Knowledge is the eye of desire and can become the pilot of the soul.
Science gives us knowledge, but only philosophy can give us wisdom.
Our knowledge is a receding mirage in an expanding desert of ignorance.
Civilization exists by geological consent, subject to change without notice. – Will Durant
To observe processes and construct means is science; to criticize and coordinate ends is philosophy – Will Durant
Every science begins as philosophy and ends as art; it arises in hypothesis and flows into achievement. – Will Durant
Sixty years ago I knew everything; now I know nothing; education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance. – Will Durant
Every science begins as philosophy and ends as art. – Will Durant
Science tells us how to heal and how to kill; it reduces the death rate in retail and then kills us wholesale in war; but only wisdom – desire coordinated in the light of all experience – can tell us when to heal and when to kill.To observe processes and to construct means is science; […]
Woe to him who teaches men faster than they can learn. – Will Durant