Quotes About Knowledge

Knowledge is the essence that enables us to live, work, create, achieve, enjoy. Nothing can be purposefully achieved if we do not possess relevant knowledge.We gain knowledge through different sources, although it is a necessarry requirement to do about anything. You cannot even get out of bed in the morning if you don't know how.

Thinking about the concept of knowledge and what it represents is quite interesting. See how other perceived it through following quotes and sayings about knowledge. Quotes below will reveal the significance of knowledge in the life of every person. Also quotes and sayings I have picked for this topic say a lot about human ignorance and how limited we are in regards to knowledge. Maybe these quotes and sayings will help you do something about it. Enjoy the quotes.

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"Abundance of knowledge does not teach men to be wise." Heraclitus

"The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance - it is the illusion of knowledge." Daniel Joseph Boorstin

"There is nothing new under the sun, but there are lots of old things we don't know." Ambrose Bierce

"A man who limits his interests, limits his life." Vincent Price

"I hold every day lost, when I do not acquire some new knowledge of man and nature." Sir William Jones

"People die when curiosity goes." Graham Swift

"Some drink deeply from the river of knowledge. Others only gargle." Woody Allen

"To know what everybody else know is to know nothing." Rémy de Gourmont

"To be conscious that you are ignorant of the facts is a great step towards knowledge." Benjamin Disraeli

"Those who have knowledge, don't predict. Those who predict, don't have knowledge. " Lao Tzu

"The knowledge of man is as the waters, some descending from above, and some springing from beneath; the one informed by the light of nature, the other inspired by divine revelation." Francis Bacon

"We in reality only know when we doubt a little. With knowledge comes doubt." Johann Wolfgang Goethe

"We are drowning in information but starved for knowledge." John Naisbitt

"Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice." Heber Jeddy Grant

"Property may be destroyed and money may lose its purchasing power; but, character, health, knowledge and good judgement will always be in demand under all conditions." Roger Babson

"Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is knowing not to stick it in a fruit salad." Unknown author

"Knowledge does not keep any better than fish." Alfred North Whitehead

"As we acquire knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible, but more mysterious." Albert Schweitzer

"A knowledgeable fool is a greater fool than an ignorant fool." Jean-Baptiste Poquelin Moliére

"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest." Benjamin Franklin

"I was bold in the pursuit of knowledge, never fearing to follow truth and reason to whatever results they led, and bearding every authority which stood in their way." Thomas Jefferson

"Knowledge itself is power." Francis Bacon

"Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours." John Locke

"For all knowledge and wonder (which is the seed of knowledge) is an impression of pleasure in itself." Francis Bacon

"Life is a unique combination of 'want to' and 'how to' and we need to give equal attention to both." Jim Rohn

"Liberty cannot be preserved without a general knowledge among the people, who have a right... and a desire to know." John Adams

"Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance." Confucius

"The limit of your present understanding is not the limit of your possibilities." Guy Finley

"The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance." Benjamin Franklin


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