Knowledge Quotes

Faith Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel.
Ambrose Bierce
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George gurdjieff - without self knowledge, without understanding the...
The aim of education is the knowledge not of fact, but of values.
William Ralph Inge
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
Knowledge is not simply another commodity. On the contrary. Knowledge is never used up. It increases by diffusion and grows by dispersion.
Daniel J. Boorstin

Faith, is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
Kahlil Gibran
Western civilization, unfortunately, does not link knowledge and morality but rather, it connects knowledge and power and makes them equivalent.
Vine Deloria
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
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
A true knowledge of ourselves is knowledge of our power.
Mark Rutherford
If you have knowledge, let others light their candles at it.
Margaret Fulle
The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance - It is the illusion of knowledge.
Daniel J. Boorstin
Knowledge is power, if you know it about the right person.
Erastus Flavel Beadle
Even knowledge has to be in the fashion, and where it is not, it is wise to affect ignorance.
Baltasar Gracian
Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
The two most evangelical groups in the world are atheists and vegetarians, especially the least knowledgeable and least intelligent individuals within those groups.
Clark Coleman
Music - - The one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge, which comprehends mankind, but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Ludwig van Beethoven
Wisdom is perishable. Unlike information or knowledge, it cannot be stored in a computer or recorded in a book. It expires with each passing generation.
Sid Taylo
The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.
Herbert Spence
Exclusively of the abstract sciences, the largest and worthiest portion of our knowledge consists of aphorisms and the greatest and best of men is but an aphorism.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
There comes that mysterious meeting in life when someone acknowledges who we are and what we can be, igniting the circuits of our highest potential.
Rusty Berkus
Knowledge is power.
Sir Francis Bacon, Religious Meditations, Of Heresies, 1597
Some people drink from the fountain of knowledge, others just gargle.
Robert Anthony
In completing one discovery we never fail to get an imperfect knowledge of others of which we could have no idea before, so that we cannot solve one doubt without creating several new ones.
Joseph Priestly
How we treasure and admire the people who acknowledge us!
Julie Morgenstern, O Magazine, Belatedly Yours, January 2004
Knowledge is of two kinds: we know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Samuel Johnson
It is the province of knowledge to speak And it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge Where is the knowledge we have lost in information.
T. S. Eliot
This is the bitterest pain among men, to have much knowledge but no power.
Herodotus, The Histories of Herodotus
We have a hunger of the mind which asks for knowledge of all around us; and the more we gain, the more is our desire. The more we see, the more we are capable of seeing.
Maria Mitchell
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 greatest gift is a passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind. It is a moral illumination.
Elizabeth Hardwick
You are the lens in the beam. You can only receive, give, and possess the light as the lens does. 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 Hammarskjold
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
Albert Einstein
Bodily exercise, when compulsory, does no harm to the body; but knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.
Plato, The Republic
His priority did not seem to be to teach them what he knew, but rather to impress upon them that nothing, not even... knowledge, was foolproof.
J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
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
All our knowledge merely helps us to die a more painful death than animals that know nothing.
Maurice Masterlinck
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