Kindle Quotes (4 quotes)
A fire eater must eat fire even if he has to kindle it himself.
Knowledge always desires increase; it is like fire which must first be kindled by some external agent, but which will afterward propagate itself.
That which, to the anatomist, is the end,is, to the sculptor, the means. The former desires details, for their own sake; the latter, that by means of them, he may kindle his work with life, and stamp it with beauty.
We reverence ancient Greece as the cradle of western science. Here for the first time the world witnessed the miracle of a logical system which proceeded from step to step with such precision that every single one of its propositions was absolutely indubitableI refer to Euclids geometry. This admirable triumph of reasoning gave the human intellect the necessary confidence in itself for its subsequent achievements. If Euclid failed to kindle your youthful enthusiasm, then you were not born to be a scientific thinker.