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
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If one must fight or create, it is necessary that this be preceded by the broadest possible knowledge.
- Karel Capek
The greater our knowledge increases the more our ignorance unfolds.
- John F. Kennedy
At each increase of knowledge, as well as on the contrivance of every new tool, human labour becomes abridged.
- Charles Babbage
Human knowledge is dark and uncertain philosophy is dark, astrology is dark, and geometry is dark.
- John Jewel
The shortest and surest way of arriving at real knowledge is to unlearn the lessons we have been taught, to mount the first principles, and take nobody's word about them.
- Henry Bolingbroke
Knowledge is an unending adventure at the edge of uncertainty.
- Jacob Bronowski
The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.
- Friedrich Nietzsche
There is no greater impediment to the advancement of knowledge than the ambiguity of words.
- Thomas Reid