knowledge Quotes

There is no knowledge and science like pondering and thought; and there is no prosperity and advancement like knowledge and science.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

Did the others here feel the disquiet he felt? Had they a reason for concealing that disquiet? And another question: Where was "here"? He shut that one down sharply. Deal with one thing at a time. Grope your way gently to the abyss. Categorize your knowledge.

Brian Wilson Aldiss

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

Muhammad ibn Al_al Taqi

Seek Knowledge and adorn it with forbearance and dignity. Be humble to those whom you teach and to those from whom you learn. Don't be tyrannical in your teaching conduct, for you will forfeit that to which you are entitled to (the reward) on account of it.

Jafar ibn Muhammad as-S

It makes no sense at all if people consider the one who lacks knowledge and science as a prosperous person.

Jafar ibn Muhammad as-S

Everything has its tax and the tax of knowledge is to teach its people.

Jafar ibn Muhammad as-S

Write knowledge since you cant memorize unless with writing. Heart confides to written.

Jafar ibn Muhammad as-S

To acquire knowledge is neccessary at all times.

Jafar ibn Muhammad as-S

One way of looking at poetic periods is to notice what contemporary interests and knowledge penetrate the best verse written at the time and what moods are permitted in treating of these matters.

Kenneth Allott

If there is some end of the things we do, which we desire for its own sake, clearly this must be the good. Will not knowledge of it, then, have a great influence on life? Shall we not, like archers who have a mark to aim at, be more likely to hit upon what we should? If so, we must try, in outline at least, to determine what it is.

Aristotle

It is not easy to determine the nature of music, or why anyone should have a knowledge of it.

Aristotle

Not more knowledge but better use of the knowledge which we now have, is perhaps the main educational need and the main educational problem which confronts us.

Sir Norman Angell

Two signs of learned person are: acceptance of other people's criticism, and being knowledgeable about the angles and dimensions of rhetoric and debate.

Husayn ibn Al

Learn knowledge from people, and teach your intuition to others too.

Hasan ibn Alī ibn Abī Tā

To wisdom belongs the intellectual apprehension of things eternal; to knowledge, the rational apprehension of things temporal.

St. Augustine of Hippo

Knowledge is that possession that no misfortune can destroy, no authority can revoke, and no enemy can control. This makes knowledge the greatest of all freedoms.

Bryant McGill

No one has yet been found so firm of mind and purpose as resolutely to compel himself to sweep away all theories and common notions, and to apply the understanding, thus made fair and even, to a fresh examination of particulars. Thus it happens that human knowledge, as we have it, is a mere medley and ill-digested mass, made up of much credulity and much accident, and also of the childish notions which we at first imbibed.

Francis Bacon

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

There are no incurable diseases only the lack of will. There are no worthless herbs only the lack of knowledge.

Avicenna

Knowledge is indivisible. When people grow wise in one direction, they are sure to make it easier for themselves to grow wise in other directions as well. On the other hand, when they split up knowledge, concentrate on their own field, and scorn and ignore other fields, they grow less wise even in their own field.

Isaac Asimov

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

Even a little knowledge of Islam will show that its religion is not only tolerant of other Faiths, but most respectful, and indeed, fully accepts the divine inspiration of all theistic Faiths that came before Islam.

Aga Khan III

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