Posts Tagged ‘knowledge’

Cheat Success

Posted: June 30, 2018 in Thought for the Day
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“You can’t cheat your way to knowledge and success.” -Tim Sykes

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“Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.”—Plato

“Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.”—Plato

“Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.” -Alfred Lord Tennyson

“The will to do springs from the knowledge that we can do.  Doubt and fear are the great enemies of knowledge, and he who encourages them, who does not stay them, thwarts himself at every step.” -Jame Allen

“The inferior man’s reasons for hating knowledge are not hard to discern. He hates it because it is complex – because it puts an unbearable burden on his meager capacity for taking in ideas. Thus his search is always for short cuts. All superstitions are such short cuts. Their aim is to make the unintelligible simple, and even obvious.” -H.L. Mencken

“Science is organized knowledge.  Wisdom is organized life.” -Unknown