knowledge Quotes

The scholar whose knowledge is made use of and benefited from, is worthier and more virtuous than seventy thousand worshippers and adorers.

al-Baqir, Muhammad

There is a wide knowledge gap between us and the developed world in the West and in Asia. Our only choice is to bridge this gap as quickly as possible, because our age is defined by knowledge.

Al-Maktoum, Mohammed bin Rashid

Your supremacy over others is in proportion to the extent of your knowledge and wisdom.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

There are many educated people who have ruined their future on account of their ignorance of religion. Their knowledge did not prove of any avail to them.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

That knowledge which remains only on your tongue is very superficial. The intrinsic value of knowledge is that you act upon it.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

The Truth lies not in the Yes and not in the No, but in the knowledge and the beginning from which the Yes and the No arise.

Karl Barth

People know what they love .. Even those whose lives are floundering. If they're directionless, it's not because they lack knowledge of what they want. It's because they lack the courage to acknowledge that they want it.

Andrew Bernstein

I went north I did not try to hide myself. When a god or a demon saw me, then I would die, but meanwhile I was no longer afraid. My hunger for knowledge burned in me there was so much that I could not understand.

Stephen Vincent Bent

The desire to abase the values of knowledge before the values of action...

Julien Benda

In the fields with which we are concerned knowledge exists only in lightning flashes the text is the thunder rolling long afterwards.

Walter Bendix Schnflies Benjamin

We can grieve over lost powers and memories, or rejoice over gained knowledge and maturity, according to taste.

Simon Blackburn

To Generalize is to be an Idiot. To Particularize is the Alone Distinction of Merit General Knowledges are those Knowledges that Idiots possess.

William Blake

The true method of knowledge is experiment.

William Blake

People found that Freuds know thyself led them to the couch, where they emptied their tank of the compressed fuel, which was intended to power them on their flight from opinion to knowledge.

Allan David Bloom

Merely methodological excision from the soul of the imagination that projects Gods and heroes onto the wall of the cave does not promote knowledge of the soul; it only lobotomizes it, cripples its powers.

Allan David Bloom

The world of knowledge takes a crazy turn When teachers themselves are taught to learn.

Eugen Berthold Friedrich Brecht

If you believe the promise that an authoritarian state makes that if it has enough knowledge on every citizen it will keep people safe. I think thats a false promise. It doesnt actually happen. If that was the case then East Germany would be a really incredible place to live and in fact it wasnt, it was really horrible, most of these places were really horrible.

Heather Brooke

Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties.

Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

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