Knowledge Quotes

Sir francis bacon, religious meditations, of heresies, 1597 - knowledge is power....
Voltaire - it is an infantile superstition of the human...
Benjamin disraeli, sybil, 1845 - to be conscious that you are ignorant is a great...
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
How we treasure and admire the people who acknowledge us!
Julie Morgenstern, O Magazine, Belatedly Yours, January 2004
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
True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing. And in knowing that you know nothing, that makes you the smartest of all.
Accurate knowledge is the basis of correct opinions; the want of it makes the opinions of most people of little value.
Charles Simmons
Science at best is not wisdom it is knowledge. Wisdom is knowledge tempered with judgment.
Lord Ritchie - Calde
Every extension of knowledge arises from making the conscious the unconscious.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Knowledge always desires increase; it is like fire, which must first be kindled by some external agent, but which will afterward propagate it.
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
If youth but had the knowledge and old age the strength.
French Prove
The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.
Friedrich Nietzsche, Ecce Homo, Foreword
Knowledge must come through action you can have no test which is not fanciful, save by trial.
No one that ever lived has ever had enough power, prestige, or knowledge to overcome the basic condition of all life - You win some and you lose some.
Ken Keyes
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
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
Activity is the only road to knowledge.
George Bernard Shaw
If we value the pursuit of knowledge, we must be free to follow wherever that search may lead us. The free mind is not a barking dog, to be tethered on a ten - Foot chain.
Adlai E. Stevenson Jr., speech at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, October 8, 1952
Knowledge is a process of piling up facts wisdom lies in their simplification.
Martin H. Fische
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
The fountain of content must spring up in the mind, and he who hath so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition, will waste his life in fruitless efforts and multiply the grief he proposes to remove.
Samuel Johnson
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
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
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
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
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
The ideal engineer is a composite... He is not a scientist, he is not a mathematician, he is not a sociologist or a writer; but he may use the knowledge and techniques of any or all of these disciplines in solving engineering problems.
N. W. Dougherty, 1955
He said that there was one only good, namely, knowledge and one only evil, namely, ignorance.
Laertius Diogenes
An empowered organization is one in which individuals have the knowledge, skill, desire, and opportunity to personally succeed in a way that leads to collective organizational success.
Stephen R. Covey, Principle - Centered Leadership
We are here and it is now. Further than that, all human knowledge is moonshine.
Henry Louis Mencken
A true knowledge of ourselves is knowledge of our power.
Mark Rutherford
The price one pays for pursuing any profession or calling is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side.
James Baldwin
All schools, all colleges have two great functions to confer, and to conceal valuable knowledge. - Notebook, 1908.
Mark Twain
Education: that which reveals to the wise, and conceals from the stupid, the vast limits of their knowledge.
Mark Twain
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
You can swim all day in the Sea of Knowledge and still come out completely dry. Most people do.
Norman Juste
Knowledge is true opinion.
As gold which he cannot spend will make no man rich, so knowledge which he cannot apply will make no man wise.
Samuel Johnson