Knowledge Proverbs

Sayings about Knowledge

You won’t gain knowledge by drinking ink. ~ Arabian Proverb

Knowledge is not the main thing, but deeds. ~ Sierra Leonean Proverb

If youth but had the knowledge and old age the strength. ~ French Proverb

He that is master of himself will soon be master of others. Knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it. With all your knowledge, know thyself. ~ English Proverb

Ask someone else for advice but keep your knowledge to yourself. ~ Hebrew Proverb

Knowledge without wisdom is a load of books on the back of an ass. ~ Japanese Proverb

Knowledge acquired as a child is more lasting than an engraving on stone. ~ Arabian Proverb

Knowledge is like a garden: if it is not cultivated, it cannot be harvested. ~ Guinean Proverb

You know, you teach. You do not know, you learn. ~ Lao Proverb

Every animal knows more than you do. ~ Native American Proverb

You don’t have to know much to read, but you do to cook. ~ Turkish Proverbs

Men can acquire knowledge, but not wisdom. Some of the greatest fools ever known were learned men. ~ Spanish Proverbs

Zeal without knowledge is a runaway horse. ~ English Proverbs

Knowledge is rooted in all things – the world is a library. ~ Native American Proverb

Don’t talk too much, because your ignorance is greater than your knowledge. ~ Spanish Proverb

Knowledge, humbles a great person, astonishes the common, and puffs up the small. ~ Traditional Proverb

Doubt is the key to knowledge. ~ Arabian Proverb

Years know more than books. ~ American Proverbs

Knowledge is better than riches. ~ Cameroonian Proverbs

The knowledge of sin is the beginning of salvation. ~ Latin Proverbs

Search knowledge though it be in China. ~ Arabian Proverb

The wise man who does not put his knowledge into practice is like a bee that gives no honey. ~ Iranian Proverbs

God sells knowledge for labor — honor for risk. ~ Saudi Arabian Proverb

Knowledge is the mother of all virtue; all vice proceeds from ignorance. ~ Traditional Proverb

There are three “too much” and three “too little” that can bring a fool down: too much spending and too little money; too much talking and too little knowledge; and too much boasting and too little earnings. ~ Spanish Proverbs

Repetition is the mother of knowledge. ~ African Proverb

If you want to gather a lot of knowledge, act as if you are ignorant. ~ Vietnamese Proverbs

No one is without knowledge except he who asks no questions. ~ African Proverb

The supreme treasure is knowledge, the middle treasure is children, and the lowest treasure is material wealth. ~ Mongolian Proverb

Quotations about Knowledge

Knowledge becomes wisdom only after it has been put to practical use. ~ Author Unknown

Knowledge is that which, next to virtue, truly raises one person above another. ~ Joseph Addison

A true knowledge of ourselves is knowledge of our power. ~ Mark Rutherford

Of what a strange nature is knowledge! It clings to a mind when it has once seized on it like a lichen on a rock. ~ Mary Shelley

The knowledge of the world is only to be acquired in the world, and not in a closet. ~ Philip Dormer Stanhope

True knowledge lies in knowing how to live. ~ Baltasar Gracian

You have to live to really know things. ~ Dan Simmons

How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there’s no help in truth! ~ Sophocles

What is as important as knowledge? Caring, and seeing with the heart. ~ Author Unknown

Knowledge is twofold and consists not only in an affirmation of what is true, but in the negation of what is false. ~ Charles Caleb Colton

Without wisdom, knowledge is either useless or destructive. ~ Author Unknown

Knowledge and human power are synonymous. ~ Francis Bacon

Knowledge is the eye of desire and can become the pilot of the soul. ~ William J. Durant

Knowledge is the treasure, but judgment is the treasurer of the one who is wise. ~ William Penn

Knowledge is in every country the surest basis of public happiness. ~ George Washington

Knowledge has to be improved, challenged, and increased constantly, or it vanishes. ~ Peter F. Drucker

Knowledge is haunted by the ghost of past opinion. ~ Author Unknown

Knowledge shuts a man’s mouth. ~ Erwin Sylvanus

Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods. ~ Margaret Fuller

Knowledge of men is the prime secret of business success. ~ Darius Ogden Mills

A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle. ~ Kahlil Gibran

The knowledge of God is far from the love of Him. ~ Keith Miller

Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification. ~ Martin H. Fischer

Knowledge does not come to us in details, but in flashes of light from heaven. ~ Henry David Thoreau

Knowledge itself is power. ~ Francis Bacon

Knowledge is power. Rather, knowledge is happiness, because to have knowledge — broad, deep knowledge — is to know true ends from false, and lofty things from low. ~ Helen Keller

The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance. ~ Confucius

The Royal Road to Knowledge, all may win, who seek the source of Life in everything. ~ Edwin Leibfreed

Few can tell what they know without also showing what they do not know. ~ Ivan Panin

As our circle of knowledge expands, so does the circumference of darkness surrounding it. ~ Albert Einstein

Knowledge is a mimic creation. ~ Horace Mann

Knowledge comes by eyes always open and working hands; and there is no knowledge that is not power. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Behind every success is endeavor…Behind endeavor, ability…Behind ability, knowledge…Behind knowledge, a seeker. ~ Author Unknown

The knowledge of useful things is a purse seldom lost. ~ Edward Counsel

Grace is given of God, but knowledge is bought in the market. ~ Arthur Hugh Clough

Imagination is more important than knowledge. ~ Albert Einstein

We are drowning in information and starving for knowledge. ~ Rutherford D. Roger

A society that fears knowledge is a society that fears itself. ~ Bernard Beckett

No man’s knowledge can go beyond his experience. ~ John Locke

Many people think of knowledge as money. They would like knowledge, but do not want to face the perseverance and self-denial that goes into the acquisition of it. ~ John Morely

Knowledge is of two kinds: We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information about it. ~ Samuel Johnson

Knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it. ~ Thomas Fuller

Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be. ~ Albert Einstein

Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also. ~ Carl Jung

Knowledge will soon become folly, when good sense ceases to be its guardian. ~ Wellins Calcott

The tiny, initial clue … by allowing us to imagine what we do not know, stimulates a desire for knowledge. ~ Marcel Proust

Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much; Wisdom is humble that he knows no more. ~ William Cowper

Knowledge fills a large brain; it merely inflates a small one. ~ Author Unknown

Knowledge is power, but enthusiasm pulls the switch. ~ Ivern Ball

The function of knowledge is to transcend earthly experience, not to wallow in it. ~ Susan Hubbard

Some people drink deeply from the fountain of knowledge. Others just gargle. ~ Grant M. Bright

Knowledge is the small part of ignorance that we arrange and classify. ~ Ambrose Bierce

If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it. ~ Charles Caleb Colton

Knowledge is recognition of something absent; it is a salutation, not an embrace. ~ George Santayana

If you have knowledge, let others light their candles with it. ~ Winston Churchill

Knowledge Proverbs

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