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1000 great quotes for business, management and training: Knowledge


Management development providers GNP publish a monthly set of handy 'quotable quotes' for anyone to use in presentations, speeches or training sessions. Arranged into 100 'themes' including vision, change, leadership, teamwork, communication, motivation and innovation. TrainingZONE has arranged to bring you the quotes on a regular basis. This month the theme is "knowledge".

"To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step towards knowledge."
Benjamin Disraeli, British Prime Minister (1804-1881)

"We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything." Thomas Alva Edison, US inventor (1847-1931)

"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest." Benjamin Franklin, US statesman, author, scientist (1706-1790)

"No amount of sophistication is going to allay the fact that all your knowledge is about the past and all your decisions are about the future."
Ian E Wilson, Canadian cultural administrator (b. 1943)

"The factory worker no longer manipulates the sheet of steel; he manipulates the data about the steel."
William Bridges, US engineer, researcher, educator (b.1934)

"The secret of business is to know something that nobody else knows."
Aristotle Onassis, Greek businessman (1906-1975)

"You never have to know all the answers because you won't be asked all the questions."
Herbert Prochnow, US banker, author (b.1897)

"An expert is one who knows more and more about less and less."
Nicholas Butler, US educator, Nobel Peace Prize winner (1862-1947)

And finally, Murphy says:
"What you don't know will always hurt you."

Previous quotes from the archive

May quotes: integrity

April quotes: innovation

March quotes: individuality

February quotes: imagination

January quotes: images

December quotes: ideas

November quotes: habit

October quotes: genius

September quotes: future

August quotes: fun

July quotes: focus

June quotes: failure

May quotes: facts

All quotations drawn from '1000 GREAT QUOTATIONS for Business, Management & Training' published by GNP Ltd.


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