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Knowledge Quotes

"Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins."
Jim Rohn

"Formal education will make you a living. Self-education will make you a fortune."
Jim Rohn

"The highest form of ignorance is to reject something you know nothing about."
Dr. Wayne Dyer

"Success means accomplishments as the result of our own efforts and abilities. Proper preparation is the key to our success. Our acts can be no wiser than our thoughts. Our thinking can be no wiser than our understanding."
George Clason

"The more of wisdom we know, the more we may earn. That man who seeks to learn more of his craft shall be richly rewarded."
George Clason

"Nourish the mind like you would your body. The mind cannot survive on junk food."
Jim Rohn

"Every mind was made for growth, for knowledge, and its nature is sinned against when it is doomed to ignorance."
William Channing

"Knowledge is power and enthusiasm pulls the switch."
Steve Droke

"Zeal without knowledge is fire without light."
Thomas Fuller

"Today knowledge has power. It controls access to opportunity and advancement."
Peter Drucker

"Not to know is bad; not to wish to know is worse."
African Proverb

"'How do you know so much about everything?' was asked of a very wise and intelligent man; and the answer was 'By never being afraid or ashamed to ask questions as to anything of which I was ignorant."
John Abbott

"The preservation of the means of knowledge among the lowest ranks is of more importance to the public than all the property of all the rich men in the country."
John Adams

"If . . . happiness is the absence of fever then I will never know happiness. For I am posessed by a fever for knowledge, experience and creation."
Anais Nin

"All men by nature desire to know."

"For knowledge, too, is itself power."
Francis Bacon

"Knowledge and human power are synonymous, since the ignorance of the cause frustrates the effect."
Francis Bacon

"Knowledge is a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate."
Francis Bacon

"Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life."
Sandra Carey

"That there should one man die ignorant who had capacity for knowledge, this I call a tragedy."
Thomas Carlyle

"The more a man knows, the more he forgives."
Catherine the Great

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

"Knowledge is proud that he has learn'd so much;
Wisdom is humble that he knows no more."
William Cowper

"In your thirst for knowledge, be sure not to drown in all the information."
Anthony J. D'Angelo

"Never stop learning; knowledge doubles every fourteen months."
Anthony J. D'Angelo

"Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think."
Benjamin Disraeli

"Knowledge is an antidote to fear."
Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Know what you want. . . . Become your real self."
David Harold Fink

"Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification."
Dr. Martin Henry Fischer

"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning today is young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."
Henry Ford

"Knowledge begets knowledge. The more I see, the more impressed I am - not with what we know - but with how tremendous the areas are as yet unexplored."
John Glenn, Jr.

"Knowledge of our duties is the most essential part of the philosophy of life. If you escape duty you avoid action. The world demands results."
George W. Goethals

"Head knowledge is good, but heart knowledge is indispensable. The training of the hands and feet must be added to make a rounded education. We must all learn these days to become spiritual pioneers if we would save the world from chaos."
E. V. Hammond

"When a person is groping in life, we say "he has not found himself." This statement is not accurate. Self is created, not found."
Grant von Harrison

"If we really love ourselves, everything in our life works."
Louise Hay

"It is the province of knowledge to speak and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen."
Oliver Wendell Holmes

"The great end of life is not knowledge but action."
T.H. Huxley

"There is no substitute for accurate knowledge. Know yourself, know your business, know your men."
Randall Jacobs

"He is strong who conquers others;
He who conquers himself is mighty.
Lao Tse

"If you want to be truly successful invest in yourself to get the knowledge you need to find your unique factor. When you find it and focus on it and persevere your success will blossom."
Sidney Madweb

"As knowledge increases, wonder deepens."
Charles Morgan

"Read every day something no one else is reading. Think every day something no one else is thinking. It is bad for the mind to be always part of unanimity."
Christopher Darlington Morley

"No matter where we begin, if we pursue knowledge diligently and honestly our quest will inevitably lead us from the things of earth to the things of heaven."
Hugh Nibley

"True knowledge never shuts the door on more knowledge, but zeal often does."
Hugh Nibley

"Knowledge does not come to us in details, but in flashes of light from heaven."
Henry David Thoreau

"Knowledge is the frontier of tomorrow."
Dr. Denis Waitley

"I not only use all the brains I have but all that I can borrow."
Woodrow Wilson

"Whatever is expressed is impressed. Whatever you say to yourself, with emotion, generates thoughts, ideas and behaviors consistent with those words."
Brian Tracy

"In times of change the learners shall inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists."
Eric Hoffer

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