Phrases about 'Knowledge'

In formal logic, a contradiction is the signal of defeat, but in the evolution of real knowledge it marks the first step in progress toward a victory.

Author: Alfred North Whitehead - English Mathematician
  Knowledge , Progress , Step , Victory


There can be no knowledge without emotion. We may be aware of a truth, yet until we have felt its force, it is not ours. To the cognition of the brain must be added the experience of the soul.

Author: Arnold Bennett - English Novelist
  Truth , Experience , Knowledge , Soul


There's no such thing is aging, but maturing and knowledge. It's beautiful, I call that beauty.

Author: Celine Dion - Musician
  Beautiful , Knowledge , Beauty , Aging


Mediocre men often have the most acquired knowledge.

Author: Claude Bernard - French Scientist
  Men , Knowledge , Most , Mediocre


The greatest gift is a passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind. It is a moral illumination.

Author: Elizabeth Hardwick - American Critic
  You , Experience , Knowledge , Passion


Because in the school of the Spirit man learns wisdom through humility, knowledge by forgetting, how to speak by silence, how to live by dying.

Author: Johannes Tauler - German Theologian
  Man , Wisdom , Knowledge , Learning


If we had failed to pursue the facts as far as they led, we would have denied the public any knowledge of an unprecedented scheme of political surveillance and sabotage.

Author: Katharine Graham - American Businesswoman
  Political , Knowledge , Facts , Far


No two dramatists think or write alike. Ten thousand playwrights can take the same premise, as they have done since Shakespeare, and not one play will resemble the other except in the premise. Your knowledge, your understanding of human nature, and your imagination will take care of that.

Author: Lajos Egri - Hungarian Author
  Care , Nature , Knowledge , Imagination


Some sciences need mutual support and assistance to develop. The majority of these are physical sciences. Mutual support has almost no use in other disciplines, such as attainment of intuitive knowledge of God or spiritual progress.

Author: Said Nursi - Turkish Theologian
  Support , God , Knowledge , Progress


Everyone wants a hand in the outcome, a piece of the knowledge.

Author: Walter Gilbert - American Scientist
  Everyone , Knowledge , Hand , Outcome