"Knowledge conquered by labor becomes a possession - a property entirely our own."
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."Samuel Smiles on Albert Einstein
"Information is not knowledge."Samuel Smiles on Albert Einstein
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."Samuel Smiles on Marcus Garvey
"Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be."Samuel Smiles on Albert Einstein
"Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven."Samuel Smiles on William Shakespeare
"Progress however, of the best kind, is comparatively slow. Great results cannot be achieved at once and we must be satisfied to advance in life as we walk, step by step."
"Practical wisdom is only to be learned in the school of experience. Precepts and instruction are useful so far as they go, but, without the discipline of real life, they remain of the nature of theory only."
"The experience gathered from books, though often valuable, is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is one of the nature of wisdom."
"We learn wisdom from failure much more than from success. We often discover what will do, by finding out what will not do and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery."
"It is a mistake to suppose that men succeed through success they much oftener succeed through failures. Precept, study, advice, and example could never have taught them so well as failure has done."