I have always been fascinated by knowledge / knowledge management quotes. Here are some of my favourites:
“Do not say, ‘It is morning,’ and dismiss it with a name of yesterday. See it for the first time as a newborn child that has no name.”
“Knowledge management is not a shrink-wrapped thing in a box, it’s a discipline.”
–Scott Elliot, Lotus Knowledge Management
“Knowledge management is something many companies are sure they need, if only they knew what it was”.
–Mary Lisbeth D’Amico
“Alchemists turned into chemists when they stopped keeping secrets”.
– Eric Raymond, programmer and open-source software advocate
“It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill”.
–Wilbur and Orville Wright
“Knowledge management fails when people need common information but don’t need each other”
–Andy Boyd, Shell
“Some people drink deeply from the fountain of knowledge. Others just gargle.”
– Bright, Grant M
“Business is a conversation because the defining work of business is conversation – literally. And ‘knowledge workers’ are simply those people whose job consists of having interesting conversations.”
–David Weinberger, The Clue Train Manifesto
“If a man empties his purse into his head, no one can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.”
– Benjamin Franklin