Top 656 Knowledge Quotes

Knowledge is a remarkable treasure that has the power to shape minds, ignite curiosity, and guide us on the path of wisdom. It is the accumulation of facts, insights, and understanding that empowers us to make informed decisions, seek truth, and navigate the complexities of life. In this article, we delve into the captivating world of knowledge and present a collection of insightful quotes that illuminate its significance.

Embracing the Power of Knowledge

Knowledge is a lifelong pursuit, an ongoing journey of discovery and growth. It transcends the boundaries of time and space, expanding our horizons and fostering intellectual development. It empowers us to challenge assumptions, ask questions, and seek deeper understanding in every facet of our lives.

Wisdom Expressed: Quotes that Inspire

Throughout history, great thinkers, scholars, and visionaries have contemplated the nature and value of knowledge, leaving behind a rich tapestry of wisdom. Their words resonate with timeless insights, inspiring us to embrace the pursuit of knowledge and its transformative power. Below, we present a collection of thought-provoking quotes that shed light on the essence of knowledge, sparking contemplation and inviting us to expand our intellectual horizons.

Academics lack perspective. In a debate on whether the

Academics lack perspective. In a debate on whether the world is round, they would argue, ‘No,’ because it’s an oblate spheroid. They suffer from ‘the curse of knowledge’: the inability to imagine what it’s like not to know something that they know.
Steven Pinker
The amount of meetings I’ve been in – people would be shocked. But that’s how you gain experience, how you can gain knowledge, being in meetings and participating. You learn and grow.
Tiger Woods
The pursuit of natural knowledge, the investigation of the world – mental and material – in which we live, is not a dull and spiritless affair: rather is it a voyage of adventure of the human mind, a holiday for reckless and imaginative souls.
Archibald Hill
For, verily, great love springs from great knowledge of the beloved object, and if you little know it, you will be able to love it only little or not at all.
Leonardo da Vinci
There are three principal means of acquiring knowledge… observation of nature, reflection, and experimentation. Observation collects facts; reflection combines them; experimentation verifies the result of that combination.
Denis Diderot
You don’t have to be a brain surgeon to be a valuable person. You become valuable because of the knowledge that you have. And that doesn’t mean you won’t fail sometimes. The important thing is to keep trying.
Ben Carson
There’s a lot of information that has been in peoples’ heads and hasn’t gotten onto the Internet. Even as the Web has gotten really big, there’s just been this gap. So we made Quora as a general place for people to share knowledge of all kinds.
Adam D’Angelo
The absolute dependence of a newborn infant inspired many things in me, but it did not activate any magical knowledge about what to do for the next twenty years.
Mary Kay Blakely
I talk about a Christianity that is enlightened enough to separate spirituality from the rest of life. Not just church and state, but knowledge and church.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority.
Thomas Huxley
In complete darkness, it is only knowledge and wisdom that separates us.
Janet Jackson
Humans believe so many lies because we aren’t aware. We ignore the truth or we just don’t see the truth. When we are educated, we accumulate a lot of knowledge, and all that knowledge is just like a wall of fog that doesn’t allow us to perceive the truth, what really is.
Don Miguel Ruiz
Life is a culmination of the past, an awareness of the present, an indication of a future beyond knowledge, the quality that gives a touch of divinity to matter.
Charles Lindbergh
In the present state of our knowledge, it would be useless to attempt to speculate on the remote cause of the electrical energy… its relation to chemical affinity is, however, sufficiently evident. May it not be identical with it, and an essential property of matter?
Humphry Davy
The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery.
Anais Nin
There should be no obstacles to accessing knowledge.
Alexandra Elbakyan
The greatest enemy of progress is the illusion of knowledge.
John Young
When people rely on surface appearances and false racial stereotypes, rather than in-depth knowledge of others at the level of the heart, mind and spirit, their ability to assess and understand people accurately is compromised.
James A. Forbes
I’m not a type-B personality who knows I have a cancer growing inside of me and can live with the knowledge. I go into a kung-fu attack position when I go through the door of a hospital.
Norman Schwarzkopf
If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.
Margaret Fuller
Only on paper has humanity yet achieved glory, beauty, truth, knowledge, virtue, and abiding love.
George Bernard Shaw
Widespread public access to knowledge, like public education, is one of the pillars of our democracy, a guarantee that we can maintain a well-informed citizenry.
Scott Turow
The history of thought, of knowledge, of philosophy, of literature seems to be seeking, and discovering, more and more discontinuities, whereas history itself appears to be abandoning the irruption of events in favor of stable structures.
Michel Foucault
How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there’s no help in the truth.
We are least open to precise knowledge concerning the things we are most vehement about.
Eric Hoffer
A small country like Israel has compulsory military training. But countries like India, that are so much bigger, have no compulsory military training, so people don’t understand how the military functions. They have no knowledge of how it works, no respect for it.
Gautam Gambhir
Because in the school of the Spirit man learns wisdom through humility, knowledge by forgetting, how to speak by silence, how to live by dying.
Johannes Tauler
The consequences of a lack of new knowledge is decades of stagnation: the next generation will be poorer than this one.
Andre Geim
The knowledge of God is very far from the love of Him.
Blaise Pascal
I have appeared on ‘The Dr. Oz show’ and recognize that Dr. Oz does not hold the exact same viewpoints about all controversies in human nutrition that I do, but he has a huge base of knowledge and is open-minded and willing to re-consider a position based on emerging evidence on multiple scientific and health issues.
Joel Fuhrman
Many people thought that, given my knowledge of the egg, I should analyse embryonic mutants.
John Sulston
It is impossible to make people understand their ignora

It is impossible to make people understand their ignorance, for it requires knowledge to perceive it; and, therefore, he that can perceive it hath it not.
Jeremy Taylor
Knowledge is knowing that we cannot know.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
Charles Morgan
Knowledge is not skill. Knowledge plus ten thousand times is skill.
Shinichi Suzuki
It is not when truth is dirty, but when it is shallow, that the lover of knowledge is reluctant to step into its waters.
Friedrich Nietzsche
The study and knowledge of the universe would somehow be lame and defective were no practical results to follow.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
I was a child with an insatiable thirst for knowledge and remember enjoying all of my courses almost equally. When it came time at the end of my high school career to choose a major in which to specialize, I was in a quandary.
Gertrude B. Elion
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Albert Einstein
Knowledge is proud that it knows so much; wisdom is humble that it knows no more.
William Cowper
Behind the man is the Tree of Life, bearing twelve fruits, and the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil is behind the woman; the serpent is twining round it.
A. E. Waite
I don’t think any person has any special knowledge about what God has planned for me and you any more than me and you do.
Willie Nelson
We’ll continue to try to increase knowledge about our culture.
When my grandfather was born, there was no healthcare. There were no airplanes. There were no boats. There were no trains. There were no communications. No Internet. No widespread knowledge. It will be a completely different world but a much better place in a hundred years.
Jamie Dimon
Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.
Leonardo da Vinci
A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.
Thomas Carlyle
The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
Albert Einstein
Imagine a world in which every single person on the planet is given free access to the sum of all human knowledge. That’s what we’re doing.
Jimmy Wales
Our working hypothesis is that the status of knowledge is altered as societies enter what is known as the postindustrial age and cultures enter what is known as the postmodern age.
Jean-Francois Lyotard
There is no greater impediment to the advancement of knowledge than the ambiguity of words.
Thomas Reid
It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge.
Enrico Fermi
When I started out in comedy, it was common knowledge that it took about 10 years to get good. And that was okay because it took you about 9 years to get on television.
Chris Rock
Scholastic learning and polemical divinity retarded the growth of all true knowledge.
David Hume
Music can be healing, and with my history and my knowledge of both sides of what looks like a gigantic divide in the world, I feel I can point a way forward to our common humanity again.
Cat Stevens
Knowledge is power.
Francis Bacon
Building technical systems involves a lot of hard work and specialized knowledge: languages and protocols, coding and debugging, testing and refactoring.
Jesse James Garrett
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.