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Even more exasperating than the guy who thinks he knows it all is the one who really does.

Al Bernstein

Great are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force, that thoughts rule the world.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Each excellent thing, once learned, serves for a measure of all other knowledge.

Philip Sidney

Stop thinking you know it all. You will discover as you get older that you have much to learn.

Bettie Page, Take My Advice

It gets harder the more you know. Because the more you find out the uglier everything seems.

Frank Zappa

To know one's self is wisdom, but to know one's neighbor is genius.

Minna Antrim

Knowledge has been a passion with me during my whole life, one which has not lost its charm to the present day.

Queen Liliuokalani

I consider that a man's brain originally is like a little empty attic, and you have to stock it with such furniture as you choose.

Arthur Conan Doyle

When the search for truth is confused with political advocacy, the pursuit of knowledge is reduced to the quest for power.

Alston Chase

And seeing ignorance is the curse of God. Knowledge the wing wherewith we fly to Heaven.

William Shakespeare, Henry VI

Knowledge, in truth, is the great sun in the firmament. Life and power are scattered with all its beams.

Daniel Webster

Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.

Ronald E. Osborn

I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think.


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As for me, all I know is that I know nothing.


All difficulties are easy when they are known.

William Shakespeare

The more I know the less tortured I am.

Alanis Morissette

He who does not know one thing knows another.

Kenyan Proverb

Ah, it's a lovely thing to know a thing or two.

Jean Baptiste Molieire

The quieter you become, the more you can hear.

Ram Dass

Those who know nothing must believe everything.

Marie Von Ebner-Eschenbach

Know or listen to those who know.

Baltasar Graci·n

Not to know is bad; not to wish to know is worse.

Nigerian Proverb

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I urge you to be challenged and inspired by what you do not know.

Michael J. Fox

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

Benjamin Franklin

It is not what we know that is important, it is what we do not know.

Charles F. Kettering

Lack of true knowledge is the source of all pains and sorrows.

Yogas Sutras, Meditations From the Mat

The only thing to know is how to use your neurosis.

Arthur Adamov

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.

From now on I hope Always to stay Alert, to educate myself as best I can. But lacking this, in Future I will relaxedly turn back to my secret mind to see what it has observed when I thought I was sitting this one out. We never sit anything out.
Expertise in one field does not carry over into other fields. But experts often think so. The narrower their field of knowledge the more likely they are to think so.
Knowledge---that is, education in its true sense---is our best protection against unreasoning prejudice and panic-making fear, whether engendered by special interest, illiberal minorities, or panic-stricken leaders.
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
The only man who knows just what he thinks at the present moment is the man who hasn't done any new thinking in the past ten years.
Nothing is so powerful as an insight into human nature... what compulsions drive a man, what instincts dominate his action. If you know these things abut a person, you can touch him at the core of his being.

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