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Know thyself.

Knowledge about life is one thing; effective occupation of a place in life, with its dynamic currents passing through your being, is another.

Knowledge alone is not enough. It must be leavened with magnanimity before it becomes wisdom.

Knowledge always desires increase; it is like fire, which must first be kindled by some external agent, but which will afterward propagate itself.

Knowledge and goodness - these make degrees in heaven, and they must be the graduating scale of a true democracy.

Knowledge and human power are synonymous.

Knowledge and personality make doubt possible, but knowledge is also the cure of doubt; and when we get a full and adequate sense of personality we are lifted into a region where doubt is almost impossible, for no man can know himself as he is, and all the fulness of his nature, without also knowing God.

Knowledge and timber shouldn't be much used till they are seasoned.

Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.

Knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom. One can find it, live it, be fortified by it, do wonders through it, but one cannot communicate and teach it.

Knowledge cannot defile, nor consequently the books, if the will and conscience be not defiled.

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of face within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.

Knowledge conquered by labor becomes a possession - a property entirely our own.

Knowledge conquered by labor becomes a possession,-a property entirely our own. A greater vividness and permanency of impression is secured, and facts thus acquired become registered in the mind in a way that mere imparted information can never produce.

Knowledge cultivates your seeds and does not sow in you seeds.

Knowledge does not comprise all which is contained in the large term of education. The feelings are to be disciplined; the passions are to be restrained; true and worthy motives are to be inspired; a profound religious feeling is to be instilled, and pure morality inculcated under all circumstances. All this is comprised in education.

Knowledge dwells in heads replete with thoughts of other men; wisdom, in minds attentive to their own.

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

Knowledge has no value except that which can be gained by its application.


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