The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder.
~Ralph W. Sockman
Knowledge is a sacred cow, and my problem will be how we can milk her while keeping clear of her horns.
~Albert Szent-Györgyi, "Teaching and Expanding Knowledge," Science, 4 December 1964
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Knowledge is haunted by the ghost of past opinion.
A love affair with knowledge will never end in heartbreak.
~Michael Garrett Marino
In your thirst for knowledge, be sure not to drown in all the information.
~Anthony J. D'Angelo, The College Blue Book
What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.
~George Bernard Shaw
One part of knowledge consists in being ignorant of such things as are not worthy to be known.
The greatest obstacle to discovering the shape of the earth, the continents and the ocean was not ignorance but the illusion of knowledge.
~Daniel J. Boorstin, The Discoverers
Of course there's a lot of knowledge in universities: the freshmen bring a little in; the seniors don't take much away, so knowledge sort of accumulates.
~Abbott Lawrence Lowell
All our knowledge merely helps us to die a more painful death than animals that know nothing.
Knowledge is the true organ of sight, not the eyes.
We are here and now. Further than that, all knowledge is moonshine.
If we would have new knowledge, we must get a whole world of new questions.
~Susanne K. Langer
To be master of any branch of knowledge, you must master those which lie next to it; and thus to know anything you must know all.
~Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
Oftentimes the supposed increasers of knowledge have only given a new name, and a worse, to what every body knew before.
~Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare, Guesses at Truth, by Two Brothers, 1827
If a little knowledge is dangerous, where is the man who has so much as to be out of danger?
~Thomas Henry Huxley
Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.
~Carl G. Jung