Knowledge Quotes

This is the bitterest pain among men, to have much knowledge but no power.
Herodotus, The Histories of Herodotus
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
Samuel Johnson

To see a man fearless in dangers. untainted with lusts, happy in adversity, composed in a tumult, and laughing at all those things which are generally either coveted or feared, all men must acknowledge that this can be from nothing else but a beam of divinity that influences a mortal body.
Rusty berkus - there comes that mysterious meeting in life when...
Technology means the systematic application of scientific or other organized knowledge to practical tasks.
John Kenneth Galbraith
The ultimate leader is one who is willing to develop people to the point that they eventually surpass him or her in knowledge and ability.
Fred A. Manske, Jr.

T. s. eliot, the rock - where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge?...
You can do anything you think you can. This knowledge is literally the gift of the gods, for through it you can solve every human problem. It should make of you an incurable optimist. It is the open door.
Robert Collie
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
It is the province of knowledge to speak, It is the privledge of wisdom to listen.
Christine Lane
If youth but had the knowledge and old age the strength.
French Prove
Knowledge of the self is the mother of all knowledge. So it is incumbent on me to know my self, to know it completely, to know its minutiae, its characteristics, its subtleties, and its very atoms.
Kahlil Gibran
Knowledge is vain and fruitless which is not reduced to practice.
Matthew Henry
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
Music - The one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Ludwig van Beethoven
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
These days people seek knowledge, not wisdom. Knowledge is of the past, wisdom is of the future.
Vernon Coope