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Quotes for: to know

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 / 

All I know is that I know nothing.
Socrates / 

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 / 

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 / 

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

Dare to be wise, begin!

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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 / 

I know that I know nothing.

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

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 - Démocrite et les Abdéritains / 

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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