Knowledge Quotes

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It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge.
Enrico Fermi
The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise man.
Euripides
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
I have taken all knowledge to by my province.
Sir Francis Bacon

Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Bertrand Russell
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
Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world.
Shelley, incomplete, poets
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)
Play is the beginning of knowledge.
George Dorsey
Faith, is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
Kahlil Gibran
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding in all your ways acknowledge him and he will make your paths straight.
Proverbs 35 Bible
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
Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
Brian Tracy
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Albert Einstein
Acknowledgment - If you wish your merit to be known, acknowledge that of other people.
Author Unknown
Every mind was made for growth, for knowledge, and its nature is sinned against when it is doomed to ignorance.
William Ellery Channing
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
Knowledge is expensive.
Hanna Gray, current president of the University of Chicago
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
True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing. And in knowing that you know nothing, that makes you the smartest of all.
Socrates
Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living the other helps you make a life.
Sandra Carey
The most important quality in a leader is that of being acknowledged as such. All leaders whose fitness is questioned are clearly lacking in force.
Andr Maurois
Activity is the only road to knowledge.
George Bernard Shaw
Knowledge exists to be imparted.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Education: that which reveals to the wise, and conceals from the stupid, the vast limits of their knowledge.
Mark Twain
The ultimate leader is one who is willing to develop people to the point that they eventually surpass him or her in knowledge and ability.
Fred A. Manske, Jr.
Hereafter, in a better world than this, I shall desire more love and knowledge of you.
William Shakespeare
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
Jimi Hendrix
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
The price we pay when pursuing any art or calling, is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side.
James Arthur Baldwin
Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.
Carl Jung
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
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
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 we value independence, if we are disturbed by the growing conformity of knowledge, of values, of attitudes, which our present system induces, then we may wish to set up conditions of learning which make for uniqueness, for self - Direction, and for self - Initiated learning.
Carl R. Rogers
Learning is acquired by reading books, but the much more necessary learning, the knowledge of the world, is only to be acquired by reading men, and studying all the various facets of them.
Lord Chesterfield
Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge Where is the knowledge we have lost in information.
T. S. Eliot
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