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Knowledge without practice is like a glass eye, all for show, and nothing for use. - Swinnock

Knowledge is gained by learning; trust by doubt; skill by practice; love by love. - Thomas Szasz

They are so knowing, that they know nothing. - Terence

To know that we know what we know, and that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge. - Henry David Thoreau

The trouble with the world is not that people know too little, but that they know so many things that ain't so. - Mark Twain

Knowledge becomes wisdom only after it has been put to practical use. - Source Unknown

Knowledge fills a large brain; it merely inflates a small one. - Source Unknown

Nothing is too small to know, and nothing too big to attempt. - William Van Horne

The things we know best are the things we haven't been taught. - Marquis De Vauvenargues

We live on an island surrounded by a sea of ignorance. As our island of knowledge grows, so does the shore of our ignorance. - John Archibald Wheeler

In the advance of civilization, it is new knowledge which paves the way, and the pavement is eternal. - W. R. Whitney

If you want to know the taste of a pear, you must change the pear by eating it yourself. If you want to know the theory and methods of revolution, you must take part in revolution. All genuine knowledge originates in direct experience. - Mao Zedong

Knowledge is that which, next to virtue, truly raises one person above another. - Joseph Addison

Be curious always! For knowledge will not acquire you: you must acquire it. - Sudie Back

Knowledge and human power are synonymous. - Francis Bacon

I think knowing what you cannot do is more important than knowing what you can. - Lucille Ball

It is not good to know more unless we do more with what we already know. - R. K. Bergethon

And you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free. [John 8:32] - Bible

Knowledge is like money: the more he gets, the more he craves. - Josh Billings

To me the charm of an encyclopedia is that it knows and I needn't. - Francis Yeats Brown

Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life. - Sandara Carey

It is not the quantity but the quality of knowledge which determines the mind's dignity. - William Ellery Channing

Knowledge of the world in only to be acquired in the world, and not in a closet. - Lord Chesterfield

We own almost all our knowledge not to those who have agreed but to those who have differed. - Charles Caleb Colton

Each department of knowledge passes through three stages. The theoretic stage; the theological stage and the metaphysical or abstract stage. - Auguste Comte

The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance. - Confucius

Knowledge, a rude unprofitable mass, the mere materials with which wisdom builds, till smoothed and squared and fitted to its place, does but encumber whom it seems to enrich. Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much; wisdom is humble that he knows no more. - William Cowper

You have to believe in God before you can say there are things that man was not meant to know. I don't think there's anything man wasn't meant to know. There are just some stupid things that people shouldn't do. - David Cronenberg

Today knowledge has power. It controls access to opportunity and advancement. - Peter F. Drucker

I would have the studies elective. Scholarship is to be created not by compulsion, but by awakening a pure interest in knowledge. The wise instructor accomplishes this by opening to his pupils precisely the attractions the study has for himself. The marking is a system for schools, not for the college; for boys, not for men; and it is an ungracious work to put on a professor. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Know, first, who you are, and then adorn yourself accordingly. - Epictetus

Knowledge, without common sense, says Lee, is folly; without method, it is waste; without kindness, it is fanaticism; without religion, it is death. But with common sense, it is wisdom with method, it is power; with clarity, it is beneficence; with religion, it is virtue, and life, and peace. - Austin Farrar

God grant that not only the love of liberty but a thorough knowledge of the rights of man may pervade all the nations of the earth, so that a philosopher may set his foot anywhere on its surface and say: This is my country! - Benjamin Franklin

No man can reveal to you nothing but that which already lies half-asleep in the dawning of your knowledge. - Kahlil Gibran

Know thyself. A maxim as pernicious as it is ugly. Whoever studies himself arrest his own development. A caterpillar who seeks to know himself would never become a butterfly. - Andre Gide

The man who is too old to learn was probably always too old to learn. - Caryl Haskins

Knowledge above the average can be crammed into the average man, but it remains dead, and in the last analysis sterile knowledge. The result is a man who may be a living dictionary but nevertheless falls down miserably in all special situations and decisive moments in life. - Adolf Hitler

Knowledge without education is but armed injustice. - Horace

You can always draw as well as you know how to. I flatter myself that I feel more than I express on canvas; but I know that is not so. - William Morris Hunt

Knowledge about life is one thing; effective occupation of a place in life, with its dynamic currents passing through your being, is another. - William James

Knowledge is of two kinds: We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information about it. - Samuel Johnson

Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also. - Carl Jung

It's a dangerous thing to think we know everything. - Jack Kuehler

Charles V. said that a man who knew four languages was worth four men; and Alexander the Great so valued learning, that he used to say he was more indebted to Aristotle for giving him knowledge that, than his father Philip for giving him life. - Thomas B. Macaulay

The hunger and thirst for knowledge, the keen delight in the chase, the good humored willingness to admit that the scent was false, the eager desire to get on with the work, the cheerful resolution to go back and begin again, the broad good sense, the unaffected modesty, the imperturbable temper, the gratitude for any little help that was given -- all these will remain in my memory though I cannot paint them for others. - Frederic William Maitland

It is disgraceful to live as a stranger in one's country, and be an alien in any matter that affects our welfare. - Manutius

He who knows only his own side of the case, knows little of that. - John Stuart Mill

The knowledge of God is far from the love of Him. - Keith Miller

A knowledge of men is the prime secret of business success. - Darius Ogden Mills

There are things known, and there are things unknown. And in between are the doors. - Jim Morrison

When a person acts without knowledge of what he thinks, feels, needs or wants, he does not yet have the option of choosing to act differently. - Clark Moustakas

Those who think they know it all are very annoying to those of us who do. - Robert K. Mueller

Children with Hyacinth's temperament don't know better as they grow older; they merely know more. - Hector Hugh Munro

And all your future lies beneath your hat. - John Oldham

Far better is it to know everything of a little than a little of everything. - Pickering

He who does not know one thing knows another - Kenyan Proverb

It is nothing for one to know something unless another knows you know it. - Persian Proverb

Try to put well in practice what you already know. In so doing, you will, in good time, discover the hidden things you now inquire about. - Rembrandt (Harmenszoon van Rijn)

It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know. - Anthony Robbins

We are drowning in information and starving for knowledge. - Rutherford D. Roger

There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge. - Bertrand Russell

One-tenth of the folks run the world. One-tenth watch them run it, and the other eighty percent don't know what the hell's going on. - Jake Simmons

No matter what happens, there's always somebody who knew it would. - Lonny Starr

The less you know, the more you think you know, because you don't know you don't know. - Ray Stevens

I wish I knew what I know now before. - Rod Stewart

It is better of course to know useless things than to know nothing. - Tom Stoppard


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