quotes about knowledge

إن الله أقرب إلى الذين يجتهدون في فهمه من الذين يؤمون به إيمانا أعمى

God is closer to those who try to understand Him than those who have a blind faith in Him.
  • [RFA at an amusement park]:
  • ZEN:MC~ What do you want to ride?
  • MC:I want to ride that! [points to Seven]
  • 707:[blushing furiously]
  • ZEN:
  • MC:I mean his car that's behind him.
  • 707:
  • Yoosung:[eating a corndog and chokes]
Sometimes you’ve got to bleed to know,
You’re alive and have a soul.
—  Twenty one pilots
You know how everyone says if you are not happy then change your life.
But how can you change your life if you don’t know what is going to make you happy.
—  Extracts from the book I’ll never write
I hate nothing more in school than the whole idea of ‘teaching to the exam’. The amount of times I’ve heard the words 'you don’t need to know why this happens, you just need to know that it does’ is ridiculous. Heaven forbid I should want to understand a concept at a higher level than 'it just happens’. Plus, understanding why something is what it is would surely help? I think it would be a lot easier to remember the quadratic formula if I understood where it came from, for example.
—  Submitted by anonymous
There are two tragedies in life.
One is to lose your hearts desire.
The other is to gain it.
—  George Bernard shaw