Quotes on Knowledge

Knowledge is only potential power. Napoleon Hill

Scientia potentia est, sed parva; quia scientia egregia rara est, nec proinde apparens nisi paucissimis, et in paucis rebus. Scientiae enim ea natura est, ut esse intelligi non possit, nisi ab illis qui sunt scientia praediti. Thomas Hobbes

there is only one thing we do know and that is that we do not know anything. Gertrude Atherton

Ogni nostra cognitione prÄ«cipia da sentimÄ"ti. All our knowledge has its origin in our preceptions. Leonardo Da Vinci

I will read anything rather than work. Jean Kerr

You know that you know nothing. Find out that knowledge. Ramana Maharshi

A society that fears knowledge is a society that fears itself. Bernard Beckett

For knowledge, too, is itself power. Francis Bacon

Knowledge is limited. Albert Einstein

Learning is but an adjunct to ourself, And where we are our learning likewise is. William Shakespeare

Science is public, not private, knowledge. Robert K. Merton

Our knowledge, is our power, and God our strength. Robert Southey

Knowledge descries; wisdom applies. Francis Quarles

Knowledge is constructed, not transferred Peter Senge

I'm old and my knowledge is strictly horizontal. Greg Proops

There is no great concurrence between learning and wisdom. Francis Bacon

I know that I exist; the question is, What is this 'I' that 'I' know. Rene Descartes

Diffused knowledge immortalizes itself. James Mackintosh

I know everything except myself. Francois Villon

It is not lawful or proper for you to know everything. Lucian

And what word is knowledge but a shadow of wordless knowledge? Khalil Gibran

He who knows what he is told must know a lot of things that are not so. Arthur Guiterman

The best prescription is knowledge. C Everett Koop

One cannot know everything. Horace

Knowledge comes Of learning well retain'd, unfruitful else. Dante Alighieri

Sweet food of sweetly uttered knowledge. Philip Sidney

He knoweth the universe, and himself he knoweth not. Jean De La Fontaine

Our knowledge is the amassed thought and experience of innumerable minds. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Only by knowledge of that which is not thyself, shall thyself be learned. Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton

The more I know the less tortured I am. Alanis Morissette

Knowledge is the only elegance. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Doubt is not below knowledge, but above it. Alain-Rene Lesage

No honey is sweeter than that of knowledge. Friedrich Nietzsche

Science sans conscience n' est que le ruine de l'ame. Knowledge without conscience is but the ruine of the soule. Francois Rabelais

Exact knowledge is the enemy of vitalism. Francis Crick

I await your sentence with less fear than you pass it. The time will come when all will see what I see. Giordano Bruno

Never any knowledge was delivered in the same order it was invented. Francis Bacon

in much knowledge there is also much grief. Marie of Romania

The seeds of knowledge may be planted in solitude, but must be cultivated in public. Samuel Johnson

True knowledge is knowledge of why things are as they are, and not merely what they are. Isaiah Berlin

We no longer love our knowledge enough once we have passed it on. Friedrich Nietzsche

There are times I think I am not sure of something which I absolutely know. Mongkut

Fear is where the information is. Sally Field

I know what I do not know. Socrates

The knowledge of evil tempteth to its commission. Frederic Farrar

The dawn of knowledge is usually the false dawn. Bernard Devoto

Man is an ignoramus athirst for knowledge. Charles Wagner

Knowledge has a beginning but no end. Geeta Iyengar

Knowledge is a mimic creation. Horace Mann

Few can tell what they know without also showing what they do not know. Ivan Panin

Wisdom sets bounds even to knowledge. Friedrich Nietzsche

There is no substitute for knowledge. W Edwards Deming

I'm not trying to be something that I'm not. I'm just trying to be myself and talk about what I know, and admit what I don't know. Anderson Cooper

Knowledge is our ultimate good. Socrates

knowledge is a process, not a product ... Ruth Nanda Anshen

What you know you know. What you don't know, you don't know. This is knowledge. Confucius

What's the point of having great knowledge and keeping them all to yourself? Donald Trump

There is hardly any place or any company where you may not gain knowledge, if you please; almost everybody knows some one thing, and is glad to talk about that one thing. Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

So much has already been written about everything that you can't find out anything about it. James Thurber

Knowledge without devotion will be like a misfire. Mahatma Gandhi

The dry knowledge of the three R's is not even now, it can never be, a permanent part of the villagers' life. Mahatma Gandhi

Knowledge gropes but meets not Wisdom's face. Sri Aurobindo

The more you know, the more you know you don't know and the more you know that you don't know. David Byrne

If we don't understand phenomena, we are more likely to do things to harm ourselves and others. Dalai Lama

When knowledge is scant or conflicting, folklore takes over. Paul Smith

Those who know don't tell and those who tell don't know. Michael Lewis

They are so knowing, that they know nothing. Terence

Whatever I know how to do, I've already done. Therefore I must always do what I do not know how to do. Eduardo Chillida

You can practice to attain knowledge, but you can't practice to attain wisdom. Herbie Hancock

I am no longer what I was. I will remain what I have become. Coco Chanel

All parts of knowledge have their origin in metaphysics, and finally, perhaps, revolve into it. Thomas De Quincey

A man has only so much knowledge as he puts to work. Francis Of Assisi

Not to know is the beginning of wisdom. Jiddu Krishnamurti

Knowledge that is not put into practice is like food that is not digested. Sathya Sai Baba

Indeed he knows not how to know who knows not also how to un-know. Richard Francis Burton

I'll come to you with gifts of knowledge, wisdom and truth. Barry White

Famous remarks are very seldom quoted correctly. Simeon Strunsky

Knowledge fills a large brain; it merely inflates a small one. Sydney J Harris

Zeal will do more than knowledge. William Hazlitt

Knowledge without education is but armed injustice. Horace



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