In Any Academic Area Or Professional Field, It Is Just As Important To Recognize The Limits Of Our Knowledge And Understanding As It Is To Acquire New Facts And Information.
GRE Analytical Writing - Issue Topics
"In any academic area or professional field, it is just as important to recognize the limits of our knowledge and understanding as it is to acquire new facts and information."
Data is not information, Information is not knowledge, Knowledge is not understanding, Understanding is not wisdom.
-- Cliff Stoll & Gary Schube...
In most professions and academic fields, imagination is more important than knowledge.
Success, whether academic or professional, involves an ability to survive in a new environment and, eventually, to change it.
Acquire new knowledge whilst thinking over the old, and you may become a teacher of others.
Faith can be defined as any man's hope that the human spirit is capable of understanding
hat anything actually matters in the larger universe...
To remain vigorous, any academic field needs to be led by truly independent thinkers who are willing to ignore established boundaries and challenge long-standing assumptions.
Universities should require every student to take a variety of courses outside the student's field of study because acquiring knowledge of various academic disciplines is the best way to become truly educated.
Information is heresay, knowledge is an eve
In any field of inquiry, the beginner is more likely than the expert to make important discoveries.