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''How do you know so much about everything?'' was asked of a very wise and intelligent man; and the answer was ''By never being afraid or ashamed to ask questions as to anything of which I was ignorant.

Author: John Abbott

Profession: American Actor

I find that a great part of the information I have, was acquired by looking up something and finding something else on the way.

Author: Franklin P. Adams (1881-1960)

Profession: American Journalist, Humorist

Knowledge is that which, next to virtue, truly raises one person above another.

Author: Joseph Addison (1672-1719)

Profession: British Essayist, Poet, Statesman

Man knows more than he understands.

Author: Alfred Adler (1870-1937)

Profession: Austrian Psychiatrist

Real knowledge, like everything else of value, is not to be obtained easily. It must be worked for, studied for, thought for, and, more that all, must be prayed for.

Author: Thomas Arnold (1795-1842)

Profession: British Educator, Scholar

Be curious always! For knowledge will not acquire you: you must acquire it.

Author: Sudie Back


Knowledge and human power are synonymous.

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

Knowledge is power.

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

Knowledge is power, but enthusiasm pulls the switch.

Author: Ivern Ball


I think knowing what you cannot do is more important than knowing what you can.

Author: Lucille Ball (1911-1989)

Profession: American Actress, Producer

Knowledge is the best eraser in the world for disharmony, distrust, despair, and the endless physical deficiencies of man.

Author: Orlando A. Battista


I have tried to know absolutely nothing about a great many things, and I have succeeded fairly well.

Author: Robert Benchley (1889-1945)

Profession: American Humorist, Critic, Parodist

It is not good to know more unless we do more with what we already know.

Author: R. K. Bergethon


It is what we think we know already that often prevents us from learning.

Author: Claude Bernard (1813-1878)

Profession: French Physiologist

Better indeed is knowledge than mechanical practice. Better than knowledge is meditation. But better still is surrender of attachment to results, because there follows immediate peace.

Author: Bhagavad Gita

Profession: Sanskrit Poem Incorporated Into the Mahabharata