For me, it is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.
The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.
A complacent satisfaction with present knowledge is the chief bar to the pursuit of knowledge.
We must always remember with gratitude and admiration the first sailors who steered their vessels through storms and mists, and increased our knowledge of the lands of ice in the South.
The past is a source of knowledge, and the future is a source of hope. Love of the past implies faith in the future.
Let us tenderly and kindly cherish therefore, the means of knowledge. Let us dare to read, think, speak, and write .
“Let every sluice of knowledge be opened and set a-flowing.”
“Enthusiastic admiration is the first principle of knowledge and the last”
“All men are born with a nose and ten fingers, but no one was born with a knowledge of God.”
"The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will."
Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge.
True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
To know, is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge.
And what, Socrates, is the food of the soul? Surely, I said, knowledge is the food of the soul.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Knowledge is true opinion.
Knowledge without justice ought to be called cunning rather than wisdom.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
The learning and knowledge that we have, is, at the most, but little compared with that of which we are ignorant.
A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.
All knowledge which ends in words will die as quickly as it came to life, with the exception of the written word: which is its mechanical part.
Nature is the source of all true knowledge. She has her own logic, her own laws, she has no effect without cause nor invention without necessity.
Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.
For, verily, great love springs from great knowledge of the beloved object, and if you little know it, you will be able to love it only little or not at all.
Knowledge of the past and of the places of the earth is the ornament and food of the mind of man.
All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.
The natural desire of good men is knowledge.