Knowledge Quotes

A popular government without popular information or the means of acquiring it, is but a Prologue to Farce, or a Tragedy, or perhaps both. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance. and a people who mean to be their own Governors, must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.
James Madison
We are here and it is now. Further than that all human knowledge is moonshine.
H. L. Mencken

George santayna - knowledge is recognition of something absent; it...
Knowledge is power.
Sir Francis Bacon, Religious Meditations, Of Heresies, 1597
Alfred lord tennyson - knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers....
Pain and foolishness lead to great bliss and complete knowledge, for Eternal Wisdom created nothing under the sun in vain.
Kahlil Gibran

That all our knowledge begins with experience, there is indeed no doubt.... but although our knowledge originates WITH experience, it does not all arise OUT OF experience.
Immanuel Kant
If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them.
Isaac Asimov
The same state of the passions which fits the multitude, who have not sufficient stock of reason and knowledge to guide them, for opposition to tyranny and oppression, very naturally leads them to a contempt and disregard of all authority.
Alexander Hamilton, Loth, Dave, Alexander Hamilton, Portrait of a Prodigy, Rahway, Carrick & Evans, Inc., 1939
I have discovered, in 20 years of moving around a ballpark, that the knowledge of the game is usually in inverse proportion to the price of the seats.
Bill Veeck
The secret of power is the knowledge that others are more cowardly than you are.
Ludwig Boerne
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
These days people seek knowledge, not wisdom. Knowledge is of the past, wisdom is of the future.
Vernon Coope
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
Education: that which reveals to the wise, and conceals from the stupid, the vast limits of their knowledge.
Mark Twain
There are in fact two things, science and opinion the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance.
Hippocrates
Whoever acquires knowledge but does not practice it is as one who ploughs but does not sow.
Saadi
Knowledge is the only instrument of production That is not subject to the law of diminishing returns.
John Maurice Clark
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
Peace and blessings manifest with every lesson learned - And if your knowledge were your wealth then it would be well earned.
Erykah Badu, A line from the song "On & On".
That there should one Man die ignorant who had capacity for Knowledge, this I call a tragedy.
Thomas Carlyle
Faced by the mountainous heap of the minutiae of knowledge and awed by the watchful severity of his colleagues, the modern historian too often takes refuge in learned articles or narrowly specialized dissertations, small fortresses that are easy to defend from attack.
Steven Runciman
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
My mother drew a distinction between achievement and success. She said that achievement is the knowledge that you have studied and worked hard and done the best that is in you. Success is being praised by others. That is nice but not as important or satisfying. Always aim for achievement and forget about success.
Helen Hayes
Knowledge is a process of piling up facts wisdom lies in their simplification.
Martin H. Fische
Knowledge is essential to conquest; only according to our ignorance are we helpless. Thought creates character. Character can dominate conditions. Will creates circumstances and environment.
Anne Besant
Knowledge is the eye of desire and can become the pilot of the soul.
Will Durant
We know next to nothing about virtually everything. It is not necessary to know the origin of the universe it is necessary to want to know. Civilization depends not on any particular knowledge, but on the disposition to crave knowledge.
George Will
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
How we treasure and admire the people who acknowledge us.
Julie Morgenstern
The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of mystery.
Mary B. Yates
Liberty cannot be preserved without a general knowledge among the people.
John Adams
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.
Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice
There are three principal means of acquiring knowledge... observation of nature, reflection, and experimentation. Observation collects facts; reflection combines them; experimentation verifies the result of that combination.
Denis Diderot
The beginning of knowledge is the discovery of something we do not understand.
Frank Herbert
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.
Euripides
If a little knowledge is dangerous, where is the man who has so much as to be out of danger.
Thomas H. Huxley
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
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
All schools, all colleges have two great functions to confer, and to conceal valuable knowledge. - Notebook, 1908.
Mark Twain