Knowledge Quotes

Knowledge is defined as an understanding of or information about a subject that you get by experience or study. Knowledge can be acquired in many different ways and from many sources, including but not limited to perception, reason, memory, testimony, scientific inquiry, education, and practice.

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.―Socrates

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Knowledge Quotes and Sayings

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.


A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.

― Elbert Hubbard

Those who know nothing of foreign languages know nothing of their own.

― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.

― Nicolaus Copernicus

A little learning is a dangerous thing. Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian Spring; There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain, and drinking largely sobers us again.

― Alexander Pope

The way of success is the way of continuous pursuit of knowledge.

― Napoleon Hill

Those who have knowledge, don't predict. Those who predict, don't have knowledge.

Lao Tzu

Our feelings are our most genuine paths to knowledge.

― Audre Lorde

You can only be afraid of what you think you know.

― J. Krishnamurti

Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.

George Bernard Shaw

I have always thirsted for knowledge, I have always been full of questions.

― Hermann Hesse

Knowing was a temptation. What you don't know won't tempt you.

― Margaret Atwood

He who knows nothing is closer to the truth than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.

― Thomas Jefferson

Knowledge always has the potential to be dangerous. It is a more powerful weapon than any sword or spell.

― Margaret Rogerson

I thought to myself: I am wiser than this man; neither of us probably knows anything that is really good, but he thinks he has knowledge, when he has not, while I, having no knowledge, do not think I have.


Any fool can know. The point is to understand.

Albert Einstein

Belief is the wound that knowledge heals.

― Ursula K. Le Guin

The problems are solved, not by giving new information, but by arranging what we have known since long.

― Ludwig Wittgenstein

To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.

― Marilyn vos Savant

Small minds have always lashed out at what they don't understand.

Dan Brown

Let us tenderly and kindly cherish therefore, the means of knowledge. Let us dare to read, think, speak, and write.

― John Adams

Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.

― Carl Jung

Timendi causa est nescire - Ignorance is the cause of fear.

― Seneca

The only defense against the world is a thorough knowledge of it.

― John Locke

The surest way of concealing from others the boundaries of one's own knowledge is not to overstep them.

― Giacomo Leopardi

Well, knowledge is a fine thing, and mother Eve thought so; but she smarted so severely for hers, that most of her daughters have been afraid of it since.

― Abigail Adams

The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.

― Carl R. Rogers

The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.

― B. B. King

Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.

― Michel de Montaigne

Knowledge grows exponentially. The more we know, the greater our ability to learn, and the faster we expand our knowledge base.

― Dan Brown

The best advice I ever got was that knowledge is power and to keep reading.

― David Bailey

Do not think of knocking out another person's brains because he differs in opinion from you. It would be as rational to knock yourself on the head because you differ from yourself ten years ago.

― Horace Mann

I was gratified to be able to answer promptly, and I did. I said I didn't know.

Mark Twain

True ignorance is not the absence of knowledge, but the refusal to acquire it.

― Karl R. Popper

Properly, we should read for power. Man reading should be man intensely alive. The book should be a ball of light in one's hand.

― Ezra Pound

The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life.

― Confucius

I don't pretend to know everything; I just only speak on matters I know I'll win.

― Criss Jami

She said we all not only could know everything. We do. We just tell ourselves we don't to make it all bearable.

― Neil Gaiman

Knowledge, like air, is vital to life. Like air, no one should be denied it.

― Alan Moore

When learning is purposeful, creativity blossoms. When creativity blossoms, thinking emanates. When thinking emanates, knowledge is fully lit. When knowledge is lit, economy flourishes.

― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

New knowledge is the most valuable commodity on earth. The more truth we have to work with, the richer we become.

― Kurt Vonnegut

A baby has brains, but it doesn't know much. Experience is the only thing that brings knowledge, and the longer you are on earth the more experience you are sure to get.

― L. Frank Baum

Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.

― Miles Kington

Knowledge itself is power.

― Francis Bacon

I do not consider it an insult, but rather a compliment to be called an agnostic. I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure - that is all that agnosticism means.

― Clarence Darrow

I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.

― Maya Angelou

I set out to discover the why of it, and to transform my pleasure into knowledge.

― Charles Baudelaire

Knowledge is a weapon. I intend to be formidably armed.

― Terry Goodkind

As our circle of knowledge expands, so does the circumference of darkness surrounding it.

― Albert Einstein

It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.

― Epictetus

There is but one coward on earth, and that is the coward that dare not know.

― W.E.B. DuBois

Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.

― Samuel Johnson

What an author doesn't know could fill a book.

― Holly Black

The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.

― Robertson Davies

All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.

― Leonardo da Vinci

Science, my boy, is made up of mistakes, but they are mistakes which it is useful to make, because they lead little by little to the truth.

― Jules Verne

A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.

― Marcus Garvey

Knowledge is a tool, and like all tools, its impact is in the hands of the user.

― Dan Brown

No one knows anything, really. It's all rented, or borrowed.

― Ian McEwan

No thief, however skillful, can rob one of knowledge, and that is why knowledge is the best and safest treasure to acquire.

― L. Frank Baum

A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.

― Thomas Carlyle

Valuing knowledge above all else results in a lust for power, and that leads men into dark and empty places.

― Veronica Roth

The knowledge of anything, since all things have causes, is not acquired or complete unless it is known by its causes.

― Avicenna

We understand more than we know.

― Margaret Atwood

Knowledge is a better weapon than a sword.

― Patricia Briggs

If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.

― Henry Ford

Give me the storm and tempest of thought and action, rather than the dead calm of ignorance and faith! Banish me from Eden when you will; but first let me eat of the fruit of the tree of knowledge!

― Robert G. Ingersoll

Poetry and art and knowledge are sacred and pure.

― George Eliot

We are students of words: we are shut up in schools, and colleges, and recitation - rooms, for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bag of wind, a memory of words, and do not know a thing.

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than before.

― Kurt Vonnegut

Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?

― T.S. Eliot

The real purpose of the scientific method is to make sure nature hasn't misled you into thinking you know something you actually don't know.

― Robert M. Pirsig

But need alone is not enough to set power free: there must be knowledge.

― Ursula K. Le Guin

Even the knowledge of my own fallibility cannot keep me from making mistakes. Only when I fall do I get up again.

― Vincent Van Gogh

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

Knowledge kills action; action requires the veils of illusion.

― Friedrich Nietzsche

The true delight is in the finding out rather than in the knowing.

― Isaac Asimov

The trouble with the world is not that people know too little; it's that they know so many things that just aren't so.

― Mark Twain

Knowledge is freedom and ignorance is slavery.

― Miles Davis

I was bold in the pursuit of knowledge, never fearing to follow truth and reason to whatever results they led.

― Thomas Jefferson

I believe in intuition and inspiration. Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution. It is, strictly speaking, a real factor in scientific research.

― Albert Einstein

The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.

― Friedrich Nietzsche

Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain.

― Carl Gustav Jung

It does not matter where you go and what you study, what matters most is what you share with yourself and the world.

― Santosh Kalwar

Knowledge is the food of the soul.

― Plato

Knowledge is like money: to be of value it must circulate, and in circulating it can increase in quantity and, hopefully, in value.

― Louis L'Amour

You never know what is enough unless you know what is more than enough.

― William Blake

Beware you be not swallowed up in books! An ounce of love is worth a pound of knowledge.

― John Wesley

Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.

― Albert Einstein

I had given up some youth for knowledge, but my gain was more valuable than the loss.

― Maya Angelou

The more a man knows, the more willing he is to learn. The less a man knows, the more positive he is that he knows everything.

― Robert G. Ingersoll

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

― Benjamin Franklin

An expert is someone who knows some of the worst mistakes that can be made in his subject, and how to avoid them.

― Werner Heisenberg

I think that knowledge enslaves us, that at the base of all knowledge there is a servility, the acceptation of a way of life wherein each moment has meaning only in relation to another or others that will follow it.

― Georges Bataille

Having knowledge but lacking the power to express it clearly is no better than never having any ideas at all.

― Pericles

Faith moves mountains, but only knowledge moves them to the right place.

― Joseph Goebbels

The acquisition of knowledge is always of use to the intellect, because it may thus drive out useless things and retain the good. For nothing can be loved or hated unless it is first known.

― Leonardo da Vinci

Those who don't know must learn from those who do.

― Plato

Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins.

― Jim Rohn

Of what a strange nature is knowledge! It clings to a mind when it has once seized on it like a lichen on a rock.

― Mary Shelley

Knowledge exists potentially in the human soul like the seed in the soil; by learning the potential becomes actual.

― Imam Al-Ghazali

Ah, child and youth, if you knew the bliss which resides in the taste of knowledge, and the evil and ugliness that lies in ignorance, how well you are advised to not complain of the pain and labor of learning.

― Christine de Pizan

Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.

― John Locke

Knowledge is the ultimate weapon. It always has been.

― Jim Butcher

It's incredible to reflect on how much knowledge and growth power is contained in seeds.

― Charles Dowding

Either we shall find what it is we are seeking or at least we shall free ourselves from the persuasion that we know what we do not know.

― Plato

The ability to perceive or think differently is more important than the knowledge gained.

― David Bohm

My heart knows what my mind only think it knows.

― Noah BenShea

Knowledge, like all things, is best in moderation, intoned the Will. Knowing everything means you don't need to think, and that is very dangerous.

― Garth Nix

Knowledge is in the end based on acknowledgement.

― Ludwig Wittgenstein

Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice.

― Anton Chekhov

Hiding what you know is sometimes as important as knowing it.

― Charles Duhigg

You can never know everything. Part of what you know is always wrong. Perhaps the most important part. A portion of wisdom lies in knowing that. A portion of knowledge lies in going on anyway.

― Robert Jordan

To learn which questions are unanswerable, and not to answer them: this skill is most needful in times of stress and darkness.

― Ursula K. Le Guin

Lady Wisdom will be your close friend; and Brother Knowledge will be your pleasant companion.

― Anonymous

Acquiring knowledge is a form of imitation.

― J. Krishnamurti

All explicit knowledge is translated knowledge, and all translation is imperfect.

― Patrick Rothfuss

To know what you know and what you do not know, that is true knowledge.

― Confucius

Sorrow is knowledge: they who know the most must mourn the deepest o'er the fatal truth, the Tree of Knowledge is not that of Life.

― George Gordon Byron

Those who are enslaved to their sects are not merely devoid of all sound knowledge, but they will not even stop to learn!

― Claudius Galenus

If it's knowledge and wisdom you want, then seek out the company of those who do real work for an honest purpose.

― Edward Abbey

The more a man knows, the less he talks.

― Madeleine L'Engle

Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.

― Kofi Annan

Some people still think knowledge is power.

― Chuck Palahniuk

My desire for knowledge is intermittent; but my desire to bathe my head in atmospheres unknown to my feet is perennial and constant.

― Henry David Thoreau

You are a wonderful creation. You know more than you think you know, just as you know less than you want to know.

― Oscar Wilde

Every book was a peep-hole into the realm of knowledge. His hunger fed upon what he read, and increased.

― Jack London

I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think.

― Socrates

Thought must be divided against itself before it can come to any knowledge of itself.

― Aldous Huxley

What is wanted is not the will to believe, but the will to find out, which is the exact opposite.

― Bertrand Russell

Experience is more important than knowledge.

― Santosh Kalwar

Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.

― Plato

Knowledge, whatever the form, could be as effective as a weapon.

― Maria V. Snyder

You can never know everything, and part of what you know is always wrong. Perhaps even the most important part. A portion of wisdom lies in knowing that. A portion of courage lies in going on anyway.

― Robert Jordan

Everything I need to know... I learned in kindergarten.

― Robert Fulghum

Giving a poor person money keeps them poorer longer... often forever; give them knowledge instead.

― Robert Kiyosaki

We need learn what we need to learn, know what we need to know, and do what we need to do.

― Thomas S. Monson

It is a common sentence that knowledge is power; but who hath duly considered or set forth the power of ignorance? Knowledge slowly builds up what ignorance in an hour pulls down.

― George Eliot

What is now proved was once only imagined.

― William Blake

He who replies to words of doubt doth put the light of knowledge out.

― William Blake

It is my belief no man ever understands quite his own artful dodges to escape from the grim shadow of self-knowledge.

― Joseph Conrad

Knowledge is power, and the right knowledge lets man perform miraculous, almost godlike tasks.

― Dan Brown

My wealth is in my knowledge of self, love, and spirituality.

Muhammad Ali

The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values.

― William Inge

To know much and taste nothing-of what use is that?

― Bonaventure

What you don't know won't hurt you. A dubious maxim: sometimes what you don't know can hurt you very much.

― Margaret Atwood

There is no magic. There is only knowledge, more or less hidden.

― Gene Wolfe

Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.

― Jim Rohn

Knowledge cannot be pursued without morality.

― J. Robert Oppenheimer

The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.

― Benjamin Franklin

Maybe I don't really want to know what's going on. Maybe I'd rather not know. Maybe I couldn't bear to know. The Fall was a fall from innocence to knowledge.

― Margaret Atwood

Great minds are always feared by lesser minds.

― Dan Brown

The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder.

― Huston Smith

A manager is responsible for the application and performance of knowledge.

― Peter Drucker

Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it. When we enquire into any subject, the first thing we have to do is to know what books have treated of it. This leads us to look at catalogues, and at the backs of books in libraries.

― Samuel Johnson

Knowledge has to be improved, challenged, and increased constantly, or it vanishes.

― Peter Drucker

Guarding knowledge is not a good way to understand. Understanding means to throw away your knowledge.

― Thich Nhat Hanh

Since we cannot know all there is to be known about anything, we ought to know a little about everything.

― Blaise Pascal

Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.

― Oscar Wilde

Our knowledge can only be finite, while our ignorance must necessarily be infinite.

― Karl Popper

To know how to put what knowledge in which place is wisdom (hikmah). Otherwise, knowledge without order and seeking it without discipline does lead to confusion and hence to injustice to one's self.

― Syed Muhammad Naquib al-Attas

I would rather excel in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and possessions.

― Plutarch

I prefer tongue-tied knowledge to ignorant loquacity.

― Marcus Tullius Cicero

Ignorance is the curse of God; knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.

― William Shakespeare

I think we risk becoming the best informed society that has ever died of ignorance.

― Ruben Blades

The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.

― Albert Einstein

The slenderest knowledge that may be obtained of the highest things is more desirable than the most certain knowledge obtained of lesser things.

― Thomas Aquinas

Knowledge is power only if man knows what facts not to bother with.

― Robert Staughton Lynd

Learning does not make one learned: there are those who have knowledge and those who have understanding. The first requires memory and the second philosophy.

― Alexandre Dumas

Judgement can do without knowledge: but not knowledge without judgement.

― Michel de Montaigne

Knowledge is the eye of desire and can become the pilot of the soul.

― Will Durant

A man of knowledge lives by acting, not by thinking about acting.

― Carlos Castaneda

Life can give everything to whoever tries to understand and is willing to receive new knowledge.

― Pramoedya Ananta Toer

The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.

― Isaac Asimov

The knowledge I have now is not the knowledge I had then.

― Stokely Carmichael

They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.

― Terry Pratchett

Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.

― Simone Weil

All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.

― Leonardo da Vinci

The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance.

― Herodotus

All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is all my own.

― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Humility and knowledge in poor clothes excel pride and ignorance in costly attire.

― William Penn

We are here and it is now. Further than that, all human knowledge is moonshine.

― H. L. Mencken

No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.

― John Locke

It is harder to conceal ignorance than to acquire knowledge.

― Arnold H. Glasow

Confidence is ignorance. If you're feeling cocky, it's because there's something you don't know.

― Eoin Colfer

Knowledge is knowing that we cannot know.

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.

― Wislawa Szymborska

The natural desire of good men is knowledge.

― Leonardo da Vinci

Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.

― Plato

Perplexity is the beginning of knowledge.

― Khalil Gibran

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

― Albert Einstein

Today knowledge has power. It controls access to opportunity and advancement.

― Peter Drucker

And what, Socrates, is the food of the soul? Surely, I said, knowledge is the food of the soul.

― Plato

Ignorance is never better than knowledge.

― Enrico Fermi

The knowledge of yourself will preserve you from vanity.

― Miguel de Cervantes

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

Science is the father of knowledge, but opinion breeds ignorance.

― Hippocrates

The first step towards knowledge is to know that we are ignorant.

― Richard Cecil

That knowledge which is popular is not scientific.

― Maria Mitchell

We have a hunger of the mind which asks for knowledge of all around us, and the more we gain, the more is our desire; the more we see, the more we are capable of seeing.

― Maria Mitchell

It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.

― Immanuel Kant

A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.

― Plato

Knowledge without justice ought to be called cunning rather than wisdom.

― Plato

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.

― Alfred Lord Tennyson

Even knowledge has to be in the fashion, and where it is not, it is wise to affect ignorance.

― Baltasar Gracian

Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.

― Samuel Johnson

Knowledge may give weight, but accomplishments give lustre, and many more people see than weigh.

― Herodotus

It is not when truth is dirty, but when it is shallow, that the lover of knowledge is reluctant to step into its waters.

― Friedrich Nietzsche

We don't know all the answers. If we knew all the answers we'd be bored, wouldn't we? We keep looking, searching, trying to get more knowledge.

― Jack LaLanne

If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.

― Margaret Fuller

Doubt grows with knowledge.

― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labor; but even supposing knowledge to be easily attainable, more people would be content to be ignorant than would take even a little trouble to acquire it.

― Samuel Johnson

If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them.

― Isaac Asimov

Then we shan't regard anyone as a lover of knowledge or wisdom who is fussy about what he studies.

― Plato

There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge.

― Bertrand Russell

Every addition to true knowledge is an addition to human power.

― Horace Mann

The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.

― Henry Ford

The less a man knows the bigger the noise he makes and the higher the salary he commands.

― Mark Twain

No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.

― Democritus

No man can reveal to you nothing but that which already lies half-asleep in the dawning of your knowledge.

― Kahlil Gibran

Only one who has learned much can fully appreciate his ignorance.

― Louis L'Amour

The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.

― Daniel J. Boorstin

There can be no knowledge without emotion. We may be aware of a truth, yet until we have felt its force, it is not ours. To the cognition of the brain must be added the experience of the soul.

― Arnold Bennett

Curiosity is more important than knowledge.

― Albert Einstein

Verily, knowledge is a lock and its key is the question.

― Imam Ja'Far Al-Sadiq

I felt knowledge and the unity of the world circulate in me like my own blood.

― Hermann Hesse

To furnish the means of acquiring knowledge is ... the greatest benefit that can be conferred upon mankind. It prolongs life itself and enlarges the sphere of existence.

― John Quincy Adams

All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.

― Immanuel Kant

Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.

― Plato

There is no one who would not rather appear to know than to be taught.

― Quintilian

To be agreeable in society, you must consent to be taught many things which you already know.

― Talleyrand

If knowledge is power, let's spread it as widely as possible and dilute it to deny those who would abuse it.

― Stuart Aken

To know, is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge.

― Socrates

One knows so little. When one knows more it is too late.

― Agatha Christie

There are no limitations to the mind except those that we acknowledge.

― Napoleon Hill

An expert is one who knows more and more about less and less until he knows absolutely everything about nothing.

― Nicholas Butler

What we want to see is the child in pursuit of the knowledge not the knowledge in pursuit of the child.

― George Bernard Shaw

Knowledge without courage is sterile.

― Balthasar Gracian

But there is no such thing as individual knowledge, a particular knowledge belonging to one special person or group. Knowledge is the sea of humanity, the field of humanity, the general condition of human existence.

― Yukio Mishima

It was better to know the worst than to wonder.

― Margaret Mitchell

Man wants three things; life, knowledge, and love.

― Fulton J. Sheen

Ignorance breeds monsters to fill up the vacancies of the soul that are unoccupied by the verities of knowledge.

― Horace Mann

If you want to be truly successful invest in yourself to get the knowledge you need to find your unique factor. When you find it and focus on it and persevere your success will blossom.

― Sidney Madwed

Knowledge is the eye that must direct the foot of obedience.

― Thomas Watson

Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.

― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Knowing too much of your future is never a good thing.

― Rick Riordan

Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.

― Dalai Lama

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.

― Will Durant

Love of learning is the most necessary passion... in it lies our happiness. It's a sure remedy for what ails us, an unending source of pleasure.

― Emilie du Chatelet

Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won't come in.

― Isaac Asimov

One of the ways to learn is to know when you're making failures.

― Robert Genn

A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books.

― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Be a lifelong student. The more you learn, the more you earn and more self-confidence you will have.

― Brian Tracy

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.

― Confucius

A little Learning is a dangerous Thing.

― Alexander Pope

We live on an island surrounded by a sea of ignorance. As our island of knowledge grows, so does the shore of our ignorance.

― John Archibald Wheeler

It is the absence of facts that frightens people: the gap you open, into which they pour their fears, fantasies, desires.

― Hilary Mantel

I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.

― Isaac Newton

Knowledge has a beginning but no end.

― Geeta Iyengar

Write what you know. That should leave you with a lot of free time.

― Howard Nemerov

Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.

― Plato

The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.

― Bertrand Russell

Remember my friend, that knowledge is stronger than memory, and we should not trust the weaker.

― Bram Stoker

Wisdom cannot be imparted. Wisdom that a wise man attempts to impart always sounds like foolishness to someone else... Knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom. One can find it, live it, do wonders through it, but one cannot communicate and teach it.

― Hermann Hesse

To know that you do not know is the best. To think you know when you do not is a disease. Recognizing this disease as a disease is to be free of it.

― Lao Tzu

Knowledge is the treasure of a wise man.

― Anonymous

The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery.

Anais Nin

Knowledge is power. And you need power in this world. You need as many advantages as you can get.

― Ellen DeGeneres

Information is not knowledge.

― Albert Einstein

As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.

― Charles Morgan

All knowledge hurts.

― Cassandra Clare

Knowledge is the life of the mind.

― Abu Bakr As-Siddiq (RA)

Knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it.

― Lao Tzu

When you reach the end of what you should know, you will be at the beginning of what you should sense.

― Kahlil Gibran

We are drowning in information but starved for knowledge.

― John Naisbitt

Knowledge is like a garden; if it is not cultivated, it cannot be harvested.

― Proverb

Last night I lost the world, and gained the universe.

― C. JoyBell C.

Knowledge is life with wings.

― William Blake

Doctor Who: You want weapons? We're in a library. Books are the best weapon in the world. This room's the greatest arsenal we could have. Arm yourself!

― Russell T. Davies

How much knowledge you gain depends on your willingness to learn.

― Anonymous

No, our science is no illusion. But an illusion it would be to suppose that what science cannot give us we can get elsewhere.

― Sigmund Freud

Zeal without knowledge is fire without light.

― Thomas Fuller

I have been and still am a seeker, but I have ceased to question stars and books; I have begun to listen to the teaching my blood whispers to me.

― Hermann Hesse

We can have all the knowledge in the world, but it means nothing without the wisdom to know what to do with it.

― Marie Osmond

Then why do you want to know? Because learning does not consist only of knowing what we must or we can do, but also of knowing what we could do and perhaps should not do.

― Umberto Eco

That knowledge which purifies the mind and heart alone is true knowledge, all else is only a negation of knowledge.

― Ramakrishna

For me, it is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.

― Carl Sagan

There is no wealth like knowledge, no poverty like ignorance.

― Buddha

Nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.

― Oscar Wilde

It is not knowledge which should come to you, it is you who should come to the knowledge.

― Imam Malik

All men by nature desire to know.

― Aristotle

Knowledge with action converts adversity into prosperity.

― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

I mean, you could claim that anything's real if the only basis for believing in it is that nobody's proved it doesn't exist!

― J.K. Rowling

Knowledge is love and light and vision.

Helen Keller

There are in fact two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance.

― Hippocrates

Self-confidence results, first, from exact knowledge; second, the ability to impart that knowledge.

― Napoleon Hill

Knowledge is power. Power to do evil...or power to do good. Power itself is not evil. So knowledge itself is not evil.

― Veronica Roth

The true method of knowledge is experimentation.

― William Blake

Bodily exercise, when compulsory, does no harm to the body; but knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.

― Plato

Risk comes from not knowing what you're doing.

― Warren Buffett

People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.

― Theodore Roosevelt

Knowledge is power. Information is power. The secreting or hoarding of knowledge or information may be an act of tyranny camouflaged as humility.

― Robin Morgan

That is just the way with some people. They get down on a thing when they don't know nothing about it.

― Mark Twain

Where is the Life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?

― T. S. Eliot

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