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

Lost wealth may be replaced by industry, lost knowledge by study, lost health by temperance or medicine, but lost time is gone forever.
Samuel Smiles

Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the persons who possess it.
Henry Ward Beecher

A quality education has the power to transform societies in a single generation, provide children with the protection they need from the hazards of poverty, labor exploitation and disease, and given them the knowledge, skills, and confidence to reach their full potential.
Audrey Hepburn

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

Without my knowledge or consent The Edge - made up of out-takes - was released. Even today, it remains a bitter memory.
Shelley Berman

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

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

Knowledge is gained by learning; trust by doubt; skill by practice; and love by love.
Thomas Szasz

I would have thought that the knowledge that you are going to leapt upon by half a dozen congratulatory, but sweaty team-mate would be inducement not to score a goal.
Arthur Marshall

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

In much knowledge there is also much grief.
Queen Marie Of Romania

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

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

All wish for knowledge, but no one wishes to pay the price of it
Juvenal

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

Music is at once the product of feeling and knowledge.
Alban Berg

Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
Jimi Hendrix

Most people of knowledge say it's the biggest single problem facing the economic free world [talking about deficits that is]
David Hartman

Zeal will do more than knowledge.
William Hazlitt

There is a self-satisfied dogmatism with which mankind at each period of its history cherishes the delusion of the finality of existing modes of knowledge.
Alfred North Whitehead

Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much;
Wisdom is humble that he knows no more.
William Cowper

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

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

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

Between falsehood and useless truth there is little difference. As gold which he cannot spend will make no man rich, so knowledge which cannot apply will make no man wise.
Samuel Johnson

It is in the knowledge of the genuine conditions of our lives that we must draw our strength to live and our reasons for living.
Simone De Beauvoir

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

We are here and it is now. Further than that all human knowledge is moonshine.
Henry L Mencken

He is a man of great wisdom and knowledge. He is a man who serves the Lord.

We remember well a sermon at the pope's funeral in Rome. His words touched our hearts and the hearts of millions. We join with our fellow citizens and millions around the world who pray for continuous strength and wisdom. [on Pope Benedict XVI]
George Bush

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

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

The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty.
James Madison

The animals that depend on instinct have an inherent knowledge of the laws of economics and of how to apply them; Man, with his powers of reason, has reduced economics to the level of a farce which is at once funnier and more tragic than Tobacco Road.
James Thurber

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

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

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. - Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
J K Rowling

Acknowledgement, and celebration, of mystery probably constitutes the most consistent theme of my poetry.
Denise Levertov

A man of knowledge lives by acting, not by thinking about acting.
Carlos Castaneda

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

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

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

I ask you to look both ways. For the road to a knowledge of the stars leads through the atom; and important knowledge of the atom has been reached through the stars.
Sir Arthur Eddington

Sir Ian Blair has made no acknowledgement of any structural deficiencies whatever on his watch.
Melanie Phillips

And I pray thee, loving Jesus, that as Thou hast graciously given me to drink in with delight the words of Thy knowledge, so Thou wouldst mercifully grant me to attain one day to Thee, the fountain of all wisdom and to appear forever before Thy face.
Venerable Bede

There is a way in which the collective knowledge of mankind expresses itself, for the finite individual, through mere daily living... a way in which life itself is sheer knowing
Laurens Van Der Post

As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible, but more mysterious.
Albert Schweitzer

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

Is knowledge knowable? If not, how do we know this?
Woody Allen

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



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