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One thing only I know, and that is that I know nothing.

Socrates (BC 469-BC 399) Greek philosopher of Athens

If you have knowledge, let others light their candles with it.

Winston Churchill (1874-1965) British politician.

Knowledge has to be improved, challenged, and increased constantly, or it vanishes.

Peter F. Drucker (1909-2005) American writer and management consultant.

''How do you know so much about everything?'' was asked of a very wise and intelligent man; and the answer was ''By never being afraid or ashamed to ask questions as to anything of which I was ignorant.

John Abbott (1821-1893) Canadian lawyer and statesman.

The trouble with the world is not that people know too little, but that they know so many things that ain't so.

Mark Twain (1835-1910) U.S. humorist, writer, and lecturer.


The next best thing to knowing something is knowing where to find it.

Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) British author.

The desire of knowledge, like the thirst for riches, increases ever with the acquisition of it.

Laurence Sterne (1713-1768) British writer.

The greater our knowledge increases, the greater our ignorance unfolds.

John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) Thirty-fifth President of the USA

When you cease to strive to understand, then you will know without understanding.

Chinese proverb

Many of us don't have to turn out the lights to be in the dark.

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