Quotes about Knowledge

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In the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.

Desiderius Erasmus

Examinations are formidable things, even to the best prepared, for the greatest fool may ask more than the wisest man can answer.

Charles Caleb Colton

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I know of no society in human history that ever suffered because its people became too desirous of evidence in support of their core beliefs.

Sam Harris

I will be mute, and thou shalt guide my steps
Into the covert from the public road,
Till I have learned their drift. A prudent man
Will ever shape his course by what he learns.

Sophocles

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We are designed by evolution to be "informavores", epistemically hungry seekers of information, in an endless quest to improve our purchase on the world, the better to make decisions about our subjectively open future.

Daniel Dennett

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A bookstore is one of the only pieces of physical evidence we have that people are still thinking.

Jerry Seinfeld

I was gratified to be able to answer promptly, and I did. I said I didn`t know.

Mark Twain

Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.

Terry Pratchett

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The trick to forgetting the big picture is to look at everything close-up.

Chuck Palahniuk

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Most people don`t know what they`re doing, and a lot of them are really good at it.

George Carlin

It takes a heap of sense to write good nonsense.

Mark Twain

Understanding wasn`t always necessary, as long as you believed.

Dean Koontz

The foolish reject what they see and not what they think; the wise reject what they think and not what they see.

Huang Po

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Knowledge is power, guard it well.

Warhammer 40,000

A suspicious mind is a healthy mind.

Warhammer 40,000

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