Quotes about knowledge

The only thing which consoles for our miseries is diversion, and yet this is the greatest of our miseries. For it is this which pr incipally ...

Blaise Pascal diversion sadness self-knowledge

I take this evanescence and lubricity of all objects, which lets them slip through our fingers then when we clutch hardest, to be the most u ...

Ralph Waldo Emerson skepticism knowledge

Computerization brings about an essential change in the way the worker can know the world and, with it, a crisis of confidence in the possib ...

Shoshana Zuboff knowledge computers work

If people can be educated to see the lowly side of their own natures, it may be hoped that they will also learn to understand and to love th ...

Carl Jung self-knowledge

Knowledge is indivisible. When people grow wise in one direction, they are sure to make it easier for themselves to grow wise in o ther dire ...

Isaac Asimov knowledge wisdom

A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers. ...

Plato knowledge

Is it true that one travels in order to know mankind? It is easier to get to know other people at home, but abroad one gets to kno w oneself ...

Franz Grillparzer traveling travelers mankind knowledge

Our conjectures pass upon us for truths; we will know what we do not know, and often, what we cannot know: so mortifying to our pr ide is th ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield, 4th Earl ignorance knowledge pride

What matters it that man should have a little more knowledge of the universe? If he has it, he gets little higher. Is he not alway s infinit ...

Blaise Pascal knowledge infinity

An humble knowledge of thyself is a surer way to God than a deep search after learning. ...

Thomas à Kempis self-knowledge