The pleasures of ignorance are as great, in their way, as the pleasures of knowledge.
Art is the Queen of all sciences communicating knowledge to all the generations of the world.
Manners must adorn knowledge, and smooth its way through the world.
It takes most men five years to recover from a college education, and to learn that poetry is as vital to thinking as knowledge.
Education is a private matter between the person and the world of knowledge and experience, and has little to do with school or college.
Liberty cannot be preserved without general knowledge among the people.
Learning is acquired by reading books; but the much more necessary learning, the knowledge of the world, is only to be acquired by reading man, and studying all the various editions of them.
Self-knowledge comes from knowing other men.
Technology is so much fun but we can drown in our technology. The fog of information can drive out knowledge.
Management means, in the last analysis, the substitution of thought for brawn and muscle, of knowledge for folklore and superstition, and of cooperation for force. . .
To generalize is to be an idiot. To particularize is the alone distinction of merit. General knowledge are those knowledge that idiots possess.
The torment of human frustration, whatever its immediate cause, is the knowledge that the self is in prison, its vital force and "mangled mind" leaking away in lonely, wasteful self-conflict.
A belief in hell and the knowledge that every ambition is doomed to frustration at the hands of a skeleton have never prevented the majority of human beings from behaving as though death were no more than an unfounded rumour.
knowledge is hidden by selfish desire - hidden by this unquenchable fire for self-satisfaction.
Each of us in our own way can try to spread compassion into peopleís hearts. Western civilizations these days place great importance on filling the human 'brain' with knowledge, but no one seems to care about filling the human 'heart' with compassion. This is what the real role of religion is.
Where all is but dream, reasoning and arguments are of no use, truth and knowledge nothing
Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; argument is an exchange of ignorance.
The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability
Whoever acquires knowledge but does not practice it is as one who ploughs but does not sow.
A gardener's best tool is the knowledge from previous seasons. And it can be recorded in a $2 notebook.
Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so called scientific knowledge.
In light of knowledge attained, the happy achievement seems almost a matter of course, and any intelligent student can grasp it without too much trouble. But the years of anxious searching in the dark, with their intense longing, their alterations of confidence and exhaustion and the final emergence into the light -- only those who have experienced it can understand it
It is not enough to have knowledge, one must also apply it. It is not enough to have wishes, one must also accomplish
If we did not bring to the examinations of our instincts a knowledge of their comparative dignity we could never learn it from them
Upon the whole, I am inclined to think that the far greater part, if not all, of those difficulties which have hitherto amused philosophers, and blocked up the way to knowledge, are entirely owing to our selves. That we have first raised a dust, and then complain, we cannot see.