It is an infantile superstition of the human spirit that virginity would be thought a virtue and not the barrier that separates ignorance from knowledge.
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One of the greatest joys known to man is to take a flight into ignorance in search of knowledge.
- Robert Staughton Lynd
Every branch of human knowledge, if traced up to its source and final principles, vanishes into mystery.
- Arthur Machen
The knowledge and understanding of the world which science gives us and the magnificent opportunity which it extends to us to control and use the world for the extension of our pleasure in it has never been greater than it now is.
- Polykarp Kusch
A theoretical grounding in agronomy must, therefore, include knowledge of biological laws.
- Trofim Lysenko
If the past has been an obstacle and a burden, knowledge of the past is the safest and the surest emancipation.
- John Acton
In a country with an overabundance of food no one should go hungry because of a lack of funds or technical and professional knowledge. We have the food and we have the networks we now need to support the providers.
- Jose Serrano
The knowledge that there is a part of the psychic functions that are out of conscious reach, we did not need to wait for Freud to know this!
- Jacques Lacan
An excessive knowledge of Marxism is a sign of a misspent youth.
- John McCarthy