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A Quote by Alfred North Whitehead on future, knowledge, past, and present

The only use of a knowledge of the past is to equip us for the present. The present contains all that there is. It is holy ground; for it is the past, and it is the future.

Alfred Whitehead (1861 - 1947)

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A Quote by Alfred North Whitehead on certainty, knowledge, and mathematics

On the ostensible exactitude of certain branches of human knowledge, including mathematics. The exactness is a fake.

Alfred Whitehead (1861 - 1947)

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A Quote by Alfred North Whitehead on certainty, knowledge, and mathematics

On the ostensible exactitude of certain branches of human knowledge, including mathematics: The exactness is a fake.

Alfred Whitehead (1861 - 1947)

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A Quote by Alexander III ‘the Great' on excellence, knowledge, and power

I assure you I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion.

Alexander the Great (356 - 323 BC)

Source: Life of Alexander, bk. XIV by Plutarch.

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A Quote by Albrecht Dürer on art, awareness, blindness, diligence, errors, judgment, knowledge, men, reason, ridicule, and sanity

But when great and ingenious artists behold their so inept performances, not undeservedly do they ridicule the blindness of such men; since sane judgment abhors nothing so much as a picture perpetrated with no technical knowledge, although with plenty of care and diligence. Now the sole reason why painters of this sort are not aware of their own error is that they have not learnt Geometry, without which no one can either be or become an absolute artist; but the blame for this should be laid upon their masters, who are themselves ignorant of this art.

Albrecht Derer (1471 - 1528)

Source: The Art of Measurement. 1525.

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on art, creativity, joy, knowledge, and teachers

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on knowledge

Knowledge is limited.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on beauty, existence, feeling, knowledge, men, religion, and wisdom

To know that what is impenetrable to us really exists, manifesting itself as the highest wisdom and the most radiant beauty, which our dull facilities can comprehend only in the most primitive forms - this knowledge, this feeling is at the center of true religiousness. In this sense, and in this sense only, I belong to the ranks of the devoutly religious men.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

Source: What I Believe, 1930

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on aim, community, knowledge, life, motives, people, pleasure, schools, success, value, and work

One should guard against preaching to young people success in the customary form as the main aim in life. The most important motive for work in school and in life is pleasure in work, pleasure in its result, and the knowledge of the value of the result to the community.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

Source: On Education

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on beauty, existence, fear, feeling, knowledge, life, mystery, religion, and wisdom

The insight into the mystery of life, coupled though it be with fear, has also given rise to religion. To know what is impenetrable to us really exists, manifesting itself as the highest wisdom and the most radiant beauty, which our dull faculties can comprehend only in their most primitive forms - this knowledge, this feeling is at the center of true religiousness.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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