Quotes about knowledge

My mind is troubled, like a fountain stirred,And I myself see not the bottom of it. ...

Shakespeare mind the thinking thoughtful self-knowledge

If anyone should be asked, what is the subject wherein color or weight inheres, he would have nothing to say but, the solid and ex tended pa ...

John Locke substance knowledge

Most of us are aware of and pretend to detest the barefaced instances of that hypocrisy by which men deceive others, but few of us are upon ...

Laurence Sterne self-knowledge hypocrisy introspection

When we talk about the writer's country we are liable to forget that no matter what particular country it is, it is inside as well as outsid ...

Flannery O'Connor self-knowledge nationality humility

The beginning of human knowledge is through the senses, and the fiction writer begins where human perception begins. He appeals th rough the ...

Flannery O'Connor fiction senses knowledge

The things I haveare nameless,old and true;they may not be named;few may live and know. ...

Hilda Doolittle knowledge possessions

One ought to look a good deal at oneself before thinking of condemning others. ...

Molière self-knowledge egoism blindness

One must know oneself. If this does not serve to discover truth, it at least serves as a rule of life, and there is nothing better . ...

Blaise Pascal self-knowledge

... writing is the action of thinking, just as drawing is the action of seeing and composing music is the action of hearing. And a ll that i ...

Brenda Ueland thinking thoughtful writers and writing knowledge

If you want to know the taste of a pear, you must change the pear by eating it yourself.... If you want to know the theory and met hods of r ...

Mao Zedong knowledge