Knowledge is defined as an understanding of or information about a subject that you get by experience or study. May these quotes inspire you to become a knowledgeable person who takes action.

Continuous learning is one of the keys to achieving success in life. That’s why learning, wisdom, and focusing on self-education are three things that fit together hand-in-glove. With that in mind, you can draw a wealth of inspiration by reading and truly understanding famous knowledge quotes from some of the world’s most famous people. From these words of wisdom, you can grow as a person and find out what it takes to better yourself.

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” – Benjamin Franklin

“Some people drink from the fountain of knowledge, others just gargle.” – Robert Anthony

“To know what you know and what you do not know, that is true knowledge.” – Confucius

“Knowledge is power.” – Francis Bacon

“The only source of knowledge is experience.” – Albert Einstein

“True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.” – Socrates

“Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice.” – Anton Chekhov

“The beginning of knowledge is the discovery of something we do not understand.” – Frank Herbert

“Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.” – Bruce Lee

“The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.” – Albert Einstein

“Knowledge is like money: to be of value it must circulate, and in circulating it can increase in quantity and, hopefully, in value.” – Louis L’Amour

“The greatest enemy of progress is the illusion of knowledge.” – John Young

“It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge.” – Enrico Fermi

“Knowledge is the treasure of a wise man.” – William Penn

“Today knowledge has power. It controls access to opportunity and advancement.” – Peter Drucker

“Knowledge is not simply another commodity. On the contrary. Knowledge is never used up. It increases by diffusion and grows by dispersion.” – Daniel J. Boorstin

“It is not the quantity but the quality of knowledge which determines the mind’s dignity.” – William Ellery Channing

“To be conscious that you are ignorant of the facts is a great step to knowledge.” – Benjamin Disraeli

“Anything that gives us new knowledge gives us an opportunity to be more rational.” – Herbert A. Simon

“The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values.” – William S. Burroughs

“The best advice I ever got was that knowledge is power and to keep reading.” – David Bailey

“Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.” Confucius

“Knowledge has a beginning but no end.” Geeta Iyengar

“The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.” Bertrand Russell

“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” Marcus Garvey

“Be a lifelong student. The more you learn, the more you earn and more self-confidence you will have.” Brian Tracy

“Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.” Plato

“Knowledge is the treasure of a wise man.” Anonymous

 “Knowledge is power. And you need power in this world. You need as many advantages as you can get.” Ellen DeGeneres

“Any fool can know. The point is to understand.” Albert Einstein

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” Benjamin Franklin

“Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.” Dalai Lama

“As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.” Charles Morgan

“Knowledge is the life of the mind.” Abu Bakr As-Siddiq (RA)

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

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

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

“Knowledge is life with wings.” William Blake

“How much knowledge you gain depends on your willingness to learn.” Anonymous

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

“Knowledge has a beginning but no end.”― Geeta S. Iyengar

“We are drowning in information but starved for knowledge.”― John Naisbitt

“In your thirst for knowledge, be sure not to drown in all the information.” – Anthony J. D’Angelo

“The greater our knowledge increases, the greater our ignorance unfolds.”― John F. Kennedy

“If we would have new knowledge, we must get a whole world of new questions.”― Susanne K. Langer

“The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.”― Herbert Spencer

“Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.”― Ronald E. Osborn

“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

“Fill thy mind with useful knowledge and thou shalt avoid empty words.”― James Lendall Basford

“Knowledge, like air, is vital to life. Like air, no one should be denied it.” – Alan Moore

“Not to know is bad; not to wish to know is worse.”― African Proverb

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or self-confidence.”― Robert Frost

“Knowledge has a beginning but no end.”― Geeta S. Iyengar

“We are drowning in information but starved for knowledge.”― John Naisbitt

“The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself.”― Oscar Wilde

“In today’s environment, hoarding knowledge ultimately erodes your power. If you know something very important, the way to get power is by actually sharing it.”― Joseph Badaracco