Knowledge Quotes

All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
Juvenal
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

Happy the man who, like Ulysses, has made a fine voyage, or has won the Golden Fleece, and then returns, experienced and knowledgeable, to spend the rest of his life among his family.
Joachim du Bellay
Enrico fermi - it is no good to try to stop knowledge from going...
Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority.
Thomas H. Huxley
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
Benjamin Franklin

N. w. dougherty, 1955 - the ideal engineer is a composite... he is not a...
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
Exclusively of the abstract sciences, the largest and worthiest portion of our knowledge consists of aphorisms and the greatest and best of men is but an aphorism.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
We are here and it is now. Further than that, all human knowledge is moonshine.
Henry Louis Mencken
Knowledge must come through action you can have no test which is not fanciful, save by trial.
Sophocles
I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions, not my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge.
Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky
Love is a driver, bitter and fierce if you fight and resist him, Easy - Going enough once you acknowledge his power.
Ovid
Acknowledgment - If you wish your merit to be known, acknowledge that of other people.
Author Unknown
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
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
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