30 Greatest Quotes About Knowledge

Quotes are quite underrated. As Robin Williams rightly quoted, “No Matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world”, words and quotes can change everything. Quotes can uplift souls, they can change a society, a country, a nation, the whole world for better.

Without further ado, we would like to present you some great quotes on ‘knowledge’:

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  1. “Let us tenderly and kindly cherish, therefore, the means of knowledge. Let us dare to read, think, speak, and write.” ~John Adams
  2. “Without self knowledge, without understanding the working and functions of his machine, man cannot be free, he cannot govern himself and he will always remain a slave.” ~George Gurdjieff
  3. “Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.” ~Plato
  4. “Ignorance is the curse of God; knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.” ~William Shakespeare
  5. “The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.” ~Bertrand Russell
  6. “Knowledge is the treasure of a wise man.” ~Anonymous
  7. “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” ~Benjamin Franklin
  8. “Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.” ~Dalai Lama
  9. “There is no wealth like knowledge, no poverty like ignorance.” ~Buddha
  10. “The greatest enemy of progress is the illusion of knowledge.” ~John Young
  11. “In complete darkness, it is only knowledge and wisdom that separates us.” ~Janet Jackson
  12. “The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder.” ~Ralph W. Sockman
  13. “The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.” ~Friedrich Nietzsche
  14. “We are drowning in information but starved for knowledge.” ~John Naisbitt
  15. “When an ordinary man attains knowledge, he is a sage; when a sage attains understanding, he is an ordinary man.” ~Zen proverb
  16. “The true lover of knowledge naturally strives for truth, and is not content with common opinion, but soars with undimmed and unwearied passion till he grasps the essential nature of things.” ~Plato
  17. “Knowledge is an unending adventure at the edge of uncertainty.” ~Jacob Bronowski
  18. “The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty.” ~ James Madison
  19. “Share your knowledge. It’s a way to achieve immortality.” ~Dalai Lama
  20. “No thief, however skillful, can rob one of knowledge, and that is why knowledge is the best and safest treasure to acquire.” ~L. Frank Baum
  21. “We owe almost all our knowledge not to those who have agreed, but to those who have differed.” ~Charles Caleb Colton
  22. “Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.” ~Carl Jung
  23. “The first step towards knowledge is to know that we are ignorant.” ~Richard Cecil
  24. “Knowledge is as infinite as the universe. The man who claims to know all, only reveals to all that he really knows nothing.” ~The Writings of Suzy Kassem
  25. “We are drowning in information but starved for knowledge.” ~ John Naisbitt
  26. “Knowledge shuts a man’s mouth” ~Anonymous
  27. “A love affair with knowledge will never end in heartbreak” ~Michael Marino
  28. “Our treasure lies in the beehive of our knowledge. We are perpetually on the way thither, being by nature winged insects and honey gatherers of the mind.” ~Friedrich Nietzsche
  29. “If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.” ~Margaret Fuller
  30. “The river of knowledge has no depth.” ~Chinonye J. Chidolue