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

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

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife. 'Pride and Prejudice'
Jane Austen

Knowing is the most profound kind of love, giving someone the gift of knowledge about yourself.
Marsha Norman

Of all the stages in a woman's life, none is so dangerous as the period between her acknowledgement of a passion for a man, and the day set apart for her nuptials.
Hugh Kelly

The great desire of this age is for a doctrine which may serve to condense our knowledge, guide our researches, and shape our lives, so that conduct may really be the consequence of belief
G H Lewes

Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world.
Percy Bysshe Shelley

We do know, of certain knowledge, that (Bin Laden) is either in Afghanistan or in some other country or dead.
Donald Rumsfeld

One of the pleasures of reading old letters is the knowledge that they need no answer.
Lord Byron

Knowledge of the self is the mother of all knowledge. So it is incumbent on me to know my self, to know it completely, to know its minutiae, its characteristics, its subtleties, and its very atoms.
Kahlil Gibran

True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Baltasar Gracian

Any committee is only as good as the most knowledgeable, determined and vigorous person on it. [and as weak as its weakest link]
Lady Johnson

Faith: Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel.
Ambrose Bierce

No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude.
Alfred North Whitehead

My knowledge of gardening has increased with age, although I'm not as active with the spade and fork as I used to be.
Terence Conran

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

Knowledge cultivates your seeds and does not sow in you seeds.
Kahlil Gibran

Wisdom is knowledge which has become a part of one's being.
Orison Swett Marden

Our belief in any particular natural law cannot have a safer basis than our unsuccessful critical attempts to refute it.
[Conjectures and Refutations: The Growth of Scientific Knowledge]
Karl Popper

Live in the future with which you create your present. Create and exchange and don't forget to acknowledge yourself and others.
Sofia Milos

A manager is responsible for the application and performance of knowledge.
Peter F Drucker

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.
Nicolas Copernicus

Science is the knowledge of consequences, and dependence of one fact upon another.
Thomas Hobbes

Courage is a special kind of knowledge: the knowledge of how to fear what ought to be feared and how not to fear what ought no to be feared.
David Ben-Gurion

Knowledge is the most democratic source of power.
Alvin Toffler

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

The mines of knowledge are often laid bare by the hazel-wand of chance.
Martin Tupper

The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.
Henry Ford

There are many rules of thumb and laws out there of which we still have no knowledge, and as such they are in a real way hidden from us.
Umberto Giordano

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

The really frightening thing about middle age is the knowledge that you'll grow out of it.
Doris Day

Maturity is sensitivity to human suffering and it seems that the more mature humanity becomes in terms of knowledge and age, the less mature we are in other ways.
Julius Gordon

The ability to think straight, some knowledge of the past, some vision of the future, some urge to fit that service into the well-being of the community - these are the most vital things that education must try to produce.
Virginia Gildersleeve

The ability to perceive or think differently is more important than the knowledge gained.
David Bohm

Knowledge fills a large brain; it merely inflates a small one.
Sydney Harris

The most important quality in a leader is that of being acknowledged as such. All leaders whose fitness is questioned are clearly lacking in force.
Andre Maurois

Our knowledge is greater perhaps than we could have imagined, and all the time we realise how much more there is to know.
James Gibson

The utmost extent of man's knowledge, is to know that he knows nothing.
Joseph Addison

And the fruit of my vanity is shame, and repentance, and the clear knowledge that whatever the world finds pleasing, is but a brief dream.
Petrarch

Ability in a man is knowledge which emanates from divine light
Zoroaster

Perplexity is the beginning of knowledge.
Kahlil Gibran

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

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

Education is a private matter between the person and the world of knowledge and experience, and has little to do with school or college.
Lillian Smith

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
Vincent T Lombardi

Where there is much desire to learn, there of necessity will be much arguing, much writing, many opinions; for opinions in good men is but knowledge in the making.
John Milton

If a little knowledge is dangerous, where is the man who has so much as to be out of danger?
Thomas Huxley

Knowledge is power if you know it about the right person.
Ethel Mumford

Liberty cannot be preserved without a general knowledge among the people.
John Adams

Nobody spends somebody else's money as carefully as he spends his own. Nobody uses somebody else's resources as carefully as he uses his own. So if you want efficiency and effectiveness, if you want knowledge to be properly utilized, you have to do it through the means of private property.
Milton Friedman



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