Richard Whately

Richard Whately

English rhetorician, logician, economist, and theologian who also served as the Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin.
To know your ruling passion, examine your castles in the air.More Richard Whately quotes [12/30/2011 02:12:11]
"Honesty is the best policy," but he who acts on that principle is not an honest man.More Richard Whately quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
As the telescope is not a substitute for, but an aid to, our sight, so revelation is not designed to supersede the use of reason, but to supply its deficiencies.More Richard Whately quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Happiness is no laughing matter.More Richard Whately quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Christianity, contrasted with the Jewish system of emblems, is truth in the sense of reality, as substance is opposed to shadows, and, contrasted with heathen mythology, is truth as opposed to falsehood.More Richard Whately quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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