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

He who asks a question is a fool for a minute; he who does not remains a fool forever.

Chinese Proverb

Knowledge is haunted by the ghost of past opinion.

Unknown

To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.

Marilyn vos Savant

Today knowledge has power. It controls access to opportunity and advancement.

Peter F. Drucker

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

The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder.

Ralph W. Sockman

Knowledge is a sacred cow, and my problem will be how we can milk her while keeping clear of her horns.

Albert Szent-Gyˆrgyi

Knowledge is the true organ of sight, not the eyes.

Panchatantra

A love affair with knowledge will never end in heartbreak.

Michael Garrett Marino

The beginning of knowledge is the discovery of something we do not understand.

Frank Herbert

Knowledge does not come to us in details, but in flashes of light from heaven.

Henry David Thoreau

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

If a little knowledge is dangerous, where is the man who has so much as to be out of danger?

Thomas Henry Huxley

Knowledge is the food of the soul.

Plato

I would far rather be ignorant than knowledgeable of evil.

Aeschylus

The passionate controversies of one era are viewed as sterile preoccupations by another, for knowledge alters what we seek as well as what we find.

Freda Adler

Knowledge is a fine thing, and mother Eve thought so; but she smarted so severly for hers, that most of her daughters have been afraid of it since.

Abigail Adams

...ad doctrinam huiusmodi copiosius a perpluribus dicta auctoribus, et praecipue ab his quos mater educavit Graecia, Latinorum cogente penuria, . . . transferenda conferam. ( ...for the teaching of this kind I will devote myself to translating what is said more fully by many authors, and especially those whom mother Greece educated, whilst the Latins were oppressed by lack, . . . of knowledge).

Alfano I, Archbishop of Salerno

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

Understanding the knowledge and wisdom of the Qur'an is by far, higher than memorizing.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

To whatever extent a person's knowledge increases, his attention will be turned more towards his soul.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

There are three signs of a knowledgeable person: knowledge, forbearance and silence.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

Associating with the wise and the knowledgeable people adds to the prestige of a person.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

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Updated On : April 17, 2014
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