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Instructive Knowledge Quotes




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

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

Perplexity is the beginning of knowledge.
Khalil Gibran

Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Plato

There comes a time when the mind takes a higher plane of knowledge but can never prove how it got there.
Albert Einstein

If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.
Henry Ford

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

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

The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.
Albert Einstein


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

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

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.
Arthur Conan Doyle

No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
John Locke

Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
Brian Tracy

As the biggest library if it is in disorder is not as useful as a small but well-arranged one, so you may accumulate a vast amount of knowledge but it will be of far less value than a much smaller amount if you have not thought it over for yourself.
Arthur Schopenhauer

Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Samuel Johnson

The degree of one's emotions varies inversely with one's knowledge of the facts.
Bertrand Russell

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

There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge.
Bertrand Russell

Risk comes from not knowing what you're doing.
Warren Buffett

Knowledge is true opinion.
Plato


Doubt grows with knowledge.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The true method of knowledge is experiment.
William Blake

Humility and knowledge in poor clothes excel pride and ignorance in costly attire.
William Penn

Never stop learning; knowledge doubles every fourteen months.
Anthony J. D'Angelo

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

The knowledge of yourself will preserve you from vanity.
Miguel de Cervantes

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.
Arthur Conan Doyle

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

Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Wislawa Szymborska

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

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.
Tom Clancy

When a man's knowledge is not in order, the more of it he has the greater will be his confusion.
Herbert Spencer

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.
Denis Diderot

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


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