Knowledge Quotes

If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.
Henry Ford
Knowledge is an unending adventure at the edge of uncertainty.
Jacob Bronowski, 1976

William shakespeare - hereafter, in a better world than this, i shall...
In completing one discovery we never fail to get an imperfect knowledge of others of which we could have no idea before, so that we cannot solve one doubt without creating several new ones.
Joseph Priestly
Knowledge must come through action; you can have no test which is not fanciful, save by trial.
Sophocles, Trachiniae
Bertrand russell - there is much pleasure to be gained from useless...

Where all is but dream, reasoning and arguments are of no use, truth and knowledge nothing.
John Locke
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
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 cultivates your seeds and does not sow in you seeds.
Kahlil Gibran
There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance.
Socrates, from Diogenes Laertius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers
Knowledge can be communicated, but wisdom cannot. A man can find it, he can live it, he can be filled and sustained by it, but he cannot utter or teach it.
Hermann Hesse
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
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
We must, however, acknowledge as it seems to me, that a man with all his noble qualities... still bears in his bodily frame the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.
Charles Darwin
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
There comes a time when for every addition of knowledge you forget something that you knew before. It is of the highest importance, therefore, not to have useless facts elbowing out the useful ones.
Conan Doyle
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
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
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
The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.
Stephen Hawking
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
Vincent Lombardi
Wisdom sets bounds even to knowledge.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Self - Reverence, self knowledge, self - Control. These three alone lead life to sovereign power.
Lord Tennyson
Music, verily, is the mediator between intellectual and sensuous life... the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Ludwig van Beethoven
All our knowledge merely helps us to die a more painful death than animals that know nothing.
Maurice Masterlinck
Love is a driver, bitter and fierce if you fight and resist him, Easy - Going enough once you acknowledge his power.
Ovid
Consider your origin you were not born to live like brutes, but to follow virtue and knowledge.
Dante Alighieri
Data is not information, Information is not knowledge, Knowledge is not understanding, Understanding is not wisdom.
Cliff Stoll & Gary Schubert
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
True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.
Henry David Thoreau
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
Samuel Johnson
In a general way, we try to anticipate some of your questions so that I can respond no comment with some degree of knowledge.
William Bake
Having supplied them with names, omnipotence, justice, knowledge, Providence, - what are they?
Author Unknown
Knowledge is love and light and vision.
Helen Kelle
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 is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge Where is the knowledge we have lost in information.
T. S. Eliot
To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
Marilyn vos Savant
Every extension of knowledge arises from making the conscious the unconscious.
Friedrich Nietzsche
It is the province of knowledge to speak And it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.