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Knowledge Quotes

Knowledge either means experience or education. This means that it can be got from either schooling or just by living the ‘real’ life. There are several dictionary meanings to knowledge which include: acquaintance with facts, truths, or principles, as from study or investigation. Knowledge germinates from the idea that you have certain information from collected data and can use this in interpretation. One might have knowledge on a particular topic that another might not. Hence, knowledge is purely subjective. To know more about some knowledge quotations, explore the article ahead.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Never stop fighting until you arrive at your destined place - that is, the unique you. Have an aim in life, continuously acquire knowledge, work hard, and have perseverance to realise the great life.

Thomas Jefferson

Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.

Celine Dion

There's no such thing is aging, but maturing and knowledge. It's beautiful, I call that beauty.


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

There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.

Lord Byron

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

Thomas Hobbes

It is not wisdom but Authority that makes a law.

Peter Drucker

Today knowledge has power. It controls access to opportunity and advancement.

Horace Mann

Every addition to true knowledge is an addition to human power.

Laurence Sterne

The desire of knowledge, like the thirst of riches, increases ever with the acquisition of it.

John F. Kennedy

The greater our knowledge increases the more our ignorance unfolds.

Benjamin Franklin

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.

Leonardo da Vinci

Nature is the source of all true knowledge. She has her own logic, her own laws, she has no effect without cause nor invention without necessity.

Anthony Kennedy

We can't bypass our heritage. We can't bypass the knowledge of who we are. You don't take a DNA test to see if you believe in freedom. Freedom is taught, and teaching the Constitution - I won't go on too much.

Georges St-Pierre

The more knowledge you get, the more questions you ask. The smarter you get, the more you realize that everything can be possible.

Marcel Proust

Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed; to kindness, to knowledge, we make promise only; pain we obey.

P. G. Wodehouse

Golf... is the infallible test. The man who can go into a patch of rough alone, with the knowledge that only God is watching him, and play his ball where it lies, is the man who will serve you faithfully and well.

Thomas Moore

Wisdom and deep intelligence require an honest appreciation of mystery.

Justin Hartley

Unfortunately, I know very little about Indian cinema. I know we have Bollywood... But my knowledge about it is very little.


I am afraid of aeroplanes. I've been able to avoid flying for some time, but I suppose, if I had to, I would. Perhaps it's a case of a little knowledge being a dangerous thing. At one time, I had a pilot's licence and 160 hours of solo time on single-engine light aircraft. Unfortunately, all that seemed to do was make me mistrust large aeroplanes.

James Madison

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

T. S. Eliot

Where is the Life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?

Thomas Hobbes

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

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.

Princess Diana

Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.

Ludwig van Beethoven

Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.

I'm hungry for knowledge. The whole thing is to learn every day, to get brighter and brighter. That's what this world is about. You look at someone like Gandhi, and he glowed. Martin Luther King glowed. Muhammad Ali glows. I think that's from being bright all the time, and trying to be brighter.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

As great minds have the faculty of saying a great deal in a few words, so lesser minds have a talent of talking much, and saying nothing.

Warren Buffett

Risk comes from not knowing what you're doing.

Kelsey Grammer

The greatest sin is judgment without knowledge.

Francis Bacon

Knowledge is power.

Thomas More

What though youth gave love and roses, Age still leaves us friends and wine.

Ludwig van Beethoven

Don't only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets; art deserves that, for it and knowledge can raise man to the Divine.

John Adams

Let us tenderly and kindly cherish, therefore, the means of knowledge. Let us dare to read, think, speak, and write.

Isaac Asimov

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

Anton Chekhov

Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice.

Vince Lombardi

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.

Thomas Merton

Every moment and every event of every man's life on earth plants something in his soul.

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Leo Buscaglia

The fact that I can plant a seed and it becomes a flower, share a bit of knowledge and it becomes another's, smile at someone and receive a smile in return, are to me continual spiritual exercises.

Malcolm X

Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.

Anderson Silva

Sometimes people think I'm gay. A lot of people have asked me if I'm gay. I answer, 'Look, not to my knowledge. But I'm still young, it could be that in the future, I'll find out that I'm gay.'

John Adams

Liberty cannot be preserved without general knowledge among the people.


True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.

Isaac Asimov

If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them.

Bruce Lee

Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.

Jimi Hendrix

Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.

Honestly, being a 5'11" quarterback, not too many people think that you can play in the National Football League. And so for me, you know, I knew that my height doesn't define my skill set, you know? I believed in my talent. I believed in what God gave me. I believed in the knowledge that I have of the game.

Mao Zedong

If 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.


To know, is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge.

James Madison

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

With all the knowledge and skill acquired in thousands of flights in the last ten years, I would hardly think today of making my first flight on a strange machine in a twenty-seven mile wind, even if I knew that the machine had already been flown and was safe.

Bertrand Russell

The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.


Science is the father of knowledge, but opinion breeds ignorance.

Samuel Johnson

Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.

Walter Scott

All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education.

Theodore Roosevelt

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

Neil Armstrong

Research is creating new knowledge.


To know what you know and what you do not know, that is true knowledge.

Thomas More

To be educated, a person doesn't have to know much or be informed, but he or she does have to have been exposed vulnerably to the transformative events of an engaged human life.


There are in fact two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance.

Albert Einstein

The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.

What secret knowledge, one must wonder, is breathed into lawyers when they become Justices of this Court that enables them to discern that a practice which the text of the Constitution does not clearly proscribe, and which our people have regarded as constitutional for 200 years, is in fact unconstitutional?

Alexander the Great

I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion.

Thomas Jefferson

There is not a truth existing which I fear... or would wish unknown to the whole world.


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

Dalai Lama

Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

Love takes up where knowledge leaves off.

I woke up one morning with the knowledge that I had a brain tumor. It wasn't so much that I dreamt I had a brain tumor; it was like someone just poured the knowledge into my head. It wasn't like an image; it was just like knowing. It was so weird, which is why I paid attention.

Henry Miller

In expanding the field of knowledge we but increase the horizon of ignorance.

I think to be a great quarterback, you have to have a great leadership, great attention to detail, and a relentless competitive nature. And that's what I try to bring to the table, and I have a long way to go. I'm still learning, and I'm still on a constant quest for knowledge.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

I live in a country where music has very little success, though, exclusive of those who have forsaken us, we have still admirable professors and, more particularly, composers of great solidity, knowledge, and taste.

Bertrand Russell

There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge.

Lee Iacocca

There is no substitute for accurate knowledge. Know yourself, know your business, know your men.

Hermann Hesse

Knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom. One can find it, live it, be fortified by it, do wonders through it, but one cannot communicate and teach it.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

If four things are followed - having a great aim, acquiring knowledge, hard work, and perseverance - then anything can be achieved.

Scottie Pippen

It's always been a passion of mine to come out and share some of my knowledge about basketball and the experiences I've had with the younger generation.

Adolf Hitler

It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.

Tiger Woods

The amount of meetings I've been in - people would be shocked. But that's how you gain experience, how you can gain knowledge, being in meetings and participating. You learn and grow.


All men are born with a nose and five fingers, but no one is born with a knowledge of God.

Eudora Welty

Writing a story or a novel is one way of discovering sequence in experience, of stumbling upon cause and effect in the happenings of a writer's own life.

Helen Keller

Knowledge is love and light and vision.

Henry Ford

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.

It is in moments of illness that we are compelled to recognize that we live not alone but chained to a creature of a different kingdom, whole worlds apart, who has no knowledge of us and by whom it is impossible to make ourselves understood: our body.

D. H. Lawrence

Life is a travelling to the edge of knowledge, then a leap taken.

Samuel Johnson

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

Albert Einstein

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

A. R. Rahman

Wisdom comes from within. Knowledge is acquired and can sometimes put a screen on your wisdom.


I thank God that I'm a product of my parents. That they infected me with their intelligence and energy for life, with their thirst for knowledge and their love. I'm grateful that I know where I come from.

Kurt Russell

I started playing ball when I was a kid. My dad was a pro ball player and he passed on his knowledge to me.

George Bernard Shaw

Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.


A physician without a knowledge of Astrology has no right to call himself a physician.


I would rather excel in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and possessions.

Ambrose Bierce

The small part of ignorance that we arrange and classify we give the name of knowledge.

Alexander the Great

For my own part, I would rather excel in knowledge of the highest secrets of philosophy than in arms.

Nicki Minaj

My advice to women in general: Even if you're doing a nine-to-five job, treat yourself like a boss. Not arrogant, but be sure of what you want - and don't allow people to run anything for you without your knowledge.

Bertrand Russell

Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind.


The learning and knowledge that we have, is, at the most, but little compared with that of which we are ignorant.

Lord Mountbatten

No one person invented Mulberry. The knowledge that we had to have this floating harbor slowly grew.

George Washington Carver

From a child, I had an inordinate desire for knowledge and especially music, painting, flowers, and the sciences, Algebra being one of my favorite studies.

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I want to learn about a different religion. I grew up Catholic, but my grandfather was Jewish. Knowledge about other religions can help you understand your own better. I think it's kind of hypocritical to believe one thing and don't know about any others.