Knowledge Quotes

When you read a classic, you do not see more in the book than you did before; you see more in you than there was before. -Clifton Fadiman

I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world. -Albert Einstein

Where is the Life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information? -T.S. Eliot

Some things you will think of yourself, and some things God will put into your mind -Homer, The Odyssey

To live in the world without becoming aware of the meaning of the world is like wandering about in a great library without touching the books. -Dan Brown

If you don’t know history, then you don’t know anything. You are a leaf that doesn’t know it is part of a tree. -Michael Crichton

Most men and women, by birth or nature, lack the means to advance in wealth or power, but all have the ability to advance in knowledge. -Pythagoras

I write, or used to write, to explain to myself situations I couldn’t otherwise solve or understand. Meditation comes very naturally to me. -Anne Stevenson