Knowledge Quotes

A Jedi uses the Force for knowledge and defense, never for attack.

Frank Oz

Trust is not bound up with knowledge so much as it is with freedom, the openness to the unknown.

Robert C. Solomon

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.

Benjamin Franklin

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.

No man can teach another self-knowledge. He can only lead him or her up to self-discovery - the source of truth.

Barry Long

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

Socrates

Agricultural practice served Darwin as the material basis for the elaboration of his theory of Evolution, which explained the natural causation of the adaptation we see in the structure of the organic world. That was a great advance in the knowledge of living nature.

Trofim Lysenko

The study of crime begins with the knowledge of oneself. All that you despise, all that you loathe, all that you reject, all that you condemn and seek to convert by punishment springs from you.

Henry Miller

In conversation, humor is worth more than wit and easiness more than knowledge.

George Herbert

Curiosity in children, is but an appetite for knowledge. One great reason why children abandon themselves wholly to silly pursuits and trifle away their time insipidly is, because they find their curiosity balked, and their inquiries neglected.

John Locke

No power in society, no hardship in your condition can depress you, keep you down, in knowledge, power, virtue, influence, but by your own consent.

William Ellery Channing

Leisure and curiosity might soon make great advances in useful knowledge, were they not diverted by minute emulation and laborious trifles.

Samuel Johnson

Our treasure lies in the beehives of our knowledge. We are perpetually on our way thither, being by nature winged insects and honey gatherers of the mind. The only thing that lies close to our heart is the desire to bring something home to the hive.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Knowledge is the treasure of a wise man.

William Penn

Fear is a question: What are you afraid of, and why? Just as the seed of health is in illness, because illness contains information, your fears are a treasure house of self-knowledge if you explore them.

Marilyn Ferguson
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