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Top 100 Quotes About Certain Knowledge

#1. Dogmatism and skepticism are both, in a sense, absolute philosophies; one is certain of knowing, the other of not knowing. What philosophy should dissipate is certainty, whether of knowledge or ignorance. - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#2. The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing. - Author: Voltaire
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#3. Things and men have always a certain sense, a certain side by which they must be got hold of if one wants to obtain a solid grasp and a perfect command. - Author: Joseph Conrad
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#4. We do know of certain knowledge that he [Osama Bin Laden] is either in Afghanistan, or in some other country, or dead. - Author: Donald Rumsfeld
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#5. The word philosophy, as distinguished from science, is misleading, for it implies that what philosophy contains is impossible to be a systematic body of knowledge and what science contains is certain or proved. - Author: Kedar Joshi
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#6. I have thought about it a great deal, and the more I think, the more certain I am that obedience is the gateway through which knowledge, yes, and love, too, enter the mind of the child. - Author: Anne Sullivan
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#7. I was convinced that our beliefs are based much more on custom and example than on any certain knowledge. - Author: Rene Descartes
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#8. Be patient and live with the knowledge that all you are searching for is certain to come if you prepare for it and expect it. - Author: Robin S. Sharma
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#9. What each man does is based not on direct and certain knowledge, but on pictures made by himself or given to him ... The way in which the world is imagined determines at any particular moment what men will do. - Author: Walter Lippmann
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#10. We need to get back to reasoning and thinking things through. The future generation is being brought up in greed and without a true understanding of civics. There is no more emphasis on knowledge and time. As a society we need to process ideas and understand what certain principles are based upon. - Author: Richard Dreyfuss
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#11. Poetry is practically the only intellectual pursuit which we can be positive was highly developed and much practiced in pre-Islamic Arabia. It seems certain that the Arabic word for poet, shair, meant originally "one who knows," and the word for poetry, shir, "knowledge". - Author: Franz Rosenthal
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#12. It means putting oneself into a certain relation to the world that feels like knowledge-and, therefore, like power. - Author: Susan Sontag
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#13. It is certain that there is no limit to the vast ocean of knowledge. - Author: Eraldo Banovac
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#14. Scientific knowledge is a body of statements of varying degrees of certainty
some most unsure, some nearly sure, none absolutely certain. - Author: Richard P. Feynman
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#15. The conversation, like many others I had with people on trains, derived an easy candour from the shared journey, the comfort of the dining car, and the certain knowledge that neither of us would see each other again. - Author: Paul Theroux
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#16. Now, it's common knowledge that most towns of a certain size have a witch, if only to eat misbehaving children and the occasional puppy who wanders into her yard. - Author: John August
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#17. The thing with film and theater is that you always know the story so you can play certain cues in each scene with the knowledge that you know where the story's going to end and how it's going to go. But on television nobody knows what's going to happen, even the writers. - Author: Alan Cumming
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#18. It is necessary ... to point out to such people certain places where I am certain they will have only to see clearly to recognize the great difference ... - Author: Canguilhem
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#19. That economic decisions are made without certain knowledge of the consequences is pretty self-evident. But, although many economists were aware of this elementary fact, there was no systematic analysis of economic uncertainty until about 1950. - Author: Kenneth Arrow
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#20. I like the notion of stubborn incuriosity. To cultivate a stubborn incuriosity, you have to limit yourself to certain areas of knowledge. You cannot be totally greedy. You have to oblige yourself not to learn everything. Or else you will learn nothing. - Author: Umberto Eco
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#21. I believe that we do not know anything for certain, but everything probably. - Author: Christiaan Huygens
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#22. One of the things that makes our military the best in the world is the certain knowledge of each soldier, sailor, airman, and Marine that they can always count on their comrades should they need help - that they will never be abandoned. - Author: Jon Kyl
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#23. According to Jains the soul in pure form has infiniteness in terms of its knowledge and power. These faculties are obstructed for its exhibition due to Karmic bondage. As the soul progresses in its morality and spirituality it gets certain powers which may look miraculous. - Author: Virchand Gandhi
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#24. Mind is knowledge, meditation is non-knowledge. Mind knows, meditation experiences. Mind can only give you a certain acquaintance but not the taste. If you want the taste of the Tao you have to move to no-mind, to Meditation. - Author: Rajneesh
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#25. I am certain of nothing but the beauty of imagination. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#26. On the ostensible exactitude of certain branches of human knowledge, including mathematics. The exactness is a fake. - Author: Alfred North Whitehead
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#27. Critics for established venues are vetted by editors; they usually demonstrate a certain objectivity; and they come with known backgrounds and specialized knowledge. - Author: Michael Dirda
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#28. Science is knowledge certain and evident in itself, or by the principles from which it is deducted, or with which it is certainly connected. It is subjective, as existing in the mind; objective, as embodied in truths; speculative, as leading to do something, as in practical science. - Author: William Fleming
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#29. It is therefore worthwhile, to search out the bounds between opinion and knowledge; and examine by what measures, in things, whereof we have no certain knowledge, we ought to regulate our assent, and moderate our persuasions. - Author: John Locke
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#30. There is only the constant knowledge and enjoyment of the Heart, moment to moment, through the instant of all conditions of appearance and disappearance. Of this I am perfectly certain. I am That. - Author: Adi Da
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#31. In all living there is a certain narrowness of application which leads to breadth and power. We have to concent on a thing in order to master it. Then we must be broad enough not to be narrowed by our specialties. - Author: Ralph Washington Sockman
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#32. From youth, I have been accustomed to direct the eyes of my spirit inwards rather than outwards; and hence it is very natural, that, to a certain extent, I should be acquainted with man, while of men I have not the smallest knowledge. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#33. In physiology, as in all other sciences, no discovery is useless, no curiosity misplaced or too ambitious, and we may be certain that every advance achieved in the quest of pure knowledge will sooner or later play its part in the service of man. - Author: Ernest Starling
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#34. The worthiest man to be known, and for a pattern to be presented to the world, he is the man of whom we have most certain knowledge. He hath been declared and enlightened by the most clear-seeing men that ever were; the testimonies we have of him are in faithfulness and sufficiency most admirable. - Author: Michel De Montaigne
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#35. Though our collective level of knowledge may always be defined by a certain set of answers, we are never limited by the questions we may pose. - Author: Todd William
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#36. Perhaps they didn't know they were at sea. Was there a certain percentage of people at sea who lacked the knowledge that they were at sea? - Author: Ben Marcus
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#37. There is cold comfort to be drawn from the sure and certain knowledge that the correct way to deal with the problem you're facing in your job involves napalm, if - Author: Charles Stross
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#38. In its efforts to learn as much as possible about nature, modern physics has found that certain things can never be "known" with certainty. Much of our knowledge must always remain uncertain. The most we can know is in terms of probabilities. - Author: Richard P. Feynman
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#39. In a person's lifetime there may be not more than half a dozen occasions that he can look back to in the certain knowledge that right then, at that moment, there was room for nothing but happiness in his heart. - Author: Ernestine Gilbreth Carey
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#40. We are all fools blessed with the knowledge that certain events will come to pass no matter what path we take to get there. The wise ones follow their angels while they may. - Author: Alethea Kontis
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#41. Knowledge is dangerous, which is why governments often clamp down on people who can think thoughts above a certain caliber. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#42. There is a certain degree of pain to be experienced in the search for self-knowledge, as there is a certain amount of joy. You just do it because you find yourself doing it. There just doesn't seem to be much else worthwhile. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#43. Faith was a gift of God whose main function was to create in man a certain knowledge of God's goodness toward us. The - Author: John Calvin
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#44. Many who read their Bibles make the great mistake of confining all their reading to certain portions of the Bible which they enjoy. In this way they get no knowledge of the Bible as a whole. They miss altogether many of the most important phases of Bible truth. - Author: R.A. Torrey
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#45. I thought they may have presumed too much knowledge of certain things for people who are not comedians. Like Montreal. A comic understands what it is and its importance, but someone else may not know about it. - Author: Todd Barry
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#46. It will be readily admitted, that a degree conferred by an university, ought to be a pledge to the public that he who holds it possesses a certain quantity of knowledge. - Author: Charles Babbage
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#47. God had banished man from the Garden of Eden for daring to trespass upon the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil.
- But What if man learned to grow his own Tree? Where might it end?
- She didn't knew the answer. She knew only one thing for certain.
Someone had to stop Them - Author: James Rollins
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#48. Kant ... discovered "the scandal of reason," that is the fact that our mind is not capable of certain and verifiable knowledge regarding matters and questions that it nevertheless cannot help thinking about. - Author: Hannah Arendt
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#49. People always want to know things . . . until they hear them, and then it's too late. Knowledge is a rug of a certain size, and the world is larger. It's not what remains uncovered at the edges that should worry you, rather what is swept beneath. - Author: Mark Lawrence
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#50. She [Venison] had never travelled and so could invent all kinds of strange places without being limited, as travelled people are, by knowledge of certain places only. - Author: Laura Riding
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#51. For the very fact that my knowledge is increasing little by little is the most certain argument for its imperfection. - Author: Rene Descartes
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#52. Is there any knowledge in the world which is so certain that no reasonable man could doubt it? - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#53. This was interesting knowledge: you could only ask questions in certain rooms. There were rooms for sitting and thinking and rooms for inquisition. - Author: Matt Haig
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#54. What I did know was that I was someone special to Luke and I always had been, just like he was and always had been to me. And that knowledge made my world tilt so much, I was certain I was going to fall off. - Author: Kristen Ashley
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#55. I know certain truths about life. - Author: Dana Reinhardt
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#56. Scratch the surface of knowledge and mystery bubbles up like a spring. And occasionally, at certain disquieting moments in history (Aristarchus, Galileo, Plank, Einstein), a tempest of mystery comes rolling in from the sea and overwhelms our efforts. - Author: Chet Raymo
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#57. Knowledge is a matter of knowing facts. Wisdom is a matter of understanding and applying principles. A certain amount of knowledge is necessary for wisdom, and without wisdom, knowledge is not only useless, it's dangerous. - Author: Hilda Van Stockum
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#58. My knowledge of the human psyche is as yet imperfect. Certain areas won't yield to computation. - Author: Poul Anderson
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#59. There are proven ways to win the loyalty of tough, strong, ferocious men: play on the certain knowledge of their superiority, the mystique of secret covenant, the esprit of shared suffering. - Author: Frank Herbert
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#60. Happy families do have certain things in common. Today we finally have the knowledge to know what those things are. - Author: Bruce Feiler
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#61. What is known for certain is dull. - Author: Max Perutz
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#62. Sufism is experiential. Capacities, even those for learning beyond a certain point, are provoked by Sufis, by one's own efforts and what results from them, and by an element of what is referred to by Sufis as the Divine. - Author: Idries Shah
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#63. Americans live with the certain knowledge that the source of their greatness has not yet been released. - Author: Ralph Steadman
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#64. Faith is ultimately a firm and certain knowledge of God's benevolence toward us, founded upon the truth of the freely given promise in Christ, both revealed to our minds and sealed upon our hearts by the Holy Spirit - Author: John Calvin
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#65. The damned had been given that insight which makes hardship so easy to bear - the absolute and certain knowledge that things could be worse. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#66. The love of anything is the offspring of knowledge, love being more fervent in proportion as knowledge is more certain. And this certainty springs from a complete knowledge of all parts which united compose the whole of the thing which out to be loved. - Author: Leonardo Da Vinci
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#67. There's a difference between suspecting a thing and finally knowing it for certain. - Author: Glenn Beck
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#68. I am certain of nothing but the truth of imagination. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#69. Jim's father possessed such certain knowledge of the Unknowable as made for the righteousness of people in cottages without disturbing the ease of mind of those whom an unerring Providence enables to live in mansions. - Author: Joseph Conrad
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#70. They knew many things but had no idea why. And strangely this made them more, rather than less, certain that they were right. - Author: Neal Stephenson
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#71. We say that knowledge is not mere talk, but a certain divine knowledge, that light which is kindled in the soul as a result of obedience to the commandments, and which reveals all that is in a state of becoming, enables man to know himself and teaches him to become possessed of God. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#72. When general observations are drawn from so many particulars as to become certain and indisputable, these are jewels of knowledge. - Author: Isaac Watts
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#73. Now we shall possess a right definition of faith if we call it a firm and certain knowledge of God's benevolence toward us, founded upon the truth of the freely given promise in Christ, both revealed to our minds and sealed upon our hearts through the Holy Spirit. - Author: John Calvin
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#74. I don't think you have to wait for knowledge and balance to come before you seek power because you need a certain amount of power to gain knowledge and balance. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#75. All three of them bonded by the certain, separate knowledge that they had loved a man to death. - Author: Arundhati Roy
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#76. Certain words now in our knowledge we will not use again, and we will never forget them. We need them. Like the back of the picture. - Author: W.S. Merwin
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#77. Once you know this kind of love, you will never question love again. You'll know it when you see it. You'll know it when you feel it. You will never be confused by something that is something else. - Author: Kate McGahan
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#78. It's very important for me to really use this body as a barometer of a certain kind of knowledge
to take the personal risk of exposing my own body in a certain kind of way. I can't ask anybody else to do something that I don't do first myself. - Author: Carrie Mae Weems
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#79. The personal opinions of the editors have no kind of weight in the eyes of the public: the only use of a journal is, that it imparts the knowledge of certain facts, and it is only by altering or distorting those facts that a journalist can contribute to the support of his own views. - Author: Alexis De Tocqueville
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#80. First, you must be certain that you are ready for knowledge. There are many things that we bury in our minds for a reason. Are you sure that you want to go digging up the past?"- Elsie (Marked Book #1) page 226 - Author: A.N. Meade
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#81. I try to learn certain areas of computer science exhaustively; then I try to digest that knowledge into a form that is accessible to people who don't have time for such study. - Author: Donald Knuth
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#82. I have a soft spot in my heart for tree houses, which have always imparted certain magic and practical knowledge. - Author: Richard Louv
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#83. Testimony is personal knowledge, based upon the witness of the Holy Ghost, that certain facts of eternal significance are true. - Author: David A. Bednar
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#84. Hey, I knows things. I can take you places, but you gots to be willin' to do certain... things. - Author: Jason Medina
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#85. The teacher will have a certain imprint, and each teacher imprints differently. Ultimately the imprint of the teacher is a limitation that you will have to overcome in your final stages of knowledge. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#86. If you are armed with knowledge, if you are aware that certain dynamics are at play then you have options. You can play defense, you can ignore certain person and take the consequences perhaps with a game plan in mind and it goes on, you've increased your options. - Author: Robert Greene
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#87. In some subsequent episodes, certain individuals have certain knowledge of certain events that they wouldn't have, if they didn't have access to the future. - Author: Andrew Kreisberg
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#88. The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#89. No progressive knowledge will ever medicine that dread misgiving of a mysterious and pathless power given to words of a certain import. - Author: Thomas De Quincey
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#90. Scepticism, ironically, draws its life's blood from claims to have a good deal of knowledge. For example, your friends claim to know, 'Since every possible option has not been explored, nothing can be said for certain.' That statement is itself a claim to knowledge! - Author: William Lane Craig
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#91. To minds tormented by the divine thirst, it is useless to offer the most certain knowledge of the laws of numbers and the arrangement of the universe - Author: Etienne Gilson
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#92. He felt that to increase his knowledge was to strengthen his hatred. Under certain circumstances, instruction and enlightenment may serve as rallying points for evil. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#93. All the evils that men cause to each other because of certain desires, or opinions or religious principles, are rooted in ignorance. [All hatred would come to an end] when the earth was flooded with the knowledge of God. - Author: Maimonides
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#94. Language and Knowledge have certain limitations; they can go only up to a certain point, for beyond that lies reality. - Author: Gian Kumar
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#95. When knowledge is limited - it leads to folly ... When knowledge exceeds a certain limit, it leads to exploitation. - Author: Abu Bakr
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#96. It is clear, then, that wisdom is knowledge having to do with certain principles and causes. But now, since it is this knowledge that we are seeking, we must consider the following point: of what kind of principles and of what kind of causes is wisdom the knowledge? - Author: Aristotle.
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#97. Tis the most certain sign, the world's accurst That the best things corrupted, are the worst; 'Twas the corrupted Light of knowledge, hurl'd Sin, Death, and Ignorance o'er all the world; That Sun like this (from which our sight we have) Gaz'd on too long, resumes the light he gave. - Author: John Denham
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#98. Knowledge is never in doubt. Wisdom is never certain. - Author: Dee Hock
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#99. Not to understand the doer is to have no certain knowledge of what has been done, or why it was undertaken - Author: Philip Wylie
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#100. Universities are truly storehouses for knowledge: students arrive from school confident they know nearly everything, and they leave five years later certain that they know practically nothing. Where did the knowledge go in the meantime? In the university, of course, where it is dried and stored. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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