Jean de La Bruyère Quote

The mind, like all other things, will become impaired, the sciences are its food - they nourish, but at the same time they consume it.


Quoted in Henry Thomas Loomis, Spelling and Letter Writing: For Use in Commercial School, Normal, Schools, Colleges, Academies and High Schools, Lesson 84 (p. 60)

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The mind, like all other things, will become impaired, the sciences are its food - they nourish, but at the same time they consume it.

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The mind, like all other things, will become impaired, the sciences are its food - they nourish, but at the same time they consume it.

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The mind, like all other things, will become impaired, the sciences are its food - they nourish, but at the same time they consume it.

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The mind, like all other things, will become impaired, the sciences are its food - they nourish, but at the same time they consume it.