Richard Whately

Richard Whately

English rhetorician, logician, economist, and theologian who also served as the Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin.
Not in books only, nor yet in oral discourse, but often also in words there are boundless stores of moral and historic truth, and no less of passion and imagination laid up, from which lessons of infinite worth may be derived.More Richard Whately quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A man is called selfish not for pursuing his own good, but for neglecting his neighbor's.More Richard Whately quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Some persons resemble certain trees, such as the nut, which flowers in February and ripens its fruit in September; or the juniper and the arbutus; which take a whole year or more to perfect their fruit; and others, the cherry, which takes between two an three months.More Richard Whately quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When men have become heartily wearied of licentious anarchy, their eagerness has been proportionately great to embrace the opposite extreme of rigorous despotism.More Richard Whately quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
As an exercise of the reasoning faculties, pure mathematics is an admirable exercise, because it consists of reasoning alone and does not encumber the student with any exercise of judgment.More Richard Whately quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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