Knowledge Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Knowledge

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I ask the vice president to stop dodging the issue with legalese, and acknowledge his continued ties with Halliburton to the American people.
~By Frank Lautenberg ~


Agricultural practice served Darwin as the material basis for the elaboration of his theory of Evolution, which explained the natural causation of the adaptation we see in the structure of the organic world. That was a great advance in the knowledge of living nature.
~By Trofim Lysenko ~


The knowledge of languages was very useful. I have a university degree in foreign languages and literature.
~By Emma Bonino ~


Wisdom we know is the knowledge of good and evil, not the strength to choose between the two.
~By John Cheever ~


I've studied various schools of thought... I acknowledge that some Muslims consider music prohibited, but I've found a lot of evidence from the life of the Prophet to show that he allowed certainly, but even encouraged, music at certain times.
~By Cat Stevens ~


There is a general knowledge that I am multi-dimensional, that when you are creative you do a lot of things.
~By Suzanne Somers ~


Knowing is the most profound kind of love, giving someone the gift of knowledge about yourself.
~By Marsha Norman ~


In 20 or 30 years, you'll be able to hold in your hand as much computing knowledge as exists now in the whole city, or even the whole world.
~By Douglas Engelbart ~


The struggle is always worthwhile, if the end be worthwhile and the means honorable; foreknowledge of defeat is not sufficient reason to withdraw from the contest.
~By Steven Brust ~


The development of the telescope, together with increased knowledge of things, brought men to see that the earth is not what man had once thought it to be.
~By Joseph Franklin Rutherford ~


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


But because many endeavor to get knowledge rather than to live well, they are often deceived and reap little or no benefit from their labor.
~By Thomas Kempis ~


Be ignorance thy choice, where knowledge leads to woe.
~By James Beattie ~


Our knowledge can only be finite, while our ignorance must necessarily be infinite.
~By Karl Popper ~


There are three principal means of acquiring knowledge... observation of nature, reflection, and experimentation. Observation collects facts; reflection combines them; experimentation verifies the result of that combination.
~By Denis Diderot ~


Between falsehood and useless truth there is little difference. As gold which he cannot spend will make no man rich, so knowledge which cannot apply will make no man wise.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


A novel that does not uncover a hitherto unknown segment of existence is immoral. Knowledge is the novel's only morality.
~By Milan Kundera ~


For whatever be the knowledge which we are able to obtain of God, either by perception or reflection, we must of necessity believe that He is by many degrees far better than what we perceive Him to be.
~By Origen ~


Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.
~By Carl Jung ~


Nevertheless, I consider OOP as an aspect of programming in the large; that is, as an aspect that logically follows programming in the small and requires sound knowledge of procedural programming.
~By Niklaus Wirth ~


To try to write a grand cosmical drama leads necessarily to myth. To try to let knowledge substitute ignorance in increasingly larger regions of space and time is science.
~By Hannes Alfven ~


Most of my technical knowledge comes from having worked in the industrial video industry.
~By Richard King ~


A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.
~By Plato ~


Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


The improvement of understanding is for two ends: first, our own increase of knowledge; secondly, to enable us to deliver that knowledge to others.
~By John Locke ~


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.
~By Thomas Aquinas ~


Ignorance is the curse of God; knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.
~By William Shakespeare ~


English girls' schools today providing the higher education are, so far as my knowledge goes, worthily representative of that astonishing rise in the intellectual standards of women which has taken place in the last half-century.
~By Mary A. Ward ~


I know that I have lived because I have felt, and, feeling giving me the knowledge of my existence, I know likewise that I shall exist no more when I shall have ceased to feel.
~By Giacomo Casanova ~


It is remarkable how many misconceptions there are here about life in the developing world and I think that that knowledge gap has done a lot to contribute to the imbalance quite frankly.
~By Emma Thompson ~


I'd like to work with any actress from whom I can learn-one who has had many experiences with many directors and is willing to share some of her knowledge with me.
~By Fred Savage ~


I think it's wrong that so many people pass on from this existence, and take all their knowledge with them.
~By Rex Hunt ~


A belief in hell and the knowledge that every ambition is doomed to frustration at the hands of a skeleton have never prevented the majority of human beings from behaving as though death were no more than an unfounded rumor.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


But although all our knowledge begins with experience, it does not follow that it arises from experience.
~By Immanuel Kant ~


If a little knowledge was a dangerous thing, a lot was lethal.
~By Tom Sharpe ~


The medieval university looked backwards; it professed to be a storehouse of old knowledge. The modern university looks forward, and is a factory of new knowledge.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


I know why we can't have a frank discussion with our policymakers - if you're in the government or in law enforcement you cannot acknowledge that drugs are anything but inherently evil and morally wrong.
~By Steven Soderbergh ~


It is that of increasing knowledge of empirical fact, intimately combined with changing interpretations of this body of fact - hence changing general statements about it - and, not least, a changing a structure of the theoretical system.
~By Talcott Parsons ~


A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.
~By Marcus Garvey ~


Learning is acquired by reading books, but the much more necessary learning, the knowledge of the world, is only to be acquired by reading men, and studying all the various facets of them.
~By Lord Chesterfield ~


David Mamet was great to work with. He was everything that I thought he would be as a director. He's incredibly articulate, an easy collaborator. Extraordinarily knowledgeable about film and writing.
~By Chiwetel Ejiofor ~


Knowledge has to be improved, challenged, and increased constantly, or it vanishes.
~By Peter Drucker ~


The future of the world, dependent as it is upon atomic energy, requires more understanding and knowledge about the atom.
~By Willard Libby ~


Thought must be divided against itself before it can come to any knowledge of itself.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


Yeah, my drum programming especially is based on my knowledge of playing a drum kit. For the bass too, definitely. It was the first thing that I translated any sort of ideas through. It must have shaped it somehow.
~By Tom Jenkinson ~


In today's knowledge-based economy, what you earn depends on what you learn. Jobs in the information technology sector, for example, pay 85 percent more than the private sector average.
~By William J. Clinton ~


The knowledge of the theory of logic has no tendency whatever to make men good reasoners.
~By Thomas B. Macaulay ~


Everyone, young and old, must have access to the knowledge and skills to participate in the evolving economy.
~By James H. Douglas ~


Wisdom is knowledge which has become a part of one's being.
~By Orison Swett Marden ~


If, on occasion, the knowledge brought by science leads to an unhappy end, this is not to the discredit of science but is rather an indication of an imperfect ability to use wisely the gifts placed within our hands.
~By Polykarp Kusch ~


You can acquire a lot of knowledge without ever going to school.
~By William Glasser ~


Knowledge is like money: to be of value it must circulate, and in circulating it can increase in quantity and, hopefully, in value.
~By Louis L'Amour ~


The acknowledged legislators of the world take the world as given. They dislike mysteries, for mysteries cannot be coded, or legislated, and wonder cannot be made into law. And so these legislators police the accepted frontiers of things.
~By Ben Okri ~


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.
~By Felix Adler ~


Were I more conversant with literature and its great names, I could go on quoting them ad infinitum and acknowledge my debt for the merit you have been generous enough to find in my work.
~By Knut Hamsun ~


I came literally to the table with a wealth of knowledge by simply understanding how food should taste.
~By Rocco DiSpirito ~


And my first film was Carnal Knowledge, another amazing experience, largely because of Mike Nichols, who would tell me you can't do anything wrong because you're doing everything right.
~By Carol Kane ~


Happiness exists on earth, and it is won through prudent exercise of reason, knowledge of the harmony of the universe, and constant practice of generosity.
~By Jose Marti ~


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


All sympathy not consistent with acknowledged virtue is but disguised selfishness.
~By Samuel Taylor Coleridge ~


Do you remember when you found out you wouldn't live forever? People don't talk about this, but everybody had to go through it because you're not born with that knowledge.
~By David Cronenberg ~


Anyone who thinks that the vice-president can take a position independent of the president of his administration simply has no knowledge of politics or government. You are his choice in a political marriage, and he expects your absolute loyalty.
~By Hubert H. Humphrey ~


Lost wealth may be replaced by industry, lost knowledge by study, lost health by temperance or medicine, but lost time is gone forever.
~By Samuel Smiles ~


Knowledge is like money: the more he gets, the more he craves.
~By Josh Billings ~


The shortest and surest way of arriving at real knowledge is to unlearn the lessons we have been taught, to mount the first principles, and take nobody's word about them.
~By Henry Bolingbroke ~


True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
~By Baltasar Gracian ~


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


Scientific knowledge is a kind of discourse.
~By Jean-Francois Lyotard ~


Thus we hope to teach mythology not as a study, but as a relaxation from study; to give our work the charm of a story-book, yet by means of it to impart a knowledge of an important branch of education.
~By Thomas Bulfinch ~


A jazz musician can improvise based on his knowledge of music. He understands how things go together. For a chef, once you have that basis, that's when cuisine is truly exciting.
~By Charlie Trotter ~


Foreknowledge of the future makes it possible to manipulate both enemies and supporters.
~By Raymond Aron ~


I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions, not by my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge.
~By Igor Stravinsky ~


Where is the Life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?
~By T. S. Eliot ~


The Administration has made critical mistakes and errors in judgment leading up to the war in Iraq. The President refuses to acknowledge these mistakes, and thus, no corrective action has been taken to prevent these problems from happening again.
~By Zoe Lofgren ~


I fantasize about going back to high school with the knowledge I have now. I would shine. I would have a good time, I would have a girlfriend. I think that's where a lot of my pain comes from. I think I never had any teenage years to go back to.
~By Spalding Gray ~


In a world in which the total of human knowledge is doubling about every ten years, our security can rest only on our ability to learn.
~By Nathaniel Branden ~


The university's business is the conservation of useless knowledge; and what the university itself apparently fails to see is that this enterprise is not only noble but indispensable as well, that society can not exist unless it goes on.
~By Albert J. Nock ~


Adam knew Eve his wife and she conceived. It is a pity that this is still the only knowledge of their wives at which some men seem to arrive.
~By F. H. Bradley ~


But inner experience is only one source of human knowledge.
~By Muhammed Iqbal ~


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.
~By John Cameron ~


While some of them acknowledge the obligation of natural morality in their mode of conducting their cases, and preserve their individual character as gentlemen, there are others who acknowledge no law, human or divine, but the law of Scotland.
~By George Combe ~


It does no harm just once in a while to acknowledge that the whole country isn't in flames, that there are people in the country besides politicians, entertainers, and criminals.
~By Charles Kuralt ~


But I am just as appalled that my experience, knowledge, dedication and service relative to defending the United States against biological warfare has been turned against me in connection with the search for the anthrax killer.
~By Steven Hatfill ~


Human dignity is better served by embracing knowledge.
~By John Charles Polanyi ~


The past is a source of knowledge, and the future is a source of hope. Love of the past implies faith in the future.
~By Stephen Ambrose ~


The existence of inherent limits of experience in no way settles the question about the subordination of facts of the human world to our knowledge of matter.
~By Wilhelm Dilthey ~


I agree completely with my son James when he says 'Internet is like electricity. The latter lights up everything, while the former lights up knowledge'.
~By Kerry Packer ~


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


If the views I have expressed be right, we can think of our civilization evolving with the growth of knowledge from small wandering tribes to large settled law.
~By John Boyd Orr ~


To show resentment at a reproach is to acknowledge that one may have deserved it.
~By Tacitus ~


Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance, is the death of knowledge.
~By Alfred North Whitehead ~


Information is not knowledge.
~By Albert Einstein ~


Only divine love bestows the keys of knowledge.
~By Arthur Rimbaud ~


The secret of improved plant breeding, apart from scientific knowledge, is love.
~By Luther Burbank ~


Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
~By Jean Jacques Rousseau ~


Knowledge like timber shouldn't be mush use till they are seasoned.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes ~


A true knowledge of ourselves is knowledge of our power.
~By Mark Rutherford ~


Another hero was Tom Swift, in the books. What he stood for, the freedom, the scientific knowledge and being and engineer gave him the ability to invent solutions to problems. He's always been a hero to me. I buy old Tom Swift books now and read them to my own children.
~By Steve Wozniak ~


It would be great to be able to pass on to someone all of the successes, the failures, and the knowledge that one has had. To help someone, avoid all the fire, pain and anxiety would be wonderful.
~By Sylvester Stallone ~


Do not share the knowledge with which you have been blessed with everyone in general, as you do with some people in particular; and know that there are some men in whom Allah, may He he glorified, has placed hidden secrets, which they are forbidden to reveal.
~By Ali ibn Abi Talib ~

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