"Harvard is first and foremost a university and not a consulting operation, and our job here is to teach and to research and to create knowledge on Asia in conjunction and in cooperation with scholars as well as with political, intellectual, and cultural leaders in Asia."
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."William Kirby on Albert Einstein
"Information is not knowledge."William Kirby on Albert Einstein
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."William Kirby on Marcus Garvey
"Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be."William Kirby on Albert Einstein
"Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven."William Kirby on William Shakespeare
"The PRC is the big brother in this relationship, and it has the capacity to be generous to Taiwan on this issue in a manner that might do much to defuse that issue internally in Taiwan."