Knowledge is power only if man knows what facts not to bother with.
—Robert Staughton Lynd
The main thing is to know something and to say it.
—Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
Unprovided with original learning, unformed in the habits of thinking, unskilled in the arts of composition, I resolved to write a book.
All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
The truth is more important than the facts.
—Frank Lloyd Wright
I believe that a scientist looking at nonscientific problems is just as dumb as the next guy.
We are inclined to believe those whom we do not know because they have never deceived us.
I'm astounded by people who want to "know" the universe when it's hard enough to find your way around Chinatown.
To know one's self is wisdom, but not to know one's neighbors is genius.
It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends on his not understanding it.
School is learning things you don't want to know, surrounded by people you wish you didn't know, while working toward a future you don't know will ever come."
To see what is in front of one's nose needs a constant struggle.
When one teaches, two learn.
I was born not knowing and have had only a little time to change that here and there.
The multitude of books is making us ignorant.