785 – “To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.”


Quote Number:  434


Source Notes: While this was attributed to Confucius by Henry David Thoreau in chapter 1 of Walden, there is no proof that this is a genuine quote from Confucius. In addition, this quote has been attributed to others including Nicolaus Copernicus.


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