Knowledge Sayings and Quotes

Ignorance is bliss, but only until reality hits. It’s far better to be in the know, instead of left in the dark. Check out the collection of wise and insightful knowledge quotes below.

Wise men learn by others' harms; fools by their own. Benjamin Franklin
A day of travelling will bring a basketful of learning. Vietnamese (on journeys)
Brains are better than brawn. unknown
Everyone is ignorant only on different subjects. Will Rogers
Instead of seeking new landscapes, develop new eyes. Marcel Proust
Knowledge is more than equivalent to force. Samuel Johnson
Learning is better than house and land. David Garrick
People learn more on their own rather than being force fed. Socrates
Presumption first blinds a man, then sets him a running. Benjamin Franklin
The shoe knows if the stocking has a hole. Bahamian (on knowledge and justice)
What signifies knowing the names, if you know not the natures of things. Benjamin Franklin
When the pupil is ready, the teacher will come. Chinese Proverb
Wit is the only wall between us and the dark. Mark Van Doren
With time even a bear can learn to dance. Yiddish (on education)
Distance lends enchantment to the view. Thomas Campbell
Doubt is the key to knowledge. Iranian (on education)
Example is the best precept. Aesop
It is better to be born a beggar than a fool. Spanish Proverb
It is better to be the head of a chicken than the rear of an ox. Japanese (on relative worth)
Knowledge is power. Francis Bacon
Mistakes are doorways to discovery. unknown
Put two and two together. unknown
What good is running when you're on the wrong road. German (on planning)
When you're sad, learn something, Merlin