Knowledge Quotes

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

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

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

Josh Billings

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

Robert Anthony

Our ability to achieve success depends on the strength of our wings gained through knowledge and experience. The greater our knowledge and experience, the higher we can fly.

Catherine Pulsifer

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

Anthony J. D'Angelo

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

George Bernard Shaw

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


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

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

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

H.L. Mencken

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.

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

Carl G. Jung

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


Knowledge is the eye of desire and can become the pilot of the soul.

Will Durant

Knowledge comes by eyes always open and working hands, and there is no knowledge that is not power.

Jeremy Taylor

Knowledge is, indeed, that which, next to virtue, truly and essentially raises one man above another.

Joseph Addison

Knowledge is only potential power.

Napoleon Hill

Be curious always! For knowledge will not acquire you: you must acquire it.

Sudie Back

All men by nature desire knowledge.


Knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it.

Thomas Fuller

Information is not knowledge.

Albert Einstein

There is one thing one has to have: either a soul that is cheerful by nature, or a soul made cheerful by work, love, art, and knowledge.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice.

Anton Chekhov

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Updated On : March 11, 2014
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