Our list of Ada Lovelace Quotes
That brain of mine is something more than merely mortal; as time will show.
If you can’t give me poetry, can’t you give me poetical science?
I never am really satisfied that I understand anything; because, understand it well as I may, my comprehension can only be an infinitesimal fraction of all I want to understand about the many connections and relations which occur to me, how the matter in question was first thought of or arrived at…
Religion to me is science and science is religion.
Your best and wisest refuge from all troubles is in your science.
The science of operations, as derived from mathematics more especially, is a science of itself, and has its own abstract truth and value.
Imagination is the Discovering Faculty, pre-eminently. It is that which penetrates into the unseen worlds around us, the worlds of Science.
Mathematical science shows what is. It is the language of unseen relations between things. But to use and apply that language, we must be able to fully to appreciate, to feel, to seize the unseen, the unconscious.
As soon as I have got flying to perfection, I have got a scheme about a steam engine.
The more I study, the more insatiable do I feel my genius for it to be.
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The Ada Lovelace's quote says that the more she studies, the more insatiable her genius becomes.
Knowledge is something fantastic. Studying to learn something is always good for our minds and ourselves. If we can adapt the things we learn to our own situations or ideas, it is even better.
However, we do not have to devote our whole life to studying or the mere act of studying. We need to know how to use what we have learned to improve ourselves or improve something.
If we study just for the sake of studying, then we will never achieve a goal of our own and will be in a constant static position without any renewal or improvement.