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Knowledge is the life of the mind

“Knowledge increases by sharing but not by saving.”― Kamari aka Lyrikal

“It is good to rub, and polish our brain against that of others.” – Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

“Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.” – Sandra Carey

“Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.”― Miles Kington

“One can resist the invasion of an army but one cannot resist the invasion of ideas.”― Victor Hugo

“Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.” – Miles Kington

“If book knowledge made great investors, than the librarians would all be rich.” – Warren Buffett

“I was gratified to be able to answer promptly, and I did. I said I didn’t know.” – Mark Twain

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.” – George Bernard Shaw 

“The overeducated are worse off than the undereducated, having traded common sense for the illusion of knowledge.” – Naval Ravikant

“The more you possess the more you are possessed.” – Thibaut

“Better to know how to know than to be taught what to know.” – Thibaut

“Knowledge is cumulative when you focus on things that change slowly.” – Shane Parrish

“He who knows others is clever; He who knows himself has discernment.” – Lao Tzu

“Those who realize their folly are not true fools.” – Zhuangzi

“Your work is to discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it.” – Buddha

“Knowledge is the life of the mind.” – Abu Bakr As-Siddiq

“Knowledge is power but enthusiasm pulls the switch.” – Anonymous

“Knowledge is like a garden; if it is not cultivated, it cannot be harvested.”  – Proverb

“Knowledge is like food. You can’t just consume it. You have to digest it. Instead of reading more books, get more from the books you’re already reading.” – David Perell

“People start tough books with high hopes. They get to the messy part, feel inadequate, and quit. Only the desperate for knowledge carry forward, destroying their insecurity by force of will.” – Johnny Uzan

“Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.” – Edmund Burke

“To train your body, lift increasingly heavier weights. To train your mind, read increasingly tougher books.” – Johnny Uzan 

“You should take the approach that you’re wrong. Your goal is to be less wrong.” – Elon Musk

“The greatest obstacle to discovering the shape of the earth, the continents and the ocean was not ignorance but the illusion of knowledge.” – Daniel J. Boorstin

“Remember: we’ve only taken a bucket of knowledge from a sea of ignorance.” – David Perell

“Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won’t come in.”― Isaac Asimov

“Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.”― Euripides

“Small minds have always lashed out at what they don’t understand.” – Dan Brown

“There is only one cause of unhappiness: the false beliefs you have in your head, beliefs so widespread, so commonly held, that it never occurs to you to question them.”― Anthony de Mello

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