"Lack of information cannot be used as an excuse for not furthering yourknowledge. Every city has a public library full of appropriate books, no matter what your area of interest."
"Like the muscle in our bodies, the brain gets strong I the places where we train it."
Eileen McDargh, from Brainpower for the Overwhelmed
Knowledge is like underwear. It is useful to have it, but not necessary to show it off.
"Knowledge is like money: the more he gets, the more he craves."
"Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information on it."
"Motivation is like food for the brain. You cannot get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular top ups."
"Keep learning. Learn more about the computer, crafts, gardening whatever. Never let the brain idle."
George Carlin, from How To Stay Young
"Knowledge is not power.The implementation of knowledge is power."
Larry Winget People are Idoits and I Can Prove It
"If money is your
hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability."
"Minds are like parachutes. They only function when they are open."
Sir James Dewar
"Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know."
Daniel J. Boorstin
"Look at education as a continuous life long journey."
"Some people drink from the fountain of knowledge, others just gargle."
"Asking questions is one of the fundamental keys of learning. It is always better to ask a question than pretend you understand."
"Men learn while they teach."
"A man is but what he knows."
"To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge."
"He who knows others is learned; he who knows himself is wise."
"Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice."