Knowledge Quotes


“With foxes, we must play the fox.”
- Ernest Hemingway

“Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.”
- Albert Einstein

“A belief is not merely an idea the mind possesses. It is an idea that possesses the mind.”
- Albert Einstein

“Whoever undertakes to set himself up as judge in the field of truth and knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.”
- Albert Einstein

“Man usually avoids attributing cleverness to somebody else unless it is an enemy.”
- Albert Einstein

“Sometimes a man can meet his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.”
- Anonymous

“A weak man has doubts before a decision. A strong man has them afterwards.”
- Carl Kraus

“No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to our happiness as realities.”
- Christian Nestell Bovee

“Superman is, after all, an alien life form. He’s simply the acceptable face of invading realities.”
- Clive Barker

“Some of the best lessons are learned from past mistakes. The error of the past is the wisdom of the future.”
- Dale Turner

“A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you, the less you know.”
- Diane Arbus

“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.”
- Eleanor Roosevelt

“When you look long into an abyss, the abyss looks into you.”
- Friedrich Nietzsche

“There are no secrets better kept than the secrets that everybody guesses.”
- George Bernard Shaw

“The single biggest problem with communication is the illusion that it has taken place.”
- George Bernard Shaw

“Ideologies separate us. Dreams and anguish bring us together.”
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

“Don’t forget that I cannot see myself — that my role is limited to being the one who looks in the mirror.”
- Jacques Rigaut

“A sad soul can kill you quicker, far quicker, than a germ.”
- John Steinbeck

“For we pay a price for everything we get or take in this world; and although ambitions are well worth having, they are not to be cheaply won.”
- Lucy Maud Montgomery

“The human voice can never reach the distance that is covered by the still small voice of conscience.”
- Mahatma Ghandi

“Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.”
- Oscar Wilde

“I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying.”
- Oscar Wilde

“And he cried out with a mighty voice, saying, “Fallen, fallen is Babylon the great! She has become a dwelling place of demons and a prison of every unclean spirit, and a prison of every unclean and hateful bird. “For all the nations have drunk of the wine of the passion of her immorality, and the kings of the earth have committed acts of immorality with her, and the merchants of the earth have become rich by the wealth of her sensuality.”
- Revelation 18:2

“Try again, fail again. Fail better.”
- Samuel Beckett

“When you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains–however improbable–must be the truth.”
- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

“Nothing is so common as the wish to be remarkable.”
- Thomas Fuller

“The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.”
- W.H. Auden

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