50 Quotes About Knowledge

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Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom.
- Charles Spurgeon
Knowledge, not improved and well employed, will only increase our condemnation at the last day.
- J. C. Ryle
Knowledge without repentance will be but a torch to light men to hell.
- Thomas Watson
Wonder is the desire for knowledge.
- Thomas Aquinas
It is harder to conceal ignorance than to acquire knowledge.
- Assorted Authors
We can't have full knowledge all at once. We must start by believing; then afterwards we may be led on to master the evidence for ourselves.
- Thomas Aquinas
The great end of life is not knowledge, but action.
- Thomas Fuller
Perfection is immutable, but for things imperfect, to change is the way to perfect them. Constancy without knowledge cannot be always good; and in things ill, it is not virtue but an absolute vice.
- Owen Feltham
Science investigates - religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power. Religion gives man wisdom which is control.
- Martin Luther King Jr.
When one tries to increase his knowledge by doing mental gymnastics over books without waiting upon God and looking to the guidance of the Holy Spirit, his soul is plainly in full swing. This will deplete his spiritual life. Because the fall of man was occasioned by seeking knowledge, God uses the foolishness of the cross to "destroy the wisdom of the wise."
- Watchman Nee
The knowledge of God is very far from the love of Him.
- Blaise Pascal
Christians nowadays generally are lacking in two kinds of knowledge: (I) a knowledge of the conditions by which evil spirits work; and (2) a knowledge of the principle of spiritual life.
- Watchman Nee
Knowledge is love and light and vision.
- Helen Keller
Knowledge is indispensable to Christian life and service. If we do not use the mind that God has given us, we condemn ourselves to spiritual superficiality and cut ourselves off from many of the riches of God's grace.
- John Stott
Faith consists, not in ignorance, but in knowledge, and that, not only of God, but also of the divine will.
- John Calvin
Vanity of science. Knowledge of physical science will not console me for ignorance of morality in time of affliction, but knowledge of morality will always console me for ignorance of physical science.
- Blaise Pascal
Genuine spiritual knowledge lies not in wonderful and mysterious thoughts but in actual spiritual experience through union of the believer's life with truth.
- Watchman Nee
Knowledge is but folly unless it is guided by grace.
- George Herbert
Love takes up where knowledge leaves off.
- Thomas Aquinas
Knowledge that terminates in curiosity and speculation is inferior to that which is useful; and of all useful knowledge that is the most so which consists in a due care and just notion of ourselves.
- Assorted Authors
Many of the Lord's people currently commit the same error as did the saints at Corinth. The words of the Lord are spirit and life, but these people do not accept the words accordingly. They investigate theological problems with a very cold mind and search the hidden meaning of the Bible with the design of presenting the best interpretation. They satisfy their lust for knowledge.
- Watchman Nee
Every man naturally desires knowledge; but what good is knowledge without fear of God? Indeed a humble rustic who serves God is better than a proud intellectual who neglects his soul to study the course of the stars.
- Thomas a Kempis
Zeal without knowledge is like expedition to a man in the dark.
- John Newton
In order to have real prayer and action to change things, we must have conviction as to the need of prayer and action. In order to have conviction as to the need of prayer and action, we must have knowledge.
- John R. Mott
The best ground, unfilled and neglected, soonest runs out into rank weeds. A man of knowledge that is either negligent or uncorrected cannot but grow wild and godless.
- Joseph Hall
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