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Knowledge

He knows the universe and does not know himself.
- La Fontaine, Jean De
Knowledge Motivational Quotes



Best Quotes about Knowledge

1.
Knowledge is the most democratic source of power.
Toffler, Alvin

2.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Gibran, Kahlil

3.
Knowledge becomes wisdom only after it has been put to practical use.

4.
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.

5.
We forge gradually our greatest instrument for understanding the world -- introspection. We discover that humanity may resemble us very considerably -- that the best way of knowing the inwardness of our neighbors is to know ourselves.
Lippmann, Walter

6.
The degree of one's emotions varies inversely with one's knowledge of the facts- the less you know the hotter you get.
Russell, Bertrand

7.
Knowledge is proud that it knows so much; Wisdom is humble that it knows no more.
Cowper, William

8.
Once thoroughly our own knowledge ceases to give us pleasure.
Ruskin, John

9.
Knowledge and timber shouldn't be much used till they are seasoned.
Oliver Wendell Holmes

10.
We have an opportunity for everyone in the world to have access to all the world's information. This has never before been possible. Why is ubiquitous information so profound? It's a tremendous equalizer. Information is power.
Eric Schmidt

11.
He knows the universe and does not know himself.
La Fontaine, Jean De

12.
Knowledge of ourselves teaches us whence we come, where we are and whither we are going. We come from God and we are in exile; and it is because our potency of affection lends towards God that we are aware of this state of exile.
Ruysbroeck, Jan Van

13.
Self-knowledge comes from knowing other men.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

14.
When you know a thing, to hold that you know it; and when you do not know a thing, to allow that you do not know it - this is knowledge.
Confucius

15.
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

16.
Knowledge always demands increase; it is like fire, which must first be kindled by some external agent, but will afterwards always propagate itself.
Johnson, Samuel

17.
I wish I knew what I know now before.
Stewart, Rod

18.
They are so knowing, that they know nothing.
Terence

19.
Knowledge does not come to us in details, but in flashes of light from heaven.
Thoreau, Henry David

20.
The greater our knowledge increases, the greater our ignorance unfolds.
Kennedy, John F.

21.
Search not to find things too deeply hid; Nor try to know things whose knowledge is forbid.
Denham, Sir John

22.
It is not good to know more unless we do more with what we already know.
Bergethon, R. K.

23.
Knowledge without education is but armed injustice.
Horace

24.
Many a man who has known himself at ten forgets himself utterly between ten and thirty.
Bowen, Catherine Drinker

25.
When you see the abyss, and we have looked into it, then what? There isn't much room at the edge -- one person, another, not many. If you are there, others cannot be there. If you are there, you become a protective wall. What happens? You become part of t
Wiesel, Elie

26.
I know myself, but that is all.
Fitzgerald, F. Scott

27.
And all your future lies beneath your hat.
Oldham, John

28.
He who does not know one thing knows another
Proverb, Kenyan

29.
Knowledge is knowing that we cannot know.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

30.
Knowledge is not a passion from without the mind, but an active exertion of the inward strength, vigor and power of the mind, displaying itself from within.
Cudworth, Ralph J.

31.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Plato

32.
People are difficult to govern because they have too much knowledge.
Lao-tzu

33.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information on it.
Samuel Johnson

34.
When a person acts without knowledge of what he thinks, feels, needs or wants, he does not yet have the option of choosing to act differently.
Moustakas, Clark

35.
You never know yourself till you know more than your body.
Traherne, Thomas

36.
Knowledge is and will be produced in order to be sold, it is and will be consumed in order to be valorized in a new production: in both cases, the goal is exchange. Knowledge ceases to be an end in itself, it loses its use-value.
Lyotard, Jean Francois

37.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Gracian, Baltasar

38.
One-tenth of the folks run the world. One-tenth watch them run it, and the other eighty percent don't know what the hell's going on.
Simmons, Jake

39.
No matter what happens, there's always somebody who knew it would.
Starr, Lonny

40.
One thing only I know, and that is that I know nothing.
Socrates

41.
Knowledge is the small part of ignorance that we arrange and classify.
Bierce, Ambrose

42.
Knowledge is that which, next to virtue, truly raises one person above another.
Addison, Joseph

43.
I was born not knowing and have had only a little time to change that here and there.
Richard Feynman

44.
Know thyself? If I knew myself I would run away.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

45.
The next best thing to knowing something is knowing where to find it.
Johnson, Samuel

46.
Many of us don't have to turn out the lights to be in the dark.

47.
When one is a stranger to oneself then one is estranged from others too.
Lindbergh, Anne Morrow

48.
Knowledge is power.
Sir Francis Bacon

49.
Knowledge is gained by learning; trust by doubt; skill by practice; love by love.
Szasz, Thomas

50.
Those who think they know it all are very annoying to those of us who do.
Mueller, Robert K.


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