A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
The Seven Social Sins are:
Wealth without work.
Pleasure without conscience.
Knowledge without character.
Commerce without morality.
Science without humanity.
Worship without sacrifice.
Politics without principle.
From a sermon given by Frederick Lewis Donaldson in Westminster Abbey, London, on March 20, 1925.
Hold fast to dreams,
For if dreams die
Life is a broken-winged bird,
That cannot fly.
I am not young enough to know everything.
Any fool can know. The point is to understand.
I was gratified to be able to answer promptly, and I did. I said I didn’t know.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
No thief, however skillful, can rob one of knowledge, and that is why knowledge is the best and safest treasure to acquire.
The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Great minds are always feared by lesser minds.
Confidence is ignorance. If you're feeling cocky, it's because there's something you don't know.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.
Knowing too much of your future is never a good thing.
For me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others. You'd be surprised how far that gets you.
You never know what is enough unless you know what is more than enough.
All men by nature desire to know.
I have tried to know absolutely nothing about a great many things, and I have succeeded fairly well.