Quote by Charles Babbage : “At each increase of kn”

At each increase of knowledge, as well as on the contrivance of every new tool, human labour becomes abridged.

Quote by Charles Babbage : “It will be readily adm”

It will be readily admitted, that a degree conferred by an university, ought to be a pledge to the public that he who holds it possesses a certain quantity of knowledge.

Quote by Charles Babbage : “There is, however, ano”

There is, however, another purpose to which academies contribute. When they consist of a limited number of persons, eminent for their knowledge, it becomes an object of ambition to be admitted on their list.

Quote by Charles Babbage : “To those who have chos”

To those who have chosen the profession of medicine, a knowledge of chemistry, and of some branches of natural history, and, indeed, of several other departments of science, affords useful assistance.

Quote by Charles Babbage : “Surely, if knowledge i”

Surely, if knowledge is valuable, it can never be good policy in a country far wealthier than Tuscany, to allow a genius like Mr. Dalton’s, to be employed in the drudgery of elementary instruction.

Quote by Charles Babbage : “That the state of know”

That the state of knowledge in any country will exert a directive influence on the general system of instruction adopted in it, is a principle too obvious to require investigation.

Quote by Charles Babbage : “There is, however, ano”

There is, however, another purpose to which academies contribute. When they consist of a limited number of persons, eminent for their knowledge, it becomes an object of ambition to be admitted on their list.

Quote by Charles Babbage : “To those who have chos”

To those who have chosen the profession of medicine, a knowledge of chemistry, and of some branches of natural history, and, indeed, of several other departments of science, affords useful assistance.

Quote by Charles Babbage : “At each increase of kn”

At each increase of knowledge, as well as on the contrivance of every new tool, human labour becomes abridged.

Quote by Charles Babbage : “It will be readily adm”

It will be readily admitted, that a degree conferred by an university, ought to be a pledge to the public that he who holds it possesses a certain quantity of knowledge.