Knowledge Quotes

True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
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Johnson - knowledge always desires increase; it is like...
Always acknowledge a fault. This will throw those in authority off their guard and give you an opportunity to commit more.
Mark Twain
Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world. Science is the highest personification of the nation because that nation will remain the first which carries the furthest the works of thought and intelligence.
Louis Pasteu
God sells knowledge for labour - - Honour for risk.
Arabic Prove

Knowledge is an unending adventure at the edge of uncertainty.
Jacob Bronowski, 1976
You can swim all day in the Sea of Knowledge and still come out completely dry. Most people do.
Norman Juste
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
When you know a thing, to hold that you know it and when you do not know a thing, to allow that you do not know it - This is knowledge.
Our feelings are our most genuine paths to knowledge.
Audre Lorde
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
Albert Einstein
Perplexity is the beginning of knowledge.
Kahlil Gibran
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
Where there is much desire to learn, there of necessity will be much arguing, much writing, many opinions for opinions in good men is but knowledge in the making.
John Milton
Knowledge, like religion, must be experienced in order to be known.
Edwin P. Whipple
The recipe for perpetual ignorance is be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.
Elbert Hubbard
The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise man.
Curiosity in children, is but an appetite for knowledge. One great reason why children abandon themselves wholly to silly pursuits and trifle away their time insipidly is, because they find their curiosity balked, and their inquiries neglected.
John Locke
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)
The aim of education is the knowledge not of fact, but of values.
William Ralph Inge
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
The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of mystery.
Mary B. Yates
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
Whoever in prayer can say, Our Father, acknowledges and should feel the brotherhood of the whole race of mankind.
Tyron Edwards
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.
How we treasure and admire the people who acknowledge us!
Julie Morgenstern, O Magazine, Belatedly Yours, January 2004
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Albert Einstein
I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be ignorance, and affection to be art.
Kahlil Gibran
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
To wisdom belongs the intellectual apprehension of things eternal; to knowledge, the rational apprehension of things temporal.
Saint Augustine
Data is not information, Information is not knowledge, Knowledge is not understanding, Understanding is not wisdom.
Cliff Stoll & Gary Schubert
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
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Bertrand Russell
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
He said that there was one only good, namely, knowledge and one only evil, namely, ignorance.
Laertius Diogenes
The price we pay when pursuing any art or calling, is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side.
James Arthur Baldwin
Fear is a question What are you afraid of, and why Just as the seed of health is in illness, because illness contains information, your fears are a treasure house of self - Knowledge if you explore them.
Marilyn Ferguson
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
Some people drink from the fountain of knowledge, others just gargle.
Robert Anthony