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We acknowledge and bewail our manifold sins and wickedness, which we, from time to time, most grievously have committed, by thought, word and deed [wedding vows]
Prince Charles

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

The price one pays for pursuing any profession, or calling, is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side.
James Baldwin

Foreknowledge of the future makes it possible to manipulate both enemies and supporters.
Raymond Aron

Knowledge is an unending adventure at the edge of uncertainty.
Jacob Bronowski

Self-knowledge comes from knowing other men.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

From the level of pragmatic, everyday knowledge to modern natural science, the knowledge of nature derives from man's primary coming to grips with nature; at the same time it reacts back upon the system of social labour and stimulates its development.
Jurgen Habermas

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Imannuel Kant

you want to know the taste of a pear, you must change the pear by eating it yourself. If you want to know the theory and methods of revolution, you must take part in revolution. All genuine knowledge originates in direct experience.
Mao Zedong

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

A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.
Theodore Roosevelt

Wisdom is the power to put our time and our knowledge to the proper use.
Thomas J Watson

The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.
Sigmund Freud

When it [knowledge[ enters electronic space, it seems equally natural to surrender it.
Doug Brent

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

I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be ignorance, and affection to be art.
Kahlil Gibran

It is God who is the ultimate reason of things, and the knowledge of God is no less the beginning of science than his essence and will are the beginning of beings.
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz

Knowledge is like money: the more he gets, the more he craves.
Josh Billings

Curiosity, or the love of knowledge, has a very limited influence, and requires youth, leisure education, genius and example to make it govern any person
David Hume

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

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

Perplexity is the beginning of knowledge.
Kahlil Gibran

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

Thought is the wind, knowledge the sail, and mankind the vessel
August Hare

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

Positivism: A philosophy that denies our knowledge of the Real and affirms our ignorance of the Apparent. Its longest exponent is Comte, its broadest Mill and its thickest Spencer.
Ambrose Bierce

For love is ever the beginning of Knowledge, as fire is of light.
Thomas Carlyle

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

Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
Simone Weil

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 all is but dream, reasoning and arguments are of no use, truth and knowledge nothing.
John Locke

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

You need to be aware of what others are doing, applaud their efforts, acknowledge their successes, and encourage them in their pursuits. When we all help one another, everybody wins.
Jim Stovall

All our knowledge merely helps us to die a more painful death than the animals that know nothing
Maurice Maeterlinck

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

Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged.
Ronald Reagan

The past is a source of knowledge, and the future is a source of hope. Love of the past implies faith in the future.
Stephen Ambrose

There is no arguing with the pretenders to a divine knowledge and to a divine mission. They are possessed with the sin of pride, they have yielded to the perennial temptation.
Walter Lippmann

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

My delegation cannot refrain from speaking on this question-we who have such an intimate knowledge of boxcars and of deportations to unknown destinations that we cannot be silent
Golda Meir

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

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

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

If intellection and knowledge were mere passion from without, or the bare reception of extraneous and adventitious forms, then no reason could be given at all why a mirror or looking-glass should not understand. [Deep thoughts indeed!]
Ralph Cudworth

Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.
Sandra Carey

We must acknowledge there are good imams and bad imams.
David Davis

Getting along with men isn't what's truly important. The vital knowledge is how to get along with one man.
Phyllis McGinley

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

Your morals and general character are strictly inquired into; it is therefore expected that you will improve every leisure moment in the acquirement of knowledge of your profession and you will recollect that a good moral character is essential to your high standing in the Navy.
Franklin Buchanan

In complete darkness we are all the same, it is only our knowledge and wisdom that separates us, don't let your eyes deceive you.
Janet Jackson



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