“The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.” ― Socrates
“Any fool can know. The point is to understand.” ― Albert Einstein
I am convinced that knowledge is power – to overcome the past, to change our own situations, to fight new obstacles and to make better decisions.― Ben Carson
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.” ― John Locke
“The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.” ― Daniel J. Boorstin
“I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think”― Socrates
“Write what you know. That should leave you with a lot of free time.” ― Howard Nemerov
“The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery.” ― Anaïs Nin
“For me, it is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.”
― Carl Sagan
“Knowledge, like air, is vital to life. Like air, no one should be denied it.” ― Alan Moore
The Seven Social Sins are:
Wealth without work.
Pleasure without conscience.
Knowledge without character.
Commerce without morality.
Science without humanity.
Worship without sacrifice.
Politics without principle.
From a sermon given by Frederick Lewis Donaldson in Westminster Abbey, London, on March 20, 1925.” ― Frederick Lewis Donaldson
“Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.” ― Will Durant
“You can’t know, you can only believe – or not.” ― C.S. Lewis
“The knowledge of all things is possible” ― Leonardo da Vinci
“Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.” ― Charles Darwin
“Always forgive, but never forget, else you will be a prisoner of your own hatred, and doomed to repeat your mistakes forever.”
― Wil Zeus,
“Knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it.” ― Lao Tzu
“The power of human thought grows exponentially with the number of minds that share that thought.” ― Dan Brown
“Life is like a game of chess. To win you have to make a move. Knowing which move to make comes with IN-SIGHT and knowledge, and by learning the lessons that are acculated along the way. We become each and every piece within the game called life!” ― Allan Rufus
“Because there are three classes of intellects: one which comprehends by itself; another which appreciates what others comprehend; and a third which neither comprehends by itself nor by the showing of others; the first is the most excellent, the second is good, the third is useless.” ― Niccolò Machiavelli
“Small minds have always lashed out at what they don’t understand.” ― Dan Brown
“You can only be afraid of what you think you know.” ― Jiddu Krishnamurti
“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.” ― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“That is just the way with some people. They get down on a thing when they don’t know nothing about it.” ― Mark Twain
“Then why do you want to know? Because learning does not consist only of knowing what we must or we can do, but also of knowing what we could do and perhaps should not do.” ― Umberto Eco
“Knowledge is a weapon. I intend to be formidably armed.” ― Terry Goodkind
“Knowledge grows exponentially. The more we know, the greater our ability to learn, and the faster we expand our knowledge base.” ― Dan Brown
“The only defense against the world is a thorough knowledge of it.” ― John Locke
“Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense.” ― Gertrude Stein
“Opinion is really the lowest form of human knowledge. It requires no accountability, no understanding. The highest form of knowledge… is empathy, for it requires us to suspend our egos and live in another’s world. It requires profound purpose larger than the self kind of understanding.” ― Bill Bullard
“All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.” ― Immanuel Kant
I do not consider it an insult, but rather a compliment to be called an agnostic. I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure — that is all that agnosticism means.” ― Clarence Darrow
“The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.” ― Carl R. Rogers
“All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.” ― Leonardo da Vinci
“Knowledge is a better weapon than a sword.” ― Patricia Briggs
“Nobody is smarter than you are. And what if they are? What good is their understanding doing you?” ― Terence McKenna
“Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.” ― Samuel Johnson