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The Sources Of Knowledge Quotes About Reflection

The more reflective you are, the more effective you are.
Hall and Simeral

The first step towards knowledge is to know that we are ignorant.
Richard Cecil

The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it.
Steve Jobs

The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said.
Peter Drucker

The mind is everything. What you think you become.

The unexamined life is not worth living.

The journey into self-love and self-acceptance must begin with self-examination... until you take the journey of self-reflection, it is almost impossible to grow or learn in life.
Iyanla Vanzant

The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes.
William James

The Sources Of Knowledge Quotes About Testimony

Testimony is the bridge between the individual and the collective.
Hannah Arendt

Testimony is the currency of trust.
Shoshana Zuboff

Testimony is the primary source of knowledge about the world.
C.A.J. Coady

Testimony is the lifeblood of history.
David McCullough

Testimony is like an arrow shot from a longbow; the force of it depends on the strength of the hand that draws it.
Irene Nemirovsky

Testimony is the evidence that gives meaning and substance to history.
John Hope Franklin

Testimony is the foundation of knowledge.
Abraham Joshua Heschel

Testimony is the means by which we learn about the world beyond our own direct experience.
Richard Fumerton

Testimony is the most powerful tool we have for acquiring knowledge.
Alvin Goldman

Testimony is the key to unlocking the secrets of the past.
Simon Schama

The Sources Of Knowledge Quotes About Memory

Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

Memory is the scribe of the soul.

Memory is the mother of all wisdom.

Memory is a way of holding onto the things you love, the things you are, the things you never want to lose.
Kevin Arnold

Memory is a complicated thing, a relative to truth, but not its twin.
Barbara Kingsolver

Memory is the diary we all carry about with us.
Oscar Wilde

Memory is the only paradise from which we cannot be driven.
Jean Paul Richter

Memory is a net: one finds it full of fish when he takes it from the brook, but a dozen miles of water have run through it without sticking.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Memory is not an instrument for exploring the past but its theatre.
Walter Benjamin

The Sources Of Knowledge Quotes About Imagination

Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution.
Albert Einstein

The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.
Albert Einstein

Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine, and at last, you create what you will.
George Bernard Shaw

Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.
Lewis Carroll

Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.
Albert Einstein

Imagination is the power of the mind over the possibilities of things.
William Stevens

Imagination is the eye of the soul.
Joseph Joubert

Imagination is the air of mind.
Philip James Bailey

Imagination is the voice of daring. If there is anything Godlike about God, it is that. He dared to imagine everything.
Henry Miller

Imagination is the golden-eyed monster that never sleeps. It must be fed; it cannot be ignored.
Patricia A. McKillip

The Sources Of Knowledge Quotes About Perception

We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Anaïs Nin

The only true voyage of discovery, the only fountain of Eternal Youth, would be not to visit strange lands but to possess other eyes, to behold the universe through the eyes of another, of a hundred others, to behold the hundred universes that each of them beholds.
Marcel Proust

The limits of my language means the limits of my world.
Ludwig Wittgenstein

The mind is everything; what you think, you become.

The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
Bertrand Russell

The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction.
Rachel Carson

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science.
Albert Einstein

The Sources Of Knowledge Quotes About Intuition

The only real valuable thing is intuition.
Albert Einstein

Intuition is a spiritual faculty and does not explain, but simply points the way.
Florence Scovel Shinn

Intuition is a sense of knowing how to act spontaneously, without needing to know why.
Sylvia Clare

Intuition is the key to everything, in painting, filmmaking, business - everything.
David Lynch

Intuition is the whisper of the soul.
Jiddu Krishnamurti

Intuition is a powerful force, one that can unlock the secrets of the universe.
Madame Helena Blavatsky

Intuition is the highest form of intelligence, transcending all individual abilities and skills.
Sylvia Clare

Intuition is the voice of the soul.
Gabrielle Bernstein

Intuition is the supra-logic that cuts out all the routine processes of thought and leaps straight from the problem to the answer.
Robert Graves

The Sources Of Knowledge Quotes About Observation

The art of observation is the key to discovering the treasures of knowledge.
Bryant McGill

The more you observe, the more you see. The more you see, the more you know. The more you know, the more you dream.
Michael Scofield

The only source of knowledge is experience.
Albert Einstein

The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
Eden Phillpotts

The eye through which I see God is the same eye through which God sees me.
Meister Eckhart

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance - it is the illusion of knowledge.
Daniel J. Boorstin

The more you know, the less you understand.
Lao Tzu

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.
Marcel Proust

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
Albert Einstein

The world is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.
W.B. Yeats

The Sources Of Knowledge Quotes About Reason

Reason is the natural order of truth; but imagination is the organ of meaning.
C.S. Lewis

Reason is the test of ridicule, not ridicule the test of truth.
William Warburton

Reason is a harmonizing, controlling force rather than a creative one.
Bertrand Russell

Reason is the life of the law; nay, the common law itself is nothing else but reason.
Sir Edward Coke

Reason is the mistress and queen of all things.

Reason is the foundation of all certainty.
John Locke

Reason is the only oracle of man.
Ethan Allen

Reason is the glory of human nature, and one of the chief eminences whereby we are raised above our fellow-creatures, the brutes.
John Locke

Reason is the test of truth, and the only means by which we can distinguish it from error.
John Locke

Reason is the torch of truth; superstition is the dead weight of error.
Charles Caleb Colton

The Sources Of Knowledge Quotes About Authority

Authority without wisdom is like a heavy axe without an edge, fitter to bruise than polish.
Anne Bradstreet

The greatest tyrannies are always perpetrated in the name of the noblest causes.
Thomas Paine

The only way to deal with fear is to face it head-on.
Bear Grylls

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

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.

The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle to those who want to learn.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Edmund Burke

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

The more you know, the more you realize you don't know.

The Sources Of Knowledge Quotes About Tradition

Tradition is not the worship of ashes, but the preservation of fire.
Gustav Mahler

Tradition is the living faith of the dead, traditionalism is the dead faith of the living.
Jaroslav Pelikan

Tradition is the handing down of the flame and not the worship of ashes.
Thomas More

Tradition is the democracy of the dead.
G.K. Chesterton

Tradition is a guide and not a jailer.
W. Somerset Maugham

Tradition is the illusion of permanence.
Woody Allen

Tradition is the memory of the past that exists in the present.
Leo Strauss

Tradition is not the enemy of progress but its partner.
Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen

Tradition is the foundation of the future.
Laurie Buchanan

Tradition is not a relic of the past, but a living and dynamic reality.
Pope Francis

The Sources Of Knowledge Quotes About Revelation

Revelation is the highest form of knowledge. It is the knowledge of God.

Revelation is the disclosure of something that was previously unknown.
William Lane Craig

Revelation is not a matter of reason, but of faith.
Blaise Pascal

Revelation is the voice of God speaking to us through the ages.
John Calvin

Revelation is the unveiling of truth that was previously hidden.
Paul Tillich

Revelation is the means by which God communicates with humanity.
Thomas Aquinas

Revelation is the key to understanding the mysteries of the universe.
Emanuel Swedenborg

Revelation is the light that illuminates the darkness of ignorance.

Revelation is the foundation of all true knowledge.
Joseph Smith

Revelation is the divine gift that enables us to know God and his will.
John MacArthur

The Sources Of Knowledge Quotes About Education

Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.
Malcolm X

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

Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.
John Dewey

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

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Benjamin Franklin

The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.
Martin Luther King Jr.

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Nelson Mandela

The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.

Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.
George Washington Carver

The Sources Of Knowledge Quotes About Experimentation

All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
Thomas A. Edison

Experimentation is the mother of knowledge.
Benjamin Disraeli

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Nelson Mandela

The only way to do great work is to love what you do.
Steve Jobs

The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
Alan Kay

The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' but 'That's funny...'
Isaac Asimov

The purpose of experimentation is not to get the right answer but to ask the right question.

The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

The Sources Of Knowledge Quotes About Analysis

Analysis and synthesis, though commonly treated as two different methods, are, if properly used, only the two necessary parts of the same method.
Henri Poincaré

The analysis of concepts is for the understanding nothing more than what the magnifying glass is for sight.
Immanuel Kant

The analysis of data is a process of inspecting, cleaning, transforming, and modeling data with the goal of discovering useful information, suggesting conclusions, and supporting decision-making.
John Tukey

The analysis of character is the highest human entertainment.
Lytton Strachey

The analysis of cause and effect is a way of thinking about problems that is both powerful and versatile.
Steven Levitt

The analysis of variance is not a mathematical theorem, but rather a convenient method of arranging the arithmetic.
Ronald A. Fisher

The analysis of the thing is not the thing itself.
Jiddu Krishnamurti

The analysis of a thing is not necessarily the thing itself.
Octavio Paz

The analysis of a situation is the key to understanding it.
Tom Clancy

The analysis of a problem is often more important than its solution.
Albert Einstein

The Sources Of Knowledge Quotes About Experience

Experience is the teacher of all things.
Julius Caesar

Experience is not what happens to you; it's what you do with what happens to you.
Aldous Huxley

Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.
Oscar Wilde

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

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Oscar Wilde

Experience is the only thing that brings knowledge, and the longer you are on earth, the more experience you are sure to get.
L. Frank Baum

Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills.
Minna Antrim

Experience is the best teacher, but a fool will learn from no other.
Benjamin Franklin

Experience is a comb which nature gives us when we are bald.

Experience is a revelation in the light of which we renounce our errors of youth for those of age.
Ambrose Bierce

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