Best Quotes about Knowledge
Knowledge does not come to us in details, but in flashes of light from heaven.
Thoreau, Henry David
All knowledge is ambiguous.
Habgood, J. S.
Charles V. said that a man who knew four languages was worth four men; and Alexander the Great so valued learning, that he used to say he was more indebted to Aristotle for giving him knowledge that, than his father Philip for giving him life.
Macaulay, Thomas B.
They are so knowing, that they know nothing.
Knowledge is power, if you know it about the right person
Mumford, Ethel Watts
It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge.
All men by nature desire knowledge.
Today knowledge has power. It controls access to opportunity and advancement.
Drucker, Peter F.
Knowledge is the only elegance.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
The one self-knowledge worth having is to know one's own mind.
Bradley, Francis H.
Every animal knows more than you do.
Proverb, Native American
Know thyself. Nothing in excess. The Self is required to balance the Self.
Knowledge is the treasure, but judgment is the treasurer of the one who is wise.
The tree of knowledge is not the tree of life! And yet can we cast out of our spirits all the good or evil poured into them by so many learned generations? Ignorance cannot be learned.
Nerval, Gerard De
The most excellent and divine counsel, the best and most profitable advertisement of all others, but the least practiced, is to study and learn how to know ourselves. This is the foundation of wisdom and the highway to whatever is good. God, Nature, the wise, the world, preach man, exhort him both by word and deed to the study of himself.
If you have knowledge, let others light their candles at it.
I see men ordinarily more eager to discover a reason for things than to find out whether the things are so.
Montaigne, Michel Eyquem De
I find that a great part of the information I have, was acquired by looking up something and finding something else on the way.
Adams, Franklin P.
Once thoroughly our own knowledge ceases to give us pleasure.
Knowledge of the world in only to be acquired in the world, and not in a closet.
Convinced myself, I seek not to convince.
Edgar Allan Poe
Knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it.
Only as you do know yourself can your brain serve you as a sharp and efficient tool. Know your failings, passions, and prejudices so you can separate them from what you see. Know also when you actually have thought through to the nature of the thing with which you are dealing and when you are not thinking at all.
Baruch, Bernard M.
To grow wiser means to learn to know better and better the faults to which this instrument with which we feel and judge can be subject.
Lichtenberg, Georg C.
Never by reflection, but only by doing is self-knowledge possible to one.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.
It is not good to know more unless we do more with what we already know.
Bergethon, R. K.
A superficial knowledge is not enough. It must be a knowledge capable of analyzing a situation quickly and making an immediate decision.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
Man is not weak; knowledge is more than equivalent to force.
People are difficult to govern because they have too much knowledge.
Only divine love bestows the keys of knowledge.
How do you know so much about everything? was asked of a very wise and intelligent man; and the answer was By never being afraid or ashamed to ask questions as to anything of which I was ignorant.
To know the right means of getting something done is virtually to have done it.
You never know yourself till you know more than your body.
A wise man, when asked how he had learned so much about everything, replied: By never being ashamed or afraid to ask questions about anything of which I was ignorant.
There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one's self.
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
Many people think of knowledge as money, They would like knowledge, but do not want to face the perseverance and self-denial that goes into the acquisition of it.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
The man who is too old to learn was probably always too old to learn.
Knowledge is the best eraser in the world for disharmony, distrust, despair, and the endless physical deficiencies of man.
Battista, Orlando A.
Oh how fine it is to know a thing or two!
To despise our own species is the price we must often pay for knowledge of it.
Colton, Charles Caleb
Knowledge, like religion, must be experienced in order to be known.
Whipple, Edwin P.
It is part of our pedagogy to teach the operations of thinking, feeling, and willing so that they may be made conscious. For if we do not know the difference between an emotion and a thought, we will know very little. We need to understand the components (of emotions) at work... in order to free their hold.
Richards, Mary Caroline
Knowledge and timber shouldn't be much used till they are seasoned.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Knowledge, without common sense, says Lee, is folly; without method, it is waste; without kindness, it is fanaticism; without religion, it is death. But with common sense, it is wisdom with method, it is power; with clarity, it is beneficence; with religion, it is virtue, and life, and peace.
To know yourself, see how others do, to know others look into your own heart.
Knowledge is like money: the more he gets, the more he craves.
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