knowledge quotes

“We only acknowledge small faults in order to make it appear that we are free from great ones.”

“Depend upon it there comes a time when for every addition of knowledge you forget something that you knew before. It is of the highest importance, therefore, not to have useless facts elbowing out the useful ones.”

“His ignorance was as remarkable as his knowledge.”

“When a doctor does go wrong he is the first of criminals. He has nerve and he has knowledge.”

“How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there's no help in the truth. ”

“How pathetically scanty my self-knowledge is compared with, say, my knowledge of my room. There is no such thing as observation of the inner world, as there is of the outer world.”

“We are sinful not only because we have eaten of the Tree of Knowledge, but also because we have not yet eaten of the Tree of Life. The state in which we are is sinful, irrespective of guilt.”

“In some sort of crude sense, which no vulgarity, no humor, no overstatement can quite extinguish, the physicists have known sin; and this is a knowledge which they cannot lose. ”

“My mom took me to see Carnal Knowledge and The Wild Bunch and all these kind of movies when I was a kid.”

“His priority did not seem to be to teach them what he knew, but rather to impress upon them that nothing, not even... knowledge, was foolproof.”

“You feel sometimes when you hear analysts and knowledgeable people talking about Iran that they fear so much about the survival of the regime, because deep down it's not a legitimate regime, it doesn't represent the will of the people, it's kind of morphed into kind of a military theocracy. ”

“A toothache, or a violent passion, is not necessarily diminished by our knowledge of its causes, its character, its importance or insignificance. ”

“Where is all the knowledge we lost with information? ”

“Knowledge is invariably a matter of degree: you cannot put your finger upon even the simplest datum and say this we know. ”

“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.”

“Knowledge about life is one thing; effective occupation of a place in life, with its dynamic currents passing through your being, is another.”

“I don't want you to apologize for being rich; I want you to acknowledge that in America, we all should have to pay our fair share.”

“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.”

“The greater our knowledge increases the more our ignorance unfolds.”

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

“Intuition and concepts constitute... the elements of all our knowledge, so that neither concepts without an intuition in some way corresponding to them, nor intuition without concepts, can yield knowledge.”

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

“But although all our knowledge begins with experience, it does not follow that it arises from experience.”

“I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.”

“No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.”

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

“Where all is but dream, reasoning and arguments are of no use, truth and knowledge nothing.”

“Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.”

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

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