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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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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.
  • 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.
  • Frank Zappa
    Frank Zappa
    American rock musician 1940-
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    Information is not knowledge. Knowledge is not wisdom. Wisdom is not truth. Truth is not beauty. Beauty is not love. Love is not music. Music is the best.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    It is in these acts called trivialities that the seeds of joy are forever wasted, until men and women look round with haggard faces at the devastation their own waste has made, and say, the earth bears no harvest of sweetness - calling their denial knowledge.
  • It is not knowledge, but the act of learning, not possession but the act of getting there, which grants the greatest enjoyment.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
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    It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.
  • Hermann Hesse
    Hermann Hesse
    German-born Swiss novelist and poet 1877-1962
    Hermann Hesse
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    Knowledge can be communicated, but wisdom cannot. A man can find it, he can live it, he can be filled and sustained by it, but he cannot utter or teach it.
  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
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    Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification.
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