Knowledge Quotes

God sells knowledge for labour - - Honour for risk.
Arabic Prove
Ambrose bierce - faith belief without evidence in what is told by...

The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.
Elbert Hubbard
Stephen r. covey, principle - centered leadership - an empowered organization is one in which...
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
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

One of the self - Authenticating truths which we come at last to acknowledge is this strange fact that we know that for the evil in our lives we ourselves are responsible, but for the good God alone deserves the praise.
John L. Casteel
Learning is acquired by reading books, but the much more necessary learning, the knowledge of the world, is only to be acquired by reading men, and studying all the various facets of them.
Lord Chesterfield
A serious problem in America is the gap between academe and the mass media, which is our culture. Professors of humanities, with all their leftist fantasies, have little direct knowledge of American life and no impact whatever on public policy.
Camille Paglia
The past is a source of knowledge, and the future is a source of hope. Love of the past implies faith in the future.
Stephen Ambrose, in Fast Company
If you wish your merit to be known, acknowledge that of other people.
Oriental Prove
Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; argument an exchange of ignorance.
Robert Quillen
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Samuel Johnson
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
It is a truth universally acknowledged that as soon as one part of your life starts looking up, another falls to pieces.
Helen Fielding, Bridget Jones Diary
The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.
Friedrich Nietzsche, Ecce Homo, Foreword
Consider your origin; you were not born to live like brutes, but to follow virtue and knowledge.
Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy
It is knowledge that influences and equalizes the social condition of man that gives to all, however different their political position, passions which are in common, and enjoyments which are universal.
Benjamin Disraeli
Knowledge is of two kinds: we know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Samuel Johnson
Modern Man is the victim of the very instruments he values most. Every gain in power, every mastery of natural forces, every scientific addition to knowledge, has proved potentially dangerous, because it has not been accompanied by equal gains in self - Understanding and self - Discipline.
Lewis Mumford
Love is a driver, bitter and fierce if you fight and resist him, Easy - Going enough once you acknowledge his power.
Ovid
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
We know accurately only when we know little; with knowledge doubt increases.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
As gold which he cannot spend will make no man rich, so knowledge which he cannot apply will make no man wise.
Samuel Johnson
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a large fortune must be in want of a wife.
Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice
Science is organized knowledge.
Herbert Spence
A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.
Theodore Roosevelt
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
Knowledge is power, if you know it about the right person.
Erastus Flavel Beadle
We are drowning in information and starved for knowledge.
Unknown
The beginning of knowledge is the discovery of something we do not understand.
Frank Herbert
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Immanuel Kant
The secret of power is the knowledge that others are more cowardly than you are.
Ludwig Boerne
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Bertrand Russell
There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance.
Socrates, from Diogenes Laertius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers
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
Knowledge is like money the more he gets, the more he craves.
Josh Billings
Knowledge is true opinion.
Plato
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
Indeed, what is there that does not appear marvelous when it comes to our knowledge for the first time? How many things, too, are looked upon as quite impossible until they have been actually effected?
Pliny the Elder, Natural History