Thirst For Knowledge Quotes

Thirst For Knowledge Quotes by Susanne Katherina Langer, Immanuel Kant, Iris Murdoch, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Laurence Sterne, Albert Einstein and many others.

If we would have new knowledge, we must get a whole wor

If we would have new knowledge, we must get a whole world of new questions.
Susanne Katherina Langer
I feel a complete thirst for knowledge and an eager unrest to go further in it as well as satisfaction at every acquisition. There was a time when I believed that this alone could constitute the honor of mankind, and I had contempt for the ignorant rabble who know nothing.
Immanuel Kant
Remember that the secret of all learning is patience and that curiosity is not the same thing as a thirst for knowledge.
Iris Murdoch
My father was not scientific, and I was left to struggle with a child’s blindness, added to a student’s thirst for knowledge.
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
The desire of knowledge, like the thirst of riches, increases ever with the acquisition of it.
Laurence Sterne
It is my inner conviction that the development of science seeks in the main to satisfy the longing for pure knowledge.
Albert Einstein
The love of knowledge is a kind of madness.
C. S. Lewis
My parents worked really hard at communicating other values they felt were important, such as integrity, courage, humility, treating others with dignity and respect, and having a thirst for knowledge.
Charles Koch
My father’s little library consisted chiefly of books in polemic divinity, most of which I read, and have since often regretted that, at a time when I had such a thirst for knowledge, more proper books had not fallen in my way since it was now resolved I should not be a clergyman.
Benjamin Franklin
Eve tasted the apple in the Garden of Eden in order to slake that intense thirst for knowledge that the simple pleasure of picking flowers and talking to Adam could not satisfy.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Nothing marks a man’s character better than his attraction to intelligence.
Terry Goodkind
The only condition a library asks its users to honor is to do justice to their own imagination, their own curiosity and their own thirst for knowledge, and in the process, to achieve their own independence of mind and spirit.
Vartan Gregorian
All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
I am an investigator by inclination. I feel a great thirst for knowledge.
Immanuel Kant
First word [of my father] when I arrived [as a CEO] is, ‘Son, i hope your first deal is a loser, otherwise, you’ll think you’re a lot smarter than you are.’ But he had tremendous values, tremendous integrity, humility, work ethic and terrific thirst for knowledge.
Charles Koch
Very many maintain that all we know is still infinitely less than all that still remains unknown.
William Harvey
In all ages, through all the varied experience of individuals and nations, knowledge has been the power which has civilized, elevated and dignified humanity. In those countries where progress has been most rapid, the thirst for knowledge has been most intense.
Sarah Moore Grimke