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Tree of Knowledge
by Humberto R. Maturana

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An Incomplete Education: 3,684 Things You Should Have Learned but Probably Didn't
by Judy Jones

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To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.
~ Nicolas Copernicus

To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge.
~ Benjamin Disraeli

Those afraid of the universe as it really is, those who pretend to nonexistent knowledge and envision a Cosmos centered on human beings will prefer the fleeting comforts of superstition. They avoid rather than confront the world. But those with the courage to explore the weave and structure of the Cosmos, even where it differs profoundly from their wishes and prejudices, will penetrate its deepest mysteries.
~ Carl Sagan
Perplexity is the beginning of knowledge.
~ Kahlil Gibran

The knowledge that makes us cherish innocence makes innocence unattainable.
~ Irving Howe

The beginning of knowledge is the discovery of something we do not understand.
~ Frank Herbert

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

All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
~ Imannuel Kant

Knowledge is like money: the more he gets, the more he craves.
~ Josh Billings

There are only two kinds of people who are really fascinating; people who know absolutely everything, and people who know absolutely nothing.
~ Oscar Wilde
Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.
~ Alfred Lord Tennyson

People are difficult to govern because they have too much knowledge.
~ Lao-tzu

Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.
~ Albert Einstein
This desire of knowledge and the wonder which it hopes to satisfy are the driving power behind all the changes that we, with careless, question-begging inference, call progress.
~ Nicholas Murray Butler

When you know a thing, to hold that you know it; and when you do not know a thing, to allow that you do not know it - this is knowledge.
~ Confucius
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information on it.
~ Samuel Johnson

Where there is much desire to learn, there of necessity will be much arguing, much writing, many opinions; for opinions in good men is but knowledge in the making.
~ John Milton

Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be.
~ Albert Einstein
Wisdom is the power to put our time and our knowledge to the proper use.
~ Thomas J Watson

The beginning of knowledge is the discovery of something we do not understand.
~ Frank Herbert

The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
~ Isaac Asimov
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~ John F. Kennedy
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