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Knowledge

Quotes and proverbs about knowledge.

Albert Einstein – Caricature by DonkeyHotey



Art completes what nature cannot bring to finish. The artist gives us knowledge of nature’s unrealized ends.

Aristotle


Depend upon it there comes a time when for every addition in knowledge you forget something that you knew before.

Sherlock Holmes
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.

Henri Fabre


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.

Mao Tse-Tung


It isn't knowledge, it's ignorance that – as we've been beautifully told – is bliss.

Victorian Short Stories, Vol. 2
Elizabeth Gaskell


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.

African proverb


Knowledge is power.


Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.

Jimi Hendrix


Seek wisdom, not knowledge. Knowledge is of the past, wisdom is of the future.

Native American


Strange as it may seem, no amount of learning can cure stupidity, and formal education positively fortifies it.

Stephen Vizinczey


The apple cannot be stuck back on the tree of knowledge.


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.


You’re never too old to learn something stupid.