Practical Knowledge Related Quotes



Knowledge will not attract money, unless it is organized, and intelligently directed, through practical plans of action, to the definite end of accumulation of money.

Napoleon Hill


To me programming is more than an important practical art. It is also a gigantic undertaking in the foundations of knowledge.

Grace Hopper


In determing "the right people," the good-to-great companies placed greater weight on character attributes than on specific educational background, practical skills, specialized knowledge, or work experience.

James C. Collins


The science of politics is the one science that is deposited by the streams of history, like the grains of gold in the sand of a river; and the knowledge of the past, the record of truths revealed by experience, is eminently practical, as an instrument of action and a power that goes to making the future.

Lord Acton


It has been a privilege to pursue knowledge for its own sake and to see how it might help mankind in more practical ways.

Paul Nurse


The study and knowledge of the universe would somehow be lame and defective were no practical results to follow.

Marcus Tullius Cicero


People always talk about the implication and applications of a process, but for me, the goal is purely about knowledge. Knowledge can become practical today, in 20 years, or in 500 years. Ask Newton. He didn't know there would be space research based on his accident with the apple.

Ada Yonath


But in practical affairs, particularly in politics, men are needed who combine human experience and interest in human relations with a knowledge of science and technology.

Max Born


If the fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, then growing in our knowledge of God is always practical.

Kevin Deyoung


During the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries a practical knowledge of the construction of small lakes was part of the equipment of most countrymen. Many of the holes they dug and dams they built still hold water and are now often regarded as 'natural.' They are of immeasurable value in the landscape.

Elisabeth Beazley