Haunted-World Theory: A safe approach to dealing with people is to assume that everyone with whom you have dealings will come back to haunt you at some future date.
Robert J. Ringer
Kipling is a jingo imperialist. He is morally insensitive and aesthetically disgusting. It is better to start by admitting that, and then to try to find out why it is that he survives while the refined people who have sniggered at him seem to wear so badly.
It's what people know that ain't so that makes the trouble in this world.
What's all our knowledge worth? We don't even know what the weather will be tomorrow.
If you ask me anything I don't know, I'm not going to answer.
To the small part of ignorance that we arrange and classify we give the name knowledge.
It's better to know nothing than to know what ain't so.
You never know what is enough unless you know what is more than enough.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but a little want of knowledge is also a dangerous thing.
Knowledge is a comfortable and necessary retreat and shelter for us in an advanced age; and if we do not plant it while young, it will give us no shade when we grow old.
The field of knowledge is the common property of mankind, and any discoveries we can make in it will be for the benefit of yours, and of every other nation, as well as our own.
There are only two ways open to man for attaining a certain knowledge of truth: clear intuition and necessary deduction.
Never say you don't know. Nod wisely, leave calmly, then run like hell to find an expert.
". . . knowledge has become the key economic resource and the dominant, if not the only, source of competitive advantage."
Let's face the obvious. Yesterday we were nerds. Today we're the cognitive elite. Let's conquer.
Chester G. Edwards
Abstract knowledge is always useful, sooner or later.
Robert A. Heinlein
Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
It is not what we know that is important, it is what we do not know.
There's no such thing as useless information — there's only stuff you haven't figured out how to apply.
There is nothing so captivating as new knowledge.
Peter Mere Latham
We are here and it is now. Further than that, all human knowledge is moonshine.
Knowledge without wisdom is a load of books on the back of an ass.
There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge.
Knowing how things work is the basis for appreciation, and is thus a source of civilized delight.
The more we study, the more we discover our own ignorance.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
There is only one good, knowledge and one evil, ignorance.
It ain't what we don't know that hurts us, it's what we know that ain't so.
No one more sincerely wishes the spread of information among mankind than I do, and none has greater confidence in its effect towards supporting free and good government.
Hugh L. White
It is more important that a proposition be interesting than that it be true.
Alfred North Whitehead
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.