Knowledge Quotes

Jane austen, pride and prejudice - it is a truth universally acknowledged, that a...
Edwin p. whipple - knowledge, like religion, must be experienced in...

Native american - we know what the animals do, what are the needs...
Knowledge must come through action you can have no test which is not fanciful, save by trial.
Sophocles
The natural superiority of women is a biological fact, and a socially acknowledged reality.
Ashely Montagu
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

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
Knowledge is the eye of desire and can become the pilot of the soul.
Will Durant
Only an alert and knowledgeable citizenry can complel the proper meshing of the huge industrial and military machinery of defense with our peaceful methods and goals, so that security and liberty may prosper together.
Dwight D Eisenhowe
If you seek yourself,... you rob the lens of its transparency.... You will know life and be acknowledged by it according to your degree of transparency, your capacity, that is, to vanish as an end, and remain purely as a means.
Dag Hammarskjld
It was always said of him Scrooge that he knew how to keep Christmas well, if any man alive possessed the knowledge. May that be truly said of us, and all of us.
Charles Dickens
Mr. Gates is up to his eyeballs in his knowledge of this stuff.
US District Judge Royce Lambeth, ordering CIA Director Robert Gates to testify at the Clair George trial.
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)
As gold which he cannot spend will make no man rich, so knowledge which he cannot apply will make no man wise.
Samuel Johnson
The beginning of knowledge is the discovery of something we do not understand.
Frank Herbert
Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Face your deficiencies and acknowledge them; but do not let them master you. Let them teach you patience, sweetness, insight.
Helen Kelle
What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.
George Bernard Shaw
All men by nature desire knowledge.
Aristotle, Metaphysics
The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.
Elbert Hubbard
Where all is but dream, reasoning and arguments are of no use, truth and knowledge nothing.
John Locke
Men can know more than their ancestors did if they start with a knowledge of what their ancestors had already learned.... That is why a society can be progressive only if it conserves its traditions.
Walter Lippmann
Knowledge is power. Ipsa Scientia Potestas Est.
Sir Francis Bacon, Meditationes Sacr?. De H? resibus. (1597)
Liberty cannot be preserved without a general knowledge among the people.
John Adams
Knowledge is love and light and vision.
Helen Kelle
Technology means the systematic application of scientific or other organized knowledge to practical tasks.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Reverence for life brings us into a spiritual relation with the world which is independent of all knowledge of the universe.
Albert Schweitze
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
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
If you want to be truly successful invest in yourself to get the knowledge you need to find your unique factor. When you find it and focus on it and persevere your success will blossom.
Sidney Madwed
The Knowledge of God is very far from the love of Him.
Blaise Pascal
Knowledge is soon changed, then lost in the mist, an echo half - Heard.
Gene Wolfe
Any man worth his salt will stick up for what he believes right, but it takes a slightly bigger man to acknowledge instantly and without reservation that he is in error.
Gen. Peyton C. March
Knowledge must come through action; you can have no test which is not fanciful, save by trial.
Sophocles, Trachiniae
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the Gods.
Albert Einstein
The recipe for perpetual ignorance is be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.
Elbert Hubbard
God sells knowledge for labour - - Honour for risk.
Arabic Prove
More important than talent, strength, or knowledge is the ability to laugh at yourself and enjoy the pursuit of your dreams.
Amy Grant
The person you consider ignorant and insignificant is the one who came from God, that he might learn bliss from grief and knowledge from gloom.
Kahlil Gibran
Our minds thus grow in spots and like grease spots, the spots spread. But we let them spread as little as possible we keep unaltered as much of our old knowledge, as many of our old prejudices and beliefs, as we can.
William James