Knowledge Quotes
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Knowledge quotes provide insights into knowledge from many perspectives. They talk about the importance of constant learning and the knowledge gained from facing challenges.

Knowledge cannot be idle and stay vibrant. I hope these quotes challenge you to think about what you know and what you don’t know. There is a Zen saying that the wisest man knows that he does not know. There is magic in that. All we think we know is filtered through our personal experiences and environment. What we ‘know’ as Americans has very little to do with what citizens of other countries and continents ‘know’. When a man like Socrates says, “One thing only I know, and this it that I know nothing,” we all better be pretty cautious about thinking we know anything. 

We know knowledge is the sum total of what we have learned from books and teachers and other outside sources. If those who think they know much, know little, I am probably clueless. For questionably knowledgeable self-help coaching contact:

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We know more than we can tell.
Michael Polanyi

All knowledge is connected to all other knowledge. The fun is in making the connections.
Arthur Aufderheide

The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance; it is the illusion of knowledge.
Stephan Hawking

Perplexity is the beginning of knowledge.
Kahlil Gibran

All human knowledge thus begins with intuitions, proceeds thence to concepts, and ends with ideas.
Immanuel Kant

Knowledge has three degrees -- opinion, science, illumination. The means or instrument of the first is sense; of the second, dialectic; of the third, intuition.

Information is not knowledge.
Albert Einstein

Knowledge is like waters; some descend from the heavens, some spring from the earth. For all knowledge proceeds from a twofold source-either from divine inspiration or external sense.
Francis Bacon

Knowledge is pleasure as well as power.
William Hazlitt

Acquire knowledge. It enables its possessor to distinguish right from wrong; it lights the way to Heaven; it is our friend in the desert, our society in solitude, our companion when friendless; it guides us to happiness; it sustains us in misery; it is an ornament among our friends and an armor against enemies.

The acquisition of knowledge is a duty incumbent on every Muslim, male and female.

Knowledge is the food of the soul.

True knowledge leads to love.
William Wordsworth

Great knowledge is universal. Small knowledge is limited. Great words are inspiring; small words are chatter.
Chuang Tzu

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

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

When you know a thing, to hold that you know it; and when you do not know a thing, to allow that you do not know it; this is knowledge.

To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge.
Benjamin Disraeli

Knowledge is power but only wisdom is liberty.
Will Durant

Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
Albert Einstein

Bodily exercise, when compulsory, does no harm to the body; but knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.

The more you care, the stronger you can be.
Jim Rohn

Necessity is the mother of invention, it is true, but its father is creativity, and knowledge is the midwife.
Jonathan Schattke

One thing only I know, and that is that I know nothing.

Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Oscar Wilde

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