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All you need to Know about Quotes About Knowledge

Knowledge provides a lot of inspiration and subjects for quotes, and we love collecting quotes about knowledge on this site. Below are some of the questions that we frequently get asked about knowledge quotes.

If you’re just interested in the quotes themselves, then check out the side bar to see a full list of all the Knowledge quotes that we have on the site.

Frequently Asked Questions About Knowledge

Which authors have written about Knowledge?

Throughout the years, a lot of writers have written on the subject of knowledge. But everyone has to have their favorites, and at Quotation Oasis, we particularly like the Knowledge quotes written by these authors

  • Plato
  • Aristotle
  • Francis Bacon
  • René Descartes
  • John Locke
  • Immanuel Kant
  • Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
  • Ludwig Wittgenstein
  • Jean Piaget
  • Noam Chomsky
  • Michel Foucault
  • Jacques Derrida
  • Richard Rorty
  • Thomas Kuhn
  • Stephen Jay Gould
  • Edward Said
  • Donna Haraway
  • Bruno Latour
  • Steven Pinker

We are always trying to add new quotes to the site, so please keep checking back for new knowledge quotes from the authors above and please don’t hesitate to let us know if you’d like to see more knowledge quotes from a particular author on the site.

Which themes are most often covered in quotes about Knowledge?

The good thing about knowledge quotes is that they can cover such a broad range of topics and themes, but some of our favorite topics and themes that knowledge quotes cover are -

  • awareness
  • curiosity
  • education
  • enlightenment
  • expertise
  • exploration
  • intelligence
  • learning
  • perception
  • philosophy
  • questioning
  • reasoning
  • scholarship
  • science
  • understanding
  • wisdom
  • experience
  • information
  • insight
  • perception

What are some of the best and most popular quotes about Knowledge?

There are so many great quotes about knowledge, but we’ve picked out some of our favorites below. We hope you enjoy them.

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.

Knowledge is power.
Francis Bacon

The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.
Stephen Hawking

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
Dr. Seuss

The only source of knowledge is experience.
Albert Einstein

Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice.
Anton Chekhov

The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.
B.B. King

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Benjamin Franklin

Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.
Bruce Lee

The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values.
William S. Burroughs