175 Knowledge And Understanding Quotes To Inspire You

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The Most Famous Knowledge And Understanding Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Knowledge without understanding is useless. — Thucydides

Shall I tell you what knowledge is? It is to know both what one knows and what one does not know. — Confucius

Guarding knowledge is not a good way to understand. Understanding means to throw away your knowledge. — Nhat Hanh

Knowledge is recognizing what you know and what you don't. — Confucius

To know that we know what we know, and that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge. — Henry David Thoreau

To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge. — Nicolaus Copernicus

When you are ignorant about something, to know that you are ignorant about it - that is knowledge. — Confucius

To know what you know and what you do not know, that is true knowledge. — Confucius

You need some knowledge to recognize knowledge, so where does the first knowledge come from? — Plato

Knowledge is true opinion. — Plato

Short Knowledge And Understanding Quotes

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  • Any fool can know. The point is to understand. — Albert Einstein
  • Data isn't information; information isn't knowledge; knowledge isn't wisdom. — Ian Lowe
  • Life can give everything to whoever tries to understand and is willing to receive new knowledge. — Pramoedya Ananta Toer
  • The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. — Bible Proverbs
  • Understanding the knowledge and wisdom of the Qur'an is by far, higher than memorizing. — Ali ibn Abi Talib
  • The true foundation of all culture is the knowledge and understanding of water. — Viktor Schauberger
  • Knowledge is power but only wisdom is liberty. — Will Durant
  • Trying to understand is like straining through muddy water. Be still and allow the mud to settle. — Lao Tzu
  • To have real knowledge, one must understand the essence of things and not only their manifestations. — Daniel Barenboim
  • True knowledge comes with deep understanding of a topic and its inner workings. — Albert Einstein

Top 10 Knowledge And Understanding Quotes

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Any fool can know. The point is to understand. — Albert Einstein

All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason. — Immanuel Kant

Learning is a process where knowledge is presented to us, then shaped through understanding, discussion and reflection. — Paulo Freire

No amount of reading or memorizing will make you successful in life. It is the understanding and application of wise thought which counts. — Bob Proctor

Knowledge is not power, it is only potential. Applying that knowledge is power. Understanding why and when to apply that knowledge is wisdom! — Takeda Shingen

Data isn't information; information isn't knowledge; knowledge isn't wisdom. — Ian Lowe

If you have insight, you use your inner eye, your inner ear, to pierce to the heart of things, and have no need of intellectual knowledge. — Zhuangzi

Life comes when you have knowledge, wisdom, and understanding, when you can see for real, touch, and feel for real, know for real. Then you are truly living. — RZA

Without self knowledge, without understanding the working and functions of his machine, man cannot be free, he cannot govern himself and he will always remain a slave. — George Gurdjieff

Life can give everything to whoever tries to understand and is willing to receive new knowledge. — Pramoedya Ananta Toer

Knowledge and understanding quote Any fool can know. The point is to understand.
Any fool can know. The point is to understand.

Wisdom Knowledge And Understanding Quotes

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Knowledge, wisdom, and understanding don't come out of the microwave. You got to keep moving forward because the evil doesn't sleep. — Chuck D

An amazing thing, the human brain. Capable of understanding incredibly complex and intricate concepts. Yet at times unable to recognize the obvious and simple. — Jay Abraham

I believe in the 12 Jewels and try to provide my childrem with them. That is Knowledge, Wisdom, Understanding, Freedom, Justice, Equality, Food, Clothing, Shelter, Love, Peace and Happiness. — RZA

Knowledge and understanding quote I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.

Thus understanding and love, that is, the knowledge of and delight in the truth, are, as it were, the two arms of the soul, with which it embraces and comprehends with all the saints the length and breath, the height and depth, that is the eternity, the love, the goodness, and the wisdom of God. — Bernard of Clairvaux

By means of hearing one understands dharma, malignity vanishes, knowledge is acquired, and liberation from material bondage is gained. — Chanakya

Look to see who is truly serving the world, truly seeking to share wisdom and knowledge, insight and understanding, caring and compassion. Provide for these people, for these are the Bringers of the Light. — Neale Donald Walsch

Knowledge and understanding quote Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.

Through wisdom is a house built; and by understanding it is established; and by knowledge shall every room be filled with precious and pleasant riches. — Bible

Why would anyone walk through life satisfied with the light from the candle of their own understanding when, by reaching out to our Heavenly Father, they could experience the bright sun of spiritual knowledge that would expand their minds with wisdom and fill their souls with joy? — Dieter F. Uchtdorf

I hold myself indebted to any one from whose enlightened understanding another ray of knowledge communicates to mine. Really to inform the mind is to correct and enlarge the heart. — Junius

Knowledge is understanding based on what has been studied and learned. Wisdom is understanding based on what has been felt and experienced. — Simon Sinek

What Is Understanding Quotes

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A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow. — William Shakespeare

What we need is a cup of understanding, a barrel of love, and an ocean of patience. — Saint Francis de Sales

Oppressed people, whatever their level of formal education, have the ability to understand and interpret the world around them, to see the world for what it is, and move to transform it. — Ella Baker

Knowledge and understanding quote If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.

Authentic marketing is not the art of selling what you make but knowing what to make. It is the art of identifying and understanding customer needs and creating solutions that deliver satisfaction to the customers, profits to the producers and benefits for the stakeholders. — Philip Kotler

Today I begin to understand what love must be, if it exists... When we are parted, we each feel the lack of the other half of ourselves. We are incomplete like a book in two volumes of which the first has been lost. That is what I imagine love to be: incompleteness in absence. — Edmond de Goncourt

The most important thing is to have a good relationship with the bike... you have to understand what she wants. I think of a motorcycle as a woman, and I know that sounds silly, but it's true. — Valentino Rossi

God’s Word is absolutely true. You may not understand how God is going to bring about what He’s promised you, but He is keeping every promise that He has ever made. He will never deceive you or disappoint you, and He will never change His mind about what He’s told you. — Charles Stanley

Try to understand what I am saying: everything is dependent on everything else, everything is connected, nothing is separate. Therefore everything is going in the only way it can go. If people were different everything would be different. They are what they are, so everything is as it is. — G. I. Gurdjieff

People who are role models for the principles and values of the organization, who buy in and understand the vision of what the organization is trying to accomplish, and have the personality to inspire other people to the vision. You know, that’s what team chemistry and leadership is all about. — Nick Saban

There comes a time when the world gets quiet and the only thing left is your own heart. So you'd better learn the sound of it. Otherwise you'll never understand what it's saying. — Sarah Dessen

What Is Knowledge Quotes

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Right action is better than knowledge; but in order to do what is right, we must know what is right. — Charlemagne

The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge. What the Good Life Really Means?Bertrand Russell

You can't teach people everything they need to know. The best you can do is position them where they can find what they need to know when they need to know it. — Seymour Papert

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Knowledge is not what is memorised. Knowledge is what benefits. — Al-Shafi‘i

Intimate knowledge of God is possible if we habitually search His Holy Scriptures & translate what we find into obedience. — George Muller

I often say that when you can measure what you are speaking about, and express it in numbers, you know something about it; but when you cannot measure it, when you cannot express it in numbers, your knowledge is of a meagre and unsatisfactory kind. — Lord Kelvin

love of learning is the most necessary passion ... in it lies our happiness. It's a sure remedy for what ails us, an unending source of pleasure. — Emilie du Chatelet

My music is the spiritual expression of what I am — my faith, my knowledge, my being...When you begin to see the possibilities of music, you desire to do something really good for people, to help humanity free itself from its hangups...I want to speak to their souls. — John Coltrane

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It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows. — Epictetus

My music is the spiritual expression of what I am: my faith, my knowledge, my being. — John Coltrane

Knowing And Understanding Quotes

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Children desperately need to know - and to hear in ways they understand and remember - that they're loved and valued by mom and dad. — Gary Smalley

How can there be peace without people understanding each other; and how can this be if they don't know each other? — Lester B. Pearson

If we understand the mechanism and motives of the group mind, it is now possible to control and regiment the masses according to our will without them knowing it. — Edward Bernays

Don't believe what your eyes are telling you. All they show is limitation. Look with your understanding, find out what you already know, and you'll see the way to fly. — Richard Bach

Comfort comes from knowing that people have made the same journey. And solace comes from understanding how others have learned to sing again. — Helen Steiner Rice

We all should know that diversity makes for a rich tapestry, and we must understand that all the threads of the tapestry are equal in value no matter what their color. — Maya Angelou

Only fools argue whether to eat meat or not. They don't understand truth nor do they meditate on it. Who can define what is meat and what is plant Who knows where the sin lies, being a vegetarian or a non vegetarian — Guru Nanak

God knows your value; He sees your potential. You may not understand everything you are going through right now. But hold your head up high, knowing that God is in control and he has a great plan and purpose for your life. — Joel Osteen

Sometimes surrender means giving up trying to understand and becoming comfortable with not knowing. — Eckhart Tolle

Don't you know you are the only Jesus many people will ever see? In compromising your lifestyle, you forfeit your capacity to accurately reflect God's image and endanger an entire generation's understanding of Jesus. — Judah Smith

Knowledge And Information Quotes

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I know the world is bruised and bleeding, and though it is important not to ignore its pain, it is also critical to refuse to succumb to its malevolence. Like failure, chaos contains information that can lead to knowledge - even wisdom. Like art. — Toni Morrison

A democratic education means that we educate people in a way that ensures they can think independently, that they can use information, knowledge, and technology, among other things, to draw their own conclusions. — Linda Darling-Hammond

Sharing knowledge is not about giving people something, or getting something from them. That is only valid for information sharing. Sharing knowledge occurs when people are genuinely interested in helping one another develop new capacities for action; it is about creating learning processes. — Peter Senge

Your synapses store all your knowledge and skills as roughly 100 terabytes’ worth of information, while your DNA stores merely about a gigabyte, barely enough to store a single movie download. — Max Tegmark

We are drowning in information but starved for knowledge. — John Naisbitt

Information is the mortar that both builds and destroys empires. — Tobsha Learner

Before you become too entranced with gorgeous gadgets and mesmerizing video displays, let me remind you that information is not knowledge, knowledge is not wisdom, and wisdom is not foresight. Each grows out of the other, and we need them all. — Arthur C. Clarke

A good book can teach you about the world and about yourself. You learn more than how to read better; you also learn more about life. You become wiser. — Mortimer Adler

Now that knowledge is taking the place of capital as the driving force in organizations worldwide, it is all too easy to confuse data with knowledge and information technology with information. — Peter Drucker

Always revisit your decisions in the light of new knowledge and information. Don't be afraid to change. — Chris Guillebeau

Knowledge And Learning Quotes

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Man is essentially ignorant, and becomes learned through acquiring knowledge. — Ibn Khaldun

Peace and Blessings manifest with every lesson learned. If your knowledge were your wealth then it would be well earned. — Erykah Badu

Educate yourself. Learn everything you can and then let knowledge yield to kindness. — Bryant H. McGill

I'm hungry for knowledge. The whole thing is to learn every day, to get brighter and brighter. — Jay-Z

Real wisdom is not the knowledge of everything, but the knowledge of which things in life are necessary, which are less necessary, and which are completely unnecessary to know. — Leo Tolstoy

I love being alive and I will be the best man I possibly can. I will take love wherever I find it and offer it to everyone who will take it. . . seek knowledge from those wiser and teach those who wish to learn from me. — Duane Allman

Knowledge emerges only through invention and re-invention, through the restless, impatient, continuing, hopeful inquiry human beings pursue in the world, with the world, and with each other. — Paulo Freire

The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never returns to its original dimensions. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Young people want to learn, they are thirsty for knowledge, they want to understand and remember. The main thing is to teach them where not to go. Oppression, not to go; dictatorship, not to go; racism and prejudice, absolutely not to go. This is a moral plan [for society]. — Elie Wiesel

Love is a really scary thing, and you never know what's going to happen. It's one of the most beautiful things in life, but it's one of the most terrifying. It's worth the fear because you have more knowledge, experience, you learn from people, and you have memories. — Ariana Grande

Education And Knowledge Quotes

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Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world. — Albert Einstein

It's never enough to just tell people about some new insight. Rather, you have to get them to experience it a way that evokes its power and possibility. Instead of pouring knowledge into people's heads, you need to help them grind anew set of eyeglasses so they can see the world in a new way. — John Seely Brown

You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself. — Dale Carnegie

The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd. — Bertrand Russell

Intellectual elegance [is] a mind that is continually refining itself with education and knowledge. Intellectual elegance is the opposite of intellectual vulgarity. — Massimo Vignelli

Of the five most important things in life, health is first, education or knowledge is second, and wealth is third. I forget the other two. — Chuck Berry

Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward. — Vern Law

The Rosary is the book of the blind, where souls see and there enact the greatest drama of love the world has ever known; it is the book of the simple, which initiates them into mysteries and knowledge more satisfying than the education of other men. — Fulton J. Sheen

Architects should be educated, skillful with the pencil, instructed in geometry, know much history, have followed the philosophers with attention, understand music, have some knowledge of medicine, know the opinions of the jurists, and be acquainted with astronomy and the theory of the heavens — Marcus Vitruvius Pollio

Humans believe so many lies because we aren’t aware. We ignore the truth or we just don’t see the truth. When we are educated, we accumulate a lot of knowledge, and all that knowledge is just like a wall of fog that doesn’t allow us to perceive the truth, what really is. — Miguel Angel Ruiz

Knowledge And Action Quotes

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Without knowledge action is useless and knowledge without action is futile. — Abu Bakr

In every case, the remedy is to take action. Get clear about exactly what it is that you need to learn and exactly what you need to do to learn it. BEING CLEAR KILLS FEAR. Make it thy business to know thyself, which is the most difficult lesson in the world. — Miguel de Cervantes

Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time. — Pandurang Shastri Athavale

Most people already know what to do and simply don’t do it. It’s not ignorance. It’s fear. — Alex Hormozi

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Knowledge, Action and Devotion are complementary to each other. — Pandurang Shastri Athavale

Self-knowledge involves relationship. To know oneself is to study one self in action with another person. Relationship is a process of self evaluation and self revelation. Relationship is the mirror in which you discover yourself - to be is to be related. — Bruce Lee

Many Karate teachers teach a watered down style - no hip action and no depth of punching - so it is easy to say that these teachers have no depth to their knowledge. You are what your teacher is, and if he knows a lot, you should be able to demonstrate this knowledge. — Higa Yuchoku

The most important knowledge teachers need to do good work is a knowledge of how students are experiencing learning and perceiving their teacher's actions. — Stephen Brookfield

Growth follows knowledge; action follows inspiration; opportunity follows perception; always the spiritual first, then the transformation into the infinite and illimitable possibilities of achievement. — Charles F. Haanel

We need to tell people not to be helpful. Trying to be helpful and giving advise are really ways to control others. ... Advice, recommendations, and obvious actions are exactly what increase the likelihood that tomorrow will be just like yesterday. — Peter Block

Use Of Knowledge Quotes

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Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom. — Charles Spurgeon

The history of the human race is a continual struggle from darkness into light. It is, therefore, to no purpose to discuss the use of knowledge; man wants to know, and when he ceases to do so, is no longer a man. — Fridtjof Nansen

There is no use of simply acquiring titles or amassing wealth if one has no self-respect and scientific knowledge. — Periyar E. V. Ramasamy

The value of knowledge is to use it. It is not humanly possible that a person can retain all knowledge of the world, but if a person knows how to search for all the knowledge of the world, he will find it when he wants it. — Marcus Garvey

Great advantage is drawn from knowledge of your adversary, and when you know the measure of his intelligence and character, you can use it to play on his weakness. — Frederick the Great

Use your knowledge, and your heart, to stand up for those who can't stand, speak for those who can't speak, be a beacon of light for those whose lives have become dark. — Julie Andrews

The business and design of the Royal Society is: To improve the knowledge of naturall things, and all useful Arts, Manufactures, Mechanic practices, Engines and Inventions by Experiments-(not meddling with Divinity, Metaphysics, Moralls, Politicks, Grammar, Rhetoric or Logick). — Robert Hooke

Effective use of Braille is as important to the blind as independent mobility, knowledge in the use of adaptive technology, and the core belief that equality, opportunity, and security are truly possible for all people who are blind. — Bob Ney

I remember I used to half believe and wholly play with fairies when I was a child. What heaven can be more real than to retain the spirit-world of childhood, tempered and balanced by knowledge and common-sense... — Beatrix Potter

Bottom line - cosmetics are used to accentuate an existing sex difference in facial contrast. This does not mean that women engage in this beautification practice with knowledge of this sexual dimorphism. — Gad Saad

Wisdom And Knowledge Quotes

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Much as we might wish to believe otherwise, universal love and the welfare of the species as a whole are concepts which simply do not make evolutionary sense. — Richard Dawkins

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If I remained silent and you remained silent, then who will teach the ignorant? — Ibn Taymiyyah

Body is purified by water. Ego by tears. Intellect is purified by knowledge. And soul is purified with love. — Ali ibn Abi Talib

To know the mighty works of God, to comprehend His wisdom and majesty and power; to appreciate, in degree, the wonderful workings of His laws, surely all this must be a pleasing and acceptable mode of worship to the Most High, to whom ignorance cannot be more grateful than knowledge. — Nicolaus Copernicus

Someday, in the distant future, our grand-children' s grand-children will develop a new equivalent of our classrooms. They will spend many hours in front of boxes with fires glowing within. May they have the wisdom to know the difference between light and knowledge. — Plato

Wisdom leads to unity, but ignorance to separation. So long as God seems to be outside and far away, there is ignorance. But when God is realised within, that is true knowledge. — Ramakrishna

Accumulating knowledge is a form of avarice and lends itself to another version of the Midas story ...man [is] so avid for knowledge that everything that he touches turns to facts; his faith becomes theology; his love becomes lechery; his wisdom becomes science; pursuing meaning, he ignores truth. — Malcolm Muggeridge

Nothing exists; even if something exists, nothing can be known about it; and even if something can be known about it, knowledge about it can't be communicated to others. — Gorgias

All humans are dead except those who have knowledge; and all those who have knowledge are asleep, except those who do good deeds; and those who do good deeds are deceived, except those who are sincere; and those who are sincere are always in a state of worry. — Al-Shafi‘i

When you compare yourself with others in matters of wealth, position, and health, you should look at people less favoured than yourself. When you compare yourself with others in matters of religion, knowledge and virtue, look at people who are better than yourself. — Ibn Hazm

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The study of geography is about more than just memorizing places on a map. It's about understanding the complexity of our world, appreciating the diversity of cultures that exists across continents. And in the end, it's about using all that knowledge to help bridge divides and bring people together. — Barack Obama

The power of imagination is the ultimate creative power.. no doubt about that. While knowledge defines all we currently know and understand.. imagination points to all we might yet discover and create. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Your imagination is your preview of life's coming attractions — Albert Einstein

Life is difficult. This is a great truth, one of the greatest truths. It is a great truth because once we truly see this truth, we transcend it. Once we truly know that life is difficult-once we truly understand and accept it-then life is no longer difficult. Because once it is accepted, the fact that life is difficult no longer matters. — M. Scott Peck

There are six stages to knowledge: Firstly: Asking questions in a good manner. Secondly: Remaining quiet and listening attentively. Thirdly: Understanding well. Fourthly: Memorising. Fifthly: Teaching. Sixthly- and it is its fruit: Acting upon the knowledge and keeping to its limits. — Ibn Qayyim Al-Jawziyya

The more we understand what is happening in the world, the more frustrated we often become, for our knowledge leads to feelings of powerlessness. We feel that we are living in a world in which the citizen has become a mere spectator or a forced actor, and that our personal experience is politically useless and our political will a minor illusion. — C. Wright Mills

At the moment I am looking into astrology, which seems indispensable for a proper understanding of mythology. There are strange and wondrous things in these lands of darkness. Please, don't worry about my wanderings in these infinitudes. I shall return laden with rich booty for our knowledge of the human psyche. — Carl Jung

The vain presumption of understanding everything can have no other basis than never having understood anything. For anyone who had ever experienced just once the perfect understanding of one single thing, and had truly tasted how knowledge is accomplished, would recognize that of the infinity of other truths he understands nothing. — Galileo Galilei

Leadership is understanding people and involving them to help you do a job. That takes all of the good characteristics, like integrity, dedication of purpose, selflessness, knowledge, skill, implacability, as well as determination not to accept failure. — Arleigh Burke

Noble and great. Courageous and determined. Faithful and fearless. That is who you are and who you have always been. And understanding it can change your life, because this knowledge carries a confidence that cannot be duplicated any other way. — Sheri L. Dew

Give us, O God, the vision which can see Your love in the world in spite of human failure. Give us the faith to trust Your goodness in spite of our ignorance and weakness. Give us the knowledge that we may continue to pray with understanding hearts. And show us what each one of us can do to set forward the coming of the day of universal peace. — Frank Borman

A physician who fails to enter the body of a patient with the lamp of knowledge and understanding can never treat diseases. He should first study all the factors, including environment, which influence a patient's disease, and then prescribe treatment. It is more important to prevent the occurrence of disease than to seek a cure. — Charaka

The future of the world, dependent as it is upon atomic energy, requires more understanding and knowledge about the atom. — Willard Libby

True magic therefore is the high knowledge of the more subtle powers that have not yet been acknowledged by science up to this date because the methods of scrutiny that have been applied so far do not suffice for their grasping, understanding and utilization, although the laws of magic are analogous to all official sciences of the world. — Franz Bardon

When you see all the field of just CRISPR biology, understanding the CRISPR-Cas systems in bacteria and archaea at the physiological level and even more at the mechanistic level, I mean this has been, you know, an incredible, how do you say, explosion of knowledge and publications. — Emmanuelle Charpentier

If you start with the originals as your foundations, then you have enough of a worldview and understanding that you won’t fear any book. — Naval Ravikant

I came to accept during my freshman year that many of the gaps in my knowledge and understanding were simply limits of class and cultural background, not lack of aptitude or application as I'd feared. — Sonia Sotomayor

When people rely on surface appearances and false racial stereotypes, rather than in-depth knowledge of others at the level of the heart, mind and spirit, their ability to assess and understand people accurately is compromised. — James A. Forbes

Of course, everyone wants to know how the laws of nature work. But if we want to understand how the universe is going to evolve over time, whether it’s locally on our own planet or, eventually, the galaxy, we’re going to have to talk about the knowledge that people create and the choices that they’re going to make into the future. — Naval Ravikant

The First Principle of the Nuremberg Code is: The voluntary consent of the human subject is absolutely essential. This means that the person involved should have legal capacity to give consent; should be so situated as to be able to exercise free power of choice, without the intervention of any element of force, fraud, deceit, duress, overreaching, or other ulterior form of constraint or coercion; and should have sufficient knowledge and comprehension of the elements of the subject matter involved as to enable him to make an understanding and enlightened decision. — Robert W. Malone

The only hope for developing a new civilization is to accept responsibility for improving our lives through knowledge, understanding, and a deeper comprehension of humanity’s relationship to natural processes of evolution. Our future is determined by effort we put forth to achieve this transition. — Jacque Fresco

Far beyond your intellect, far beyond your understanding, lies inexhaustible knowledge and wealth, strength and power, peace and joy. Do not use your intellect to find the answers for God and his manifestations. Everything is God. — Vishnudevananda Saraswati

We strive toward knowledge, always more knowledge, but must understand that we are, and will remain, surrounded by mystery. — Marcelo Gleiser

You and your horse. His strength and beauty. Your knowledge and patience and determination and understanding and love. That's what fuses the two of you onto this marvelous partnership that makes you wonder, "What can heaven offer any better then what I have here on earth?". — Monica Dickens

If anyone says that it is possible that at some time, given the advancement of knowledge, a sense may be assigned to the dogmas propounded by the Church which is different from that which the Church has understood and understands: let him be anathema. — Pope Pius IX

We must not think, "Well, we have all the truth, we understand the main pillars of our faith, and we may rest on this knowledge." The truth is an advancing truth, and we must walk in the increasing light. — Ellen G. White

Learning is all about connections, and through our connections with unique people we are able to gain a true understanding of the world around us. — Peter Senge

Art is humanity's most essential, most universal language. It is not a frill, but a necessary part of communication. The quality of civilization can be measured through its music, dance, drama, architecture, visual art and literature. We must give our children knowledge and understanding of civilization's most profound works. — Ernest L. Boyer

The two operations of our understanding, intuition and deduction, on which alone we have said we must rely in the acquisition of knowledge. — Rene Descartes

When children are truly involved in the scientific process they gain understanding, knowledge, and life skills. They deepen their awareness of what's going on around them and how others contribute to their well-being. — Lilian Katz

Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand. — Albert Einstein

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