Quotes: knowledge

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  • Theodore Roosevelt
    Theodore Roosevelt
    American statesman 1858-1919
    Theodore Roosevelt
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    A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.
  • Bertolt Brecht
    Bertolt Brecht
    German - Austrian writer 1898-1956
    Bertolt Brecht
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    The world of knowledge takes a crazy turn when teachers themselves are taught to learn.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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    It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
  • Thomas Henry Huxley
    Thomas Henry Huxley
    English biologist 1825-1895
    Thomas Henry Huxley
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    The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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    During the last century, and part of the one before, it was widely held that there was an unreconcilable conflict between knowledge and belief.
  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
    Calvin Coolidge
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    Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of face within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.
  • Thomas Henry Huxley
    Thomas Henry Huxley
    English biologist 1825-1895
    Thomas Henry Huxley
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    The medieval university looked backwards; it professed to be a storehouse of old knowledge. The modern university looks forward, and is a factory of new knowledge.
  • Ralph Waldo Trine
    Ralph Waldo Trine
    American writer
    Ralph Waldo Trine
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    A miracle is nothing more or less than this. Anyone who has come into a knowledge of his true identity, of his oneness with the all-pervading wisdom and power, this makes it possible for laws higher than the ordinary mind knows of to be revealed to him.
  • David Gemmell
    David Gemmell
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    A warrior feeds his body well; he trains it; works on it. Where he lacks knowledge, he studies. But above all he must believe. He must believe in his strength of will, of purpose, of heart and soul.
    Source: Quest For Lost Heroes (2011) 43
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
    Confucius
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    Acquire new knowledge whilst thinking over the old, and you may become a teacher of others.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is all my own.
  • Diana Spencer Princess of Wales
    Diana Spencer Princess of Wales
    British princess 1961-1997
    Diana Spencer Princess of Wales
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    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.
  • Thomas Henry Huxley
    Thomas Henry Huxley
    English biologist 1825-1895
    Thomas Henry Huxley
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    Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority.
  • Igor Stravinsky
    Igor Stravinsky
    Russian composer 1882-1971
    Igor Stravinsky
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    I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions, not by my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge.
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