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Quotes for: knowledge

True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom / 

True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.

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Human wisdom consists in a knowledge of the order in which it is profitable to know things;
Leo Tolstoy / 

Human wisdom consists in a knowledge of the order in which it is profitable to know things;

Every other knowledge is harmful to him who does not have knowledge of goodness.
Michel de Montaigne - Essays / 

The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
Isaac Asimov / 

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
Albert Einstein / 

Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.
Carl Gustav Jung / 

Virtue is harder to be got than knowledge of the world; and, if lost in a young man, is seldom recovered.
John Locke / 

The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.
Bertrand Russell / 

No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
John Locke / 

There is no desire more natural than the desire for knowledge.
Michel de Montaigne - Essays / 

All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.
Leonardo da Vinci / 

The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.
Sigmund Freud - The Interpretation of Dreams / 

The farther you go, the less you know.
Laozi - Tao Te Ching / 

Ignorance is not lack of intelligence, nor knowledge a proof of genius.
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims / 

Knowledge kills action; action requires the veils of illusion
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - The Birth of Tragedy / 

Aphorisms, representing a knowledge broken, do invite men to inquire further.
Francis Bacon - The Advancement of Learning / 

Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Plato / 

All men by nature desire knowledge.
Aristotle - Metaphysics / 

All men by nature desire knowledge.

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

Just as true humor is laughter at oneself, true humanity is knowledge of oneself.
Alan Watts / 

'Know yourself' is the whole of science. Only at the end of the perception of all things will man have recognized himself. For things are only the borders of man.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - The Dawn / 

Never do anything which you do not understand. But learn all you ought to know, and by that means you will lead a very pleasant life.
Pythagoras / 

Psychology, as I understand it, is not only a piece of knowledge but a certain wisdom of life.
Carl Gustav Jung / 

Love, work, and knowledge are the wellsprings of our lives, they should also govern it.
Wilhelm Reich / 

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

Our knowledge can only be finite, while our ignorance must necessarily be infinite.
Karl Popper / 

Knowledge is in the end based on acknowledgement.
Ludwig Wittgenstein / 

Knowledge of the fact differs from knowledge of the reason for the fact.

Skill to do comes of doing; knowledge comes by eyes always open, and working hands; and there is no knowledge that is not power.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

You must acquire the best knowledge first, and without delay; it is the height of madness to learn what you will later have to unlearn.
Desiderius Erasmus

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