Knowledge Quotes

Having knowledge means to have a definite understanding of a subject, which includes information, facts, skills or descriptions, which is usually obtained through education or experience. Knowledge is needed to navigate ourselves in this world, it opens numerous opportunities for employment and makes us better citizens. Knowledge can add an overall boost to our lives by improving our social class, friendships, and career opportunities as it provides us with a better understanding of the world.

Browse through a collection of knowledge quotes and knowledge sayings from educators, business leaders, and others sharing their thoughts on knowledge, their experiences, the importance of knowledge, ways of accumulating knowledge and much more.


Patricia Polacco- Honey and knowledge being sweet

Honey is sweet, "and so is knowledge, but knowledge is like the bee that made that sweet honey, you have
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Euripides Quote On Foolish People

Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish. Euripides
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Penn Jillette- Humans Need To Explore

Exploration of space is worth it because humans need to explore. Knowledge is always good, and it’s a really cool
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Doubt grows with knowledge– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Doubt grows with knowledge.      Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Your inner knowing is your only true compass-Joy Page

Your inner knowing is your only true compass. Joy Page
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Education is the most powerful weapon- Nelson Mandela

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. Nelson Mandela
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All meaningful and lasting change -Albert Einstein

All meaningful and lasting change starts first in your imagination and then works its way out. Imagination is more important
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Problems Comes with Gift- Richard Bach

There is no such thing as a problem without a gift for you in its hands. You seek problems because
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Every Problem Has Seeds- Norman Vincent Peale

Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get
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Bill Gates- Atmosphere That Promote Knowledge

The CEO’s role in raising a company’s corporate IQ is to establish an atmosphere that promotes knowledge sharing and collaboration.     
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Mehmet Murat ildan- Bad Ship With Good Captain

I prefer to sail in a bad ship with a good captain rather than sail in good ship with a
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Alan W. Watts- The Past Stays With Us

The knowledge of the past stays with us. To let go is simply to release any images and emotions. Alan
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Flannery O’Connor- Surviving Childhood

Anybody who has survived his childhood has enough information about life to last him the rest of his days.      Flannery
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Mata Amritanandamayi- Being Aware of Bondage

Being aware of the bondage is enough to free you from its clutches. Mata Amritanandamayi
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John Addison On Improvement

You’re either green and growing or you’re ripe and rotting. John Addison
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Bryant McGill-Quit thinking we know everything

We must quit thinking we know everything, and quit placing "knowledge" over kindness and compassion.      Bryant McGill
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Chanakya- Learning From Others

Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourselves!      Chanakya
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Thomas Aquinas- On Knowledge and Love

Love takes up where knowledge leaves off.
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Bertrand Russell- A Good Life

The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge. Bertrand Russell
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Robert Fulghum- Imagination and Love is Stronger

I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful
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Russian Proverb On Knowledge and Expectations

"The horses of hope gallop, but the asses of experience go slowly."- Russian Proverb Other quotes to explore
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German Proverb On Learning

"What little Hans did not learn, big Hans does not know."
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Ralph Waldo Emerson On Correction

If you would correct my false view of facts--hold up to me the same facts on the true order of
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Aeschylus Quote On Age and Learning

It is always in season for old men to learn. Aeschylus We are never too old to learn. The world
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Chinese Proverb on Books and knowledge

"Every book must be chewed to get out its juice."
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Biblical Proverb On Repeating Mistakes

As a dog returns to his vomit, so a fool returns to his folly. Biblical Proverb
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Arabian Proverb on Trust

"Never trust a fool with a sword."- Arabian Proverb
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Ethiopian Proverb on Imagination

Ethiopian Proverb On Imagination

The smaller the lizard, the greater the hope of becoming a crocodile. - Ethiopian Proverb The less we know or have,
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African Proverb- Keep Trying

By trying often, the monkey learns to jump from the tree. - African Proverb The monkey finally learns how to
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Rene Descartes Quote On Improving The Mind

In order to improve the mind, we ought less to learn, than to contemplate. Rene Descartes In other words, it
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Baltasar Graciá Quote On True Knowledge

True knowledge lies in knowing how to live. Baltasar Graciá In a world of excess information, we must filter out
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John Locke on education

The only fence against the world is a thorough knowledge of it. -John Locke In order to live our best in
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Isaac Newton Quote On Undiscoveries​

To myself ,I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
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Irish Proverb On Old and New

A new broom sweeps clean but an old broom knows the corners.    Irish Proverb This proverb can apply to
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Samuel Johnson Quote On Being Dull

He is not only dull himself, but the cause of dulness in others. Samuel Johnson
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Raheel Farooq- The Problem With The World

The problem with the world is that everyone does not have a brain, but everyone does have a tongue. Raheel
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Catherine Pulsifer- When Regret Happens

Regrets only apply when we don't learn from a situation. No sense looking back, look forward with new knowledge and
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Tadeu Dias- Learn Many Ways

Learn one way; react. Learn many ways; understand.   Tadeu Dias   
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John Locke- Knowledge Beyond Experience

No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.      John Locke
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G.K. Chesterton Quote On Psychology

It seems a pity that psychology has destroyed all our knowledge of human nature. G.K. Chesterton
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John Joseph Lynch- The Laws Of Nature

The laws of nature are written deep in the folds and faults of the earth. By encouraging men to learn
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Henry David Thoreau On True Friendship

True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.   Henry David Thoreau   This friendship
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Sarah Caldwell- Learn Everything You Can

Learn everything you can, anytime you can, from anyone you can - there will always come a time when you
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Benjamin Franklin- Knowledge is the Best Investment

If a man empties his purse into his head, no one can take it away from him. An investment in
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John Maxwell- The Greatest Enemy of Learning

The greatest enemy of learning is knowing. John Maxwell
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Jim Rohn Quote On Knowledge

Don't let your learning lead to knowledge. Let your learning lead to action. Jim Rohn
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Ralph Waldo Emerson- The Secret of a True Scholar

Shall I tell you a secret of a true scholar? It is this: every man I meet is my master
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Martina Horner- Keep Learning To Enjoy The Challenge

What is important is to keep learning, to enjoy challenge, and to tolerate ambiguity. In the end there are no
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Lord Chesterfield Quote On Learning From Others

Never seem more learned than the people you are with. Wear your learning like a pocket watch and keep it
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Lloyd Alexander -Learning By Looking For Answers

We learn more by looking for the answer to a question and not finding it than we do from learning
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Peter Drucker- Learning is a Lifelong Process

We now accept the fact that learning is a lifelong process of keeping abreast of change. And the most pressing
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Henry Ford- Learning Keeps The Mind Young

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing
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Henry S. Haskins- Too Old To Learn

The man who is too old to learn was probably always too old to learn. Henry S. Haskins  Learning is
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Mortimer Adler- The Purpose of Learning

The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live.
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Antisthenes- The Most Useful Piece of Learning

The most useful piece of learning for the uses of life is to unlearn what is untrue. Antisthenes
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Winston Churchill- Always Ready To Learn

I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught. Winston Churchill
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Confucius Quote On Learning and Thinking

He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger.
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Benjamin Franklin Quote On Teaching and Learning

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. Benjamin Franklin
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Alexander Pope Quote: Learning Can Be Dangerous

A little learning is a dangerous thing.     Alexander Pope  
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Aristotle Quote on Leadership

He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader. Aristotle
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Eleanor Roosevelt Quote On Dealing With Yourself and Others

To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart. Eleanor Roosevelt
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Yiddish (on education)

With time even a bear can learn to dance.      
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Benjamin Franklin Quote On Learning

Wise men learn by others' harms; fools by their own.  Benjamin Franklin
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Chinese Proverb On Learning

When the pupil is ready, the teacher will come. Chinese Proverb
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Bahamian (on knowledge and justice)

The shoe knows if the stocking has a hole.
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Socrates- People Learn More On Their Own

People learn more on their own rather than being force fed.       Socrates
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David Garrick Quote On Learning

Learning is better than house and land.       David Garrick
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Francis Bacon Quote: Knowledge is Power

Knowledge is power.      Francis Bacon  Source: Meditationes Sacrae (1597)
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Marcel Proust Quote On Seeking New Things

Instead of seeking new landscapes, develop new eyes.   Marcel Proust    
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Will Rogers- Everyone is Ignorant

Everyone is ignorant only on different subjects.       Will Rogers
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Iranian (on education)

Doubt is the key to knowledge.      
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Vietnamese Proverb On Learning and Travelling

A day of travelling will bring a basketful of learning. Vietnamese Proverb
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Samuel Johnson- Integrity Without Knowledge

Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful. Samuel Johnson
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Elbert Hubbard Quote On Everlasting Ignorance

The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: Be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge. Elbert Hubbard    
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Horace Mann Quote On Ignorance

Ignorance breeds monsters to fill up the vacancies of the soul that are unoccupied by the verities of knowledge.      Horace
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Wayne Dyer- The Highest Form of Ignorance

The highest form of ignorance is when you reject something you don't know anything about. Wayne Dyer
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George Bernard Shaw- False Knowledge and Ignorance

Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.      George Bernard Shaw
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Jamie Lee Curtis- Self- Knowledge From Getting Older

I actually think there's an incredible amount of self-knowledge that comes with getting older. Jamie Lee Curtis
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Shirley Abbott- Growing up with the Weight of History on us

We all grow up with the weight of history on us. Our ancestors dwell in the attics of our brains
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Plato Quote On Authority and Being Wise

The wisest have the most authority.      Plato
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William Shakespeare On Knowledge and Fame

These earthly godfathers of Heaven's lights, that give a name to every fixed star, have no more profit of their
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Robert Quillen- Discussion is an Exchange

Discussion is an exchange of knowledge, argument an exchange of ignorance.    Robert Quillen  
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Sophocles Quote On Useful Learning

Always desire to learn something useful. Sophocles
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William Holden- The Benefits of Getting Older

Aging is an inevitable process. I surely wouldn't want to grow younger. The older you become, the more you know;
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Celine Dion- Aging is Maturing and Knowledge

There's no such thing is aging, but maturing and knowledge. It's beautiful, I call that beauty. Celine Dion
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Benjamin Franklin Quote On Caring and Knowledge

Want of care does us more damage than want of knowledge. Benjamin Franklin
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Robert A. Heinlein Quote On Abstract Knowledge

Abstract knowledge is always useful, sooner or later. Robert A. Heinlein
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John Naisbitt- A New Source of Power

The new source of power is not money in the hands of a few, but information in the hands of
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Laurence Sterne- The Desire of Knowledge

The desire of knowledge, like the thirst for riches, increases ever with the acquisition of it.  Laurence Sterne
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Jim Rohn On Poor and Rich People

Poor people have big TV. Rich people have big library. Jim Rohn
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Jim Rohn Quote On Education

Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune. Jim Rohn
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Neil Gaiman- Books Are Safer Than People

Books were safer than other people anyway. Neil Gaiman
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Louis L’Amour- Reading an Interesting Book

Once you have read a book you care about, some part of it is always with you. Louis L'Amour
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Thomas Jefferson Quote On Books

I cannot live without books. Thomas Jefferson
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James Russell Lowell – Book quotation

Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind. Meaning: Books spread knowledge as this
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Garrison Keillor- A Book is a Gift

A book is a gift you can open again and again. Garrison Keillor
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Jeremy Collier- Growing Wiser By Reading Books

A man may as well expect to grow stronger by always eating as wiser by always reading. Jeremy Collier
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Francis Bacon Quote On Types of Books

Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested. Francis Bacon
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Charles Kingsley- Books Are Wonderful

Except a living man there is nothing more wonderful than a book! A message to us from the dead, —
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John Alfred Langford- A Book Lover Will Be The Richest and Happiest

No matter what his rank or position may be, the lover of books is the richest and happiest of the
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W. Somerset Maugham- The Habit of Reading

To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries of life.
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Lord Chesterfield Quote On The Pleasure of Reading

The mere brute pleasure of reading — the sort of pleasure a cow must have in grazing. Lord Chesterfield
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John Ruskin- Sweet knowledge From Books

Bread of flour is good; but there is bread, sweet as honey, if we would eat it, in a good
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Edwin Markham- Feeding Spirit With Books

He fed his spirit with the bread of books. Edwin Markham
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S.M. Crothers- A Book is a Literary Prescription

From my point of view, a book is a literary prescription put up for the benefit of someone who needs
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André Maurois- Knowledge Comes From Reading

The art of reading is in great part that of acquiring a better understanding of life. Knowledge comes from reading. It
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E.B. White- Books Are People

Books are good company, in sad times and happy times, for books are people—people who have managed to stay alive
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Thomas Carlyle- Books Has The Soul of The Past

In books lies the soul of the whole Past Time: the articulate audible voice of the Past, when the body
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Jesse Lee Bennett- Books Help us To Navigate Life

Books are the compasses and telescopes and sextants and charts which other men have prepared to help us navigate the
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James Russell Lowell- Books Transfering Knowledge

Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind. James Russell Lowell
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Henry David Thoreau- Life Changing Books

How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading of a book. Henry David
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Andrew Ross- The Worth of a Bookstore

The smallest bookstore still contains more ideas of worth than have been presented in the entire history of television. Andrew
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Christopher Morley Quote On Buying a Book

Lord! when you sell a man a book you don't sell just twelve ounces of paper and ink and glue
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Austin O’Malley- Book Repaying You Back

A book is very like a money-changer: it pays you back in another form what you bring to it. Austin
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Hermann Hesse- The Beauty of an Old Book

An old book is always comforting: it speaks to us from a distance, we can listen or not, and when
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Georg Christoph Lichtenberg Quote On Reading and Writing

Reading and writing are as necessary to him as eating and drinking, and he hopes he will never lack for
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Neil Gaiman- Living In Books

I lived in books more than I lived anywhere else. Neil Gaiman
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Frederick Douglas- Freedom From Reading

Once you learn to read, you will be forever free. Frederick Douglas
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William Styron- A Great Book Leaving Experiences and Exhaustion

A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while
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Ralph Waldo Emerson- Life Changing Books

Some books leave us free and some books make us free. Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Dr. Seuss- The Power Of Reading

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll
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Thomas Aquinas- A Person With One Book

Beware of the person of one book. Thomas Aquinas
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Neil Gaiman- A Book is a dream

A book is a dream that you hold in your hand. Neil Gaiman
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John Green- A Great Book

Great books help you understand, and they help you feel understood. John Green
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Vera Nazarian- More Light When Reading a Good Book

Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light. Vera Nazarian
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Donna Tartt- Quality and Quantity Of Books

It is better to know one book intimately than a hundred superficially. Source: The Secret History
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Cicero- A Room Without Books

A room without books is like a body without a soul. Cicero Source: (pillow from Minnie and Maude)
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Sherman Alexie- Being a Book Kisser

I grabbed my book and opened it up. I wanted to smell it. Heck, I wanted to kiss it. Yes,
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John Wooden- Drink Deep From Good Books

“Drink deeply from good books.” John Wooden
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John Green Thoughts On Books

Books are the ultimate Dumpees: put them down and they’ll wait for you forever; pay attention to them and they
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George Martin- A Reader Lives a Thousand Lives

“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one.” George Martin
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Daniel Handler- Trusting People Without Books

“Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.” Daniel Handler
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Helen Exley- Life Changing Books

Books can be dangerous. The best ones should be labeled ‘This could change your life. Helen Exley
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Edmund Burke- Reading Without Reflecting

To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting. Edmund Burke
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Chinese Proverb On Books

A book is like a garden carried in the pocket - Chinese Proverb
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Mason Cooley- Reading The Same Book Again

Rereading, we find a new book. Mason Cooley
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Jim Rohn- Reading Books For Help

The book you don’t read won’t help. Jim Rohn
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Jo Walton- The Reward of Being a Book Lover

If you love books enough, books will love you back. Jo Walton
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Ralph Waldo Emerson- A Reader and Good Book

Tis the good reader that makes the good book. Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Epictetus- Books Are Good For The Mind

Books are the training weights of the mind. Epictetus
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Frank Zappa- Not Enough Time To Read Books

So many books, so little time. Frank Zappa
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William Feather- Books Strengthen The Mind​

Books open your mind, broaden your mind, and strengthen you as nothing else can. William Feather
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Walt Disney- More Treasure In Books

There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island. Walt Disney
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Thomas Carlyle- Books Are The Most Worthy and Wonderful Things

Of all the things which man can do or make here below, by far the most momentous, wonderful, and worthy
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J.A. Langford- A Book Lover is the Richest and Happiest

No matter what his rank or position may be, the lover of books is the richest and the happiest of
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Oliver Goldsmith- Reading an Excellent Book

The first time I read an excellent book, it is to me just as if I had gained a new
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J.A. Langford- The Love For Books

The love of books is a love which requires neither justification, apology, nor defense. J.A. Langford
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Andrew Lang- A Book is a Changing Friend

A book is a friend whose face is constantly changing. If you read it when you are recovering from an
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John Adams- Seeing More From Reading

I read my eyes out and can’t read half enough... The more one reads the more one sees we have
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Charles William Eliot- Books Are The Best Teachers, Friends, ​and Counselor

Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the
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Clarence Shepard Day – Books Are The Most Remarkable Creation

The world of books is the most remarkable creation of man or woman. Nothing else that he builds ever lasts.
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Anna Quindlen- Books Are Destinations

“Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination and the journey. They are home.”
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Quote On Accepting Advice

To accept good advice is but to increase one's own Ability. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Oscar Wilde- On True Wealth

Ordinary riches can be stolen; real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from
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Douglas Adams- Having The Ability To Learn From The Experience of Others

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable
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Baltasar Gracian- Ability Revealing Itself

Great ability develops and reveals itself increasingly with every new assignment. Baltasar Gracian
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Cicero Quote On Education and Ability

Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability. Cicero
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Francis Bacon Quote On Natural Ability

Natural abilities are like natural plants; they need pruning by study. Francis Bacon
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William Feather- Words From The Wise

The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages is preserved into perpetuity by a nation’s proverbs, fables,
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Pete Hamill- Books In Personal Library

There are 10,000 books in my library, and it will keep growing until I die. This has exasperated my daughters,
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