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The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction. [King Solomon]

Knowledge and human power are synonymous.
Knowledge is that which, next to virtue, truly raises one person above another.
You can't use tools you don't have.
He that knows himself, knows others; and he that is ignorant of himself, could not write a very profound lecture on other men's heads.
Getting in touch with your true self must be your first priority.
Know then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of mankind is man.
When one is a stranger to oneself then one is estranged from others too.
Know thyself. Nothing in excess. The Self is required to balance the Self.
A true knowledge of ourselves is knowledge of our power.
Before a man can wake up and find himself famous he has to wake up and find himself.
Knowledge, like religion, must be experienced in order to be known.
No man knows less than the man who knows it all
Some students drink at the fountain of knowledge. Others just gargle.
Between us, we cover all knowledge; he knows all that can be known and I know the rest.
Knowledge does not come to us in details, but in flashes of light from heaven.
The less you know, the more you think you know, because you don't know you don't know.
We are in fact convinced that if we are ever to have pure knowledge of anything, we must get rid of the body and contemplate things by themselves with the soul by itself. It seems, to judge from the argument, that the wisdom which we desire and upon which we profess to have set our hearts will be attainable only when we are dead and not in our lifetime.
Knowledge is recognition of something absent; it is a salutation, not an embrace.
We are drowning in information and starving for knowledge.
It's not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.
When you cease to strive to understand, then you will know without understanding.
And all your future lies beneath your hat.
An age is called Dark not because the light fails to shine, but because people refuse to see it.
Charles V. said that a man who knew four languages was worth four men; and Alexander the Great so valued learning, that he used to say he was more indebted to Aristotle for giving him knowledge that, than his father Philip for giving him life.
He mastered whatever was not worth the knowing.
All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
Man is not weak; knowledge is more than equivalent to force.
The next best thing to knowing something is knowing where to find it.
Knowledge about life is one thing; effective occupation of a place in life, with its dynamic currents passing through your being, is another.
Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority.
Knowledge is only potential power.
Never by reflection, but only by doing is self-knowledge possible to one.
What is not fully understood is not possessed.
No man can reveal to you nothing but that which already lies half-asleep in the dawning of your knowledge.
To succeed in business, to reach the top, an individual must know all it is possible to know about that business.
It is impossible to begin to learn that which one thinks one already knows.
I would have the studies elective. Scholarship is to be created not by compulsion, but by awakening a pure interest in knowledge. The wise instructor accomplishes this by opening to his pupils precisely the attractions the study has for himself. The marking is a system for schools, not for the college; for boys, not for men; and it is an ungracious work to put on a professor.
The knower and the known are one. Simple people imagine that they should see God as if he stood there and they here. This is not so. God and I, we are one in knowledge.
Knowledge, a rude unprofitable mass, the mere materials with which wisdom builds, till smoothed and squared and fitted to its place, does but encumber whom it seems to enrich. Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much; wisdom is humble that he knows no more.