"The university's business is the conservation of useless knowledge and what the university itself apparently fails to see is that this enterprise is not only noble but indispensable as well, that society can not exist unless it goes on."
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."Albert J. Nock on Albert Einstein
"Information is not knowledge."Albert J. Nock on Albert Einstein
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."Albert J. Nock on Marcus Garvey
"Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be."Albert J. Nock on Albert Einstein
"Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven."Albert J. Nock on William Shakespeare
"As might be supposed, my parents were quite poor, but we somehow never seemed to lack anything we needed, and I never saw a trace of discontent or a failure in cheerfulness over their lot in life, as indeed over anything."
"The positive testimony of history is that the State invariably had its origin in conquest and confiscation. No primitive State known to history originated in any other manner."
"Considered now as a possession, one may define culture as the residuum of a large body of useless knowledge that has been well and truly forgotten."
"Useless knowledge can be made directly contributory to a force of sound and disinterested public opinion."
"The business of a scientific school is the dissemination of useful knowledge, and this is a noble enterprise and indispensable withal society can not exist unless it goes on."