Marcus Vitruvius Pollio

Marcus Vitruvius Pollio

Roman architect, engineer, theoretician of architecture of the second half
Philosophy treats of physics where a more careful knowledge is required because the problems which come under this head are numerous... So the reader of Ctesibius or Archimedes and the other writers of treatises of the same class will not be able to appreciate them unless he has been trained in these subjects by the philosophers.More Marcus Vitruvius Pollio quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If then, at this great distance, our human vision can discern that sight, why, pray, are we to think that the divine splendor of the stars can be cast into darkness?More Marcus Vitruvius Pollio quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Cold winds are disagreeable, hot winds enervating, moist winds unhealthy.More Marcus Vitruvius Pollio quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Bodies which contain a greater proportion of water than is necessary to balance the other elements, are speedily corrupted, and lose their virtues and properties.More Marcus Vitruvius Pollio quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A liberal education forms... a single body. Those, therefore, who from tender years receive instruction in the various forms of learning, recognize the same stamp on all the arts, and an intercourse between all studies, and so they more readily comprehend them all.More Marcus Vitruvius Pollio quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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