knowledge Quotes

Try to know everything of something and something of everything.

Henry Brougham

The exact measure of the progress of civilization is the degree in which the intelligence of the common mind has prevailed over wealth and brute force.

George Bancroft

Only by knowledge of that which is not thyself, shall thyself be learned.

Robert Bulwer Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton

A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.

Thomas Carlyle

How honorable is knowledge, that the one who does not have it, says he does. How dishonorable is ignorance, that the one who has it says he does not.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

The one who acts without knowledge, destroys and ruins more than he rectifies.

Muhammad ibn Al_al Taqi

Knowledge and science are the coffers and caches to the treasures of Perfection; and the only access to them is to ask and question.

Ali al-Rida

The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing.

Archilochus

Human knowledge and human power meet in one; for where the cause is not known the effect cannot be produced. Nature to be commanded must be obeyed; and that which in contemplation is as the cause is in operation as the rule.

Francis Bacon

Knowledge is simply a terrible ocean we must cross, and hope that wisdom lies on the other side.

Paolo Bacigalupi

Only by knowledge of that which is not thyself, shall thyself be learned.

Robert Bulwer Lytton

I would far rather be ignorant than knowledgeable of evil.

Aeschylus

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

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

Knowledge, having irritated and stimulated our appetite for power, will lead us inexorably to our ruin.

Emil Cioran

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