knowledge Quotes

True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.

Henry David Thoreau

The selfishness must be discovered and understood before it can be removed. It is powerless to remove itself, neither will it pass away of itself. Darkness ceases only when light is introduced; so ignorance can only be dispersed by Knowledge; selfishness by Love.

James Allen

If we value independence, if we are disturbed by the growing conformity of knowledge, of values, of attitudes, which our present system induces, then we may wish to set up conditions of learning which make for uniqueness, for self-direction, and for self-initiated learning.

Carl Rogers

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

Knowledge enormous makes a God of me. Names, deeds, gray legends, dire events, rebellions, Majesties, sovran voices, agonies, Creations and destroyings, all at once Pour into the wide hollows of my brain, And deify me, as if some blithe wine Or bright elixir peerless I had drunk, And so become immortal.

John Keats

Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.

Carl Gustav Jung

I am trying to save the knowledge that the forests and this planet are alive, to give it back to you who have lost the understanding.

Paulinho Paiakan

It is my deliberate opinion that the one essential requisite of human welfare in all ways is scientific knowledge of human nature.

Harriet Martineau

Knowledge is a weapon. I intend to be formidably armed

Terry Goodkind

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

Baltasar Gracian

No amount of sophistication is going to allay the fact that all your knowledge is about the past and all your decisions are about the future.

Ian Wilson

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance -- it is the illusion of knowledge.

Daniel J. Boorstin

That discipline which corrects the eagerness of worldly passions, which fortifies the heart with virtuous principles, which enlightens the mind with useful knowledge, and furnishes to it matter of enjoyment from within itself, is of more consequence to real felicity than all the provisions which we can make of the goods of fortune.

Robert Blair

Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; an argument an exchange of ignorance.

Robert Quillen

Knowledge is knowing that we cannot know.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
Social Media
Our Partners