A collection of notable quotations from a variety of Early Modern Era individuals. See the Guide for more details.

Keep cool; anger is not an argument.— Daniel Webster
Keep thy shop, and thy shop will keep thee.
— Poor Richard's Almanack
— Benjamin Franklin
Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.
— Poor Richard's Almanack
— Benjamin Franklin
Kindness is wisdom. — Philip James Bailey
Knowledge and human power are synonymous. — Francis Bacon
Knowledge and liberty are so prevalent in this country, that I do not believe that the United States would ever be disposed to establish one religious sect, and lay all others under legal disabilities. But as we know not what may take place hereafter, and any such test would be exceedingly injurious to the rights of free citizens, I cannot think it altogether superfluous to have added a clause, which secures us from the possibility of such oppression.— Oliver Wolcott
Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. — Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Knowledge is power. — Francis Bacon
Knowledge is the treasure of a wise man. — William Penn
Knowledge is, in every country, the surest basis of public happiness.
— First Annual Message, January 8, 1790
— George Washington
Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.— James Madison

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