I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. My sons ought to study mathematics and philosophy, geography, natural history, naval architecture, navigation, commerce and agriculture in order to give their children a right to study painting, poetry, music, architecture, statuary, tapestry, and porcelain.
While all other sciences have advanced, that of government is at a standstill - little better understood, little better practiced now than three or four thousand years ago.
Reading is an activity subsequent to writing: more resigned, more civil, more intellectual- Jorge Luis Borges
Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.- W. Clement Stone
The only true wisdom is knowing that you know nothing.- Socrates
Music can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable- Leonard Bernstein
"Soulmate" is an overused term, but a true soul connection is very rare, and very real.- Hilary Duff
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|Birth:||30th October, 1735|
|Death:||4th July, 1826|
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