"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."
"Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity."Charles Babbage on John F. Kennedy
"It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver."Charles Babbage on Mahatma Gandhi
"Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live."Charles Babbage on Jim Rohn
"Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning."Charles Babbage on Thomas Jefferson
"Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very fast."Charles Babbage on Thomas Jefferson
"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."
"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."
"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."
"At each increase of knowledge, as well as on the contrivance of every new tool, human labour becomes abridged."