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Knowledge Management Quotes


Top 25 Knowledge Management Quotes


No 1 (Best quote!)Knowledge Management Quotes

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

- Benjamin Franklin (1706-90), American politician and businessman, pictured right.



No 2Knowledge Management Quotes

Dare to know. 

(motto of the Enlightenment).

Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) ,German philosopher, pictured right.



No 3Knowledge Management Quotes

Knowledge is power.

- Francis Bacon (1561-1626), English philosopher, pictured right.



No 4Knowledge Management Quotes

We are drowning in information but starved for knowledge,

- John Naisbitt, pictured right, Megatrends (1984)


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Heraclitus (c540-c480BC), pictured right, the Greek philosopher, also comments that wisdom depends on not only knowledge but also its application and interpretation:

Abundance of knowledge does not teach men to be wise.



No 5Knowledge Management Quotes

Every knowledge eventually becomes the wrong knowledge.

- Peter Drucker, pictured right, Managing for Results (1964)



No 6Knowledge Management Quotes

Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.

- Samuel Johnson (1709–84), English writer, pictured right.


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So Jane Austen (1775-1817), pictured right, writes in Mansfield Park:

The most valuable knowledge we could any of us acquire - the knowledge of ourselves and of our duty.   



No 7Knowledge Management Quotes

It isn’t just brains. It’s how you use them,

- Edie (Eva Marie Saint) to Terry in the film On the Waterfront (1954), pictured right.



No 8Knowledge Management Quotes

The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, confess your ignorance.

- Confucius (551-479 BC) Chinese philosopher, pictured right.



No 9Knowledge Management Quotes

No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.

- John Locke (1632–1704), pictured right, English philosopher.



No 10Knowledge Management Quotes

It is the most blameworthy ignorance to believe that one knows what one does not know.

- Socrates (470-399 BC), pictured right, Greek philosopher.

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No 11

Knowledge has become the resource.Knowledge Management Quotes

Ikujiro Nonaka, pictured right above, and Hirotaka Takeuchi, pictured right, in The Knowledge Creating Company (1995)


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No 12

We have to turn the workplace into a gas station for our brains.Knowledge Management Quotes

Kjell Nordstrom, pictured right above, and Jonas Ridderstrale, pictured right, Funky Business (2000).



No 13Knowledge Management Quotes

Intellectual capital is the sum of everything everybody in a company knows that gives it a competitive edge.

- Thomas Stewart, pictured right, in Intellectual Capital (1997)



No 14Knowledge Management Quotes

The control of knowledge is the crux of tomorrow’s worldwide struggle for power in every human institution.

Alvin Toffler, pictured right, in Powershift (1991)



No 15Knowledge Management Quotes

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.

- Socrates (470-399 BC), Greek philosopher, pictured right.



No 16Knowledge Management Quotes

The human mind is our fundamental resource.

- John F. Kennedy (1917-63), American president, pictured right.



No 17Knowledge Management Quotes

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

- Albert Einstein (1879-1955) German-born American scientist, pictured right.



No 18Knowledge Management Quotes

Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge.

- Charles Darwin (1809-1882) English naturalist, pictured right



No 19Knowledge Management Quotes

You always admire what you really don’t understand.

- Blaise Pascal (1623–62), French scientist and philosopher, pictured right.



No 20Knowledge Management Quotes

What men really want is not knowledge but certainty.

- Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) English philosopher, pictured right.



No 21

Knowledge is the buKnowledge Management Quotessiness fully as much as is the business.

- Peter Drucker (1909-2005), pictured right, in Managing for Results (1964)



No 22Knowledge Management Quotes

Information is the oxygen of the modern age.

- Ronald Reagan (1911-2004), pictured right, American president.



No 23Knowledge Management Quotes

There are no facts, only interpretations.

- Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, pictured right.



No 24Knowledge Management Quotes

True ignorance is not the absence of knowledge, but the refusal to acquire it.

- Karl Popper (1902-94), Austrian-born British philosopher, pictured right



No 25Knowledge Management Quotes

The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.

- Stephen Hawking (1942- ) English scientist, pictured right.



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