Knowledge Quotes

“So engrained in the human heart is the desire to believe that some people really do know what they say they know, and can thus save them from the trouble of thinking for themselves, that in a short time would-be philosophers and faddists became more powerful than ever, and gradually led their countrymen to accept all those absurd views of life, some account of which I have given in my earlier chapters. Indeed I can see no hope for the Erewhonians till they have got to understand that reason uncorrected by instinct is as bad as instinct uncorrected by reason.” ― Samuel Butler, Erewhon
“The great and the mighty that use their assets and power to subjugate people are demonstrating oppression.” ― Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance
“When learning to swim, an hour in the pool is more useful than a year poolside.” ― Richie Norton
“The more you test him, the slower he will learn and the less he’ll want to do. The less you test him, the quicker he will learn and the more he’ll want to learn. Knowledge is the most precious gift you can give your child. Give it as generously as you give him food.” ― Glenn Doman, How to Teach Your Baby Math
“Each type of knowledge has value; however, from an engineering point of view, practical knowledge seems to be more valuable than theoretical knowledge.” ― Eraldo Banovac
“The exaltation and happiness of any community, goes hand in hand with the knowledge possessed by the people, when applied to laudable ends; whereupon we can exclaim like the wise man; righteousness exalteth a nation; for righteousness embraces knowledge and knowledge is power.” ― Joseph Smith
“A visitor is a friend, he brings news, good or bad, which is bread to the hungry minds in lonely places. A real friend who comes to the house is a heavenly messenger, who brings the panis angelorum.” ― Isak Dinesen, Out of Africa
“Por muchas cosas que se sepan, siempre habrá un número mayor de cosas por conocer.” ― Sonia Fernández-Vidal, Quantic Love