There is, however, another purpose to which academies...

Quote by Charles Babbage about ambition, people, purpose, numbers, knowledge

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 about ambition, people, purpose, numbers, knowledge.
Charles Babbage

Charles Babbage 1792-1871 English mathematician

Was born on: 26 dec 1791.
Died on 18 oct 1871, at 79 years old.
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