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The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Socrates

Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make
a life.
Eleanor Roosevelt

With the information available to us today, ignorance is inexcusable.
Farrah Gray

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Benjamin Franklin

Bodily exercise, when compulsory, does no harm to the body; but knowledge which is
acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.
Plato

Between me and Rudyard Kipling, we cover all knowledge. He knows all that can be known,
and I know the rest.
Mark Twain

Devotion to self-education is unquestionably one of the marks of an exceptional man. Passive
men wait for knowledge to come to them. Weak men assume what they need to know will
seek them out. Men of great character and drive search out the knowledge they need.
Stephen Mansfield

All men by nature desire knowledge.
Aristotle

We have to continue to learn. We have to be open. And we have to be ready to release our
knowledge in order to come to a higher understanding of reality.
Thich Nhat Hanh

The only competition you will ever face is with your own ignorance.
Bob Proctor

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

Knowledge is power.
Sir Francis Bacon

It is better to conceal one's knowledge than to reveal one's knowledge.
English proverb

I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn't learn something from him.
Galileo Galilei

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

By filling one's head instead of one's pocket, one cannot be robbed.
Chinese proverb

Zeal will do more than knowledge.
William Hazlitt

Instinct is something which transcends knowledge. We have, undoubtedly, certain finer fibers
that enable us to perceive truths when logical deduction, or any other willful effort of the
brain, is futile.
Nikola Tesla

It is better to know nothing than to half-know many things.
American proverb

People are difficult to govern because they have too much knowledge.
Lao Tzu

The end of all knowledge is to serve human happiness.
Lin Yutang

We can't have full knowledge all at once. We must start by believing; then afterwards we
may be led on to master the evidence for ourselves.
Thomas Aquinas

I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Abraham Lincoln

Ignorance breeds monsters to fill up the vacancies of the soul that are unoccupied by the
verities of knowledge.
Horace Mann

Knowledge is like the sun - it dispels the darkness.
Jewish proverb

The way of success is the way of continuous pursuit of knowledge.
Napoleon Hill

To achieve perfection, one must first begin by not understanding many things. And if we
understand too quickly, we may
not understand well.
Fyodor Dostoyevsky

The struggling for knowledge hath a pleasure in it like that of wrestling with a fine woman.
George Savile

When you know better you do better.
Maya Angelou

Lifestyle design is based on massive action - output. Increased output necessitates
decreased input. Most information is time-consuming, negative, irrelevant to your goals, and
outside of your influence. I challenge you to look at whatever you read or watched today and
tell me that it wasn't at least two of the four.
Tim Ferriss

The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.
Stephen Hawking

Ignorance is the soil in which belief in miracles grows.
Robert G. Ingersoll

Learning is an active process. We learn by doing. Only knowledge that is used sticks in your
mind.
Dale Carnegie

The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
Bertrand Russell

Invest in knowledge. Not necessarily education, although education can help, but knowledge.
You get knowledge from everything, but most of all from experience, from trying things.
Business assets fluctuate. Currency values fluctuate. The value of diplomas and degrees will
change in time. But knowledge stays with you forever. It's impossible to have too much
knowledge or experience. I'm 83 and still using things I learned 65 years ago.
Warren Buffet

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