Quotes about knowledge

Men are apt to mistake, or at least to seem to mistake, their own talents, in hopes, perhaps, of misleading others to allow them t hat which ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield, 4th Earl self-knowledge pride reputation

If a little knowledge is dangerous, where is the man who has so much as to be out of danger? ...

Thomas Henry Huxley knowledge

Ours is an excessively conscious age. We know so much, we feel so little. ...

D.H. Lawrence knowledge emotions consciousness

And though that other question that I asked and can'tRemember any more is going to move still farther upward, casting Its shadow enormously ...

John Ashbery questions knowledge self

The endless cycle of idea and action,Endless invention, endless experiment, Brings knowledge of motion, but not of stillness;Knowledge of sp ...

T.S. Eliot experimentation ignorance knowledge

Upon the whole I am inclined to think that the far greater part, if not all of those difficulties, which have hitherto amused phil osophers, ...

George Berkeley philosophical knowledge

Life is beautiful. He who reads thatAs in the window of some distant, speeding train Knows what he wants, and what will befall. ...

John Ashbery desire knowledge life

What we know is not capable of being otherwise; of things capable of being otherwise we do not know, when they have passed outside our obser ...

Aristotle knowledge necessity eternity

There is hardly any contact more depressing to a young ardent creature than that of a mind in which years full of knowledge seem t o have is ...

George Eliot knowledge youth sympathy

People disparage knowing and the intellectual life, and urge doing. I am content with knowing, if only I could know. ...

Ralph Waldo Emerson intellectuals knowledge skepticism