Good work in language presupposes and depends on a real knowledge of things.
He wasn't about to believe Death until he saw Katie for himself. A minute after midnight on the fourth day, if Katie wasn't standing beside him, he'd need the knowledge of where to set off the atomic bomb within him.
Over time, people will see they will be contributing to the construction of a knowledge base which really is the complete recording of every action of every member of humanity.
Knowledge often consists of the rolled-up conclusions from many pieces of data.
But more and more, human progress is about gleaning knowledge from the incomprehensible amounts of data that already have been collected over the course of human history.
Gradually I emerged from the penumbra of that experience with a mind made clearer by trial and with a truer knowledge of life.
LANGUAGE and KNOWLEDGE are indissolubly connected; they are interdependent.
There was something else in her gaze, the knowledge that she'd figured out this Deidre wasn't the same one she was yesterday.
Not only was the extent of your knowledge whatever your own mind held, but as far as you were concerned, the sum total of all human knowledge was the aggregate of what was known by the three or four hundred people in your village.
Finally, when I use the word "wisdom," I am talking about applying a value system to knowledge to suggest a course of action.
Such knowledge floods the soul unseen with a soundless tidal wave of deepening thought.
They swear they have no knowledge of even the existence of this person.
Knowledge gathered over tens of thousands of millennia … gone!
Time spent in the target speech community remains learners' primary opportunity of acquiring pragmatic knowledge.
Many of the treatments of the ancient world had high degrees of efficacy, all obtained without access to any modern knowledge or equipment.
Of course this was tasking slender powers for great ends; but it gave me something to do on a rainy day, and I acquired a sufficient knowledge of French to read with pleasure La Fontaine's "Fables," "Le Medecin Malgre Lui" and passages from "Athalie."
For, after all, every one who wishes to gain true knowledge must climb the Hill Difficulty alone, and since there is no royal road to the summit, I must zigzag it in my own way.
A thousand odds and ends of knowledge come crashing about my head like hailstones, and when I try to escape them, theme-goblins and college nixies of all sorts pursue me, until I wish--oh, may I be forgiven the wicked wish!--that I might smash the idols I came to worship.
You fish out all manner of odds and ends of knowledge--revolutions, schisms, massacres, systems of government; but Huss--where is he?
I have thus far sketched the events of my life, but I have not shown how much I have depended on books not only for pleasure and for the wisdom they bring to all who read, but also for that knowledge which comes to others through their eyes and their ears.
Although she can have no sensuous knowledge of colour, she can use the words, as we use most of our vocabulary, intellectually, with truth, not to impression, but to fact.
I have thought about it a great deal, and the more I think, the more certain I am that obedience is the gateway through which knowledge, yes, and love, too, enter the mind of the child.
None of our teachers or officers who are accustomed to converse with Helen ever knew or heard about Miss Canby's book, nor did the child's parents and relatives at home have any knowledge of it.
During the first four days, while no duties were required of him, Prince Andrew rode round the whole fortified camp and, by the aid of his own knowledge and by talks with experts, tried to form a definite opinion about it.
Knowledge is cold facts.
Wisdom looks at that piece of knowledge and applies a value to it—such as, "I don't want to be in debt."
Based on these two bits of knowledge, a procedure emerged, independently in several parts of the world, called variolation.
I do not think that the knowledge which I have gained of its history and sources compensates me for the unpleasant details it has forced upon my attention.
You must want more from us; at least knowledge of whom we are and what exactly we do and how we do it.
It's not common knowledge yet, Wynn whispered.
And how would Nota and associates come by this knowledge in the first place?
To understand the distinction between wisdom and knowledge, consider the story of King Croesus, who ruled Lydia (near present-day Turkey) around 550 B.C. In the ancient world, different cities or regions would have an oracle to whom people could go and ask a question.
Knowledge is a statement like, "The interest rate on this credit card is 29.9%."
So there is truth in the expression "knowledge is power," because knowledge can lay the foundation for good decisions.
You had no real knowledge and therefore no way to make a wise decision.
But in this future world, in a way we scarcely can imagine now, we will almost always know how to avoid making mistakes because we will have all the world's knowledge available.
Armed with the data to develop medical knowledge and wisdom, and the technological tools to enable medical progress at an ever-quickening pace, we can confidently foresee a day when humanity will overcome disease.
When every lab report, every blood draw, every ECG, every everything is added to the body of scientific knowledge, the rolled-up data alone will have a big impact.
What happened on ABC last night would be common knowledge at the office, school, or hairdresser the next day.
And from the sacred mountain I heard a voice which said, "Knowledge is love and light and vision."
Just as the wonder-working mantle of the Nautilus changes the material it absorbs from the water and makes it a part of itself, so the bits of knowledge one gathers undergo a similar change and become pearls of thought.
My soul, conscious of new strength, came out of bondage, and was reaching through those broken symbols of speech to all knowledge and all faith.