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Knowledge of human nature is the beginning and end of political education.
Henry Adams

They know enough who know how to learn.
Henry Adams

Let us tenderly and kindly cherish, therefore, the means of knowledge. Let us dare to read, think, speak, and write.
John Adams

Liberty cannot be preserved without general knowledge among the people.
John Adams

Love takes up where knowledge leaves off.
Thomas Aquinas

Some men are just as firmly convinced of what they think as others are of what they know.

Those people who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do.
Isaac Asimov

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Learning is finding out what you already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, and teachers.
Richard David Bach

An expert is one who knows more and more about less and less.
Nicholas Murray Butler

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A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.
Thomas Carlyle

The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesus. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules, whose would you use?
Dale Carnegie

Who reads much and walks much sees much and knows much.

Half of our mistakes in life arises from feeling where we ought to think, and thinking where we ought to feel.
John Churton Collins

Knowledge dwells in heads replete with thoughts of other men; wisdom in minds attentive to their own.
William Cowper

Knowledge is proud that he has learn'd so much; wisdom is humble that he knows no more.
William Cowper

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Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.
Charles Darwin

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Exceptions are not always the proof of the old rule; they can also be the harbinger of a new one.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

Nobody knows enough, but many know too much.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

Who doesn't know anything, has to believe everything.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution.
Albert Einstein

The most important motive for work in school and in life is pleasure in work, pleasure in its result, and the knowledge of the value of the result to the community.
Albert Einstein

An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows.
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Only the educated are free.

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I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with senses, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use and by some other means to give us knowledge which we can attain by them.
Galileo Galilei

Seven social sins: politics without principles, wealth without work, pleasure without conscience, knowledge without character, commerce without morality, science without humanity, and worship without sacrifice.
Mahatma Gandhi

The CEO's role in raising a company's corporate IQ is to establish an atmosphere that promotes knowledge sharing and collaboration.
Bill Gates

We rely on skilled foreign workers for their math, science, and creative abilities as well as their cultural knowledge, which helps when localizing products for world markets.
Bill Gates

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For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Audrey Hepburn

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Pedantry is the dotage of knowledge.
Holbrook Jackson

All knowledge is of itself of some value. There is nothing so minute or inconsiderable, that I would not rather know it than not.
Samuel Johnson

Mistakes are, after all, the foundation of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.
Carl Jung

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Beauty is truth, truth beauty. That is all ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.
John Keats

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The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
Vince Lombardi

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Age is other things too. It is wisdom, if one has lived one's life properly. It is experience and knowledge. And it is getting to know all the ways the world turns, so that if you cannot turn the world the way you want, you can at least get out of the way so you won't get run over.
Miriam Makeba

People never care how much you know until they know how much you care.
John C. Maxwell

I have a theory that burnout is about resentment. And you beat it by knowing what it is you're giving up that makes you resentful.
Melissa Mayer

We are now at a point where we must educate our children in what no one knew yesterday, and prepare our schools for what no one knows yet.
Margaret Mead

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Physicians acquire their knowledge from our dangers, making experiments at the cost of our lives.

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The leader must know, must know that he knows, and must be able to make it abundantly clear to those about him that he knows.
Clarence B. Randall

The person who knows how will always have a job. The person who knows why will always be his boss.
Diane Ravitch

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It is a wise father that knows his own child.
The Merchant of Venice
William Shakespeare

He knows nothing and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career.
George Bernard Shaw

He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches.
George Bernard Shaw

Gentlemen, you are now about to embark on a course of studies which will occupy you for two years. Together, they form a noble adventure. But I would like to remind you of an important point. Nothing that you will learn in the course of your studies will be of the slightest possible use to you in after life, save only this, that if you work hard and intelligently you should be able to detect when a man is talking rot, and that, in my view, is the main, if not the sole, purpose of education.
John Alexander Smith

Nothing that you will learn in the course of your studies will be of the slightest possible use to you in after life - save only this - that if you work hard and intelligently you should be able to detect when a man is talking rot, and that, in my view, is the main, if not the sole, purpose of education.
John Alexander Smith

I would say that hardware is the bone of the head, the skull. The semiconductor is the brain within the head. The software is the wisdom and data is the knowledge.
Masayoshi Son

Knowledge may give weight, but accomplishments add lustre, and many more people see than weigh.
Philip Stanhope

Data is not information, information is not knowledge, knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom.
Clifford Stoll

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You may fill your heads with knowledge or skillfully train your hands, but unless it is based upon high, upright character, upon a true heart, it will amount to nothing.
Booker T. Washington

Examinations are of no value whatsoever. If a man is a gentleman, he knows quite enough, and if he is not a gentleman, whatever he knows is bad for him.
Oscar Wilde

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