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The utmost extent of man's knowledge, is to know that he knows nothing.

Tags: Extent, Knows  ✍ Author: Joseph Addison

If you desire information on some point of law, you are not likely to ponder over the ponderous tomes of legal writers in order to obtain the knowledge you seek, by your own unaided efforts.

Tags: Law, Legal  ✍ Author: Felix Adler

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.

Tags: Another, Seek  ✍ Author: Felix Adler

Technical knowledge has now become an integral aspect of the Iranian psyche.

Tags: Become, Technical  ✍ Author: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Liberty cannot be preserved without general knowledge among the people.

Tags: Freedom, Liberty  ✍ Author: John Adams

Let us tenderly and kindly cherish, therefore, the means of knowledge. Let us dare to read, think, speak, and write.

Tags: Speak, Write  ✍ Author: John Adams

Consider your origins: you were not made to live as brutes, but to follow virtue and knowledge.

Tags: Follow, Virtue  ✍ Author: Muhammad Ali

The will to do springs from the knowledge that we can do.

Tags: Springs  ✍ Author: Muhammad Ali

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.

Tags: May, Start  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

Wonder is the desire for knowledge.

Tags: Desire, Wonder  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

The knowledge of God is the cause of things. For the knowledge of God is to all creatures what the knowledge of the artificer is to things made by his art.

Tags: Art, God  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

Love takes up where knowledge leaves off.

Tags: Love, Off  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.

Tags: Power, Teacher  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

All men by nature desire knowledge.

Tags: Men, Nature  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

Research is creating new knowledge.

Tags: Creating, Research  ✍ Author: Neil Armstrong

If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them.

Tags: Ignorance, Problems  ✍ Author: Isaac Asimov

Suppose that we are wise enough to learn and know - and yet not wise enough to control our learning and knowledge, so that we use it to destroy ourselves? Even if that is so, knowledge remains better than ignorance.

Tags: Learning, Wise  ✍ Author: Isaac Asimov

The only source of knowledge is experience.

Tags: Experience, Source  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

Tags: Art, Teacher  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

Information is not knowledge.

 ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.

Tags: Judge, Truth  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.

Tags: Positive, Talent  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

There comes a time when the mind takes a higher plane of knowledge but can never prove how it got there.

Tags: Mind, Time  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be.

Tags: Door, Open  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.

Tags: Sign, True  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein
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Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Tags: Imagination  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

Knowledge is love and light and vision.

Tags: Light, Love  ✍ Author: Helen Keller

The greater our knowledge increases the more our ignorance unfolds.

Tags: Ignorance, Wisdom  ✍ Author: John F. Kennedy

The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth.

Tags: Education, Truth  ✍ Author: John F. Kennedy

I think this is the most extraordinary collection of talent, of human knowledge, that has ever been gathered at the White House - with the possible exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone.

Tags: Alone, Human  ✍ Author: John F. Kennedy

I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be ignorance, and affection to be art.

Tags: Art, Ignorance  ✍ Author: Khalil Gibran

The person you consider ignorant and insignificant is the one who came from God, that he might learn bliss from grief and knowledge from gloom.

Tags: God, Learning  ✍ Author: Khalil Gibran

Pain and foolishness lead to great bliss and complete knowledge, for Eternal Wisdom created nothing under the sun in vain.

Tags: Great, Wisdom  ✍ Author: Khalil Gibran

No man can reveal to you nothing but that which already lies half-asleep in the dawning of your knowledge.

Tags: Lies, Reveal  ✍ Author: Khalil Gibran

Perplexity is the beginning of knowledge.

Tags: Beginning, Perplexity  ✍ Author: Khalil Gibran

Knowledge cultivates your seeds and does not sow in your seeds.

Tags: Seeds, Sow  ✍ Author: Khalil Gibran

Knowledge of the self is the mother of all knowledge. So it is incumbent on me to know my self, to know it completely, to know its minutiae, its characteristics, its subtleties, and its very atoms.

Tags: Mother, Self  ✍ Author: Khalil Gibran

Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.

Tags: Faith, Heart  ✍ Author: Khalil Gibran

A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.

Tags: Wisdom, Worth  ✍ Author: Khalil Gibran

To know, is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge.

Tags: Meaning, True  ✍ Author: Ronald Reagan

True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.

Tags: True, Wisdom  ✍ Author: Ronald Reagan

He who knows nothing is closer to the truth than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.

Tags: Mind, Truth  ✍ Author: Thomas Jefferson

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.

Tags: Reason, Truth  ✍ Author: Thomas Jefferson

Ignorance is the curse of God; knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.

Tags: God, Ignorance  ✍ Author: William Shakespeare

That the state of knowledge in any country will exert a directive influence on the general system of instruction adopted in it, is a principle too obvious to require investigation.

Tags: Country, State  ✍ Author: Charles Babbage

There is, however, another purpose to which academies contribute. When they consist of a limited number of persons, eminent for their knowledge, it becomes an object of ambition to be admitted on their list.

Tags: Ambition, Another  ✍ Author: Charles Babbage

To those who have chosen the profession of medicine, a knowledge of chemistry, and of some branches of natural history, and, indeed, of several other departments of science, affords useful assistance.

Tags: History, Science  ✍ Author: Charles Babbage

At each increase of knowledge, as well as on the contrivance of every new tool, human labour becomes abridged.

Tags: Human, Increase  ✍ Author: Charles Babbage

It will be readily admitted, that a degree conferred by an university, ought to be a pledge to the public that he who holds it possesses a certain quantity of knowledge.

Tags: Degree, Public  ✍ Author: Charles Babbage

Surely, if knowledge is valuable, it can never be good policy in a country far wealthier than Tuscany, to allow a genius like Mr. Dalton's, to be employed in the drudgery of elementary instruction.

Tags: Country, Good  ✍ Author: Charles Babbage

Perhaps as good a classification as any of the main types is that of the three lusts distinguished by traditional Christianity - the lust of knowledge, the lust of sensation, and the lust of power.

Tags: Good, Power  ✍ Author: Irving Babbitt

The humanitarian lays stress almost solely upon breadth of knowledge and sympathy.

Tags: Stress, Sympathy  ✍ Author: Irving Babbitt

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.

Tags: Good, Health  ✍ Author: Roger Babson

The great end of life is not knowledge but action.

Tags: Great, Life  ✍ Author: Francis Bacon

He that hath knowledge spareth his words.

Tags: Hath, Words  ✍ Author: Francis Bacon

The desire of excessive power caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge caused men to fall.

Tags: Men, Power  ✍ Author: Francis Bacon

Knowledge and human power are synonymous.

Tags: Human, Power  ✍ Author: Francis Bacon

Knowledge is power.

Tags: Power  ✍ Author: Francis Bacon

All science requires mathematics. The knowledge of mathematical things is almost innate in us. This is the easiest of sciences, a fact which is obvious in that no one's brain rejects it; for laymen and people who are utterly illiterate know how to count and reckon.

Tags: Brain, Science  ✍ Author: Louis Bacon

Argument is conclusive, but it does not remove doubt, so that the mind may rest in the sure knowledge of the truth, unless it finds it by the method of experiment.

Tags: Mind, Truth  ✍ Author: Louis Bacon

For the things of this world cannot be made known without a knowledge of mathematics.

Tags: Cannot, Known  ✍ Author: Louis Bacon

The best advice I ever got was that knowledge is power and to keep reading.

Tags: Best, Power  ✍ Author: David Bailey

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.

Tags: Anyone, Leave  ✍ Author: Leonard Bailey

There's a period of life when we swallow a knowledge of ourselves and it becomes either good or sour inside.

Tags: Good, Life  ✍ Author: Pearl Bailey

I love sharing my knowledge of hitting with others. Now coaches and players at all levels can learn my systematic approach to hitting a baseball with more consistency, mental strength and accuracy.

Tags: Love, Strength  ✍ Author: Dusty Baker

When knowledge is limited - it leads to folly... When knowledge exceeds a certain limit, it leads to exploitation.

Tags: Folly, Limit  ✍ Author: Tammy Faye Bakker

The more knowledge you have, the greater will be your fear of Allah.

Tags: Allah, Fear  ✍ Author: Tammy Faye Bakker

Without knowledge action is useless and knowledge without action is futile.

Tags: Action, Useless  ✍ Author: Tammy Faye Bakker

Knowledge is the life of the mind.

Tags: Life, Mind  ✍ Author: Tammy Faye Bakker

I am conscious of my inability to grasp, in all its details and positive developments, any very large portion of human knowledge.

Tags: Human, Positive  ✍ Author: Mikhail Bakunin

I listen to them freely and with all the respect merited by their intelligence, their character, their knowledge, reserving always my incontestable right of criticism and censure.

Tags: Character, Respect  ✍ Author: Mikhail Bakunin

The price one pays for pursuing any profession, or calling, is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side.

Tags: Side, Ugly  ✍ Author: James A. Baldwin

Like all science, psychology is knowledge; and like science again, it is knowledge of a definite thing, the mind.

Tags: Mind, Science  ✍ Author: James Mark Baldwin

The advertisements in a newspaper are more full knowledge in respect to what is going on in a state or community than the editorial columns are.

Tags: Respect, State  ✍ Author: Henry Ward Beecher

Faith: Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel.

Tags: Belief, Faith  ✍ Author: Ambrose Bierce

Ardor, n. The quality that distinguishes love without knowledge.

Tags: Love, Quality  ✍ Author: Ambrose Bierce

The small part of ignorance that we arrange and classify we give the name of knowledge.

Tags: Give, Ignorance  ✍ Author: Ambrose Bierce

The true method of knowledge is experiment.

Tags: Experiment, True  ✍ Author: William Blake

The fact that I can plant a seed and it becomes a flower, share a bit of knowledge and it becomes another's, smile at someone and receive a smile in return, are to me continual spiritual exercises.

Tags: Inspirational, Smile  ✍ Author: Leo Buscaglia

A little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but a little want of knowledge is also a dangerous thing.

Tags: Dangerous  ✍ Author: Samuel Butler

The youth of an art is, like the youth of anything else, its most interesting period. When it has come to the knowledge of good and evil it is stronger, but we care less about it.

Tags: Art, Good  ✍ Author: Samuel Butler

Sorrow is knowledge, those that know the most must mourn the deepest, the tree of knowledge is not the tree of life.

Tags: Life, Wisdom  ✍ Author: Lord Byron

I feel like 35. At 35 you're old enough to know something and young enough to look forward to what you can do with the knowledge. So I stayed at 35!

Tags: Enough, Forward  ✍ Author: Michael Caine

Even if you're improvising, the fact that beforehand you know certain things will work helps you make those improvisations successful. It really helps to have a certain amount of knowledge about musical structure.

Tags: Successful, Work  ✍ Author: John Cale

Knowledge of the sciences is so much smoke apart from the heavenly science of Christ.

Tags: Christ, Science  ✍ Author: John Calvin

The satirist is prevented by repulsion from gaining a better knowledge of the world he is attracted to, yet he is forced by attraction to concern himself with the world that repels him.

Tags: Him, Himself  ✍ Author: Italo Calvino

When I entered medical physics in 1958 there were fewer than 100 in the U.S. and I could see many opportunities to apply my knowledge of nuclear physics.

Tags: Medical, Physics  ✍ Author: James Cameron

My musical knowledge is so bad it's embarrassing. When composers discuss music with someone as primitive as myself, they have to talk about it in terms of senses and emotion, rather than keys and tempo.

Tags: Bad, Music  ✍ Author: Jane Campion

After all manner of professors have done their best for us, the place we are to get knowledge is in books. The true university of these days is a collection of books.

Tags: Best, Teacher  ✍ Author: Albert Camus

The modern mind is in complete disarray. Knowledge has stretched itself to the point where neither the world nor our intelligence can find any foot-hold. It is a fact that we are suffering from nihilism.

Tags: Mind, Suffering  ✍ Author: Albert Camus

If one must fight or create, it is necessary that this be preceded by the broadest possible knowledge.

Tags: Fight, Possible  ✍ Author: Karel Capek

My knowledge of video games ends with Nintendo 'Mario Bros.'

Tags: Ends, Games  ✍ Author: Gina Carano

The education that prepared me was my general education classes, which I tried to avoid when I was a stupid undergraduate, but which gave me the foundation of general knowledge that makes a career as a writer possible.

Tags: Education, Stupid  ✍ Author: Orson Scott Card

And, that's what I truly believe that we're doing when we're advancing scientific knowledge is we're someday making the world better. Not only for our children, but for all people after that.

Tags: After, Children  ✍ Author: Duane G. Carey

A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.

Tags: Heart, Love  ✍ Author: Thomas Carlyle

The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.

Tags: Time, Wise  ✍ Author: George Washington Carver

One whose knowledge is confined to books and whose wealth is in the possession of others, can use neither his knowledge nor wealth when the need for them arises.

Tags: Books, Others  ✍ Author: George Washington Carver

Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice.

Tags: Put, Wisdom  ✍ Author: Anton Chekhov

Youth is the period in which a man can be hopeless. The end of every episode is the end of the world. But the power of hoping through everything, the knowledge that the soul survives its adventures, that great inspiration comes to the middle-aged.

Tags: Great, Power  ✍ Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton

I prefer tongue-tied knowledge to ignorant loquacity.

Tags: Ignorant, Prefer  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

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