Quotes and proverbs about knowledge and science.
Art completes what nature cannot bring to finish. The artist gives us knowledge of nature’s unrealized ends.
Belief means not wanting to know what is true.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Depend upon it there comes a time when for every addition in knowledge you forget something that you knew before.
A Study in Scarlet
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Education is only a ladder to gather fruit from the tree of knowledge, not the fruit itself.
His ignorance was as remarkable as his knowledge.
A Study in Scarlet
Arthur Conan Doyle
Human knowledge will be erased from the world’s archives before we possess the last word that a gnat has to say to us.
If you want to know the taste of a pear, you must change the pear by eating it yourself. If you want to know the theory and methods of revolution, you must take part in revolution. All genuine knowledge originates in direct experience.
It isn't knowledge, it's ignorance that – as we've been beautifully told – is bliss.
Victorian Short Stories, Vol. 2
Knowledge in youth is wisdom in age.
Early experiences will be very valuable later.
Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit; Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
Knowledge is like a garden: if it is not cultivated, it cannot be harvested.
Knowledge is power.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
Seek wisdom, not knowledge. Knowledge is of the past, wisdom is of the future.
Strange as it may seem, no amount of learning can cure stupidity, and formal education positively fortifies it.
The apple cannot be stuck back on the tree of knowledge.
The good thing about science is that it's true whether or not you believe in it.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
The only stupid question is the question you don’t ask.
The question now is: Can we understand our stupidity? This is a test of intellect, not of character.
John King Fairbank
Too clever is stupid.
Who knows most believes least.
You’re never too old to learn something stupid.