Knowledge Quotes

Herodotus, the histories of herodotus - this is the bitterest pain among men, to have...
John calvin - christ is the most perfect image of god, into...

Vine deloria - western civilization, unfortunately, does not...
The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance - It is the illusion of knowledge.
Daniel J. Boorstin
Knowledge, without common sense, says Lee, is folly; without method, it is waste; without kindness, it is fanaticism; without religion, it is death. But with common sense, it is wisdom with method, it is power; with clarity, it is beneficence; with religion, it is virtue, and life, and peace.
Austin Farra
Courage is a special kind of knowledge the knowledge of how to fear what ought to be feared and how not to fear what ought no to be feared.
David Ben - Gurion

New knowledge is the most valuable commodity on earth. The more truth we have to work with, the richer we become.
Kurt Vonnegut, Breakfast of Champions
I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions, not by my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge.
Igor Stravinsky
Happy the man who, like Ulysses, has made a fine voyage, or has won the Golden Fleece, and then returns, experienced and knowledgeable, to spend the rest of his life among his family!
Joachim Du Bellay, Sonnet de Regrets
To wisdom belongs the intellectual apprehension of things eternal; to knowledge, the rational apprehension of things temporal.
Saint Augustine
The Knowledge of God is very far from the love of Him.
Blaise Pascal
Knowledge cultivates your seeds and does not sow in you seeds.
Kahlil Gibran
The acquisition of knowledge is the mission of research, the transmission of knowledge is the mission of teaching and the application of knowledge is the mission of public service.
James A. Perkins
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
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 youth but had the knowledge and old age the strength.
French Prove
I see knowledge increasing and human power increasing. I see ever - Increasing possibilities before life, And I see no limits set to it at all, Existence impresses me as a perpetual dawn. Our lives, as I apprehend, are great in expectations.
H. G. Wells
If a little knowledge is dangerous, where is the man who has so much as to be out of danger.
Thomas H. Huxley
Zeal without knowledge is fire without light.
Thomas Fulle
There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance.
Socrates, from Diogenes Laertius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers
It is sad that while science moves ahead in exciting new areas of research, fine - Tuning our knowledge of how life originated and evolved, creationists remain mired in medieval debates about angels on the head of a pin and animals in the belly of an Ark.
Michael Sherme
There are in fact two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance.
Hippocrates, Law
Knowledge is power and enthusiasm pulls the switch.
Steve Droke
Having supplied them with names, omnipotence, justice, knowledge, Providence, - what are they?
Author Unknown
All schools, all colleges have two great functions to confer, and to conceal valuable knowledge. - Notebook, 1908.
Mark Twain
The knowledge of the world is only to be acquired in the world, and not in a closet.
Lord Chesterfield, Letters to His Son, 1746, published 1774
Every year, if not every day, we have to wager our salvation upon some prophecy based upon imperfect knowledge.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
Wilbur Wright
We know accurately only when we know little; with knowledge doubt increases.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The ability to think straight, some knowledge of the past, some vision of the future, some skill to do useful service, some urge to fit that service into the well - Being of the community - These are the most vital things education must try to produce.
Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve
Knowledge and personality make doubt possible, but knowledge is also the cure of doubt; and when we get a full and adequate sense of personality we are lifted into a region where doubt is almost impossible, for no man can know himself as he is, and all fullness of his nature, without also knowing God.
T. T. Munge
Knowledge is a comfortable and necessary retreat and shelter for us in advanced age, and if we do not plant it while young, it will give us no shade when we grow old.
Phillip Chesterfield
The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.
Stephen Hawking
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Albert Einstein
The love of retirement has in all ages adhered closely to those minds which have been most enlarged by knowledge, or elevated by genius. Those who enjoyed everything generally supposed to confer happiness have been forced to seek it is the shades of privacy.
Johnson
Knowledge without know - How is sterile. We use the word academic in a pejorative sense to identify this limitation.
Myron Tribus
A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.
Theodore Roosevelt
Music, verily, is the mediator between intellectual and sensuous life... the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Ludwig van Beethoven
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
The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.
Elbert Hubbard