Quotes about knowledge

For it is owing to their wonder that men both now begin and at first began to philosophize.... And a man who is puzzled and wonder s thinks ...

Aristotle philosophical knowledge utility

What we know partakes in no small measure of the nature of what has so happily been called the unutterable or ineffable, so that a ny attemp ...

Samuel Beckett knowledge language obscurity

The knowledge of God is the cause of things. For the knowledge of God is to all creatures what the knowledge of the artificer is t o things ...

Thomas Aquinas cause knowledge God

Many a man who has known himself at ten forgets himself utterly between ten and thirty. ...

Catherine Drinker Bowen self-knowledge

The one self-knowledge worth having is to know one's own mind. ...

F.H. Bradley self-knowledge

Trying to avoidIdeas, as in this poem? But weGo back to them as to a wife, leavingThe mistress we desire? ...

John Ashbery ideas knowledge poetry poets

All men by nature desire to know. ...

Aristotle metaphysics knowledge man

How many facts we have fallen throughAnd still the old façade glimmers there, A mirage, but permanent. We must first trick the idea ...

John Ashbery facts ideas knowledge

If the day comes when they know whoThey are, they may know better where they are. But who they are is too much to believe--Either for them o ...

Robert Frost credibility knowledge mankind

The age we live in is a busy age; in which knowledge is rapidly advancing towards perfection. ...

Jeremy Bentham knowledge enlightenment perfection