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Best 50 Sharing Knowledge Quotes – Words of Great Wisdom

Sharing knowledge has helped mankind survive and evolve into the intelligent and productive species he is today.

In the animal kingdom and indeed in business, knowledge sharing can make the difference between survival and extinction.

This collection contains 50 of the best wise sayings and quotes on knowledge sharing, arranged by birth year of the author.


There is no wealth like knowledge,
and no poverty like ignorance.


(c. 400/500 BC, founder of Buddhism)

It is not once nor twice
but times without number
that the same ideas
make their appearance in the world.

‘On The Heavens’, Manual of Greek Mathematics

(c.384 BC – c.322 BC, Greek philosopher and polymath)

Sharing Knowledge Cartoon: One bird questions parachute strapped to his friends backLet’s try it once without the parachute.

In order
to properly understand
the big picture,
everyone should fear
becoming mentally clouded
and obsessed
with one small section of truth.


(c.312 BC – c.230 BC, Chinese Confucian philosopher)

In vain have you
acquired knowledge
if you have not
imparted it to others.

Deuteronomy Rabbah

(c.900, commentary on the Book of Deuteronomy)

Share your knowledge.
It’s a way
to achieve immortality.

Dalai Lama

(1357 – 1419, high lama of Tibetan Buddhism)

It is good to rub, and polish
our brain against that of others.

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

(1533 – 1592, French Renaissance philosopher and writer)

Scientia potentia est:
Knowledge is Power.

commonly attributed to Sir Francis Bacon

(1561 – 1626, English philosopher, statesman, and scientist)

An investment in knowledge
always pays the best interest.

Benjamin Franklin

(1706 – 1790, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States)

We owe
almost all our knowledge
not to those who have agreed,
but to those who have differed.

Charles Caleb Colton

(1780 – 1832, English cleric, writer and collector)

The more extensive
a man’s knowledge
of what has been done,
the greater will be his power
of knowing what to do.

Benjamin Disraeli

(1804 – 1881, British Prime Minister)

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  1. Great quotes by the way I’d like to use some of them for my new blog,