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|Ishak, in Hassan, actS, sc. 2(1922). 21 It seems to me that man is made to act |
rather than to know: the principles of things escape our most persevering
researches. FREDERICK THE GREAT (1 712-B6). King of Prussia. Lelter. 30
Sept. 1 783 ...
|Franklin, Benjamin It seems to me that man is made to act rather than to know: |
the principles of things escape our most persevering researches. - Frederick The
Great, (Frederick II) Knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it. - Fuller ...
|—Max Stirner It seems to me that man is made to act rather than to know: The |
principles of things escape our most persevering researches. —Frederick the
Great We have had our summer evenings, now for October eves! —Humbert
Wolfe If a ...
|"It seems to me that man is made rather to act, than to know: the principles of |
things escape our most persevering researches." (Sept. 30, 1783.) Moi aussi.
Very true. "Voltaire in revenge [as a monument to him would not be tolerated in
|A more familsr instance will be found in the daily experience of the man of |
literature, who has acquired by oulturethe art of ... any ndcquate reasons for his
assurance, which depends upon the impression made upon his ego by minutiae
of look, ... question by first principles, rather than by the supposed dictates of a
temporary expediency, will the mechanism of our ... higher measure than the
progeny of any savage race —it seems to me to be in virtue of this automatic act-
ordination of ...
|Why should we not be willing to learn of the ancients — some of whom were the |
teachers of even our revered Master, Jesus, and of ... thereby escape the pitfalls
which yawn in the pathway of the ignorant neophyte, we find, after pursuing our
researches up to a ... In studying astronomy we regard the beauty of the science
rather than the astronomers by whose industry and perseverance we are profiting
. ... All these things insensibly act upon us, and keep us more or less upon the
|A more familar instance will be found in the daily experience of the man of |
literature, who has acquired by culture the art ... not convey to another any
adequate reasons for his assurance, which depends upon the impression made
upon his ego ... question by first principles, rather than by the supposed dictates
of a temporary expediency, will the mechanism of our ... ancestry constitutionally
possesses it in much higher measure than the " progeny of any savage race— it
seems to me to ...
|Let the Lord guide me,” said he, “ by his wisdom, to honour his name, and serve |
his truth and people, that an example and a ... to which he looked for wisdom to
plan, and strength to persevere, and this was the secret of his unparalleled
success. ... it grew up, his principles of toleration, liberty, and peace, and none
rose and flourished more rapidly than Pennsylvania. ... good men should be, so
that government secms to me a part of religion itself, a thing sacred in its
institution and end.
|in a superficial way, cramming to satisfy the examiner, rather than toobtain |
thoroughgoing, practical information. ... such things are, and when he gets into
practice perhaps forget that they exist but he wil know them as acquaintances. ...
The father who chastises his son for the sake of the good of his morals is a most
humane man; a father who should ... If they were made, as some peop e seem to
assume, for the mere sport of the thin , they would be indeed to be deprecated
and decrie - ...
|I never felt less in love with scien t iti c research in my life, or more disposed to |
obey, with the utmost docility, the orders of any leader. ... Salvatore, who was
before me, leaped forward, and I, following instinctively, sprung hap-hazard
among the rugged ... of his being — to imagine there can be any thing about it in
the least liable to challenge, is more than he can bear. Men who would start with
horror at the idea of any of the sins in the decalogue and statute-book, will thus
persevere for ...