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Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom.

Charles Spurgeon

Knowledge which is divorced from justice, may be called cunning rather than wisdom. Marcus Tullius Cicero

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To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe. Marilyn vos Savant

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The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind. Sigmund Freud

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A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic, a mere working mason; if he possesses some knowledge of these, he may venture to call himself an architect. Walter Scott

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Knowledge is a polite word for dead but not buried imagination. e. e. cummings

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To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge. Nicolaus Copernicus

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All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason. Immanuel Kant

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G is Grace, the Flaming Star is the Torch of Reason. Those who possess this knowledge are indeed Illuminati. Adam Weishaupt

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The true method of knowledge is experiment. William Blake

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It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience. Immanuel Kant

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Contention is inseparable from creating knowledge. It is not contention we should try to avoid, but discourses that attempt to suppress contention. Joyce Appleby

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The fondest dream of the information age is to create an archive of all knowledge. You might call it the Alexandrian fantasy, after the great library founded by Ptolemy I in 286 BC. Gary Wolf

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And it has become a kind of a truism in the study of creativity that you can’t be creating anything with less than 10 years of technical knowledge immersion in a particular field. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

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If one must fight or create, it is necessary that this be preceded by the broadest possible knowledge. Karel Capek

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It is becoming clear that the old platitudes can no longer be maintained, and that if we wish to improve our morals we must first improve our knowledge. Havelock Ellis

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The modern mind is in complete disarray. Knowledge has stretched itself to the point where neither the world nor our intelligence can find any foot-hold. It is a fact that we are suffering from nihilism. Albert Camus

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Knowledge is power. Most of us agree that something has to be done to strengthen Social Security, and I believe it’s irresponsible to arbitrarily dismiss any idea, Republican nor Democrat, without giving it a hard look. Conrad Burns

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In formal logic, a contradiction is the signal of defeat, but in the evolution of real knowledge it marks the first step in progress toward a victory. Alfred North Whitehead

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Dogmatism and skepticism are both, in a sense, absolute philosophies; one is certain of knowing, the other of not knowing. What philosophy should dissipate is certainty, whether of knowledge or ignorance. Bertrand Russell

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Collecting facts is important. Knowledge is important. But if you don’t have an imagination to use the knowledge, civilization is nowhere. Ray Bradbury

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Our knowledge and all of our ideas are mutually connected; the more complicated they are, the more numerous must be the roads that lead to them and depart from them. Cesare Beccaria

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Whoever claims that economic competition represents ‘survival of the fittest’ in the sense of the law of the jungle, provides the clearest possible evidence of his lack of knowledge of economics. George Reisman

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A man acquainted with history may, in some respect, be said to have lived from the beginning of the world, and to have been making continual additions to his stock of knowledge in every century. David Hume

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It’s not the music you hear in your head that other people are going to hear. You have to be able to make it true enough to the image in your head, and that’s where technique and technology come in, for sure, and knowledge. It’s not true and will never be true that someone who knows nothing can sit in a basement and make great music. Neil Peart

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king! I was but a man like others, asleep upon my couch, when lo, the breezes of the All-Glorious were wafted over me, and taught me the knowledge of all that hath been. This thing is not from me, but from One Who is Almighty and All-Knowing. Baha’u’llah

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In El Salvador, when neighbors were disappeared, tortured or killed, people doubted their own knowledge of the victims, and worried there must have been some secret guilt involved to deserve such punishment! That’s how political terror succeeds. Mimi Kennedy

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The child who has no need to feign empirical knowledge about life can wonder and fantasise with great ease. The world is his oyster, or any other thing he wants it to be. Michael Leunig

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All knowledge is precious whether or not it serves the slightest human use. Alan Bennett

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Knowledge is more important than life. We’ve only one excuse for existing, to think, to find out, to learn. Charles Lederer

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For some students, especially in the sciences, the knowledge gained in college may be directly relevant to graduate study. For almost all students, a liberal arts education works in subtle ways to create a web of knowledge that will illumine problems and enlighten judgment on innumerable occasions in later life. Derek Bok

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If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it. Margaret Fuller

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Is there anything science should not try to explain? Science is knowledge and knowledge is power – power to do good or evil. Sometimes ignorance is bliss. Paul Davies

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They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it’s not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance. Terry Pratchett

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Knowledge is power only if man knows what facts not to bother with. Robert Staughton Lynd

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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom. Isaac Asimov

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True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing. Socrates

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Knowledge has to be improved, challenged, and increased constantly, or it vanishes. Peter Drucker

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To express the same idea in still another way, I think that human knowledge is essentially active. Jean Piaget

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Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods. Albert Einstein

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Scholastic learning and polemical divinity retarded the growth of all true knowledge. David Hume

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Ignorance is bold and knowledge reserved. Thucydides

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Hackers are breaking the systems for profit. Before, it was about intellectual curiosity and pursuit of knowledge and thrill, and now hacking is big business. Kevin Mitnick

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Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. Alfred Lord Tennyson

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Wonder rather than doubt is the root of all knowledge. Abraham Joshua Heschel

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Sorrow is knowledge, those that know the most must mourn the deepest, the tree of knowledge is not the tree of life. Lord Byron

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The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder. Ralph W. Sockman

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I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief. Immanuel Kant

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Knowledge is love and light and vision. Helen Keller

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The aim of education is the knowledge not of facts but of values. William Ralph Inge

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Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours. John Locke

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