Aphorisms by theme: Knowledge

Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves or we know where we can find information upon it.

Samuel Johnson

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I like a person who knows his own mind and sticks to it; who sees at once what, in given circumstances, is to be done, and does it.

Marcel Achard

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A weak mind is like a microscope, which magnifies trifling things but cannot receive great ones.

Philip Chesterfield

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By theme : Knowledge Psychology Thought
Men in general judge more from appearances than from reality. All men have eyes; but few have the gift of penetration.

Niccolo Machiavelli

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By theme : Knowledge Psychology Wisdom
Whatever happens to you, it will previously have happened to everyone you know, only more so.

Victor Hugo

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We can be knowledgeable with other men`s knowledge, but we cannot be wise with other men`s wisdom.

Michel de Montaigne

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Make no small plans for they have not the power to stir men`s blood.

Niccolo Machiavelli

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Opportunity has hair in front; behind she is bald. If you seize her by the forelock, you may hold her; but if suffered to escape, not Jupiter himself can catch her again.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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By theme : Knowledge Life Wisdom
Do not suppose opportunity will knock twice at your door.

Nicolas de Chamfort

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By theme : Knowledge Thought Wisdom
To know that we know what we know, and that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.

Confucius

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It is opportunity that makes the thief.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

Benjamin Franklin

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If ignorance isn`t bliss, I don`t know what is.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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By theme : Happiness Knowledge
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.

Anatole France

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The greatness of man is great in that he knows himself to be wretched. A tree does not know itself to be wretched.

Blaise Pascal

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Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.

Carl Gustav Jung

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Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.

Bertrand Russell

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The qualities, which a man seeks in his beloved, are those characteristics of his own soul, whether he knows it or not.

Plato

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By theme : Knowledge Love Psychology
The secret of success is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.

Benjamin Disraeli

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By theme : Behavior Knowledge
The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.

Francis Scott-Fitzgerald

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