"If they exert it not for good, they will for evil if they advance not knowledge, they will perpetuate ignorance."
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."Frances Wright on Albert Einstein
"Information is not knowledge."Frances Wright on Albert Einstein
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."Frances Wright on Marcus Garvey
"Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be."Frances Wright on Albert Einstein
"Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven."Frances Wright on William Shakespeare
"If we bring not the good courage of minds covetous of truth, and truth only, prepared to hear all things, and decide upon all things, according to evidence, we should do more wisely to sit down contented in ignorance, than to bestir ourselves only to reap disappointment."
"Equality is the soul of liberty there is, in fact, no liberty without it."
"How are men to be secured in any rights without instruction how to be secured in the equal exercise of those rights without equality of instruction? By instruction understand me to mean knowledge - just knowledge not talent, not genius, not inventive mental powers."
"All that I say is, examine, inquire. Look into the nature of things. Search out the grounds of your opinions, the for and against. Know why you believe, understand what you believe, and possess a reason for the faith that is in you."
"These will vary in every human being but knowledge is the same for every mind, and every mind may and ought to be trained to receive it."