Gaining Knowledge quotes:

  • There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge. -- Bertrand Russell
  • Knowledge once gained casts a light beyond its own immediate boundaries. -- John Tyndall
  • Uncertainty is the prerequisite to gaining knowledge and frequently the result as well. -- Edith Hamilton
  • The ability to perceive or think differently is more important than the knowledge gained. -- David Bohm
  • It' easy to find information on Google guru but that's not equal to gaining knowledge. -- Narendra Modi
  • Man cannot survive except by gaining knowledge, and reason is his only means to gain it. -- John Galt
  • It is now common knowledge that the average American gains 7 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day. -- Marilu Henner
  • Experimentation is the least arrogant method of gaining knowledge. The experimenter humbly asks a question of nature. -- Isaac Asimov
  • I think in most jobs, you get better as you get older. You gain experience, you gain knowledge. -- Kristin Scott Thomas
  • There's a wealth of information and knowledge you can gain from sitting down with people who are successful. -- Grant Hill
  • If by gaining knowledge we destroy our health, we labour for a thing that will be useless in our hands. -- John Locke
  • I gained direct knowledge of the life of the poor in big towns: I have lived the narrowing mechanism of its conditioning and feared it. -- Ella Maillart
  • If, then, knowledge be power, how much more power to we gain through the agency of faith, and what elevation must it give to human character. -- Matthew Simpson
  • No matter how mistaken Communist ideas may be, the experience and knowledge gained by trying them out have given a tremendous impetus to thought and imagination. -- Anne Sullivan Macy
  • We learn much during our sleep, and the knowledge thus gained slowly filters into the physical brain, and is occasionally impressed upon it as a vivid and illuminative dream. -- Annie Besant
  • If we look at the realm of knowledge, how exceedingly small and limited is that part acquired through our own senses; how wide is that we gain from other sources. -- Matthew Simpson
  • I would like to have the superpower of being able to touch a book and then gain all the knowledge out of that book without spending hours and days reading it. -- Nicholas Brendon
  • The amount of meetings I've been in - people would be shocked. But that's how you gain experience, how you can gain knowledge, being in meetings and participating. You learn and grow. -- Tiger Woods
  • Experience alone can give a final answer. The knowledge gained in a few years by a commission of the kind suggested would be worth more than volumes of mere assertions and contradictions. -- John Bates Clark
  • The satirist is prevented by repulsion from gaining a better knowledge of the world he is attracted to, yet he is forced by attraction to concern himself with the world that repels him. -- Italo Calvino
  • As we gain more knowledge about materials and processes in the universe, that could open up benefits that we can't even imagine. But you have to be willing to fund science without knowledge of the benefits. -- Fred Kavli
  • We have a hunger of the mind which asks for knowledge of all around us, and the more we gain, the more is our desire; the more we see, the more we are capable of seeing. -- Maria Mitchell
  • Anytime you can see a hitter and face a hitter, you gain knowledge, and you gain that experience. Whether they hit a homerun off you, or you strike them out or whatever it is, it's information. -- Jon Lester
  • In garden arrangement, as in all other kinds of decorative work, one has not only to acquire a knowledge of what to do, but also to gain some wisdom in perceiving what it is well to let alone. -- Gertrude Jekyll
  • Taking it in its wider and generic application, I understand faith to be the supplement of sense; or, to change the phrase, all knowledge which comes not to us through our senses we gain by faith in others. -- Matthew Simpson
  • I show people the techniques for gaining knowledge, and this inspires them in their search for truth, freedom and happiness. I also try to show people that truth exists as much in this world as it does in any other world. -- Frederick Lenz
  • Until very recently, most knowledge was inaccessible to people who couldn't read text. But this is changing. The computer opens up other channels of gaining knowledge. If someone is blind, we now have very good machines that will read to him. If someone can't recognize letters, he also will have access to knowledge through sound and images. -- Seymour Papert
  • Science is a systematic means of gaining reliable knowledge. -- John Dewey
  • IGNORANCE is without gaining Knowledge & Knowledge is gained without IGNORANCE -- Charleston Parker
  • Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge. -- Stephen Hawking
  • It will contribute towards one's object, who wishes to acquire a facility in the gaining of knowledge, to doubt judiciously. -- Aristotle
  • Our knowledge, experience, and wisdom can assist us in gaining more from this life, which will correctly set up our next life. -- Frederick Lindemann, 1st Viscount Cherwell