Jane Taylor Quote

Though man a thinking being is defined,
Few use the grand prerogative of mind.
How few think justly of the thinking few!
How many never think, who think they do!


"Essays in Rhyme" from On Morals and Manners, Prejudice, Essay i. Stanza 45, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

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Though man a thinking being is defined, Few use the grand prerogative of mind. How few think justly of the thinking few! How many never think, who...

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Though man a thinking being is defined, Few use the grand prerogative of mind. How few think justly of the thinking few! How many never think, who...

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Though man a thinking being is defined, Few use the grand prerogative of mind. How few think justly of the thinking few! How many never think, who...

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Though man a thinking being is defined, Few use the grand prerogative of mind. How few think justly of the thinking few! How many never think, who...