Quotes by Charles Babbage
32 quotes by Charles Babbage
Quote about opinion, fall, power
At each increase of knowledge, as well as on the contrivance of every new tool, human labour becomes abridged.
Quote about knowledge, tools, human imperfections, human-nature
Quote about mathematics, error
Quote about mathematics
Quote about opinion, criticism, science
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 about genius, knowledge, country, good, good luck
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 about influence, principle, state, knowledge, country
Quote about economy, human imperfections, human-nature, time
The fatigue produced on the muscles of the human frame does not altogether depend on the actual force employed in each effort, but partly on the frequency with which it is exerted.
Quote about force, police, human imperfections, human-nature