Knowledge is the awareness of a fact or a situation. It is the amassed thought and experience of countless human beings. At the dawn of civilization, man was at the mercy of nature. Gradually, he started developing in every field by utilizing his brain. The successful discoveries and inventions encouraged man to contemplate on new ideas. He sued the forces of nature for his own benefit. Life became comfortable. His quest for knowledge led him towards development in the field of medicine, surgery, agriculture, information technology etc. Ignorance is a curse. Education and knowledge are desirable for democracy. Sadly, man started misusing knowledge with the passage of time. He has created unfavorable conditions for himself. Knowledge should be used for peace, prosperity and growth.