Knowledge / Wisdom Quotes

If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.
- Margaret Fuller

[Quoting Aeschylus] 'Even in our sleep, pain which cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, until, in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom through the awful grace of God.'
- Robert F. Kennedy, Announcing the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, April 4, 1968

A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
- Maya Angelou

We are not what we know but what we are willing to learn.
- Mary Catherine Bateson

Good people are good because they've come to wisdom through failure.
- William Saroyan

Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light for my path.
- Psalm 119:105

If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will lose its freedom; and the irony of it is that if it is comfort or money that it values more, it will lose that, too.
- Somerset Maugham

The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn.
- Gloria Steinem