Knowledge quotes page 1
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make
With the information available to us today, ignorance is inexcusable.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Bodily exercise, when compulsory, does no harm to the body; but knowledge which is
acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.
Between me and Rudyard Kipling, we cover all knowledge. He knows all that can be known,
and I know the rest.
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.
All men by nature desire knowledge.
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.
There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance.
Knowledge is power.
Sir Francis Bacon
It is better to conceal one's knowledge than to reveal one's knowledge.
I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn't learn
something from him.
To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge.
By filling one's head instead of one's pocket, one cannot be robbed.
Zeal will do more than knowledge.
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.
It is better to know nothing than to half-know many things.
People are difficult to govern because they have too much knowledge.
The end of all knowledge is to serve human happiness.
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.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Ignorance breeds monsters to fill up the vacancies of the soul that are unoccupied by the
verities of knowledge.
Knowledge is like the sun - it dispels the darkness.
The way of success is the way of continuous pursuit of knowledge.
To achieve perfection, one must first begin by not understanding many things. And if
understand too quickly, we may not understand well.
The struggling for knowledge hath a pleasure in it like that of wrestling with a fine woman.
When you know better you do better.
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.
The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.
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
The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
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.