The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Tag: ConfuciusCategory : Ignorance Quotes
- Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance. – Confucius
- Action cannot destroy ignorance, for it is not in conflict with ignorance. Knowledge alone destroys ignorance, as light destroys dense darkness. – Shankara
- Confess your sins to the Lord and you will be forgiven; confess them to man and you will be laughed at. – Josh Billings
- Knowledge is not happiness, and science But an exchange of ignorance for that Which is another kind of ignorance. – Lord Byron
- Acquiring knowledge doesn’t bring power into your life, until you apply what you have learned. – Shannon L. Alder