Knowledge Quotes

Every extension of knowledge arises from making the conscious the unconscious.
Friedrich Nietzsche
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
Albert Einstein

Simone de beauvoi - it is in the knowledge of the genuine conditions...
The pursuit of knowledge for its own sake, an almost fanatical love of justice, and the desire for personal independence - These are the features of Jewish tradition that make me thank my stars that I belong to it.
Albert Einstein, The World As I See It (autobio, 1934)
Adlai e. stevenson jr., speech at the university of wisconsin, madison, october 8, 1952 - if we value the pursuit of knowledge, we must be...
Knowledge is power.
Sir Francis Bacon, Religious Meditations, Of Heresies, 1597

There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge.
Bertrand Russell
The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.
Friedrich Nietzsche, Ecce Homo, Foreword
The fountain of content must spring up in the mind, and he who hath so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition, will waste his life in fruitless efforts and multiply the grief he proposes to remove.
Samuel Johnson
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
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
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
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
John Locke
Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?
T. S. Eliot, The Rock
There is much pleasure ot be gained from useless knowledge.
Bertrand Russell
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
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
It was always said of him Scrooge that he knew how to keep Christmas well, if any man alive possessed the knowledge. May that be truly said of us, and all of us.
Charles Dickens
Penicillin was indeed the product of accidental discovery, but the discovery was made, and the knowledge developed, because certain scientists had definite goals in mind. Chance, Pastuer wrote, favors only the prepared mind. The mind must be prepared not only by scientific training and technological know - How, but also by the awareness of social needs.
Saturday Review
I am not one who was born in the possession of knowledge; I am one who is fond of antiquity, and earnest in seeking it there.
Confucius, The Confucian Analects
What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.
George Bernard Shaw
Some people drink from the fountain of knowledge, others just gargle.
Robert Anthony
How we treasure and admire the people who acknowledge us.
Julie Morgenstern
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding in all your ways acknowledge him and he will make your paths straight.
Proverbs 35 Bible
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
It is impossible to make people understand their ignorance for it requires knowledge to perceive it and therefore he that can perceive it hath it not.
Jeremy Taylo
Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
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
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
Knowledge must come through action; you can have no test which is not fanciful, save by trial.
Sophocles, Trachiniae
No one is without knowledge except him who asks no questions.
West African Saying
Modesty is a shining light it prepares the mind to receive knowledge, and the heart for truth.
Madam Guizot
Faith Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel.
Ambrose Bierce
The ideal engineer is a composite... He is not a scientist, he is not a mathematician, he is not a sociologist or a writer; but he may use the knowledge and techniques of any or all of these disciplines in solving engineering problems.
N. W. Dougherty, 1955
The best historian is he who combines knowledge of the evidence with the largest intellect, the warmest human sympathy and the highest imaginative powers.
G. M. Trevelyan
It is impossible to make people understand their ignorance; for it requires knowledge to perceive it and therefore he that can perceive it hath it not.
Jeremy Taylo
There comes a time when the mind takes a higher plane of knowledge but can never prove how it got there.
Albert Einstein
We are here and it is now. Further than that, all human knowledge is moonshine.
Henry Louis Mencken
All men by nature desire knowledge.
Aristotle, Metaphysics
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