Quotes about Knowledge

"There are no facts, only interpretations."

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (October 15, 1844 – August 25, 1900) was a 19th-century German philosopher and classical philologist. He wrote critical texts on religion, morality, contemporary culture, philosophy and science, displaying a fondness for metaphor, irony and aphorism.


"Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance."

Plato (424/423 BC – 348/347 BC) was a Classical Greek philosopher, mathematician, student of Socrates, writer of philosophical dialogues, and founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world.


"I keep six honest serving men, (They taught me all I knew); Their names are What and Why and When, And How and Where and Who."

Rudyard Kipling (30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936) was a British author and poet. Born in Bombay, in British India. He is regarded as a major "innovator in the art of the short story".


"Anyone who says businessmen deal in facts, not fiction, has never read old five-year projections."

Malcolm Stevenson Forbes (August 19, 1919 – February 24, 1990) was publisher of Forbes magazine, founded by his father B.C. Forbes and today run by his son Steve Forbes.