Quotations The Best Quotes About Knowledge  

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Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.

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The trouble with most folks ain't so much their ignorance as knowing so many things that ain't so. Josh Billings

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Knowledge is like money: the more he gets, the more he craves. Josh Billings

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Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information? T. S. Eliot

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I am not young enough to know everything. Oscar Wilde

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Man knows more than he understands. Alfred Adler

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We own almost all our knowledge not to those who have agreed but to those who have differed. Charles Caleb Colton

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I have tried to know absolutely nothing about a great many things, and I have succeeded fairly well. Robert Benchley

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Better indeed is knowledge than mechanical practice. Better than knowledge is meditation. But better still is surrender of attachment to results, because there follows immediate peace.

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The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction. -- King Solomon

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It is not the quantity but the quality of knowledge which determines the mind's dignity. William Ellery Channing

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There are three principal means of acquiring knowledge available to us: observation of nature, reflection, and experimentation. Observation collects facts; reflection combines them; experimentation verifies the result of that combination. Our observation of nature must be diligent, our reflection profound, and our experiments exact. We rarely see these three means combined; and for this reason, creative geniuses are not common. Denis Diderot

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And you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free. -- John 8:32

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Knowledge and human power are synonymous. Francis Bacon

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I think I could, if I only knew how to begin. For, you see, so many out-of-the-way things had happened lately that Alice had begun to think that very few things indeed were really impossible. Lewis Carroll

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The specialist is one who never makes small mistakes while moving toward the grand fallacy. Marshall McLuhan

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Knowledge is that which, next to virtue, truly raises one person above another. Joseph Addison

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The next best thing to knowing something is knowing where to find it. Samuel Johnson

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Knowledge is a polite word for dead but not buried imagination. E. E. Cummings

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Learning is acquired by reading books, but the much more necessary learning, the knowledge of the world, is only to be acquired by reading men, and studying all the various facets of them.

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

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To know all is not to forgive all. It is to despise everybody. Quentin Crisp

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Knowledge is the small part of ignorance that we arrange and classify. Ambrose Bierce

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Knowledge may give weight, but accomplishments give luster, and many more people see than weigh.

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Knowledge is knowing that we cannot know. Ralph Waldo Emerson