Knowledge Quotes


An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
– Benjamin Franklin
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The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance - it is the illusion of knowledge.
– Daniel J. Boorstin
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Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.
– Carl Jung
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If the past has been an obstacle and a burden, knowledge of the past is the safest and the surest emancipation.
– John Acton
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We must develop knowledge optimization initiatives to leverage our key learnings.
– Scott Adams
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The utmost extent of man's knowledge, is to know that he knows nothing.
– Joseph Addison
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I have witnessed how education opens doors, and I know that when sound instruction takes place, students experience the joys of new-found knowledge and the ability to excel.
– Daniel Akaka
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The will to do springs from the knowledge that we can do.
– James Allen
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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
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Some people drink from the fountain of knowledge, others just gargle.
– Robert Anthony
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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.
– Saint Thomas Aquinas
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Wonder is the desire for knowledge.
– Saint Thomas Aquinas
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Real knowledge, like everything else of value, is not to be obtained easily. It must be worked for, studied for, thought for, and, more that all, must be prayed for.
– Thomas Arnold
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If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them.
– Isaac Asimov
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Historic changes and challenges. Breakthroughs in human knowledge and opportunity. And yet, for vast numbers across the globe, the daily realities have not altered.
– Abdallah II
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The passionate controversies of one era are viewed as sterile preoccupations by another, for knowledge alters what we seek as well as what we find.
– Freda Adler
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He that hath knowledge spareth his words.
– Sir Francis Bacon
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The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
– Sir Francis Bacon
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There's a period of life when we swallow a knowledge of ourselves and it becomes either good or sour inside.
– Pearl Bailey
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Anyone who acquires more than the usual amount of knowledge concerning a subject is bound to leave it as his contribution to the knowledge of the world.
– Liberty Hyde Bailey
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