Thomas Mayne Reid

Thomas Mayne Reid

a English writer and author of adventure novels
It is a question of fact, whether the influence of motives be fixed by laws of nature, so that they shall always have the same effect in the same circumstances.More Thomas Mayne Reid quotes [12/21/2011 02:12:46]
Every indication of wisdom, taken from the effect, is equally an indication of power to execute what wisdom planned.More Thomas Mayne Reid quotes [12/21/2011 02:12:36]
The rules of navigation never navigated a ship. The rules of architecture never built a house.More Thomas Mayne Reid quotes [12/21/2011 02:12:57]
And, if we have any evidence that the wisdom which formed the plan is in the man, we have the very same evidence, that the power which executed it is in him also.More Thomas Mayne Reid quotes [12/21/2011 02:12:10]
There is no greater impediment to the advancement of knowledge than the ambiguity of words.More Thomas Mayne Reid quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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