Knowledge Quotes

Denis diderot - there are three principal means of acquiring...
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

Knowledge can be communicated, but wisdom cannot. A man can find it, he can live it, he can be filled and sustained by it, but he cannot utter or teach it.
Hermann Hesse
Anne besant - knowledge is essential to conquest; only...
Our minds thus grow in spots and like grease spots, the spots spread. But we let them spread as little as possible we keep unaltered as much of our old knowledge, as many of our old prejudices and beliefs, as we can.
William James
Acknowledgment - If you wish your merit to be known, acknowledge that of other people.
Author Unknown

Where all is but dream, reasoning and arguments are of no use, truth and knowledge nothing.
John Locke
All men are born with a nose and ten fingers, but no one was born with a knowledge of God.
Voltaire
I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be ignorance, and affection to be art.
Kahlil Gibran
A serious problem in America is the gap between academe and the mass media, which is our culture. Professors of humanities, with all their leftist fantasies, have little direct knowledge of American life and no impact whatever on public policy.
Camille Paglia
Gradualness, gradualness, and gradualness. From the very beginning of your work, school yourself to severe gradualness in the accumulation of knowledge.
Ivon Petrovich Pavlov
Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; argument an exchange of ignorance.
Robert Quillen
Modesty is a shining light it prepares the mind to receive knowledge, and the heart for truth.
Madam Guizot
To the question whether I am a pessimist or an optimist, I answer that my knowledge is pessimistic, but my willing and hoping are optimistic.
Albert Schweitze
Our knowledge is the amassed thought and experience of innumerable minds.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living the other helps you make a life.
Sandra Carey
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
Socrates
I am not one who was born in the possession of knowledge; I am one who is fond of antiquity, and earnest in seeking it there.
Confucius, The Confucian Analects
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
Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.
Sandra Carey
Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?
T. S. Eliot, The Rock
Fear is a question: What are you afraid of, and why? Just as the seed of health is in illness, because illness contains information, your fears are a treasure house of self - Knowledge if you explore them.
Marilyn Ferguson
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
Just the knowledge that a good book is awaiting one at the end of a long day makes that day happier.
Kathleen Norris, Hands Full of Living, 1931
Play is the beginning of knowledge.
George Dorsey
Our feelings are our most genuine paths to knowledge.
Audre Lorde
We live in a time of such rapid change and growth of knowledge that only he who is in a fundamental sense a scholar - That is, a person who continues to learn and inquire - Can hope to keep pace, let alone play the role of guide.
Nathan M. Pusey
I have discovered, in 20 years of moving around a ballpark, that the knowledge of the game is usually in inverse proportion to the price of the seats.
Bill Veeck
There comes that mysterious meeting in life when someone acknowledges who we are and what we can be, igniting the circuits of our highest potential.
Rusty Berkus
We must, however, acknowledge as it seems to me, that a man with all his noble qualities... still bears in his bodily frame the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.
Charles Darwin
There are in fact two things, science and opinion the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance.
Hippocrates
True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
Socrates
There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance.
Socrates, from Diogenes Laertius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers
Knowledge, if it does not determine action, is dead to us.
Plotinus
Knowledge is expensive.
Hanna Gray, current president of the University of Chicago
All our progress is an unfolding, like a vegetable bud. You have first an instinct, then an opinion, then a knowledge as the plant has root, bud, and fruit. Trust the instinct to the end, though you can render no reason.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life is a culmination of the past, an awareness of the present, an indication of a future beyond knowledge, the quality that gives a touch of divinity to matter.
Charles Augustus Lindbergh, Jr.
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 is power and enthusiasm pulls the switch.
Steve Droke
Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labor but even supposing knowledge to be easily attainable, more people would be content to be ignorant than would take even a little trouble to acquire it.
Samuel Johnson