"His knowledge of books had in some degree diminished his knowledge of the world."
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."William Shenstone on Albert Einstein
"Information is not knowledge."William Shenstone on Albert Einstein
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."William Shenstone on Marcus Garvey
"Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be."William Shenstone on Albert Einstein
"Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven."William Shenstone on William Shakespeare
"Laws are generally found to be nets of such a texture, as the little creep through, the great break through, and the middle-sized are alone entangled in it."
"Anger is a great force. If you control it, it can be transmuted into a power which can move the whole world."
"Grandeur and beauty are so very opposite, that you often diminish the one as you increase the other. Variety is most akin to the latter, simplicity to the former."
"Jealousy is the fear or apprehension of superiority: envy our uneasiness under it."
"The best time to frame an answer to the letters of a friend, is the moment you receive them. Then the warmth of friendship, and the intelligence received, most forcibly cooperate."