quote by J. I. Packer

There is a tremendous relief in knowing that {God's} love to me is utterly realistic, based at every point on prior knowledge of the worst about me, so that no discovery now can disillusion Him about me, in the way I am so often disillusioned about myself, and quench His determination to bless me.

— J. I. Packer

Most Powerful Knowledge Base quotations

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.

Knowledge base quote Your value does not decrease based on someone's inability to see your worth.
Your value does not decrease based on someone's inability to see your worth.

Long experience has taught me not always to believe in the limitations indicated by purely theoretical considerations. These, as we well know, are based on insufficient knowledge of all the relevant factors.

Knowledge base quote Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living the other helps
Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living the other helps you make a life.
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You may fill your heads with knowledge or skillfully train your hands, but unless it is based upon high, upright character, upon a true heart, it will amount to nothing. You will be no better than the most ignorant.

I was convinced that our beliefs are based much more on custom and example than on any certain knowledge.

A jazz musician can improvise based on his knowledge of music.

He understands how things go together. For a chef, once you have that basis, that's when cuisine is truly exciting.

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

The whole foundation of Christianity is based on the idea that intellectualism is the work of the Devil. Remember the apple on the tree? Okay, it was the Tree of Knowledge. You eat this apple, you're going to be as smart as God. We can't have that.

If we did not have a patent system, it would be irresponsible, on the basis of our present knowledge of its economic consequences, to recommend instituting one. But since we have had a patent system for a long time, it would be irresponsible, on the basis of our present knowledge, to recommend abolishing it.

I had a traditional interview based on a phone call from an agent.

He says there's a show and they would like to see you and its called Dallas. With very little knowledge I go over to this meeting at Warner Brothers.

Knowledge base quote Self-control is strength. Calmness is mastery. You have to get to a point where
Self-control is strength. Calmness is mastery. You have to get to a point where your mood doesn't shift based on the insignificant actions of someone else. Don't allow others to control the direction of your life. Don't allow your emotions to overpower your intelligence.

Knowledge is in the end based on acknowledgement.

There are good reasons to believe in God, including the existence of mathematical principles and order in creation. They are positive reasons, based on knowledge, rather than default assumptions based on a temporary lack of knowledge.

There is tremendous relief in knowing that His love to me is based at every point on prior knowledge of the worst about me.

Knowledge base quote Knowledge is having the right answer. Intelligence is asking the right questions
Knowledge is having the right answer. Intelligence is asking the right questions.

All good intellects have repeated, since Bacon's time, that there can be no real knowledge but which is based on observed facts.

Nature's economy shall be the base for our own, for it is immutable, but ours is secondary. An economist without knowledge of nature is therefore like a physicist without knowledge of mathematics.

Revealed insights should leave us stricken with the knowledge of how little we really know. It should never lead to an emotional arrogance based upon a false assumption that we somehow have all the answers - that we in fact have a corner on truth. For we do not.

Knowledge base quote All our knowledge has its origin in our perceptions.
All our knowledge has its origin in our perceptions.

I strongly believe in the existence of God, based on intuition, observations, logic, and also scientific knowledge.

Innovation involves anticipation. It is having a broad base of knowledge on your subject and an ability to see where the end game is headed. Use all your knowledge to get their first. Set the trend and make the competition counter you

It is often necessary to make a decision on the basis of knowledge sufficient for action but insufficient to satisfy the intellect.

Knowledge base 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.

Don't be afraid to go for positions, jobs or take on clients just outside of your knowledge base. It's when you're uncomfortable that you learn and grow the most.

Self-knowledge is the only basis of true knowledge.

What we deplore is not that the gate of western knowledge was thrown open to Indians, but that such knowledge was imported to India at the sacrifice of our own cultural heritage. What was needed was a proper synthesis between the two systems and not neglect, far less destruction, of the Indian base.

Knowledge base quote Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.

Make your own decision, based on your deepest intuitive wisdom and knowledge.

You may make the right decision or the wrong one, but whatever happens, it is your best shot, and you will strengthen your capacity for future action.

I think the key to success is vision that adjusts on the way, but doesn’t at all falter. It’s about not compromising and following your gut to a certain degree, based on knowledge, instinct, etc. And not listening to the naysayers.... You develop strength through adversity. You have to keep moving towards your goal through huge obstacles.

A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.

Knowledge base quote Evaluate your day based on your effort, not your results.
Evaluate your day based on your effort, not your results.
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Knowledge of constitution is the key for a holistic and integral health care, the true basis of any preventative medicine.

Mathematical Analysis is... the true rational basis of the whole system of our positive knowledge.

The process of education takes place in the field of consciousness;

the prerequisite to complete education is therefore the full development of consciousness - enlightenment. Knowledge is not the basis of enlightenment, enlightenment is the basis of knowledge.

Knowledge base quote For beautiful eye look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only wo
For beautiful eye look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.

Two factors thus emerge as requisites of success in the field of creative photography. First, the subject must be photogenic. Second, its re-creation in a photograph must be based upon technical knowledge, guided and supported by artsitic inspiration.

Holiness, as taught in the Scriptures, is not based upon knowledge on our part.

Rather, it is based upon the resurrected Christ in-dwelling us and changing us into His likeness.

I'm not saying that atheists can't act morally or have moral knowledge.

But when I ascribe virtue to an atheist, it's as a theist who sees the atheist as conforming to objective moral values. The atheist, by contrast, has no such basis for morality. And yet all moral judgments require a basis for morality, some standard of right and wrong.

Knowledge base quote Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don't.
Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don't.

Faith in the biblical sense is substantive, based on the knowledge that the One in whom that faith is placed has proven that He is worthy of that trust. In its essence, faith is a confidence in the person of Jesus Christ and in His power, so that even when His power does not serve my end, my confidence in Him remains because of who He is.

Human existence is based upon two pillars: Compassion and knowledge.

Compassion without knowledge is ineffective; knowledge without compassion is inhuman.

Those who are enamoured of practice without science are like a pilot who goes into a ship without rudder or compass and never has any certainty of where he is going. Practice should always be based upon a sound knowledge of theory.

I think that knowledge enslaves us, that at the base of all knowledge there is a servility, the acceptation of a way of life wherein each moment has meaning only in relation to another or others that will follow it.

The thing I preach constantly is do your research;

build your knowledge base. Don't just go into business on a whim or a prayer - and don't think 'I'm an entrepreneur so I have to take risks'. Entrepreneurs don't take risks. They take calculated risks; only the good ones.