„Qui plussait, plus se tait. French, you know. The more a man knows, the less he talks.“

—  Madeleine L’Engle, buch A Wrinkle in Time

Quelle: A Wrinkle in Time

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Madeleine L’Engle
US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin 1918 - 2007

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„A specialist is a man who knows more and more about less and less.“

—  William James Mayo American surgeon 1861 - 1939

Speech before a gathering of physicians (circa 1922) http://books.google.com/books?id=qYIHAAAAMAAJ&q=%22a+specialist+is+a+man+who+knows+more+and+more+about+less+and+less%22&pg=PA35#v=onepage

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„You know more than you think you know, just as you know less than you want to know.“

—  Oscar Wilde, buch Das Bildnis des Dorian Gray

Variante: You are a wonderful creation. You know more than you think you know, just as you know less than you want to know.
Quelle: The Picture of Dorian Gray

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„The more you know, the less you need.“

—  Yvon Chouinard American mountain climber 1938

Quelle: Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman

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„The more you know, the less you are impressed by Foucault.“

—  Camille Paglia American writer 1947

Quelle: Sex, Art and American Culture : New Essays (1992), Junk Bonds and Corporate Raiders : Academe in the Hour of the Wolf, p. 174

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„The more a man knows, the more he forgives.“

—  Catherine the Great Empress of Russia 1729 - 1796

Widely attributed to Catherine II online, this has been attributed to Confucius in published books, but no print sources attribute this to Catherine.
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„Vast is the field of Science … the more a man knows, the more he will find he has to know.“

—  Samuel Richardson, buch The History of Sir Charles Grandison

Vol. 1, letter 11.
Sir Charles Grandison (1753–1754)

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„The more you are talked about the less powerful you are.“

—  Benjamin Disraeli British Conservative politician, writer, aristocrat and Prime Minister 1804 - 1881

Quelle: Books, Coningsby (1844), Endymion (1880), Ch. 36.

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