodotus
Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; argument an exchange of ignorance.
Robert Quillen
Having supplied them with names, omnipotence, justice, knowledge, Providence, - what are they?
Author Unknown
The knowledge of the world is only to be acquired in the world, and not in the closet.
Phillip Earl Stanhope
Music - - The one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge, which comprehends mankind, but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Ludwig van Beethoven
Knowledge is soon changed, then lost in the mist, an echo half - Heard.
Gene Wolfe
When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
Albert Einstein
Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world.
Shelley, incomplete, poets
Face your deficiencies and acknowledge them; but do not let them master you. Let them teach you patience, sweetness, insight.
Helen Kelle
That all our knowledge begins with experience, there is indeed no doubt.... but although our knowledge originates WITH experience, it does not all arise OUT OF experience.
Immanuel Kant
If you have knowledge, let others light their candles at it.
Margaret Fulle
Bodily exercise, when compulsory, does no harm to the body but knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.
Accurate knowledge is the basis of correct opinions; the want of it makes the opinions of most people of little value.
Charles Simmons
The main things which seem to me important on their own account, and not merely as means to other things, are knowledge, art, instinctive happiness, and relations of frendship or affection.
Bertrand Russell
Science is organized knowledge.
Herbert Spence
If you want to be truly successful invest in yourself to get the knowledge you need to find your unique factor. When you find it and focus on it and persevere your success will blossom.
Sidney Madwed
Faith, is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
Kahlil Gibran
Never lose sight of this important truth, that no one can be truly great until he has gained a knowledge of himself, a knowledge which can only be acquired by occasional retirement.
Johann Georg von Zimmermann
Play is the beginning of knowledge.
George Dorsey
Knowledge is a process of piling up facts wisdom lies in their simplification.
Martin H. Fische