Knowledge Quotes

Hippocrates - there are in fact two things, science and opinion...
Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living the other helps you make a life.
Sandra Carey

A true knowledge of ourselves is knowledge of our power.
Mark Rutherford
Eric hoffe - we find it hard to apply the knowledge of...
Acknowledgment - If you wish your merit to be known, acknowledge that of other people.
Author Unknown
Knowledge is expensive.
Hanna Gray, current president of the University of Chicago

Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world. Science is the highest personification of the nation because that nation will remain the first which carries the furthest the works of thought and intelligence.
Louis Pasteu
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
Albert Einstein
Only an alert and knowledgeable citizenry can complel the proper meshing of the huge industrial and military machinery of defense with our peaceful methods and goals, so that security and liberty may prosper together.
Dwight D Eisenhowe
Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
It is in the knowledge of the genuine conditions of our lives that we must draw our strength to live and our reasons for living.
Simone de Beauvoi
Having supplied them with names, omnipotence, justice, knowledge, Providence, - what are they?
Author Unknown
Consider your origin you were not born to live like brutes, but to follow virtue and knowledge.
Dante Alighieri
It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge.
Enrico Fermi
Whoever in prayer can say, Our Father, acknowledges and should feel the brotherhood of the whole race of mankind.
Tyron Edwards
Wisdom sets bounds even to knowledge.
Friedrich Nietzsche
The pursuit of knowledge for its own sake, an almost fanatical love of justice, and the desire for personal independence - These are the features of Jewish tradition that make me thank my stars that I belong to it.
Albert Einstein, The World As I See It (autobio, 1934)
We know accurately only when we know little; with knowledge doubt increases.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Faith Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel.
Ambrose Bierce
That there should one Man die ignorant who had capacity for Knowledge, this I call a tragedy.
Thomas Carlyle
We know very little, and yet it is astonishing that we know so much, and still more astonishing that so little knowledge can give us so much power.
Bertrand Russell
Accurate knowledge is the basis of correct opinions; the want of it makes the opinions of most people of little value.
Charles Simmons
The recognition that no knowledge can be complete, no metaphor entire, is itself humanizing. It counteracts fanaticism. It grants even to adversaries the possibility of partial truth, and to oneself the possibility of error.
Alvin Toffle
He said that there was one only good, namely, knowledge and one only evil, namely, ignorance.
Laertius Diogenes
Faith, is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
Kahlil Gibran
It is the province of knowledge to speak and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
We are here and it is now. Further than that all human knowledge is moonshine.
H. L. Mencken
The same state of the passions which fits the multitude, who have not sufficient stock of reason and knowledge to guide them, for opposition to tyranny and oppression, very naturally leads them to a contempt and disregard of all authority.
Alexander Hamilton, Loth, Dave, Alexander Hamilton, Portrait of a Prodigy, Rahway, Carrick & Evans, Inc., 1939
If you seek yourself,... you rob the lens of its transparency.... You will know life and be acknowledged by it according to your degree of transparency, your capacity, that is, to vanish as an end, and remain purely as a means.
Dag Hammarskjld
I prefer tongue - Tied knowledge to ignorant loquacity.
Cicero
The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.
Elbert Hubbard
Without self knowledge, without understanding the working and functions of his machine, man cannot be free, he cannot govern himself and he will always remain a slave.
George Gurdjieff
A learned man is an idler who kills time with study. Beware of his false knowledge: it is more dangerous than ignorance.
George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman, 1903
To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge.
Benjamin Disraeli, Sybil, 1845
I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions, not my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge.
Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky
Knowledge is essential to conquest; only according to our ignorance are we helpless. Thought creates character. Character can dominate conditions. Will creates circumstances and environment.
Anne Besant
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
The ideal engineer is a composite... He is not a scientist, he is not a mathematician, he is not a sociologist or a writer; but he may use the knowledge and techniques of any or all of these disciplines in solving engineering problems.
N. W. Dougherty, 1955
Knowledge is soon changed, then lost in the mist, an echo half - Heard.
Gene Wolfe
To acquire knowledge, one must study but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
Marilyn vos Savant