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Top 150 Knowledge Quotes And Sayings



In this post you will find Top 150 Knowledge Quotes And Sayings.


Knowledge Quotes And Sayings


“I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.” – Socrates


“If you have to ask, you’re not entitled to know.” – Charles C. Abbott


“All men by nature desire knowledge.” – Aristotle


“Knowledge is the life of the mind.” – Abu Bakr As-Siddiq (RA)


“Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.” – Bruce Lee


“Half of being smart is knowing what you’re dumb at.” – Solomon Short


“The greatest enemy of progress is the illusion of knowledge.” – John Young


“If you have knowledge, let others light their candles at it.” – Margaret Fuller


“Knowledge is power.” – Sir Francis Bacon


“The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values.” – William S. Burroughs


“There is no wealth like knowledge, no poverty like ignorance.” – Buddha


“The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.” – Socrates


“Knowledge is love and light and vision.” – Helen Keller


“The best advice I ever got was that knowledge is power and to keep reading.” – David Bailey


“For knowledge, too, is itself a power.” –  Francis Bacon


“No man’s knowledge here can go beyond his experience.” – John Locke


“There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance.” – Socrates


“Life is traveling to the edge of knowledge, then a leap is taken.” – D.H. Lawrence


“All I know is that I know nothing.” – Socrates


“The true method of knowledge is experimentation.” – William Blake


“Only as a warrior can one survive the path of knowledge.” – Carlos Castaneda


“Knowledge is the eye of desire and can become the pilot of the soul.” – Will Durant


“Imagination is more important than knowledge.” – Einstein


“A day of travelling will bring a basketful of learning.” – Vietnamese


“To earn more, you must learn more.” – Brian Tracy


“Brains are better than brawn.” – Unknown


“Any fool can know. The point is to understand.” – Albert Einstein


“Distance lends enchantment to the view.” – Thomas Campbell


“Knowledge is the true organ of sight, not the eyes.” – Panchatantra


“Don’t reinvent the wheel.” – Unknown


“Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.” – Dalai Lama


“Doubt is the key to knowledge.” – Iranian


“Knowledge is the treasure of a wise man.” – Anonymous


“Everyone is ignorant only on different subjects.” – Will Rogers


“As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.” – Charles Morgan


“Example is the best precept.” – Aesop


“The aim of education is the knowledge not of fact, but of values.” – Dean William


“Hit the nail on the head.” – John Heywood


“Knowledge is power but enthusiasm pulls the switch.” – Anonymous


“Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted.” – Martin Luther King Jr.


“We are drowning in information but starved for knowledge.” – John Naisbitt


“Instead of seeking new landscapes, develop new eyes.” – Marcel Proust


“Knowledge is life with wings.” – William Blake


“It is better to be born a beggar than a fool.” – Spanish Proverb


“How much knowledge you gain depends on your willingness to learn.” – Anonymous


“It is better to be the head of a chicken than the rear of an ox.” – Japanese


“Knowledge has a beginning but no end.” – Geeta Iyengar


“Knowledge is more than equivalent to force.” – Samuel Johnson


“If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.” – Margaret Fuller


“Learning is better than house and land.” – David Garrick


“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.” – George Bernard Shaw


“People learn more on their own rather than being force fed.” – Socrates


“Zeal without knowledge is fire without light.” – Thomas Fuller


“What signifies knowing the names, if you know not the natures of things.” – Ben Franklin


“Knowledge with action converts adversity into prosperity.” – A.P.J. Abdul Kalam


“Some people drink from the fountain of knowledge, others just gargle.” – Robert Anthony


“Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.” – Plato


“If we would have new knowledge, we must get a whole world of new questions.” – Susanne K. Langer


“The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.” – B.B. King


“Knowledge is like a garden; if it is not cultivated, it cannot be harvested.” – Proverb


“To be conscious that you are ignorant of the facts is a great step to knowledge.” – Benjamin Disraeli


“Knowledge and timber shouldn’t be much used till they are seasoned.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes


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


“People are difficult to govern because they have too much knowledge.” – Lao-tzu


“To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge.” – Benjamin Disraeli


“Convinced myself, I seek not to convince.” – Edgar Allan Poe


“I was born not knowing and have had only a little time to change that here and there.” – Richard Feynman


“All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.” – Juvenal


“The beginning of knowledge is the discovery of something we do not understand.” – Frank Herbert


“If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them.” – Isaac Asimov


“The beginning of knowledge is the discovery of something we do not understand.” – Frank Herbert


“Virtue is an angel, but she is a blind one, and must ask Knowledge to show her the pathway that leads to her goal.” – Horace Mann


“It is superiority of knowledge which can alone lift you above the heads of your competitors, and ensure your success.” – Thomas Jefferson


“True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.” – Henry David Thoreau


“Motivation is like food for the brain. You cannot get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular top ups.” – Peter Davies


“It is not knowledge which should come to you, it is you who should come to the knowledge.” – Imam Malik


“The more intrigued and excited about the skill you seek to acquire, the more quickly you will gain it.” – Shawn Allen


“The universe is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.” – Eden Phillpotts


“I’m grateful for the teachers that I have, that they have the knowledge to teach and that they are willing to teach me.” – Ingo Michehl


“There is no squabbling so violent as that between people who accepted an idea yesterday and those who will accept the same idea tomorrow.” – Christopher Morley


“Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.” – Carl Jung


“Now there is one outstandingly important fact regarding Spaceship Earth, and that is that no instruction book came with it.” – Buckminster Fuller


“The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery.” – Anais Nin


“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” – Marcus Garvey


“Intuition and concepts constitute … the elements of all our knowledge, so that neither concepts without an intuition in some way corresponding to them, nor intuition without concepts, can yield knowledge.” – Immanuel Kant


“Be a lifelong student. The more you learn, the more you earn and more self-confidence you will have.” – Brian Tracy


“Like the muscle in our bodies, the brain gets strong in the places where we train it.” – Eileen McDargh


“A popular government without popular information, or the means of acquiring it, is but a prologue to a farce or a tragedy, or perhaps both.” – James Madison


“Knowledge is power. And you need power in this world. You need as many advantages as you can get.” – Ellen DeGeneres


“What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.” – George Bernard Shaw


“We can have all the knowledge in the world, but it means nothing without the wisdom to know what to do with it.” – Marie Osmond


“When you know a thing, to hold that you know it; and when you do not know a thing, to allow that you do not know it – this is knowledge.” – Confucius


“That knowledge which purifies the mind and heart alone is true knowledge, all else is only a negation of knowledge.” – Ramakrishna


“God will not suffer man to have the knowledge of things to come; for if he had prescience of his prosperity he would be careless; and understanding of his adversity he would be senseless.” – St. Augustine


“Sharing knowledge occurs when people are genuinely interested in helping one another develop new capacities for action; it is about creating learning processes.” – Peter Senge


“If we value the pursuit of knowledge, we must be free to follow wherever that search may lead us. The free mind is not a barking dog, to be tethered on a ten-foot chain.” – Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.


“One whose knowledge is confined to books and whose wealth is in the possession of others can use neither knowledge nor wealth when the need for them arises.” – Chanakya


“Hypotheses multiply so as to fill the gaps in factual knowledge concerning biological phenomena.” – James D. Regan


“Your earning ability today is largely dependent upon your knowledge, skill and your ability to combine that knowledge and skill in such a way that you contribute value for which customers are going to pay.” – Brian Tracy


“It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge.” – Enrico Fermi


“The mark of higher education isn’t the knowledge you accumulate in your head. It’s the skills you gain about how to learn.” – Adam Grant


“Self-confidence results, first, from exact knowledge; second, the ability to impart that knowledge.” – Napoleon Hill


“To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.” – Marilyn vos Savant


“His priority did not seem to be to teach them what he knew, but rather to impress upon them that nothing, not even… knowledge, was foolproof.” – J. K. Rowling


“In complete darkness, it is only knowledge and wisdom that separates us.” – Janet Jackson


“Sometimes it’s necessary to go a long distance out of the way in order to come back a short distance correctly.” – Edward Albee


“The past is a source of knowledge, and the future is a source of hope. Love of the past implies faith in the future.” – Stephen Ambrose


“Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information on it.” – Samuel Johnson


“The knowledge of anything, since all things have causes, is not acquired or complete unless it is known by its causes.” – Avicenna


“The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance; it is the illusion of knowledge.” – Stephen Hawking


“Wonder rather than doubt is the root of all knowledge.” – Abraham Joshua Heschel


“Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labor; but even supposing knowledge to be easily attainable, more people would be content to be ignorant than would take even a little trouble to acquire it.” – Samuel Johnson


“Knowledge is power. Information is power. The secreting or hoarding of knowledge or information may be an act of tyranny camouflaged as humility.” – Robin Morgan


“I found that I could learn anything I needed to know to become successful at anything that I really cared about. Knowledge made all things possible.” – Brian Tracy


“To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.” – Nicolaus Copernicus


“But thou, O Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, even to the time of the end: many shall run to and for, and knowledge shall be increased.” – Bible


“Knowledge is power. You can’t begin a career, for that matter even a relationship, unless you know everything there is to know about it.” – Randeep Hooda


“Knowledge is very important in life. If we consider life as a vehicle, knowledge is the fuel in it. You cannot run your life without proper knowledge. If you don’t have fuel for your vehicle, you will be in the place where you are and won’t move. Similarly, if you don’t have knowledge, your life will not go forward, instead it will be the same every day.” – S M, Revanth


“A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.” – Khalil Gibran


“There is no substitute for knowledge. To this day, I read three newspapers a day. It is impossible to read a paper without being exposed to ideas. And ideas. more than money, are the real currency for success.” – Eli Broad


“They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it’s not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.” – Terry Pratchett


“We now live in a world where the most valuable skill you can sell is knowledge. Revolutions in technology and communication have created an entire economy of high-tech, high-wage jobs that can be located anywhere there’s an internet connection.” – President Barack Obama


“Property may be destroyed and money may lose its purchasing power; but character, health, knowledge and good judgment will always be in demand under all conditions.” – Roger Babson


“When you study great leaders, like Albert Einstein, you are essentially absorbing their wisdom, something that will radically change your life not years from now.” – Jamie Cooper


“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


“The forgetting curve vividly demonstrates the decline of our memory retention in time. In order words, we will lose new information or knowledge acquired over time if we make no attempt to retain it.” – Jennifer April


“In a global economy where the most valuable skill you can sell is your knowledge, a good education is no longer just a pathway to opportunity – it is a prerequisite.” – Barack Obama


“Imagination is more important than knowledge. For while knowledge defines all we currently know and understand, imagination points to all we might yet discover and create.” – Einstein


“Ideas are knowledge. When we share knowledge in the written or verbal form, amazing things can happen.” –  Jim Rohn


“To further your own education and understanding, however, always question not only ‘how’ to do a certain task, but ‘why’ the task contributes to the end result, product, or profit.” – Catherine Pulsifer


“Coaches give you the knowledge you need and guide you on how to perform to the best of your ability. But you have to show up for practice, not make excuses, listen to your coach’s constructive criticism, and learn to create what you truly want without the process being a negative experience.” – John Felitto


“If we value independence, if we are disturbed by the growing conformity of knowledge, of values, of attitudes, which our present system induces, then we may wish to set up conditions of learning which make for uniqueness, for self-direction, and for self-initiated learning.” – Carl Rogers


“When you know how to control and/ or alter your body language to suit the needs of the moment, you can make yourself look more approachable, more trustworthy, or more knowledgeable than your peers.” – David Adam


“Knowledge of the self is the mother of all knowledge. So, it is incumbent on me to know myself, to know it completely, to know its minutiae, its characteristics, its subtleties, and it’s very atoms.” – Kahlil Gibran


“If there is anything for which I would go back to childhood, and live this weary life over again, it is for the burning, exalting, transporting thrill and ecstasy with which the young faculties hold their earliest communion with knowledge.” – Horace Mann


“The joy of retirement comes in those everyday pursuits that embrace the joy of life; to experience daily the freedom to invest one’s life-long knowledge for the betterment of others; and, to allocate time to pursuits that only received, in years of working, a fleeting moment.” – Byron Pulsifer


“It’s a well-known fact that reading builds your vocabulary and enhances your spelling, yet did you realize that reading expands your vocabulary more than talking or direct educating? “–  Eimantas Gabalis


“During his first year in college, Jefferson rarely missed a horse race or a play. He danced as graceful a minuet as anyone at the Raleigh and could kiss a lady’s hand with no sign of seventeen-year-old bashfulness. But he differed from other young men in Williamsburg. His thirst was for knowledge, not wine.” – Henry Moscow


“This desire of knowledge and the wonder which it hopes to satisfy are the driving power behind all the changes that we, with careless, question-begging inference, call progress.” – Nicholas Murray Butler


“Acquire valid (logical or verified) knowledge. Disregard ideas, opinions, and beliefs which are not based on fact. Avoid illusions by insightful observation and analysis of what is observed, thought, heard, or experienced.” – Roy Eugene Davis


“Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.” – Calvin Coolidge


“If you want to be truly successful invest in yourself to get the knowledge you need to find your unique factor. When you find it and focus on it and persevere your success will blossom.” – Sydney Madwed


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