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If you have the desire to know more and expand your skillset, then you are on the right path. Focusing on acquiring knowledge and gaining new skills is one of the keys to success in life. That’s why you should fuel your daily motivation so that you can strive for more and lead a better life.

These 30 quotes below will inspire you to better yourself and grow as a person.

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  • “The important thing in science is not so much to obtain new facts as to discover new ways of thinking about them.”― Sir William Bragg
  • “To know that you do not know is best. To think you know when you do not is a disease. Recognizing this disease as a disease is to be free of it.” Lao Tzu
  • “I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think.”― Socrates
  • “The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.”― Herbert Spencer
  • “If we would have new knowledge, we must get a whole world of new questions.”― Susanne K. Langer
  • “The greater our knowledge increases, the greater our ignorance unfolds.”― John F. Kennedy
  • “In your thirst for knowledge, be sure not to drown in all the information.” – Anthony J. D’Angelo
  • “An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.”― Benjamin Franklin
  • “If a little knowledge is dangerous, where is the man who has so much as to be out of danger?”― Thomas Henry Huxley

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  • “Fill thy mind with useful knowledge and thou shalt avoid empty words.”― James LendallBasford
  • “Knowledge, like air, is vital to life. Like air, no one should be denied it.” – Alan Moore
  • “The pleasure of work is open to anyone who can develop some specialised skill, provided that he can get satisfaction from the exercise of his skill without demanding universal applause.” – Bertrand Russell
  • “The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.”― Carl R. Rogers
  • “One part of knowledge consists in being ignorant of such things as are not worthy to be known.” Socrates
  • “People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.”― Theodore Roosevelt
  • “The ability to perceive or think differently is more important than the knowledge gained.”― David Bohm
  • “Example is the best precept.”― Aesop
  • “Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.”― John Locke
  • “The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.”― Socrates

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  • “A true knowledge of ourselves is knowledge of our power.”― Mark Rutherford
  • “Any fool can know. The point is to understand.” – Albert Einstein
  • “Lack of knowledge is the source of all pains and sorrows whether dormant, attenuated, interrupted or fully active.”― B.K.S. Iyengar
  • “People love answers, but only as long as they are the ones who came up with them.”― Criss Jami
  • “Problems often become worse if incompetent people try to solve them.”― Eraldo Banovac
  • “There is no wealth like knowledge, and no poverty like ignorance.”― Buddha
  • “Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” – George Bernard Shaw
  • “The highest form of ignorance is to reject something you know nothing about.”― Dr Wayne W. Dyer
  • “Fools despise wisdom and instruction.”― Solomon
  • “The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.”― Daniel J. Boorstin
  • “Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.”― Ronald E. Osborn
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This article was first published on 19th May 2022


My name is Samuel Okoruwa. I am an ardent researcher, reading is life and writing is fun.

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