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- Knowledge, if it does not determine action, is dead to us.
- Plotinus (205 AD - 270 AD)
- Where there is much desire to learn, there of necessity will be much arguing, much writing, many opinions; for opinions in good men is but knowledge in the making.
- John Milton (1608 - 1674)
- The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.
- Elbert Hubbard (1856 - 1915)
- Abundance of knowledge does not teach men to be wise.
- Heraclitus (540 BC - 480 BC)
- It is the province of knowledge to speak and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809 - 1894)
- Men can know more than their ancestors did if they start with a knowledge of what their ancestors had already learned....That is why a society can be progressive only if it conserves its traditions.
- Walter Lippmann (1889 - 1974)
- Knowledge is power.
(Ipsa Scientia Potestas Est)
- Sir Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626), Meditationes Sacræ. De Hæresibus. (1597)
- I have taken all knowledge to be my province.
- Sir Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)
- If a little knowledge is dangerous, where is the man who has so much as to be out of danger.
- Thomas H. Huxley (1825 - 1895)
- Modesty is a shining light; it prepares the mind to receive knowledge, and the heart for truth.
- Madam Guizot
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