Charles Caleb Colton Quote

Mathematicians have sought knowledge in figures, Philosophers in systems, Logicians in subtleties, and Metaphysicians in sounds. It is not in any nor in all of these. He that studies only men, will get the body of knowledge without the soul, and he that studies only books, the soul without the body.


Remarks on the Talents of Lord Byron and the Tendencies of Don Juan (ed. 1823)

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