Knowledge Quotes

Audre lorde - our feelings are our most genuine paths to...
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

Curiosity in children, is but an appetite for knowledge. One great reason why children abandon themselves wholly to silly pursuits and trifle away their time insipidly is, because they find their curiosity balked, and their inquiries neglected.
John Locke
Music - The one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Ludwig van Beethoven
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
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
Benjamin Franklin

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
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
Jimi Hendrix
James arthur baldwin - the price we pay when pursuing any art or...
New knowledge is the most valuable commodity on earth. The more truth we have to work with, the richer we become.
Kurt Vonnegut, Breakfast of Champions
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".
I ask you to look both ways. For the road to a knowledge of the stars leads through the atom; and important knowledge of the atom has been reached through the stars.
Sir Arthur Eddington, Stars and Atoms (1928), Lecture 1
Knowledge always desires increase; it is like fire, which must first be kindled by some external agent, but which will afterward propagate it.
Johnson
It is the province of knowledge to speak, It is the privledge of wisdom to listen.
Christine Lane
Education is a private matter between the person and the world of knowledge and experience, and has little to do with school or college.
Lillian Smith
Not to know what has been transacted in former times is to be always a child. If no use is made of the labors of past ages, the world must remain always in the infancy of knowledge.
Cicero
Science at best is not wisdom it is knowledge. Wisdom is knowledge tempered with judgment.
Lord Ritchie - Calde
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
Far better to think historically, to remember the lessons of the past. Thus, far better to conceive of power as consisting in part of the knowledge of when not to use all the power you have. Far better to be one who knows that if you reserve the power not to use all your power, you will lead others far more successfully and well.
A. Bartlett Giamatti, President of Yale University
Erastus flavel beadle - knowledge is power, if you know it about the...
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
Faced by the mountainous heap of the minutiae of knowledge and awed by the watchful severity of his colleagues, the modern historian too often takes refuge in learned articles or narrowly specialized dissertations, small fortresses that are easy to defend from attack.
Steven Runciman
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
One should guard against preaching to young people success in the customary form as the main aim in life. The most important motive for work in school and in life is pleasure in work, pleasure in its result, and the knowledge of the value of the result to the community.
Albert Einstein
All our knowledge merely helps us to die a more painful death than animals that know nothing.
Maurice Masterlinck
Knowledge, without common sense, says Lee, is folly; without method, it is waste; without kindness, it is fanaticism; without religion, it is death. But with common sense, it is wisdom with method, it is power; with clarity, it is beneficence; with religion, it is virtue, and life, and peace.
Austin Farra
The ability to think straight, some knowledge of the past, some vision of the future, some skill to do useful service, some urge to fit that service into the well - Being of the community - These are the most vital things education must try to produce.
Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve
Let this be an example for the acquisition of all knowledge, virtue, and riches. By the fall of drops of water, by degrees, a pot is filled.
The Hitopadesa
Where all is but dream, reasoning and arguments are of no use, truth and knowledge nothing.
John Locke
Modesty is a shining light it prepares the mind to receive knowledge, and the heart for truth.
Madam Guizot
A man can know nothing of mankind without knowing something of himself. Self - Knowledge is the property of that man whose passions have their full play, but who ponders over their results.
Benjamin Disraeli
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
A true knowledge of ourselves is knowledge of our power.
Mark Rutherford
Consider your origin you were not born to live like brutes, but to follow virtue and knowledge.
Dante Alighieri
The ultimate ground of faith and knowledge is confidence in God.
Charles Hodge
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 friendship or affection.
Bertrand Russell
The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.
Herbert Spence
Knowledge is power.
Sir Francis Bacon, Religious Meditations, Of Heresies, 1597
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, The Confucian Analects
The secret of power is the knowledge that others are more cowardly than you are.
Ludwig Boerne