Knowledge Quotes

Socrates - true knowledge exists in knowing that you know...
Samuel johnson - integrity without knowledge is weak and useless,...

Human reason has this peculiar fate that in one species of its knowledge it is burdened by questions which, as prescribed by the very nature of reason itself, it is not able to ignore, but which, as transcending all its powers, it is also not able to answer.
Immanuel Kant, CRITIQUE OF PURE REASON
Activity is the only road to knowledge.
George Bernard Shaw
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
Benjamin Franklin
Music - - The one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge, which comprehends mankind, but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Ludwig van Beethoven

Lost wealth may be replaced by industry, lost knowledge by study, lost health by temperance or medicine, but lost time is gone forever.
Samuel Smiles
Self - Reverence, self knowledge, self - Control. These three alone lead life to sovereign power.
Lord Tennyson
The more the fruits of knowledge become accessible to men, the more widespread is the decline of religious belief.
Sigmund Freud, The Future of an Illusion (1927)
Science has to be understood in its broadest sense, as a method for comprehending all observable reality, and not merely as an instrument for acquiring specialized knowledge.
Alexis Carrel
If confusion is the first step to knowledge, I must be a genius.
Larry Leissne
Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge Where is the knowledge we have lost in information.
T. S. Eliot
I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be ignorance, and affection to be art.
Kahlil Gibran
It is not enough to have knowledge, one must also apply it. It is not enough to have wishes, one must also accomplish.
Johann von Goethe
Swiftly arose and spread around me the peace and knowledge that pass all the argument of the earth, And I know that the hand of God is the promise of my own, And I know that the spirit of God is the brother of my own, And that all the men ever born are also my brothers, and the women my sisters and lovers, And that a kelson of the creation is love.
Walt Whitman
More appealing than knowledge itself is the feeling of knowledge.
Daniel J. Boorstin
All our knowledge merely helps us to die a more painful death than animals that know nothing.
Maurice Masterlinck
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
I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge That myth is more potent than history That dreams are more powerful than facts That hope always triumphs over experience That laughter is the only cure for grief And I believe that love is stronger than death.
Robert
Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.
Carl Jung
We are here and it is now. Further than that all human knowledge is moonshine.
H. L. Mencken
Learning is acquired by reading books but the much more necessary learning, the knowledge of the world, is only to be acquired by reading man, and studying all the various editions of them.
Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield
We find it hard to apply the knowledge of ourselves to our judgment of others. The fact that we are never of one kind, that we never love without reservations and never hate with all our being cannot prevent us from seeing others as wholly black or white.
Eric Hoffe
I think this is the most extraordinary collection of talent, of human knowledge, that has ever been gathered at the White House - with the possible exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
Benjamin Franklin
All men are born with a nose and ten fingers, but no one was born with a knowledge of God.
Voltaire
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the Gods.
Albert Einstein
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
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
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
The recipe for perpetual ignorance is be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.
Elbert Hubbard
Gradualness, gradualness, and gradualness. From the very beginning of your work, school yourself to severe gradualness in the accumulation of knowledge.
Ivon Petrovich Pavlov
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
Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.
Sandra Carey
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
Hereafter, in a better world than this, I shall desire more love and knowledge of you.
William Shakespeare, "As You Like It", Act 1 scene 2
Love is a driver, bitter and fierce if you fight and resist him, Easy - Going enough once you acknowledge his power.
Ovid
Whoever in prayer can say, Our Father, acknowledges and should feel the brotherhood of the whole race of mankind.
Tyron Edwards
Every mind was made for growth, for knowledge, and its nature is sinned against when it is doomed to ignorance.
William Ellery Channing
If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them.
Isaac Asimov