Top 100 Knowledge Quotes And Sayings

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Top 100 Knowledge Quotes

1. “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” – Benjamin Franklin

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

3. “To know what you know and what you do not know, that is true knowledge.” – Confucius

4. “Knowledge is power.” – Francis Bacon

5. “The only source of knowledge is experience.” – Albert Einstein

6. “True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.” – Socrates

7. “Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice.” – Anton Chekhov

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

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

10. “The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.” – Albert Einstein

11. “Knowledge is like money: to be of value it must circulate, and in circulating it can increase in quantity and, hopefully, in value.” – Louis L’Amour

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

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

14. “Knowledge is the treasure of a wise man.” – William Penn

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

16. “Knowledge is not simply another commodity. On the contrary. Knowledge is never used up. It increases by diffusion and grows by dispersion.” – Daniel J. Boorstin

17. “It is not the quantity but the quality of knowledge which determines the mind’s dignity.” – William Ellery Channing

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

19. “Anything that gives us new knowledge gives us an opportunity to be more rational.” – Herbert A. Simon

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

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

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22. “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

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

24. “Ignorance is never better than knowledge.” – Enrico Fermi

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

26. “Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.” – Alfred Lord Tennyson

27. “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

28. “Wonder is the desire for knowledge.” – Thomas Aquinas

29. “Never stop learning; knowledge doubles every fourteen months.” – Anthony J. D’Angelo

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

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

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32. “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

33. “Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.” – Jimi Hendrix

34. “Science gives us knowledge, but only philosophy can give us wisdom.” – Will Durant

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

36. “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

37. “All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.” – Leonardo da Vinci

38. “The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder.” – Ralph W. Sockman

39. “Knowledge is not skill. Knowledge plus ten thousand times is skill.” – Shinichi Suzuki

40. “Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.” – Immanuel Kant

41. “Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.” – Confucius

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42. “Those who have knowledge, don’t predict. Those who predict, don’t have knowledge.” – Lao Tzu

43. “The greater our knowledge increases the more our ignorance unfolds.” – John F. Kennedy

44. “The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.” – Herbert Spencer

45. “Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.” – Kofi Annan

46. “Only divine love bestows the keys of knowledge.” – Arthur Rimbaud

47. “Ignorance is bold and knowledge reserved.” – Thucydides

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

49. “Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.” – Leonardo da Vinci

50. “Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is knowing not to put it in a fruit salad.” – Brian O’Driscoll

51. “Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing.” – Warren Buffett

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

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

54. “The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth.” – John F. Kennedy

55. “It takes considerable knowledge just to realize the extent of your own ignorance.” – Thomas Sowell

56. “I would encourage you: be informed – knowledge is power.” – Matt Bevin

57. “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

58. “Knowledge is like money: the more he gets, the more he craves.” – Josh Billings

59. “Knowledge is the life of the mind.” – Abu Bakr

60. “Perplexity is the beginning of knowledge.” – Khalil Gibran

61. “The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.” – Aristotle

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62. “Knowledge is only one half. Faith is the other.” – Novalis

63. “Knowledge is an unending adventure at the edge of uncertainty.” – Jacob Bronowski

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

65. “The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.” – Benjamin Franklin

66. “Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.” – Carl Jung

67. “Liberty cannot be preserved without general knowledge among the people.” – John Adams

68. “Our knowledge is a little island in a great ocean of nonknowledge.” – Isaac Bashevis Singer

69. “We are here and it is now. Further than that, all human knowledge is moonshine.” – H. L. Mencken

70. “Science is the father of knowledge, but opinion breeds ignorance.” – Hippocrates

71. “Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.” – Khalil Gibran

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72. “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

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

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

75. “It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.” – Immanuel Kant

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

77. “The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

78. “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

79. “Knowledge is true opinion.” – Plato

80. “I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.” – Immanuel Kant

81. “Without knowledge action is useless and knowledge without action is futile.” – Abu Bakr

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82. “Science is the knowledge of consequences, and dependence of one fact upon another.” – Thomas Hobbes

83. “Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be.” – Albert Einstein

84. “The natural desire of good men is knowledge.” – Leonardo da Vinci

85. “Knowledge has to be improved, challenged, and increased constantly, or it vanishes.” – Peter Drucker

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

87. “Information is not knowledge.” – Albert Einstein

88. “A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.” – Thomas Carlyle

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

90. “The art and science of asking questions is the source of all knowledge.” – Thomas Berger

91. “New knowledge is the most valuable commodity on earth. The more truth we have to work with, the richer we become.” – Kurt Vonnegut

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92. “The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.” – Bertrand Russell

93. “Knowledge is power only if man knows what facts not to bother with.” – Robert Staughton Lynd

94. “A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.” – Theodore Roosevelt

95. “A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.” – Plato

96. “Ignorance is the curse of God; knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.” – William Shakespeare

97. “If four things are followed – having a great aim, acquiring knowledge, hard work, and perseverance – then anything can be achieved.” – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

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

99. “It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.” – Wilbur Wright

100. “Thought is the wind, knowledge the sail, and mankind the vessel.” – Augustus Hare