knowledge Quotes

Right action is better than knowledge; but in order to do what is right, we must know what is right.

Charlemagne

The youth of an art is, like the youth of anything else, its most interesting period. When it has come to the knowledge of good and evil it is stronger, but we care less about it.

Samuel Butler

Love is ever the beginning of Knowledge as fire is of light.

Thomas Carlyle

Self-knowledge can be painful, but not half so damaging as self-ignorance.

Orson Scott Card

I think it's important to live life with a knowledge of its mystery, and of your own mystery.

Joseph Campbell

It is alone that part of the external universe which we call material which acts on man through his senses that part of which we ordinarily feel our knowledge to be the surest; but in reality, strangely enough, as will soon appear, this is one of the aspects of the external world, of which we can know nothing.

Richard Maurice Bucke

The deadliest foe to virtue would be complete self-knowledge.

Francis Herbert Bradley

Adam knew Eve his wife and she conceived. It is a pity that this is still the only knowledge of their wives at which some men seem to arrive.

Francis Herbert Bradley

Our feelings are our most genuine paths to knowledge.

Audre Lorde

Whatever the progress of human knowledge, there will always be room for ignorance, hence for chance and probability.

Flix douard Justin mile Borel

Knowledge is pain and that is why it hurts to know.

Drake

Young people at universities study to achieve knowledge and not to learn a trade. We must all learn how to support ourselves, but we must also learn how to live. We need a lot of engineers in the modern world, but we do not want a world of modern engineers.

Winston Churchill

The Roots of Violence: Wealth without work, Pleasure without conscience, Knowledge without character, Commerce without morality, Science without humanity, Worship without sacrifice, Politics without principles.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

The apple of knowledge is not far from here. As soon as you've eaten it, you'll know as much as I do. But be careful not to make any mistakes: most of the apples hanging from that tree are enveloped in a thick skin. If you taste it, you will be brought low, beneath man; the inner part of the fruit will bring you up to the level of an angel.

Cyrano Hercule Savinien de Bergerac
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