Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Source: John Locke’ As quoted in “Hand Book : Caution and Counsels” in The Common School Journal Vol. 5, No. 24 (15 December 1843) by Horace Mann, page: 371. Complete Sentence: This is that which I think great readers are apt to be mistaken in; those who have read of everything, are thought to understand Read More…
Source: John Locke, An Essay Concerning Human Understanding (1689), Book II, Ch. 1, sec. 19.
Wise words are like seeds. The more you scatter them, the more they will grow into infinite gardens of knowledge.
Source: Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun (2010).
Knowledge is a term that symbolizes what you know and what you can retain in your mind or can be defined as facts, information, and skills acquired through experience or education; the theoretical or practical understanding of a subject. Knowledge is powerful and important part of Life as, it is what allows us to advance Read More…
Leisure and curiosity might soon make great advances in useful knowledge, were they not diverted by minute emulation and laborious trifles.
Source: Samuel Johnson, quoted by Thomas Stothard in Harrison’s British Classicks: Dr. Johnson’s Rambler. Lord Lyttleton’s page: 399.
Source: Oscar Wilde, The Soul of Man Under Socialism, and Selected Critical Prose (1891).