Knowledge Quotes

Behind the man is the Tree of Life, bearing twelve fruits, and the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil is behind the woman; the serpent is twining round it.

Arthur E. Waite

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

Marcus Garvey

Our ordinary mind always tries to persuade us that we are nothing but acorns and that our greatest happiness will be to become bigger, fatter, shinier acorns; but that is of interest only to pigs. Our faith gives us knowledge of something better: that we can become oak trees.

E. F. Schumacher

The general rule of law is, that the noblest of human productions -- knowledge, truths ascertained, conceptions, and ideas -- become, after voluntary communication to others, free as the air to common use.

Louis Dembitz Brandeis

Shakespeare also introduces the supernatural into some of his tragedies; he introduces ghosts, and witches who have supernatural knowledge.

Andrew Coyle Bradley

As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.

Charles Morgan

Wonder, connected with a principle of rational curiosity, is the source of all knowledge and discover, and it is a principle even of piety; but wonder which ends in wonder, and is satisfied with wonder, is the quality of an idiot.

Samuel Horsley

Wonder is the desire for knowledge.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

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

Bertrand Russell

The ideal engineer is a composite ... He is not a scientist, he is not a mathematician, he is not a sociologist or a writer; but he may use the knowledge and techniques of any or all of these disciplines in solving engineering problems.

N. W. Dougherty

A community is the mental and spiritual condition of knowing that the place is shared, and that the people who share the place define and limit the possibilities of each other's lives. It is the knowledge that people have of each other, their concern for each other, their trust in each other, the freedom with which they come and go among themselves.

Wendell Berry

Science is the father of knowledge, but opinion breeds ignorance

Hippocrates

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.

Immanuel Kant

In a battle all you need to make you fight is a little hot blood and the knowledge that it's more dangerous to lose than to win

George Bernard Shaw

The historical development of the work of anthropologists seems to single out clearly a domain of knowledge that heretofore has not been treated by any other science.

Franz Boas
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