"I am inclined to attach some importance to the new system of manufacturing and venture to throw it out with the hope of its receiving a full discussion among those who are most interestedin the subject."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Charles Babbage on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Charles Babbage on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Charles Babbage on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Charles Babbage on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Charles Babbage on Dalai Lama
"The accumulation of skill and science which has been directed to diminish the difficulty of producing manufactured goods, has not been beneficial to that country alone in which it is concentrated distant kingdoms have participated in its advantages."
"It is therefore not unreasonable to suppose that some portion of the neglect of science in England, may be attributed to the system of education we pursue."
"The public character of every public servant is legitimate subject of discussion, and his fitness or unfitness for office may be fairly canvassed by any person."
"To those who have chosen the profession of medicine, a knowledge of chemistry, and of some branches of natural history, and, indeed, of several other departments of science, affords useful assistance."
"At each increase of knowledge, as well as on the contrivance of every new tool, human labour becomes abridged."