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Knowledge
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If you would inform, a positive and dogmatic manner in advancing your sentiments may provoke contradiction and prevent a candid attention. If you wish information and improvement from the knowledge of others, and yet at the same time express yourself as firmly fixed in your present opinions, modest, sensible men, who do not love disputation, will probably leave you undisturbed in the possession of your error.

- Crane, Frank
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The media no longer ask those who know something to share that knowledge with the public. Instead they ask those who know nothing to represent the ignorance of the public and, in so doing, to legitimate it.

- Daney, Serge
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Know-how will surpass guess-how.

4.

Once thoroughly our own knowledge ceases to give us pleasure.

- Ruskin, John
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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.

- Einstein, Albert
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Generalization is necessary to the advancement of knowledge; but particularly is indispensable to the creations of the imagination. In proportion as men know more and think more they look less at individuals and more at classes. They therefore make better theories and worse poems.

- Macaulay, Thomas B.
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While Homeopathy itself is a perfect science, its truth is only partially known. The truth itself relates to the Divine, the knowledge relates to man.

- Kent, James Tyler
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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
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One secures the gold of the spirit when he finds himself.

- Bristol, Claude M.
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I think knowing what you cannot do is more important than knowing what you can.

- Ball, Lucille
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Let this be understood, then, at starting; that the patient conquest of difficulties which rise in the regular and legitimate channels of business and enterprise is not only essential in securing the success which you seek but it is essential to that preparation of your mind, requisite for the enjoyment of your successes, and for retaining them when gained. So, day by day, and week by week; so month after month, and year after year, work on, and in that progress gain in strength and symmetry, and nerve and knowledge, that when success, patiently and bravely worked for, shall come, it may find you prepared to receive it and keep it.

- Josiah Gilbert Holland
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Perhaps we're too embarrassed to change or too frightened of the consequences of showing that we actually care. But why not risk it anyway? Begin Today. Carry out a random act of seemingly senseless kindness, with no expectation or reward or punishment. Safe in the knowledge that one day, someone somewhere might do the same for you.

- Diana, Princess of Wales
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The mark of a well educated person is not necessarily in knowing all the answers, but in knowing where to find them.

- Everett, Douglas
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All the knowledge in the world is found within you.

- Anthony J. D'Angelo
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Knowledge is a comfortable and necessary retreat and shelter for us in advanced age, and if we do not plant it while young, it will give us no shade when we grow old.

- Phillip Chesterfield
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A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.

- Gibran, Kahlil
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Always acknowledge a fault. This will throw those in authority off their guard and give you an opportunity to commit more.

- Mark Twain
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Self-reverence, self knowledge, self-control. These three alone lead life to sovereign power.

- Lord Tennyson
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You can know the name of a bird in all the languages of the world, but when you're finished, you'll know absolutely nothing whatever about the bird... So let's look at the bird and see what it's doing -- that's what counts. I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.

- Richard Feynman
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We are in fact convinced that if we are ever to have pure knowledge of anything, we must get rid of the body and contemplate things by themselves with the soul by itself. It seems, to judge from the argument, that the wisdom which we desire and upon which we profess to have set our hearts will be attainable only when we are dead and not in our lifetime.

- Socrates


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