"A knowledge of the forces that rule society, of the causes that have produced its upheavals, and of society's resources for promoting healthy progress has become of vital concern to our civilization."
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."Wilhelm Dilthey on Albert Einstein
"Information is not knowledge."Wilhelm Dilthey on Albert Einstein
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."Wilhelm Dilthey on Marcus Garvey
"Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be."Wilhelm Dilthey on Albert Einstein
"Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven."Wilhelm Dilthey on William Shakespeare
"The existence of inherent limits of experience in no way settles the question about the subordination of facts of the human world to our knowledge of matter."
"Thus, in accordance with the spirit of the Historical School, knowledge of the principles of the human world falls within that world itself, and the human sciences form an independent system."
"To attempt this would be like seeing without eyes or directing the gaze of knowledge behind one's own eye. Modern science can acknowledge no other than this epistemological stand-point."