knowledge Quotes

The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.

Confucius

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

Carl G. Jung

To be master of any branch of knowledge, you must master those which lie next to it; and thus to know anything you must know all.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

H.L. Mencken

Of course there's a lot of knowledge in universities: the freshmen bring a little in; the seniors don't take much away, so knowledge sort of accumulates.

Abbott Lawrence Lowell

The greatest obstacle to discovering the shape of the earth, the continents and the ocean was not ignorance but the illusion of knowledge.

Daniel J. Boorstin

One part of knowledge consists in being ignorant of such things as are not worthy to be known.

Crates

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

George Bernard Shaw

In your thirst for knowledge, be sure not to drown in all the information.

Anthony J. D'Angelo

There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge.

Bertrand Russell

Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.

Albert Einstein

Knowledge comes, but wisdom stays.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Some people drink from the fountain of knowledge, others just gargle.

Robert Anthony

Knowledge is like money: the more he gets, the more he craves.

Josh Billings

There is one quality that one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants and a burning desire to possess it.

Napoleon Hill

He is wise who knows the sources of knowledge - who knows who has written and where it is to be found.

A. A. Hodge: Education

Education aims to give you a boost up the ladder of knowledge. Too often, it just gives you a cramp on one of its rungs.

Martin H. Fischer

The great aim of education is not knowledge, but action.

Herbert Spencer

The improvement of understanding is for two ends: first, our own increase of knowledge; secondly, to enable us to deliver that knowledge to others.

John Locke

Share knowledge and ideas Tell someone about a great book that you read so they can benefit from it too. Teach a new concept or idea that you've learned.

Steve Brunkhorst

knowledge is hidden by selfish desire hidden by this unquenchable fire for self-satisfaction.

Bhagavad-Gita

There was never a nation that became great until it came to the knowledge that it had nowhere in the world to go for help.

Charles Dudley Warner

There was never a nation great until it came to the knowledge that it had nowhere in the world to go for help

Charles Dudley Warner

The ugly and the stupid have the best of it in this world. They can sit at their ease and gape at the play. If they know nothing of victory, they are at least spared the knowledge of defeat.

Oscar Wilde
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