Thursday, March 26, 2015

20 Knowledge Quotes to Empower You

Knowledge

1. To know what you know and what you do not know, that is true knowledge. -Confucius 

2. Today knowledge has power. It controls access to opportunity and advancement. -Peter Drucker 

3. A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers. -Plato 

4. There are three principal means of acquiring knowledge... observation of nature, reflection, and experimentation. Observation collects facts; reflection combines them; experimentation verifies the result of that combination. -Denis Diderot 

5. Knowledge has to be improved, challenged, and increased constantly, or it vanishes. -Peter Drucker 

6. To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe. -Marilyn vos Savant 

7. Without knowledge action is useless and knowledge without action is futile. -Abu Bakr 

8. An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. -Benjamin Franklin 

9. Knowledge will give you power, but character respect. -Bruce Lee 

10. The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values. -William S. Burroughs 

11. If you want to know the taste of a pear, you must change the pear by eating it yourself. If you want to know the theory and methods of revolution, you must take part in revolution. All genuine knowledge originates in direct experience. -Mao Zedong 

12. The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder. -Ralph W. Sockman 

13. There is no wealth like knowledge, and no poverty like ignorance. –Buddha 

14. The more extensive a man’s knowledge of what has been done, the greater will be his power of knowing what to do. -Benjamin Disraeli 

15. Information is not knowledge. -Albert Einstein 

16. The basic economic resource – the means of production – is no longer capital, nor natural resources, nor labor. It is and will be knowledge. -Peter Drucker 

17. There’s no such thing as knowledge management; there are only knowledgeable people. Information only becomes knowledge in the hands of someone who knows what to do with it. -Peter Drucker 

18. In today’s environment, hoarding knowledge ultimately erodes your power. If you know something very important, the way to get power is by actually sharing it. -Joseph L. Badaracco 

19. The greater our knowledge increases, the greater our ignorance unfolds. -John F. Kennedy

 20. Knowledge is of two kinds: We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information about it. - Samuel Johnson

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