Quotes about Knowledge

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The next best thing to knowing something is knowing where to find it.

Samuel Johnson

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It is far better to understand the Universe as it really is than to pretend to a Universe as we might wish it to be.

Carl Sagan

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Even the greatest intellects are prisoners of the age in which they live.

Keith Devlin

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It`s thinking you know that stops you from knowing.

Steve Maraboli

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The more civilized we become, the more relatively ignorant must each individual be of the facts on which the working of his civilization depends.

Friedrich Hayek

There is only one good, that is, knowledge, and only one evil, that is, ignorance.

Socrates

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Knowledge is the only instrument of production that is not subject to diminishing returns.

John Bates Clark

Ignorance is not innocence but sin.

Robert Browning

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All men by nature desire to know.

Aristotle

Human knowledge is doubling every ten years. In the past decade, more scientific knowledge has been created than in all of human history.

Michio Kaku

The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with truths for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life.

Ernest Renan

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An expert is one who knows more and more about less and less.

Nicholas Murray Butler

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An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.

Anatole France

A desire of knowledge is the natural feeling of mankind; and every human being, whose mind is not debauched, will be willing to give all that he has to get knowledge.

Samuel Johnson

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Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labour; but even supposing knowledge to be easily attainable, more people would be content to be ignorant than would take even a little trouble to acquire it.

Samuel Johnson

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