Charles Babbage Quotes

Top 17 wise famous quotes and sayings by Charles Babbage

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Charles Babbage quotes: If we look at the fact, we shall find that the great inventions of the age are not, with us at least, always produced in universities. If we look at the fact, we shall find that the great inventions of the age are not, with us at least, always produced in universities.
Charles Babbage quotes: A young man passes from our public schools to the universities, ignorant almost of the elements of every branch of useful knowledge. A young man passes from our public schools to the universities, ignorant almost of the elements of every branch of useful knowledge.
Charles Babbage quotes: At each increase of knowledge, as well as on the contrivance of every new tool, human labour becomes abridged. At each increase of knowledge, as well as on the contrivance of every new tool, human labour becomes abridged.
Charles Babbage quotes: I have no desire to write my own biography, as long as I have strength and means to do better work. I have no desire to write my own biography, as long as I have strength and means to do better work.
Charles Babbage quotes: Perhaps it would be better for science, that all criticism should be avowed. Perhaps it would be better for science, that all criticism should be avowed.
Charles Babbage quotes: The economy of human time is the next advantage of machinery in manufactures. The economy of human time is the next advantage of machinery in manufactures.
Charles Babbage quotes: Whenever the work is itself light, it becomes necessary, in order to economize time, to increase the velocity. Whenever the work is itself light, it becomes necessary, in order to economize time, to increase the velocity.
Charles Babbage quotes: What is there in a name? It is merely an empty basket, until you put something into it. What is there in a name? It is merely an empty basket, until you put something into it.
Charles Babbage quotes: The possessors of wealth can scarcely be indifferent to processes which, nearly or remotely have been the fertile source of their possessions. The possessors of wealth can scarcely be indifferent to processes which, nearly or remotely have been the fertile source of their possessions.