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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.  ~Confucius

Knowledge is haunted by the ghost of past opinion.  ~Author Unknown

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.  ~Crates

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.  ~Maurice Maeterlinck

Knowledge is the true organ of sight, not the eyes.  ~Panchatantra

We are here and now.  Further than that, all knowledge is moonshine.  ~H.L. Mencken

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

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