Knowledge Quotes

Even knowledge has to be in the fashion, and where it is not, it is wise to affect ignorance.
Baltasar Gracian
It is the province of knowledge to speak and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.
Oliver Wendell Holmes

Confucius - the essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply...
All our progress is an unfolding, like a vegetable bud. You have first an instinct, then an opinion, then a knowledge as the plant has root, bud, and fruit. Trust the instinct to the end, though you can render no reason.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The way in which we think of ourselves has everything to do with how our world sees us and how we can see ourselves successfully acknowledged by that world.
Arlene Raven
George santayana - knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of...

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, Stars and Atoms (1928), Lecture 1
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
The price one pays for pursuing a profession, or calling, is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side.
James Arthur Baldwin
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
Jimi Hendrix
When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
Albert Einstein
A true knowledge of ourselves is knowledge of our power.
Mark Rutherford
True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.
Henry David Thoreau
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
Reverence for life brings us into a spiritual relation with the world which is independent of all knowledge of the universe.
Albert Schweitze
More important than talent, strength, or knowledge is the ability to laugh at yourself and enjoy the pursuit of your dreams.
Amy Grant
Wisdom sets bounds even to knowledge.
Friedrich Nietzsche
The learning and knowledge that we have, is, at the most, but little compared with that of which we are ignorant.
Faith is not the knowledge of what the mystery of the universe is, but the conviction that there is a mystery, and that it is greater than us.
Rabbi David Wolpe
To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge.
Benjamin Disraeli, Sybil, 1845
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
Our minds thus grow in spots and like grease spots, the spots spread. But we let them spread as little as possible we keep unaltered as much of our old knowledge, as many of our old prejudices and beliefs, as we can.
William James
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
It is the province of knowledge to speak, It is the privledge of wisdom to listen.
Christine Lane
These days people seek knowledge, not wisdom. Knowledge is of the past, wisdom is of the future.
Vernon Coope
We know what the animals do, what are the needs of the beaver, the bear, the salmon, and other creatures, because long ago men married them and acquired this knowledge from their animal wives. Today the priests say we lie, but we know better.
Native American
Play is the beginning of knowledge.
George Dorsey
Technology means the systematic application of scientific or other organized knowledge to practical tasks.
John Kenneth Galbraith
I am old enough to know that victory is often a thing deferred, and rarely at the summit of courage... What is at the summit of courage, I think, is freedom. The freedom that comes with the knowledge that no earthly think can break you.
Paula Giddings
Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.
Charles Darwin
The price one pays for pursuing any profession or calling is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side.
James Baldwin
Acknowledgment - If you wish your merit to be known, acknowledge that of other people.
Author Unknown
Liberty cannot be preserved without a general knowledge among the people.
John Adams
Knowledge is recognition of something absent; it is a salutation, not an embrace.
George Santayna
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
Abundance of knowledge does not teach men to be wise.
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
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
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.
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