God who placed me here will do what He pleases with me hereafter, and He knows best what to do,
Henry St. John Bolingbroke (1678 - 1751)
Contributed by: Zaady
I have read somewhere or other,-in Dionysius of Halicarnassus, I think,-that history is philosophy teaching by examples.
Source: On the Study and Use of History. Letter 2.
Liberty is to the collective body what health is to every individual body. Without health no pleasure can be tasted by man; without liberty no happiness can be enjoyed by society.
Pride defeats its own end, by bringing the man who seeks esteem and reverence into contempt.
It is the modest, not the presumptuous, inquirer who makes a real and safe progress in the discovery of divine truths. One follows Nature and Nature's God; that is, he follows God in his works and in his word.
Source: Letter to Mr. Pope.
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