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To know is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge.

If you have knowledge, let others light their candles with it.
I am not young enough to know everything.
A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.
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.
One thing only I know, and that is that I know nothing.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Boys, I may not know much, but I know chicken shit from chicken salad.
Knowledge is gained by learning; trust by doubt; skill by practice; love by love.
I find that a great part of the information I have, was acquired by looking up something and finding something else on the way.
The greater the knowledge, the greater the doubt.
You can't know too much, but you can say too much.
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.
Knowledge is power, but enthusiasm pulls the switch.
There are only two kinds of people who are really fascinating --people who know absolutely everything, and people who know absolutely nothing.
The trouble with the world is not that people know too little, but that they know so many things that ain't so.
When you know a thing, to hold that you know it; and when you do not know a thing, to allow that you do not know it--this is knowledge.
There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one's self.
Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.
Men can acquire knowledge, but not wisdom. Some of the greatest fools ever known were learned men.
Acquire new knowledge whilst thinking over the old, and you may become a teacher of others.
Man knows more than he understands.
Own more than thou showest, speak less than thou knowest.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be.
Knowledge is proud that it knows so much; Wisdom is humble that it knows no more.
And you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free. [John 8:32]
I think knowing what you cannot do is more important than knowing what you can.
Be curious always! For knowledge will not acquire you: you must acquire it.
He who knows others is clever; He who knows himself has discernment.
To know that we know what we know, and that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.
I wish I knew what I know now before.
The greater our knowledge increases, the greater our ignorance unfolds.
Know, first, who you are, and then adorn yourself accordingly.
Knowledge is the best eraser in the world for disharmony, distrust, despair, and the endless physical deficiencies of man.
Know thyself? If I knew myself I would run away.
Sin, guilt, neurosis --they are one and the same, the fruit of the tree of knowledge.
You can live a lifetime and at the end, know more about other people than you know about yourself.

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