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Quotes for: to know




Know or listen to those who know.
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom  






We know accurately only when we know little; with knowledge, doubt increases.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Maxims and Reflections  



We know accurately only when we know little; with knowledge, doubt increases.




Without the art of living knowledge nought avails.
Voltaire - Épîtres  






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






Knowing is not enough; we must apply.
Willing is not enough; we must do.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe  



Knowing is not enough; we must apply.
Willing is not enough; we must do.




Few people know how to be old.
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims  






He who knows does not speak; he who speaks does not know.
Laozi  






All I know is that I know nothing.
Socrates  






Men should strive to think much and know little.
Democritus  






Knowledge is power.
Francis Bacon  






Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Albert Einstein  






Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Immanuel Kant  






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  






I know that I know nothing.
  






Dare to be wise, begin!
Quintus Horatius Flaccus - Epistles  



Dare to be wise, begin!

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Doubt is not below knowledge, but above it.
Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain  






Not only were we happy, but we knew it.
Rudyard Kipling  






Everyone's responsibility involves two acts: wanting to know and daring to say.
Abbé Pierre  






We can never know what to want, because, living only one life, we can neither compare it with our previous lives nor perfect it in our lives to comes.
Milan Kundera - The Unbearable Lightness of Being  






Man knows much more than he understands.
Alfred Adler  






To know much is often the cause of doubting more.
Michel de Montaigne - Essays  






To know is to know that one knows.
Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain  






One does not know completely a science as long as one does not know its history.
Auguste Comte - Course of Positive Philosophy  






Sunshine cannot bleach the snow,
Nor time unmake what poets know.

Ralph Waldo Emerson






Of all the sciences needful for men, the chief one is the knowledge of how to live, doing as little harm as possible; and of all arts, the most important is that which teaches how to avoid evil, and how to produce good with the least violence.
Leo Tolstoy  






Most teachers waste their time by asking questions which are intended to discover what a pupil does not know, whereas the true art of questioning has for its purpose to discover what the pupil knows or is capable of knowing.
Albert Einstein






He knows the universe, and himself he does not know.
Jean de La Fontaine - Fables  






Science is what you know, philosophy is what you don't know.
Bertrand Russell  






What can I know? What ought I to do? What can I hope?
Immanuel Kant






The main scourge of humanity is not ignorance, because the ignorant often have excuses, but the refusal to know.
Simone de Beauvoir  






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