If someone offers to furnish a sure test, ask what the test was which made the sure test sure.
The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind; to train it to the use of its own powers, rather than fill it with the accumulation of others. - Tryon Edwards
Since we are destined to live out our lives in the prison of our minds, it is our duty to furnish it well. - Peter Ustinov
Unless education promotes character making, unless it helps men to be more moral, more just to their fellows, more law abiding, more discriminatingly patriotic and public spirited, it is not worth the trouble taken to furnish it. - William Howard Taft
If I were to construct a God I would furnish Him with some way and qualities and characteristics which the Present lacks. - Mark Twain
To furnish the means of acquiring knowledge is ... the greatest benefit that can be conferred upon mankind. It prolongs life itself and enlarges the sphere of existence. - John Quincy Adams
If one should desire to know whether a kingdom is well governed, if its morals are good or bad, the quality of its music will furnish the answer. - Confucius
A man builds a fine house; and now he has a master, and a task for life; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
A new and valid idea is worth more than a regiment and fewer men can furnish the former than command the latter. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
You furnish the pictures and I'll furnish the war.
To compel a man to furnish funds for the propagation of ideas he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical. - Thomas Jefferson