"Napoleon was probably the equal at least of Washington in intellect, his superior in education. Both of them were successful in serving the state."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Matthew Simpson on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Matthew Simpson on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Matthew Simpson on Aristotle
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."Matthew Simpson on Maya Angelou
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."Matthew Simpson on Oscar Wilde
"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."
"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."
"The realm of immediate or personal knowledge is a narrow circle in which these bodies move the realm of knowledge derived through faith is as wide as the universe, and old as eternity."