Quotes by self-knowledge
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British poet, essaywriter 1784-1859
Great woman belong to history and to self sacrifice.
English essayist 1775-1834
How a sickness enlarges the dimensions of a man's self to himself! He is his own exclusive object. Supreme selfishness is inculcated in him as his only duty,
Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
Russian revolutionary leader 1870-1924
I am a bad, wicked man, but I am practicing moral self-purification; I don't eat meat any more, I now eat rice cutlets.
Russian composer 1882-1971
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.
American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
Lord George Byron
English poet 1788-1824
If I am fool, it is, at least, a doubting one; and I envy no one the certainty of his self-approved wisdom.
American rock musician 1940-
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.
Scottish writer 1812-1904
It is by patience and self-control that the truly heroic character is perfected.Source: Character Ch. VI
English writer and poet 1819-1880
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.
Carl Friedrich Gauss
German mathematician and physicist 1777-1855
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
American writer and poet 1809-1894
It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.
German-born Swiss novelist and poet 1877-1962
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.
English writer 1894-1963
Knowledge is an affair of symbols and is, all too often, a hindrance to wisdom, the uncovering of the self from moment to moment.
English poet 1731-1800
Knowledge is proud that he has learn'd so much; wisdom is humble that he knows no more.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
Knowledge is that which, next to virtue, truly raises one person above another.
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