knowledge quotes

“And what, Socrates, is the food of the soul? Surely, I said, knowledge is the food of the soul.”

“Knowledge without justice ought to be called cunning rather than wisdom.”

“Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.”

“Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.”

“Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.”

“Knowledge is true opinion.”

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

 The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.

“All men by nature desire knowledge.”

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

Knowledge quotes - A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar.

“A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar.”

“People are difficult to govern because they have too much knowledge.”

“Intuition does not in itself amount to knowledge, yet cannot be disregarded by philosophers and psychologists.”

Knowledge quotes - All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.

“All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.”

“Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.”

“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.”

“Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.”

“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.”

“A civilization is a heritage of beliefs, customs, and knowledge slowly accumulated in the course of centuries, elements difficult at times to justify by logic, but justifying themselves as paths when they lead somewhere, since they open up for man his inner distance.”

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

“Knowledge without education is but armed injustice. ”

“The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise man. ”

“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.”

“There's only one effectively redemptive sacrifice, the sacrifice of self-will to make room for the knowledge of God.”

“Thought must be divided against itself before it can come to any knowledge of itself. ”

“Knowledge which is divorced from justice, may be called cunning rather than wisdom.”

“I prefer tongue-tied knowledge to ignorant loquacity. ”

“The study and knowledge of the universe would somehow be lame and defective were no practical results to follow. ”

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

“In friendship as well as love, ignorance very often contributes more to our happiness than knowledge.”