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Gene Wolfe Quotes
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Knowledge is soon changed, then lost in the mist, an echo half-heard.
- Gene Wolfe

He's not rewarding us by talking to us.
He's talking to us because He has something to say to us directly,
as opposed to the things He says to all humanity.
- Gene Wolfe

Online publication is fine with me, in part because
I hope to collect those stories later.
- Gene Wolfe

A youthful American voice isn't particularly challenging -
I've been a young American,
and they're all around me.
I can walk from my house to Barrington High School.
- Gene Wolfe


 

You seem to think that the only genuine existence evil
can have is conscious existence -
that no one is evil unless he admits it to himself.
I disagree.
- Gene Wolfe

Ambiguity is necessary in some of my stories,
not in all.
In those, it certainly contributes to the richness of the story.
I doubt that thematic closure is never attainable.
- Gene Wolfe

I have read only the first 'Harry Potter' book.
I thought it excellent, perhaps the best thing written
for older children since The Hobbit.
I wish the books had been around when my kids were the right age for them.
- Gene Wolfe


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I don't think anyone is more intrinsically holy.
People experience God in many ways; and it seems to
me that God does what the rest of us do:
He chooses the means that best gets His message across.
- Gene Wolfe

Whether the medium is ready for consumers is better
judged by those consumers.
I sometimes read online - but not often.
The stigma is attached to pay scales.
Much online publication is no pay or small pay.
- Gene Wolfe

My whole life experience feeds into my writing.
I think that must be true for every writer.
Clearly the Army and combat were major influences;
just the same,
you need to understand that many of the writers we
have now couldn't load a revolver.
- Gene Wolfe

It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble.
It's what you know for sure that just ain't so.
- Mark Twain (attributed) PHOTO

Most people's historical perspective
begins with the day of their birth.
- Rush Limbaugh

Belief is not the beginning but the end of all knowledge.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.
- Leonardo da Vinci PHOTO

Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge:
it is those who know little, and not those who know much,
who so positively assert that this or that problem
will never be solved by science.
- Charles Darwin

Our faith gives us knowledge of something better.
- E. F. Schumacher PHOTO

The possession of knowledge does not
kill the sense of wonder and mystery.
There is always more mystery.
- Anais Nin PHOTO

The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
- Thomas Henry Huxley

Where ignorance is our master,
there is no possibility of real peace.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge
and the dissemination of truth.
- John F. Kennedy

It's very strange that most people don't care if their
knowledge of their family history only goes back three generations.
- Doug Coupland

Knowledge is happiness, because to have knowledge -
broad, deep knowledge - is to know true ends from false,
and lofty things from low.
- Helen Keller

There comes a time when the mind
takes a higher plane of knowledge
but can never prove how it got there.
- Albert Einstein

Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Knowledge is limited.
Imagination encircles the world.
- Albert Einstein

I believe life's rich experiences need to be shared with others -
for me this is the way one builds knowledge.
- Pravs J

It is not ignorance but knowledge which is the mother of wonder.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.
- Thomas Carlyle

Knowledge is the most democratic source of power.
- Alvin Toffler

If a man empties his purse into his head,
no man can take it away from him.
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
- Benjamin Franklin

The really frightening thing about middle age is the
knowledge that you'll grow out of it.
- Doris Day

Life is a travelling to the edge of knowledge,
then a leap taken.
- David Herbert Lawrence

It is the province of knowledge to speak,
and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

In conversation, humor is worth more than wit and easiness more than knowledge.
- George Herbert

True friendship can afford true knowledge.
It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.
- Henry David Thoreau

The difference between a successful person and others
is not a lack of strength,
not a lack of knowledge,
but rather a lack of will.
- Vince Lombardi

Good nature is worth more than knowledge,
more than money, more than honor, to the persons who possess it.
- Henry Ward Beecher

If money is your hope for independence,
you will never have it.
The only real security that
a man can have in this world
is a reserve of knowledge,
experience and ability.
- Henry Ford

Data is not information, information is not knowledge,
knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom.
- Clifford Stoll

Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed;
to kindness,
to knowledge, we make promise only; pain we obey.
- Marcel Proust

Knowledge is of the mind, wisdom is of the soul.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Knowledge is a process of piling up facts;
wisdom lies in their simplification.
- Martin Fischer

Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
- Carl Sagan

Building technical systems involves a lot of hard work
and specialized knowledge:
languages and protocols,
coding and debugging, testing and refactoring.
- Jesse James Garrett

To be conscious that you are ignorant
is a great step to knowledge.
- Benjamin Disraeli

The universal Mind contains all knowledge.
It is the potential ultimate of all things.
To it, all things are possible.
- Ernest Holmes

Some people drink from the fountain of knowledge,
others just gargle.
- Robert Anthony

Whoever loves instruction loves knowledge,
but he who hates correction is stupid.
- Anonymous

All Knowledge is Divided into Three Domains:
"What We Know",
"What We Know That We Don't Know", and
"What We Don't Know That We Don't Know."
- Werner Erhard

Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
- Jimi Hendrix

We know nothing at all.
All our knowledge is but the knowledge of schoolchildren.
The real nature of things we shall never know.
- Albert Einstein

All our knowledge merely helps us to die a more painful
death than animals that know nothing.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

Knowledge is power.
- Francis Bacon

The gift of fantasy has meant more to me
than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
- Albert Einstein

To acquire knowledge, one must study;
but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
- Marilyn vos Savant

The family teaches us about the importance of knowledge,
education, hard work and effort.
It teaches us about enjoying ourselves,
having fun, keeping fit and healthy.
- Kamisese Mara

Technology is so much fun but we can drown in our technology.
The fog of information can drive out knowledge.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

Those who have knowledge, don't predict.
Those who predict, don't have knowledge.
- Lao Tzu

The true sign of intelligence
is not knowledge but imagination.
- Albert Einstein

The greater our knowledge increases
the more our ignorance unfolds.
- John F. Kennedy

Knowledge will forever govern ignorance;
and a people who mean to be their own governors must
arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.
- James Madison

When I examine myself and my methods of thought,
I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy
has meant more to me than
any talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
- Albert Einstein

Information is not knowledge.
- Albert Einstein

My philosophy from day one is that I can sleep better
at night if I can improve an individual's knowledge about food and wine,
and do it on a daily basis.
- Emeril Lagasse

Love takes up where knowledge leaves off.
- Thomas Aquinas

In today's knowledge-based economy,
what you earn depends on what you learn.
- William J. Clinton

Knowledge of what is, does not open
the door directly to what should be.
- Albert Einstein

If what Proust says is true,
that happiness is the absence of fever,
then I will never know happiness.
For I am possessed by a fever
for knowledge, experience, and creation.
- Anais Nin

Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.
- Bruce Lee

Borrowing knowledge of reality from all sources,
taking the best from every study,
Science of Mind brings together
the highest enlightenment of the ages.
- Ernest Holmes

Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.
- Carl Jung

Science investigates religion interprets.
Science gives man knowledge which is power
Religion gives man wisdom which is control.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.


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