Suppose that we are wise enough to learn and know - and yet not wise enough to control our learning and knowledge, so that we use it to destroy ourselves? Even if that is so, knowledge remains better than ignorance.
I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn't learn something from him.
To be immortal is commonplace; except for man, all creatures are immortal, for they are ignorant of death; what is divine, terrible, incomprehensible, is to know that one is immortal.
The animal is ignorant of the fact that he knows. The man is aware of the fact that he is ignorant.
A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything but the value of nothing.
There's nothing in the world like the devotion of a married woman. It's a thing no married man knows anything about.
What is a scientist after all? It is a curious man looking through a keyhole, the keyhole of nature, trying to know what's going on.
The world cares very little about what a man or woman knows; it is what a man or woman is able to do that counts.
At bottom every man knows well enough that he is a unique being, only once on this earth; and by no extraordinary chance with such amarvelously picturesque piece of diversity in unity as he is, ever be put together a second time.
The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things for which he cares sufficiently; but he is willing, in great crises, to give even his life - knowing that under certain conditions it is not worthwhile to live.
The plain man is familiar with blindness and deafness, and knows from his everyday experience that the look of things is influenced by his senses; but it never occurs to him to regard the whole world as the creation of his senses.
Every true man, sir, who is a little above the level of the beasts and plants does not live for the sake of living, without knowing how to live; but he lives so as to give a meaning and a value of his own to life.
Let ignorance talk as it will, learning has its value.
I would prefer as friend a good man ignorant than one more clever who is evil too.
There's good and bad in everybody. I wasn't looking for the good, or looking for the bad. This is a man who signed his pact with the devil 20 years ago, and he's learned to live with it. He's tried to protect his family from it.
A warrior knows that he is only a man. His only regret is that his life is so short that he can't grab onto all the things he would like to. But for him, this is not an issue; it's only a pity.
It is impossible to begin to learn that which one thinks one already knows.
The truth is - I found myself doing these huge action-adventure movies, and um, and which are cool man. And I really love doing them. And thankfully I haven't had too much dialogue, because if I had I would have really made a mess of it. You know what I mean?
These days man knows the price of everything, but the value of nothing.
It's definitely a dream come true to be recognized and to be able to sign autographs. But, it's also a lot of hard work and can be draining. If you don't know already, you will quickly learn who your real friends are.
The learning and knowledge that we have, is, at the most, but little compared with that of which we are ignorant.
Let a man then know his worth, and keep things under his feet.
The world has the habit of making room for the man whose actions show that he knows where he is going.
Going to a party, for me, is as much a learning experience as, you know, sitting in a lecture.
It is misery, you know, unspeakable misery for the man who lives alone and who detests sordid, casual affairs; not old enough to do without women, but not young enough to be able to go and look for one without shame!