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71 Inspirational Quotes on Insight (KNOWLEDGE)

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“Build bridges of insight through empathy, see the world through the eyes of others, understand the world through their experiences, and feel the world through their emotions.”

Tim Brown
Nothing in life is more exciting and rewarding than the sudden flash of insight that leaves you a changed person. - Arthur Gordon Webster
Nothing in life is more exciting and rewarding than the sudden flash of insight that leaves you a changed person. – Arthur Gordon Webster
There is nothing so terrible as activity without insight. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
There is nothing so terrible as activity without insight. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The best vision is insight. - Malcolm Forbes
The best vision is insight. – Malcolm Forbes
When you want wisdom and insight as badly as you want to breathe, it is then you shall have it. - Socrates
When you want wisdom and insight as badly as you want to breathe, it is then you shall have it. – Socrates

“The intuition of the moral sentiment is an insight of the perfection of the laws of the soul. These laws execute themselves. They are out of time, out of space, and not subject to circumstance.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson
If one is master of one thing and understands one thing well, one has at the same time, insight into and understanding of many things. - Vincent Van Gogh
If one is master of one thing and understands one thing well, one has at the same time, insight into and understanding of many things. – Vincent Van Gogh
A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
A moment’s insight is sometimes worth a life’s experience. – Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
We are surrounded by data, but starved for insights. - Jay Baer
We are surrounded by data, but starved for insights. – Jay Baer
Discovery is the journey; insight is the destination. - Gary Hamel
Discovery is the journey; insight is the destination. – Gary Hamel

17 Wise Quotes on Insight that Will Expand Your Understanding in Life

“It is not because the truth is too difficult to see that we make mistakes… we make mistakes because the easiest and most comfortable course for us is to seek insight where it accords with our emotions – especially selfish ones.”

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
All the time I had my success, I didn't know what I was doing. I struggled and struggled and hacked things out without any insight as to why. - Leon Russell
All the time I had my success, I didn’t know what I was doing. I struggled and struggled and hacked things out without any insight as to why. – Leon Russell
Great insight comes from seeing something as odd and finding out why. - Philip Kotler
Great insight comes from seeing something as odd and finding out why. – Philip Kotler

“You know that your happiness and suffering depend on the happiness and suffering of others. That insight helps you not to do wrong things that will bring suffering to yourself and to other people.”

Thich Nhat Hanh
Insight must precede application. - Max Planck
Insight must precede application. – Max Planck
It seems that if one is working from the point of view of getting beauty in one's equations, and if one has really a sound insight, one is on a sure line of progress. - Paul Dirac
It seems that if one is working from the point of view of getting beauty in one’s equations, and if one has really a sound insight, one is on a sure line of progress. – Paul Dirac

Creativity and insight almost always involve an experience of acute pattern recognition: the eureka moment in which we perceive the interconnection between disparate concepts or ideas to reveal something new.”

Jason Silva
The man with insight enough to admit his limitations comes nearest to perfection. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The man with insight enough to admit his limitations comes nearest to perfection. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I describe a soulmate as a 'soul-nurturing mate' - someone who nurtures your soul - thereby promoting insight and growth. - Karen Salmansohn
I describe a soulmate as a ‘soul-nurturing mate’ – someone who nurtures your soul – thereby promoting insight and growth. – Karen Salmansohn

“In order to reach home, where you have the guidance of cosmic insight, you must first depart from your present location. You cannot remain in the noisy city of your own vanities and expect to know what to do. Cosmic knowledge and personal vanity do not mingle.”

Vernon Howard
A point of view can be a dangerous luxury when substituted for insight and understanding. - Marshall McLuhan
A point of view can be a dangerous luxury when substituted for insight and understanding. – Marshall McLuhan
I desire a greatness of soul, an irradiance of mind, a deeper insight, a broader hope. - Richard Jefferies
I desire a greatness of soul, an irradiance of mind, a deeper insight, a broader hope. – Richard Jefferies

“It’s never enough to just tell people about some new insight. Rather, you have to get them to experience it a way that evokes its power and possibility. Instead of pouring knowledge into people’s heads, you need to help them grind anew set of eyeglasses so they can see the world in a new way.”

John Seely Brown
Humor brings insight and tolerance. Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding. - Agnes Repplier
Humor brings insight and tolerance. Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding. – Agnes Repplier
Outsiders often have an insight that an insider doesn't quite have. - Diane Abbott
Outsiders often have an insight that an insider doesn’t quite have. – Diane Abbott
Insight without action is worthless. - Marie Forleo
Insight without action is worthless. – Marie Forleo
At 'The School of Life', we take seriously anything that has to do with human fulfilment - and take note wherever insight on this subject can be found. - Alain de Botton
At ‘The School of Life’, we take seriously anything that has to do with human fulfilment – and take note wherever insight on this subject can be found. – Alain de Botton

6 Quotes on Insights for Arts and Science

“I describe management as arts, crafts and science. It is a practice that draws on arts, craft and science and there is a lot of craft – meaning experience – there is a certain amount of craft meaning insight, creativity and vision, and there is the use of science, technique or analysis.”

Henry Mintzberg
Insight is the first condition of Art. - George Henry Lewes
Insight is the first condition of Art. – George Henry Lewes
The purpose of computing is insight, not numbers. - Richard Hamming
The purpose of computing is insight, not numbers. – Richard Hamming

“The history of science and culture is filled with stories of how many of the greatest scientific and artistic discoveries occurred while the creator was not thinking about what he was working on, not consciously anyway – the daydreaming mode solved the problem for him, and the answer appeared suddenly as a stroke of insight.”

Daniel Levitin
The method of political science is the interpretation of life; its instrument is insight, a nice understanding of subtle, unformulated conditions. - Woodrow Wilson
The method of political science is the interpretation of life; its instrument is insight, a nice understanding of subtle, unformulated conditions. – Woodrow Wilson
I like the idea of using all this science and technology to allow for our clients to have a deeper insight into the market. - Adena Friedman
I like the idea of using all this science and technology to allow for our clients to have a deeper insight into the market. – Adena Friedman

3 Quotes on Insights for Healing and Transformation

Changing is not just changing the things outside of us. First of all we need the right view that transcends all notions including of being and non-being, creator and creature, mind and spirit. That kind of insight is crucial for transformation and healing.”

Thich Nhat Hanh
Self examination is the key to insight, which is the key to wisdom. - M. Scott Peck
Self examination is the key to insight, which is the key to wisdom. – M. Scott Peck

“Though suffering and trauma are not identical, the Buddha’s insight into the nature of suffering can provide a powerful mirror for examining the effects of trauma in your life. The Buddha’s basic teaching offers guidance for healing our trauma and recovering a sense of wholeness.”

Peter A. Levine

2 Quotes on Insight that Inspires Courage

“Of course fear does not automatically lead to courage. Injury does not necessarily lead to insight. Hardship will not automatically make us better. Pain can break us or make us wiser. Suffering can destroy us or make us stronger. Fear can cripple us, or it can make us more courageous. It is resilience that makes the difference.”

Eric Greitens
Courage is often lack of insight, whereas cowardice in many cases is based on good information. - Peter Ustinov
Courage is often lack of insight, whereas cowardice in many cases is based on good information. – Peter Ustinov

4 Quotes on Insight for Learning and Education

“As educators, we are only as effective as what we know. If we have no working knowledge of what students studied in previous years, how can we build on their learning? If we have no insight into the curriculum in later grades, how can we prepare learners for future classes?”

Heidi Hayes Jacobs
The purpose of education is to keep a culture from being drowned in senseless repetitions, each of which claims to offer a new insight. - Harold Rosenberg
The purpose of education is to keep a culture from being drowned in senseless repetitions, each of which claims to offer a new insight. – Harold Rosenberg

“Excellence is a better teacher than mediocrity. The lessons of the ordinary are everywhere. Truly profound and original insights are to be found only in studying the exemplary.”

Warren G. Bennis

“Beyond ensuring that people everywhere have access to mental health, virtual digital assistants can act as learning companions, using their insight into what motivates and inspires you, to help you study and learn. In this way, AI could be used to level the playing field in education and help narrow socio-economic gaps around the world.”

Rana el Kaliouby

2 Quotes on Insight for Writing and Poetry

I am grateful for - though I can't keep up with - the flood of articles, theses, and textbooks that mean to share insight concerning the nature of poetry. - A. R. Ammons
I am grateful for – though I can’t keep up with – the flood of articles, theses, and textbooks that mean to share insight concerning the nature of poetry. – A. R. Ammons
George Orwell is a pinnacle writer, for his combination of moral insight and literary writing. - Atul Gawande
George Orwell is a pinnacle writer, for his combination of moral insight and literary writing. – Atul Gawande

3 Quotes on Insight About God and Religion

“God is not a hypothesis derived from logical assumptions, but an immediate insight, self-evident as light. He is not something to be sought in the darkness with the light of reason. He is the light.”

Abraham Joshua Heschel
Religions that teach brotherly love have been used as an excuse for persecution, and our profoundest scientific insight is made into a means of mass destruction. - Bertrand Russell
Religions that teach brotherly love have been used as an excuse for persecution, and our profoundest scientific insight is made into a means of mass destruction. – Bertrand Russell
Thank the Lord for using each person as a tool in your life to deepen your insight into His grace and conforming you to the image of His Son. - Charles Stanley
Thank the Lord for using each person as a tool in your life to deepen your insight into His grace and conforming you to the image of His Son. – Charles Stanley

5 Quotes on Insight for Children

“One of the many interesting and surprising experiences of the beginner in child analysis is to find in even very young children a capacity for insight which is often far greater than that of adults.”

Melanie Klein
I think children have talent and insight, but it gets beaten out of them. - Rita Dove
I think children have talent and insight, but it gets beaten out of them. – Rita Dove
I have frequently gained my first real insight into the character of parents by studying their children. - Arthur Conan Doyle
I have frequently gained my first real insight into the character of parents by studying their children. – Arthur Conan Doyle

“You cannot be an educator or a teacher without relating to children with full insight. Their urge to imitate has been transformed into a receptivity based on a natural and uncontested relationship of authority, and you must take this into account in the broadest possible sense.”

Rudolf Steiner

“We know from scientific studies that infants as young as six months old can distinguish right from wrong and have a preference for the good over the bad. I think it’s important to design our education and our schools around that insight, to bring out the best in our kids.”

Rutger Bregman

2 Quotes on Insight About Leadership

“Enlightened leadership is spiritual if we understand spirituality not as some kind of religious dogma or ideology but as the domain of awareness where we experience values like truth, goodness, beauty, love and compassion, and also intuition, creativity, insight and focused attention.”

Deepak Chopra
Good leaders make sense of change in the world… then imparts that insight to the team. - Dan Pena
Good leaders make sense of change in the world… then imparts that insight to the team. – Dan Pena

2 Quotes on Insight for Women

“Why don’t men like to stop and ask directions? This question, which I first addressed in my 1990 book ‘You Just Don’t Understand: Women and Men in Conversation’, garnered perhaps the most attention of any issue or insight in that book.”

Deborah Tannen
The more insight I get, the more scared I get of women in general. - Dan Byrd
The more insight I get, the more scared I get of women in general. – Dan Byrd

15 Quotes on Insight that Will Make You Think

“I’ve realized that I owe people a look behind the scenes of my own story, because I don’t think anyone can have a true understanding of the music without an insight into where it came from.”

Bernard Sumner
Climbing is all about freedom, the freedom to go beyond all the rules and take a chance, to experience something new, to gain insight into human nature. - Reinhold Messner
Climbing is all about freedom, the freedom to go beyond all the rules and take a chance, to experience something new, to gain insight into human nature. – Reinhold Messner
Without wonder and insight, acting is just a trade. With it, it becomes creation. - Bette Davis
Without wonder and insight, acting is just a trade. With it, it becomes creation. – Bette Davis

“You carry Mother Earth within you. She is not outside of you. Mother Earth is not just your environment. In that insight of inter-being, it is possible to have real communication with the Earth, which is the highest form of prayer.”

Thich Nhat Hanh
Speed is often confused with insight. When I start running earlier than the others, I appear faster. - Johan Cruyff
Speed is often confused with insight. When I start running earlier than the others, I appear faster. – Johan Cruyff
Well, I don't have any greater insight than anybody else. - Jensen Huang
Well, I don’t have any greater insight than anybody else. – Jensen Huang

“India saw from the beginning, and, even in her ages of reason and her age of increasing ignorance, she never lost hold of the insight, that life cannot be rightly seen in the sole light, cannot be perfectly lived in the sole power of its externalities.”

Sri Aurobindo
Mark Twain gave us an insight into the life on the Mississippi at the turn of the century. - Bob Newhart
Mark Twain gave us an insight into the life on the Mississippi at the turn of the century. – Bob Newhart
If you never ask yourself any questions about the meaning of a passage, you cannot expect the book to give you any insight you do not already possess. - Mortimer Adler
If you never ask yourself any questions about the meaning of a passage, you cannot expect the book to give you any insight you do not already possess. – Mortimer Adler
No one wants to know how clever you are. They don't want an insight into your mind, thrilling as it might be. They want an insight into their own. - Mark Haddon
No one wants to know how clever you are. They don’t want an insight into your mind, thrilling as it might be. They want an insight into their own. – Mark Haddon

“If we do a little bit of insight into history, how many times have there been people doing hate discourse, blaming everything on a certain group of people. That really is the genesis of genocide, where it kind of sparks.”

Gael Garcia Bernal
To understand another human being you must gain some insight into the conditions which made him what he is. - Margaret Bourke-White
To understand another human being you must gain some insight into the conditions which made him what he is. – Margaret Bourke-White

“I descend from both Philadelphia Quakers and Carolina colonists whose families were separated by the Revolutionary War. That helped give me insight into the agony of Patriots who, until the British government denied their claims, had always, like Ben Franklin himself, thought of themselves as free-born Englishmen.”

Edward Rutherfurd

“I think the most interesting parts of human experience might be the sparks that come from that sort of chipping flint of cultures rubbing against each other. And living on the border between Mexico and the U.S. for so many years gave me a lot of insight into that.”

Barbara Kingsolver

“I think I would want to be a therapist or sociologist. I love talking to people about their relationships and life problems, understanding where it comes from, and giving insight that’s helpful. Also, it would be fun to just marry rich and vacation a lot. That’s my real second choice.”

Erin Foster

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