What is knowledge? What good is it to us? Do we need it? Let’s take a look.
And what, Socrates, is the food of the soul? Surely, I said, knowledge is the food of the soul.
No thief, however skillful, can rob one of knowledge, and that is why knowledge is the best and safest treasure to acquire.
— L. Frank Baum
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
— Kofi Annan
Great minds are always feared by lesser minds.
— Dan Brown
Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice.
— Anton Chekhov
The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.
—Daniel J. Boorstin
The art and science of asking questions is the source of all knowledge.
— Thomas Berger
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.
— Benjamin Franklin
The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery.
— Anaïs Nin
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.
— Ludwig van Beethoven
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
— C.G. Jung
If you can’t read, the only thing you can do is enjoy the pictures, not the whole story. Reading is the key to knowledge. Knowledge is the key to understanding. So read on, young man! Read on, young lady!
— Mr. T
Remember, you cannot be both young and wise. Young people who pretend to be wise to the ways of the world are mostly just cynics. Cynicism masquerades as wisdom, but it is the farthest thing from it. Because cynics don’t learn anything. Because cynicism is a self—imposed blindness, a rejection of the world because we are afraid it will hurt us or disappoint us. Cynics always say no. But saying “yes” begins things. Saying “yes” is how things grow. Saying “yes” leads to knowledge. “Yes” is for young people. So for as long as you have the strength to, say “yes’.
— Stephen Colbert
The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder.
— Ralph W. Sockman
Knowledge, like air, is vital to life. Like air, no one should be denied it.
— Alan Moore
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
— Napoleon Hill
Knowledge has to be improved, challenged, and increased constantly, or it vanishes.
— Peter F. Drucker
I might have some character traits that some might see as innocence or naive. That’s because I discovered peace and happiness in my soul. And with this knowledge, I also see the beauty of human life.
— Tobey Maguire
A woman, especially if she have the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can.
— Jane Austen