Knowledge Quotes

“Poets utter great and wise things which they do not themselves understand.” ― Plato
“He thinks and speaks with a ruthlessness that makes no attempt to find dialectical excuses for the eternal uncertainty of humankind. Anyone who claims that truth is dependent on usefulness, anyone who openly admits that knowing and believing are essentially the same for limited beings such as humans, is clearly a nihilist in a class of his own.” ― Juli Zeh, Corpus Delicti. Ein Prozess
“The only time I ever believed that I knew all there was to know about beekeeping was the first year I was keeping them. Every year since I’ve known less and less and have accepted the humbling truth that bees know more about making honey than I do.” ― Sue Hubbell, A Book of Bees: And How to Keep Them
“Things only have the value and importance we give them. This is as true of works of art as it is of knowledge or love or money.” ― Marty Rubin
“I know what I know until I try to say it. Then I don’t know it.” ― Marty Rubin
“If things far away don’t concern you, you’ll soon mourn things close at hand.” ― Confucius, The Analects
“Education without the knowledge of the Holy One is the darkest doom.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita
“I don’t want to know, but I would like to know it all from your own mouth, how she fell, what she said when she screamed and whether she cursed or blessed you.” ― Gabriela Mistral, Madwomen: The “Locas mujeres” Poems of Gabriela Mistral, a Bilingual Edition
“Not even knowledge takes all the strangeness from the world” ― Sarah Perry, The Essex Serpent
“Gloriana, being royal isn’t about the wealth you possess, the crown on your head, the fine clothes you wear, or the castle you live in. It’s about the loyalty in your heart for your people, the knowledge in your head to aid them in times of trouble, and the depth of your soul to weather any storm.” Kimbra Swain. Fairy Tales Of A Trailer Park Queen: Boxset (Kindle Locations 3327-3329). Crimson Sun Press.” ― Kimbra Swain, Bless Your Heart