Found 17 thoughts of knowledge

People are difficult to govern because they have too much knowledge.


There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge.

Bertrand Russell

His priority did not seem to be to teach them what he knew, but rather to impress upon them that nothing, not even... knowledge, was foolproof.

J. K. Rowling

When you know a thing, to hold that you know it; and when you do not know a thing, to allow that you do not know it - this is knowledge.


Knowledge must come through action; you can have no test which is not fanciful, save by trial.


You can know the name of a bird in all the languages of the world, but when you're finished, you'll know absolutely nothing whatever about the bird... So let's look at the bird and see what it's doing -- that's what counts. I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.

Richard Feynman

Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labor; but even supposing knowledge to be easily attainable, more people would be content to be ignorant than would take even a little trouble to acquire it.

Samuel Johnson

There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance.


If we value the pursuit of knowledge, we must be free to follow wherever that search may lead us. The free mind is not a barking dog, to be tethered on a ten-foot chain.

Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge.

Enrico Fermi

Convinced myself, I seek not to convince.

Edgar Allan Poe

The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.


' Imagination offers more than knowledge because of its pure illuminations. '

Alex Mero

Knowledge and timber shouldn't be much used till they are seasoned.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Truth may have been found but might never be known.

Kedar Joshi

Knowledge and experience make their ideas increasingly refined.

Douglas Alves Bento

The men who destroyed today, long ago were the children from a better future.

Douglas Alves Bento