"If, then, knowledge be power, how much more power to we gain through the agency of faith, and what elevation must it give to human character."
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."Matthew Simpson on Albert Einstein
"Information is not knowledge."Matthew Simpson on Albert Einstein
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."Matthew Simpson on Marcus Garvey
"Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be."Matthew Simpson on Albert Einstein
"Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven."Matthew Simpson on William Shakespeare
"Another principle is, the deepest affections of our hearts gather around some human form in which are incarnated the living thoughts and ideas of the passing age."
"Napoleon was probably the equal at least of Washington in intellect, his superior in education. Both of them were successful in serving the state."
"I do not purpose to discuss faith in its dogmatic sense today."
"Taking it in its wider and generic application, I understand faith to be the supplement of sense or, to change the phrase, all knowledge which comes not to us through our senses we gain by faith in others."
"We know the past and its great events, the present in its multitudinous complications, chiefly through faith in the testimony of others."