Department of Statistics and Applied Probability |
Faculty of Science |
National University of Singapore
The job is not to cover the material but to uncover
-- George Miller
The temple of reason is entered through the courtyard of
-- Michael Hartoonian
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
While facts are important, they are less important than
thinking; if for no other reason than that changes in our technology
continue to make many facts obsolete.
-- W. O. Penrose, discussing
the educational theory of Jean Piaget
Science is built up with facts as a house is with
stones. But a collection of facts is no more a science than a heap of
stones is a house.
-- Henri Poincare
Only a mediocre person is always at his best.
W. Somerset Maugham
As the island of knowledge grows, so does the shoreline of
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