Knowledge Quotes

0
17
Knowledge Sayings

I would encourage you: be informed – knowledge is power.

Life is a travelling to the edge of knowledge, then a leap taken.

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.

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

Education is not just about going to school and getting a degree. It’s about widening your knowledge and absorbing the truth about life.

There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.

Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world. Science is the highest personification of the nation because that nation will remain the first which carries the furthest the works of thought and intelligence.

Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.

All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.

Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.

Scientific knowledge is in perpetual evolution; it finds itself changed from one day to the next.

No man’s knowledge here can go beyond his experience.

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

Some people drink from the fountain of knowledge, others just gargle.

The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values.

It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.

In expanding the field of knowledge we but increase the horizon of ignorance.

We must develop knowledge optimization initiatives to leverage our key learnings.

Thought is the wind and knowledge the sail.

Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.

Someone who has experienced trauma also has gifts to offer all of us – in their depth, their knowledge of our universal vulnerability, and their experience of the power of compassion.

Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.

Well, there are two kinds of happiness, grounded and ungrounded. Ungrounded happiness is cheesy and not based on reality. Grounded happiness is informed happiness based on the knowledge that the world sometimes sucks, but even then you have to believe in yourself.

The mark of higher education isn’t the knowledge you accumulate in your head. It’s the skills you gain about how to learn.

It’s a horrible idea that God, this paragon of wisdom and knowledge, power, couldn’t think of a better way to forgive us our sins than to come down to Earth in his alter ego as his son and have himself hideously tortured and executed so that he could forgive himself.

Playing games is the dessert. Our real market is people doing everyday things. Rather than pulling your mobile phone in and out of your pocket, we want to create an all-day flow; whether you’re going to the doctor or a meeting or hanging out, you will all of a sudden be amplified by the collective knowledge that is on the web.

The knowledge from an enlightened person breaks on the hard rocks of ignorance.

The greatest enemy of progress is the illusion of knowledge.

Inductive reason, which alone makes man master of his environment, is an achievement; and when once born it must be reinforced by inhibiting the growth of other modes of knowledge.

Even the knowledge of my own fallibility cannot keep me from making mistakes. Only when I fall do I get up again.

Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.

The only fence against the world is a thorough knowledge of it.

Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.

I seriously feel like the best days are ahead, and I like the idea of getting to do everything I did before but with more knowledge, experience, and street smarts. There’s a certain love, appreciation, and gratitude that you have at 40 that you don’t have when you’re younger, and it makes every accomplishment feel so much better.

The apple cannot be stuck back on the Tree of Knowledge; once we begin to see, we are doomed and challenged to seek the strength to see more, not less.

Knowledge is power. Information is power. The secreting or hoarding of knowledge or information may be an act of tyranny camouflaged as humility.

The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder.

Electrical science has revealed to us the true nature of light, has provided us with innumerable appliances and instruments of precision, and has thereby vastly added to the exactness of our knowledge.

Allah says in the Qur’an not to despise one another. So the criterion in Islam is not color or social status. It’s who is most righteous. If I go to a mosque – and I’m a basketball player with money and prestige – if I go to a mosque and see an imam, I feel inferior. He’s better than me. It’s about knowledge.

An empowered organisation is one in which individuals have the knowledge, skill, desire, and opportunity to personally succeed in a way that leads to collective organisational success.

Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.

It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.

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

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

We are buried beneath the weight of information, which is being confused with knowledge; quantity is being confused with abundance and wealth with happiness.

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

The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.

Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.

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

The end of all knowledge should be service to others.

Pleasure is a shadow, wealth is vanity, and power a pageant; but knowledge is ecstatic in enjoyment, perennial in frame, unlimited in space and indefinite in duration.

Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing.

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

Today knowledge has power. It controls access to opportunity and advancement.

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

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.

Wonder rather than doubt is the root of all knowledge.

I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion.

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

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 be glorified, has placed hidden secrets, which they are forbidden to reveal.

Devotion complete culminates in knowledge supreme.

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

I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.

In the workplace, we’re taught to worry about what happens if we don’t have full, complete knowledge of every detail. But if you create a culture and an environment that rewards people for taking risks, even if they don’t succeed, you can start changing behavior.

It is in moments of illness that we are compelled to recognize that we live not alone but chained to a creature of a different kingdom, whole worlds apart, who has no knowledge of us and by whom it is impossible to make ourselves understood: our body.

Good architecture should be a projection of life itself, and that implies an intimate knowledge of biological, social, technical, and artistic problems.

Design is a way of life, a point of view. It involves the whole complex of visual communications: talent, creative ability, manual skill, and technical knowledge. Aesthetics and economics, technology and psychology are intrinsically related to the process.

Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.

Knowledge of God’s Word is a bulwark against deception, temptation, accusation, even persecution.

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

Knowledge is an unending adventure at the edge of uncertainty.

It is one of my sources of happiness never to desire a knowledge of other people’s business.

I might have some character traits that some might see as innocence or naive. That’s because I discovered peace and happiness in my soul. And with this knowledge, I also see the beauty of human life.

I think that we have a great opportunity to impart our wisdom and our knowledge and our experience to this younger generation. It may be different times, but experience transcends time, and wisdom transcends time.

It is not knowledge, but the act of learning, not possession but the act of getting there, which grants the greatest enjoyment.

Knowledge is the eye of desire and can become the pilot of the soul.

Grace is not part of consciousness; it is the amount of light in our souls, not knowledge nor reason.

Great teachers emanate out of knowledge, passion and compassion.

True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.

Knowledge is soon changed, then lost in the mist, an echo half-heard.

To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.

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.

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

Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.

Studying whether there’s life on Mars or studying how the universe began, there’s something magical about pushing back the frontiers of knowledge. That’s something that is almost part of being human, and I’m certain that will continue.

The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery.

Don’t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets; art deserves that, for it and knowledge can raise man to the Divine.

Our knowledge is a little island in a great ocean of nonknowledge.

The aim of education is the knowledge not of facts but of values.

He who has so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition will waste his life in fruitless efforts.

The goal of education is not to increase the amount of knowledge but to create the possibilities for a child to invent and discover, to create men who are capable of doing new things.

The benefits of education and of useful knowledge, generally diffused through a community, are essential to the preservation of a free government.

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

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.

True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.

Knowledge is love and light and vision.

When people rely on surface appearances and false racial stereotypes, rather than in-depth knowledge of others at the level of the heart, mind and spirit, their ability to assess and understand people accurately is compromised.

All true happiness, pure joy, sweet bounties, and untroubled pleasure lie in knowledge of God and love of God; they cannot exist without them.

The learning and knowledge that we have, is, at the most, but little compared with that of which we are ignorant.

You are the master of your own ship, pal. There are lots of people who fall into troubled waters and don’t have the guts or the knowledge or the ability to make it to shore. They have nobody to blame but themselves.

One of the things we often miss in succession planning is that it should be gradual and thoughtful, with lots of sharing of information and knowledge and perspective, so that it’s almost a non-event when it happens.

A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.

To know how to dissimulate is the knowledge of kings.

Knowledge is power.

It is not when truth is dirty, but when it is shallow, that the lover of knowledge is reluctant to step into its waters.

But inner experience is only one source of human knowledge.

Information is not knowledge.

I believe that through knowledge and discipline, financial peace is possible for all of us.

It is the knowledge that all men have weaknesses and that many have vices that makes government necessary.

I am not one who was born in the possession of knowledge; I am one who is fond of antiquity, and earnest in seeking it there.

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

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.

Looking up and out, how can we not respect this ever-vigilant cognizance that distinguishes us: the capability to envision, to dream, and to invent? the ability to ponder ourselves? and be aware of our existence on the outer arm of a spiral galaxy in an immeasurable ocean of stars? Cognizance is our crest.

Over time, naturally, you lose your innocence from gaining knowledge. You can’t be innocent forever, but there’s something in innocence you need to regain to be creative.

The pilgrims on the Mayflower landed at Plymouth Rock. To my knowledge, they didn’t wait around for a return trip to Europe. You settle some place with a purpose. If you don’t want to do that, stay home. You avoid an awful lot of risks by not venturing outward.

A country without engineering skill and knowledge will never become a developed country.

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

A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.

Knowledge has to be improved, challenged, and increased constantly, or it vanishes.

The only source of knowledge is experience.

The government that governs from afar absolutely requires that the truth and the facts reach its knowledge by every possible channel, so that it may weigh and estimate them better, and this need increases when a country like the Philippines is concerned, where the inhabitants speak and complain in a language unknown to the authorities.

I prefer tongue-tied knowledge to ignorant loquacity.

The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.

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.

Humans believe so many lies because we aren’t aware. We ignore the truth or we just don’t see the truth. When we are educated, we accumulate a lot of knowledge, and all that knowledge is just like a wall of fog that doesn’t allow us to perceive the truth, what really is.

Cultures have long heard wisdom in non-human voices: Apollo, god of music, medicine and knowledge, came to Delphi in the form of a dolphin. But dolphins, which fill the oceans with blipping and chirping, and whales, which mew and caw in ultramarine jazz – a true rhapsody in blue – are hunted to the edge of silence.

Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.

Our knowledge is a receding mirage in an expanding desert of ignorance.

The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.

There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.

If the Great Way perishes there will morality and duty. When cleverness and knowledge arise great lies will flourish. When relatives fall out with one another there will be filial duty and love. When states are in confusion there will be faithful servants.

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge.

Science investigates; religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power; religion gives man wisdom which is control.

You don’t have to be a brain surgeon to be a valuable person. You become valuable because of the knowledge that you have. And that doesn’t mean you won’t fail sometimes. The important thing is to keep trying.

It takes considerable knowledge just to realize the extent of your own ignorance.

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

The true method of knowledge is experiment.

One time, the teacher was the storehouse of knowledge. That will no longer be so. So what would a teacher do? A very good teacher will play the role of augmenter. Also, the teacher will be located anywhere and helping students.

I know of no time in human history where ignorance was better than knowledge.

Those who have knowledge, don’t predict. Those who predict, don’t have knowledge.

Critical thinking is not something you do once with an issue and then drop it. It requires that we update our knowledge as new information comes in. Time spent evaluating claims is not just time well spent. It should be considered part of an implicit bargain we’ve all made.

Despite my firm convictions, I have always been a man who tries to face facts, and to accept the reality of life as new experience and new knowledge unfolds. I have always kept an open mind, a flexibility that must go hand in hand with every form of the intelligent search for truth.

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.

The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty.

Perplexity is the beginning of knowledge.

Science is the father of knowledge, but opinion breeds ignorance.

Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is knowing not to put it in a fruit salad.

I’ve been a cook all my life, but I am still learning to be a good chef. I’m always learning new techniques and improving beyond my own knowledge because there is always something new to learn and new horizons to discover.

The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.

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.

If education is always to be conceived along the same antiquated lines of a mere transmission of knowledge, there is little to be hoped from it in the bettering of man’s future. For what is the use of transmitting knowledge if the individual’s total development lags behind?

The natural desire of good men is knowledge.

To know what you know and what you do not know, that is true knowledge.

If four things are followed – having a great aim, acquiring knowledge, hard work, and perseverance – then anything can be achieved.

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance – it is the illusion of knowledge.

They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it’s not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.

If you want to know the taste of a pear, you must change the pear by eating it yourself. If you want to know the theory and methods of revolution, you must take part in revolution. All genuine knowledge originates in direct experience.

The art and science of asking questions is the source of all knowledge.

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.

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

The prevailing – and foolish – attitude is that a good manager can be a good manager anywhere, with no special knowledge of the production process he’s managing. A man with a financial background may know nothing about manufacturing shoes or cars, but he’s put in charge anyway.

Our knowledge and all of our ideas are mutually connected; the more complicated they are, the more numerous must be the roads that lead to them and depart from them.

The control of information is something the elite always does, particularly in a despotic form of government. Information, knowledge, is power. If you can control information, you can control people.

Never stop fighting until you arrive at your destined place – that is, the unique you. Have an aim in life, continuously acquire knowledge, work hard, and have perseverance to realise the great life.

Ignorance is bold and knowledge reserved.

I remember from my school days Archimedes jumping into his bath and displacing water and coming up with his famous principle, and of course Isaac Newton being hit on the head with an apple. In other words, this realm of human knowledge – which is mathematical, essentially – can have a playful visual element to it.

To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.

Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world.

I listened more than I studied… therefore little by little my knowledge and ability were developed.

Your competition is not other people but the time you kill, the ill will you create, the knowledge you neglect to learn, the connections you fail to build, the health you sacrifice along the path, your inability to generate ideas, the people around you who don’t support and love your efforts, and whatever god you curse for your bad luck.

Precision, speed, unambiguity, knowledge of files, continuity, discretion, unity, strict subordination, reduction of friction and of material and personal costs – these are raised to the optimum point in the strictly bureaucratic administration.

The knowledge of anything, since all things have causes, is not acquired or complete unless it is known by its causes.

The search for knowledge is a long and difficult task.

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

It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.

The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.

Nature is the source of all true knowledge. She has her own logic, her own laws, she has no effect without cause nor invention without necessity.

Scientists have become the bearers of the torch of discovery in our quest for knowledge.

If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.

Research is creation of knowledge which leads to new and efficient solutions for the society. Shiv Nadar University, therefore, believes in being at the forefront of research. To create new knowledge, one needs to solve open-ended problems, which basically make one think on one’s own.

For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.

The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.

Thought is the wind, knowledge the sail, and mankind the vessel.

Liberty cannot be preserved without general knowledge among the people.

We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic, a mere working mason; if he possesses some knowledge of these, he may venture to call himself an architect.

All true happiness, pure joy, sweet bounties, and unclouded pleasure are contained within the knowledge and love of God.

Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.

Love is a really scary thing, and you never know what’s going to happen. It’s one of the most beautiful things in life, but it’s one of the most terrifying. It’s worth the fear because you have more knowledge, experience, you learn from people, and you have memories.

Our treasure lies in the beehive of our knowledge. We are perpetually on the way thither, being by nature winged insects and honey gatherers of the mind.

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.

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

Patriotism is voluntary. It is a feeling of loyalty and allegiance that is the result of knowledge and belief. A patriot shows their their patriotism through their actions, by their choice.

There is nothing in the world, I venture to say, that would so effectively help one to survive even the worst conditions as the knowledge that there is a meaning in one’s life.

We cannot stop natural disasters but we can arm ourselves with knowledge: so many lives wouldn’t have to be lost if there was enough disaster preparedness.

Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; an argument an exchange of ignorance.

Research is creating new knowledge.

Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.

Ultimately, education in its real sense is the pursuit of truth. It is an endless journey through knowledge and enlightenment.

Give, give, give – what is the point of having experience, knowledge or talent if I don’t give it away? Of having stories if I don’t tell them to others? Of having wealth if I don’t share it? I don’t intend to be cremated with any of it! It is in giving that I connect with others, with the world and with the divine.

Technology is so much fun but we can drown in our technology. The fog of information can drive out knowledge.

The greater our knowledge increases the more our ignorance unfolds.

The pursuit of natural knowledge, the investigation of the world – mental and material – in which we live, is not a dull and spiritless affair: rather is it a voyage of adventure of the human mind, a holiday for reckless and imaginative souls.

Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.

In order to arrive at knowledge of the motions of birds in the air, it is first necessary to acquire knowledge of the winds, which we will prove by the motions of water in itself, and this knowledge will be a step enabling us to arrive at the knowledge of beings that fly between the air and the wind.

I feel like knowledge is power: If you know how to take care of yourself, you can be a better version of yourself.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.