Logic is neither a science or an art, but a dodge.
Benjamin Jowett (1817 - 1893)
Source: J. R. Newman (ed.) The World of Mathematics, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1956.
Contributed by: Zaady
Nowhere probably is there more true feeling, and nowhere worse taste, than in a churchyard - both as regards the monuments and the inscriptions. Scarcely a word of true poetry anywhere.
Source: Life and Letters of Benjamin Jowett, ed. Abbott and Campbell, 1897.
Research! A mere excuse for idleness; it has never achieved, and will never achieve any results of the slightest value.
Source: Unforgotten Years, by Logan Pearsall Smith.
Universities are full of knowledge; the freshmen bring a little in and the seniors take none away, and knowledge accumulates.
Young men make great mistakes in life; for one thing, they idealize love too much.
Doubt comes in at the window when inquiry is denied at the door.
The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit for doing them.
One man is as good as another until he has written a book.
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