Knowledge Quotes

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Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Albert Einstein
A popular government without popular information or the means of acquiring it, is but a Prologue to Farce, or a Tragedy, or perhaps both. 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
Our feelings are our most genuine paths to knowledge.
Audre Lorde
The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of mystery.
Mary B. Yates

To wisdom belongs the intellectual apprehension of things eternal; to knowledge, the rational apprehension of things temporal.
Saint Augustine
The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance - It is the illusion of knowledge.
Daniel J. Boorstin
We are here and it is now. Further than that all human knowledge is moonshine.
H. L. Mencken
Faith is not the knowledge of what the mystery of the universe is, but the conviction that there is a mystery, and that it is greater than us.
Rabbi David Wolpe
To acquire knowledge, one must study but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
Marilyn vos Savant
Knowledge of the self is the mother of all knowledge. So it is incumbent on me to know my self, to know it completely, to know its minutiae, its characteristics, its subtleties, and its very atoms.
Kahlil Gibran
If you know you are on the right track, if you have this inner knowledge, then nobody can turn you off... Regardless of what they say.
Barbara McClintock
True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing. And in knowing that you know nothing, that makes you the smartest of all.
Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?
T. S. Eliot, The Rock
Modern Man is the victim of the very instruments he values most. Every gain in power, every mastery of natural forces, every scientific addition to knowledge, has proved potentially dangerous, because it has not been accompanied by equal gains in self - Understanding and self - Discipline.
Lewis Mumford
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
There are seven sins in the world: Wealth without work, Pleasure without conscience, Knowledge without character, Commerce without morality, Science without humanity, Worship without sacrifice and politics without principle.
Mahatma Gandhi
Love is a driver, bitter and fierce if you fight and resist him, Easy - Going enough once you acknowledge his power.
We are here and it is now. Further than that, all human knowledge is moonshine.
Henry Louis Mencken
There comes a time when for every addition of knowledge you forget something that you knew before. It is of the highest importance, therefore, not to have useless facts elbowing out the useful ones.
Conan Doyle
There is much pleasure ot be gained from useless knowledge.
Bertrand Russell
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
All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
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
There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance.
Socrates, from Diogenes Laertius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers
Hereafter, in a better world than this, I shall desire more love and knowledge of you.
William Shakespeare
One of the self - Authenticating truths which we come at last to acknowledge is this strange fact that we know that for the evil in our lives we ourselves are responsible, but for the good God alone deserves the praise.
John L. Casteel
I am old enough to know that victory is often a thing deferred, and rarely at the summit of courage... What is at the summit of courage, I think, is freedom. The freedom that comes with the knowledge that no earthly think can break you.
Paula Giddings
It is knowledge that influences and equalizes the social condition of man that gives to all, however different their political position, passions which are in common, and enjoyments which are universal.
Benjamin Disraeli
If you wish your merit to be known, acknowledge that of other people.
Oriental Prove
It is a truth universally acknowledged that as soon as one part of your life starts looking up, another falls to pieces.
Helen Fielding, Bridget Jones Diary
To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge.
Benjamin Disraeli, Sybil, 1845
Western civilization, unfortunately, does not link knowledge and morality but rather, it connects knowledge and power and makes them equivalent.
Vine Deloria
There comes a time when the mind takes a higher plane of knowledge but can never prove how it got there.
Albert Einstein
It is the province of knowledge to speak And it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
That there should one Man die ignorant who had capacity for Knowledge, this I call a tragedy.
Thomas Carlyle
Every year, if not every day, we have to wager our salvation upon some prophecy based upon imperfect knowledge.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
Consider your origin; you were not born to live like brutes, but to follow virtue and knowledge.
Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy
An investment in knowledge still yields the best returns.
Benjamin Franklin