Back in Junior High School in my younger years, this was put on our school TShirts. This saying is even more true today in the information age that we live in. In case you may have forgotten, when someone hacks into a system they take with them knowledge of you, knowledge of your account, maybe knowledge of your medical history and your spending habits. In a matter of seconds they can wreck damages that takes months maybe years to undo.
But beyond that, knowledge is the one thing that sets us humans apart from the animals. They rely on instinct, we have much more going for us than that. It is why we place a lot of value on higher education (College). Even more important is the knowledge we learn in every day life, the lesson we learn even the painful ones about love, relationships how to treat people…that is where we learn to understand the real power of knowledge.