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Knowledge Quotes (89) Spiritual Sayings

Summary: Definition of Knowledge. Knowledge is a familiarity with someone or something, which can include facts, information, descriptions, or skills acquired through experience or education. It can refer to the theoretical or practical understanding of a subject.


"All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is all my own."
~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

"Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge."
~ Leonardo da Vinci

"Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future."
~ Brian Tracy

"If you first fortify yourself with the true knowledge of the Universal Self, and then live in the midst of wealth and worldliness, surely they will in no way affect you."
~ Ramakrishna

"The knower and the known are one. Simple people imagine that they should see God as if he stood there and they here. This is not so. God and I, we are one in knowledge."
~ Meister Eckhart

“Knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it.”
~ Lao Tzu

"Intuition is the source of scientific knowledge."  
~ Aristotle  

"Be curious always! For knowledge will not acquire you; you must acquire it."  
~ Sudie Back  

"Knowledge is like waters; some descend from the heavens, some spring from the earth. For all knowledge proceeds from a twofold source-either from divine inspiration or external sense."  
~ Francis Bacon

"Everyone has a transferable commodity-knowledge. Sharing your unique expertise and making introductions for someone creates a lasting legacy."  
~ Marsha Blackburn  

"The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance – it is the illusion of knowledge."  
~ Daniel Boorstin  

"The important thing in science is not so much to obtain new facts as to discover new ways of thinking about them."  
~ Sir William Lawrence Bragg 

"Art upsets, science reasures." 
~ Georges Braque  

"I am comforted by life’s stability, by earth’s unchageableness. What has seemed new and frightening assumes its place in the unfolding of knowledge. It is good to know our universe. What is new is only new to us."  
~ Pearl S. Buck

"The Secret’s message is to empower people. Its message releases people from feeling like victims and gives them the knowledge to intentionally create their lives the way they want."  
~ Rhonda Byrne

"If facts are the seeds that later produce knowledge and wisdom, then the emotions and the impressions of the senses are the fertile soil in which the seeds most grow."  
~ Rachel Carson

"Silence is the great teacher, and to learn its lessons you must pay attention to it. There is no substitute for the creative inspiration, knowledge, and stability that comes form knowing how to contact your core of inner silence."
~ Deepak Chopra  

"I like to learn, but I don’t like to be taught." 
~ Winston Churchill  

"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."  
~ Confucius  

"An empowered organization is one in which individuals have the knowledge, skill, desire, and opportunity to personally succeed in a way that leads to collective organizational success."
~ Stephen R. Covey  

"It is time to fill the world with strong and powerful deeds. It is common knowledge that no great captain in the world has ever destroyed all of his enemies and lived with a sense of satisfaction. If one enemy is killed, two more will appear. It is important we cultivate love and compassion to all the sentient beings which is the way to bring peace to all."  
~ Dalai Lama  

"The period of greatest gain in knowledge and experience is the most difficult period in one’s life."
~ Dalai Lama  

"Intelligence is something we are born with. Thinking is a skill which must be learned."  
~ Edward de Bono  

"To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge."
~ Benjamin Disraeli  

"Knowledge has to be improved, challenged, and increased constantly, or it vanishes."  
~ Peter F. Drucker  

"Knowledge is power but only wisdom is liberty."  
~ Will Durant  

"Until a man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge."  
~ Thomas Alva Edison 

"Imagination is more important than knowledge."  
~ Albert Einstein  

"Information is not knowledge."  
~ Albert Einstein  

"Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world."  
~ Albert Einstein  

"Science will stagnate if it is made to serve practical goals."
~ Albert Einstein  

"The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge."  
~ Albert Einstein  

"The only source of knowledge is experience."
~ Albert Einstein  

"We still do not know one-thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us."  
~ Albert Einstein  

"When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge."  
~ Albert Einstein  

"If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability."  
~ Henry Ford  

"An education isn’t how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It’s being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don’t."
~ Anatole France  

"I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge – myth is more potent than history – dreams are more powerful than facts – hope always triumphs over experience – laughter is the cure for grief – love is stronger than death".
~ Robert Fulghum  

"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever." 
~ Mahatma Gandhi  

"Perplexity is the beginning of knowledge."  
~ Kahlil Gibran

"A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle."  
~ Kahlil Gibran

"Thinking is more interesting than knowing, but less interesting than looking."  
~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe  

"More important than talent, strength, or knowledge is the ability to laugh at yourself and enjoy the pursuit of your dreams."  
~ Amy Grant  

"It is our movements that not only express knowledge and facilitate greater cognitive function, they actually grow the brain as they increase in complexity."
~ Carla Hannaford  

"The greatest gift is a passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind."  
~ Elizabeth Hardwick  

"The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance; it is the illusion of knowledge."
~ Stephan Hawking  

"Knowledge is pleasure as well as power."  
~ William Hazlitt  

"Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens."  
~ Jimi Hendrix 

"The beginning of knowledge is the discovery of something we do not understand."
~ Frank Herbert

"Wonder, rather than doubt, is the root of knowledge."  
~ Abraham Heschel  

"To know, to think, to dream. That is everything."  
~ Victor Hugo  

"The great end of life is not knowledge but action."  
~ Thomas Henry Huxley  

"The fountain of content must spring up in the mind, and he who hath so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition, will waste his life in fruitless efforts and multiply the grief he proposes to remove."  
~ Samuel Johnson  

"Wisdom is knowing what to do next, virtue is doing it."  
~ David Star Jordan  

"All human knowledge thus begins with intuitions, proceeds thence to concepts, and ends with ideas."  
~ Immanuel Kant  

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

"Absorb what is useful, disregard the rest."  
~ Bruce Lee  

"Knowing is not enougth, you must apply; willing is not enough, you must do."  
~ Bruce Lee  

"The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will."  
~ Vince Lombardi  

"Acquire knowledge. It enables its possessor to distinguish right from wrong; it lights the way to Heaven; it is our friend in the desert, our society in solitude, our companion when friendless; it guides us to happiness; it sustains us in misery; it is an ornament among our friends and an armor against enemies."
~ Muhammad  

"The acquisition of knowledge is a duty incumbent on every Muslim, male and female."  
~ Muhammad  

"Just the knowledge that a good book is waiting one at the end of a long day makes that day happier."  
~ Kathleen Norias  

"Bodily exercise, when compulsory, does no harm to the body; but knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind."
~ Plato  

"Ignorance, the root and stem of every evil."  
~ Plato  

"Knowledge is the food of the soul."  
~ Plato  

"Some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next. Delicious ambiguity." 
~ Gilda Radner

"Try to put well into practice what you already know. In so doing, you will, in good time, discover the hidden things you now inquire about."  
~ Rembrandt  

"Lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough! You must take action."  
~ Anthony Robbins  

"Everyone is ignorant, only on different subjects."  
~ Will Rogers  

"The more you know the less you need to say."  
~ Jim Rohn  

"Wealth is not a matter of intelligence; it's a matter of inspiration."  
~ Jim Rohn  

"Knowing a lot…is a springboard to creativity."  
~ Charlie Rose  

"Necessity is the mother of invention, it is true, but its father is creativity, and knowledge is the midwife."
~ Jonathan Schattke  

"You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own, and you know what you know. And you are the only one who'll decide where you'll go."  
~ Dr. Seuss  

"The longer the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder."  
~ Ralph Sockman  

"One thing only I know, and that is that I know nothing."  
~ Socrates  

"Trust yourself. You know more than you think you know."  
~ Benjamin Spock  

"Always remember your brilliance."  
~ Alexandra Stoddard 

"Your knowledge has limits but your imagination does not." 
~ Geraint Straker  

"Traveling is the death of ignorance."  
~ Mark Twain  

"Great knowledge is universal. Small knowledge is limited. Great words are inspiring; small words are chatter."  
~ Chuang Tzu  

"The things we know best are the things we haven’t been taught."  
~ Vauvenargues

"Common sense is not so common."  
~ Voltaire  

"To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe."
~ Marilyn vos Savant  

"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."  
~ Oscar Wilde  

"True knowledge leads to love."  
~ William Wordsworth

If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough. 
~ Oprah Winfrey 

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