Knowledge Of The World Quotes by Joseph P. Farrell, Mark Twain, Richard P. Feynman, Margaret Fuller, Richard Rodriguez, Warren Buffett and many others.
When a man thinks he is reading the character of another, he is often unconsciously betraying his own; and this is especially the case with those persons whose knowledge of the world is of such sort that it results in extreme distrust of men.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Listen, I mean that from my knowledge of the world that I see around me, I think that it is much more likely that the reports of flying saucers are the results of the known irrational characteristics of terrestrial intelligence than of the unknown rational efforts of extra-terrestrial intelligence.
If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.
So, rather than becoming multicultural, rather than becoming a person of several languages, rather than becoming confident in your knowledge of the world, you become just the opposite. You end up in college having to apologize for the fact that you no longer speak your native language.
In looking for people to hire, look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence and energy. And if they don’t have the first, the other two will kill you.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
Proselytism is solemn nonsense, it makes no sense. We need to get to know each other, listen to each other and improve our knowledge of the world around us.
To unfold the secret laws and relations of those high faculties of thought by which all beyond the merely perceptive knowledge of the world and of ourselves is attained or matured, is a object which does not stand in need of commendation to a rational mind.
Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
The world is full of educated derelicts.
Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.
How surely a knowledge of the world hardens the heart!
I had no immediate knowledge of the world of Batman at all. I’m quite incubated. I just keep myself to myself and my dog.
Knowledge of the world in only to be acquired in the world, and not in a closet.