Quotes about knowledge

One idea is enough to organize a life and project itInto unusual but viable forms, but many ideas merely Lead one thither into a morass of t ...

John Ashbery ideas life knowledge

Knowledge puffeth up, but charity edifieth. And if any man think that he knoweth any thing, he knoweth nothing yet as he ought to know. ...

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Better to master a small skill than to accumulate a big fortune. ...

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Wine should be taken in small doses; knowledge in large ones. ...

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By nature, by necessity itself, [primitive man] is encyclopedic, while civilized man finds himself confined in the infinitely smal l regions ...

Charles Baudelaire civilization primitive life knowledge

To suppose that "I know" is a descriptive phrase, is only one example of the descriptive fallacy, so common in philosophy. Even if some lang ...

John Austin knowledge language performative utterances

We knew how to get by on what comes along, but the ideaWarning, waiting there like a forest, not emptied, beckons. ...

John Ashbery knowledge ideas warning

Since [man] is infinitely removed from comprehending the extremes, the end of things and their beginning are hopelessly hidden fro m him in ...

Blaise Pascal infinity knowledge extremes

I willingly speak to those who know, but for those who do not know I forget. ...

Aeschylus knowledge

We should know clearly before we discuss this matter; to guess is one thing, to know clearly another. ...

Aeschylus knowledge