Quotes of Knowledge

“ If we value the pursuit of knowledge, we must be free to follow wherever that search may lead us. The free mind is no barking dog to be tethered on a ten-foot chain. ”

- Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.

“ 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.

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

- African proverb

“ Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the Gods. ”

- Albert Einstein

“ Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. ”

- Alfred Lord Tennyson

“ Knowledge is essential to conquest; only according to our ignorance are we helpless. Thought creates character. Character can dominate conditions. Will creates circumstances and environment. ”

- Anne Besant

“ All men by nature desire knowledge. ”

- Aristotle

“ Our feelings are our most genuine paths to knowledge. ”

- Audre Lorde

“ It is knowledge that influences and equalizes the social condition of man; that gives to all, however different their political position, passions which are in common, and enjoyments which are universal. ”

- Benjamin Disraeli

“ The more extensive a man's knowledge of what has been done, the greater will be his power of knowing what to do. ”

- Benjamin Disraeli

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

- Benjamin Disraeli

“ An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ If a man empties his purse into his head no one can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge. ”

- Bertrand Russell

“ Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom. ”

- Charles Haddon Spurgeon

“ Mediocre men often have the most acquired knowledge. ”

- Claude Bernard

“ I am not one who was born in the possession of knowledge; I am one who is fond of antiquity, and earnest in seeking it there. ”

- Confucius

“ 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

“ Consider your origin; you were not born to live like brutes, but to follow virtue and knowledge. ”

- Dante Alighieri

“ Convinced myself, I seek not to convince. ”

- Edgar Allan Poe

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

- Enrico Fermi

“ None of us is as smart as all of us. ”

- Eric Schmidt

“ We have an opportunity for everyone in the world to have access to all the world's information. This has never before been possible. Why is ubiquitous information so profound? It's a tremendous equalizer. Information is power. ”

- Eric Schmidt

“ We have come out of the time when obedience, the acceptance of discipline, intelligent courage, and resolution were most important, into that more difficult time when it is a man's duty to understand his world rather than to simply fight for it. ”

- Ernest Hemingway

“ Knowledge is power, if you know it about the right person. ”

- Ethel Mumford

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

- Frank Herbert

“ A learned man is an idler who kills time with study. Beware of his false knowledge: it is more dangerous than ignorance. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ We are here and it is now. Further than that all human knowledge is moonshine. ”

- H. L. Mencken

“ If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. the only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability. ”

- Henry Ford

“ Abundance of knowledge does not teach men to be wise. ”

- Heraclitus
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