George Iles Quotes

Top 26 wise famous quotes and sayings by George Iles

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George Iles quotes: No gun is perfectly true. So the marksman, that he may hit the bull's-eye, points elsewhere. No gun is perfectly true. So the marksman, that he may hit the bull's-eye, points elsewhere.
George Iles quotes: Ignorance may find a truth on its doorstep that erudition vainly seeks in the stars. Ignorance may find a truth on its doorstep that erudition vainly seeks in the stars.
George Iles quotes: Let truth be a banner big enough to hide the man who holds it up. Let truth be a banner big enough to hide the man who holds it up.
George Iles quotes: Form may be of more account than substance. A lens of ice will focus a solar beam to a blaze. Form may be of more account than substance. A lens of ice will focus a solar beam to a blaze.
George Iles quotes: Dumbness and silence are two different things. Dumbness and silence are two different things.
George Iles quotes: Nothing cools so fast as undue enthusiasm. Water that has boiled freezes sooner than any other. Nothing cools so fast as undue enthusiasm. Water that has boiled freezes sooner than any other.
George Iles quotes: We despair of changing the habits of men, still we would alter institutions, the habits of millions of men. We despair of changing the habits of men, still we would alter institutions, the habits of millions of men.
George Iles quotes: Hope is faith holding out its hand in the dark. Hope is faith holding out its hand in the dark.
George Iles quotes: A man's own addition to what he learns is cement to bind an otherwise loose heap of stones into a structure of unity, strength, and use. A man's own addition to what he learns is cement to bind an otherwise loose heap of stones into a structure of unity, strength, and use.
George Iles quotes: To render aid to the worthless is sheer waste. Rain does not freshen the Dead Sea, but only enables it to dissolve more salt. To render aid to the worthless is sheer waste. Rain does not freshen the Dead Sea, but only enables it to dissolve more salt.
George Iles quotes: Is any knowledge worthless? Try to think of an example. Is any knowledge worthless? Try to think of an example.
George Iles quotes: A calculating engine is one of the most intricate forms of mechanism, a telegraph key one of the simplest. But compare their value. A calculating engine is one of the most intricate forms of mechanism, a telegraph key one of the simplest. But compare their value.
George Iles quotes: When we try to imagine a chaos we fail ... In its very fiber the mind is an order and refuses to build a chaos. When we try to imagine a chaos we fail ... In its very fiber the mind is an order and refuses to build a chaos.
George Iles quotes: A superstition is a premature explanation that overstays its time. A superstition is a premature explanation that overstays its time.
George Iles quotes: Whoever ceases to be a student has never been a student. Whoever ceases to be a student has never been a student.
George Iles quotes: Degree is much: the whole Atlantic might be lukewarm and never boil us a potato. Degree is much: the whole Atlantic might be lukewarm and never boil us a potato.
George Iles quotes: Some young folks have wind-fall minds, prematurely detached from the tree of knowledge for a life-long sourness and pettiness. Some young folks have wind-fall minds, prematurely detached from the tree of knowledge for a life-long sourness and pettiness.