George Boole Quotes (11 quotes)
“The general laws of Nature are not, for the most part, immediate objects of perception.”
An Investigation of the Laws of Thought (1854)
“It is not the task of the University to offer what society asks for, but to give what society needs.”
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“The Great Spirit is everywhere; he hears whatever is in our minds and our hearts, and it is not necessary to speak to Him in a loud voice.”
The Sacred Pipe (1953)
As quoted in "Life and Literature: Over two thousand extracts from ancient and modern writers, and classified in alphabetical order" by J. Purver Richardson, 1910
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsGeorge Boole
Born: November 2, 1815
Died: December 8, 1864 (aged 49)
Bio: George Boole was an English mathematician, philosopher and logician. His work was in the fields of differential equations and algebraic logic, and he is now best known as the author of The Laws of Thought.
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