Quote by William Godwin : “Truth is powerful and if”

Truth is powerful, and, if not instantly, at least by slowdegrees, may make good her possession. Gleams of good sense maypenetrate through the thickest clouds of error … and, as the trueobject of education is not to render the pupil the mere copy of hispreceptor, it is rather to be rejoiced in, than lamented, that […]

Quote by William Godwin : “Every boy learns more in”

Every boy learns more in his hours of play than in his hours of labor. In school, he lays in the materials of thinking, but in his sports, he actually thinks: he whets his faculties, and he opens his eyes. – William Godwin

Quote by William Godwin : “I believe in this being”

I believe in this being, not because I have any proper or direct knowledge of His existence, but I am at a loss to account for the existence and arrangement of the visible universe, and, being left in the wide sea of conjecture without a clue from analogy or experience, I find the conjecture of […]

Quote by William Godwin : “It is of no consequence”

It is of no consequence whether a man of genius have learned either art or science before twenty-five: all that is necessary, or even desirable, is that his powers should be unfolded, his emulation roused, and his habits conducted into a right channel. – William Godwin

Quote by William Godwin : “The extent of our progress”

The extent of our progress in the cultivation of knowledge is unlimited. – William Godwin

Quote by William Godwin : “I know nothing worth the”

I know nothing worth the living for but usefulness and the service of my fellow-creatures. The only object I pursue is to increase, as far as lies in my power, the quantity of their knowledge and goodness and happiness. – William Godwin

Quote by William Godwin : “He that loves reading has”

He that loves reading has everything within his reach. – William Godwin