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

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. – Charles Babbage

Quote by Charles Babbage : “There is however another purpose”

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. – Charles Babbage

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

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. – Charles Babbage

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

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. – Charles Babbage

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

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