Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: Knowledge.

The repository contains 38 quotes in the category “Knowledge.”
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If a nation expects to be both ignorant and free, it expects what never was and never will be.

President Thomas Jefferson
1743 — 1826

At a dinner honoring American Nobel Prize winners, April 29, 1962:

I think that this is the most extraordinary collection of talent, of human knowledge, that has ever been gathered together at the White House, with the possible exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone.

President John F. Kennedy
1917 — 1963

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein
1879 — 1955

If a man empties his purse into his head, no one can take it away from him. An investment of knowledge always pays the best interest.

Benjamin Franklin
1706 — 1790

There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.

1749 — 1832

The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.

Mark Twain
1835 — 1910

I am not young enough to know everything.

Oscar Wilde
1854 — 1900

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.

Alfred, Lord Tennyson
1809 — 1892

Everybody knows everything.

Jack Kerouac
1922 — 1969

Ignorance is preferable to the illusion of knowledge.

Thomas Sowell
1930 —     

It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.

Henry David Thoreau
1817 — 1862

Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.

Will Rogers
1879 — 1935

It is better to know and not need, than to need and not know.

Bruce Lee
1940 — 1973

I find that a great part of the information I have was acquired by looking up something and finding something else on the way.

Franklin P. Adams
1881 — 1960

If Virtue & Knowledge are diffus’d among the People, they will never be enslav’d. This will be their great Security.

Governor Samuel Adams
1722 — 1803

Knowledge is power.

Francis Bacon
1561 — 1626

They used to say that knowledge is power. I used to think so, but I now know that they mean money.

Lord Byron
1788 — 1824

To know that we know what we know, and that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.

551 — 479 B.C.

The more extensive a man’s knowlege of what has been done, the greater will be his power of knowing what to do.

Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli
1804 — 1881

Perplexity is the beginning of knowledge.

Khalil Gibran
1883 — 1931

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