A Quote by Robert Boyle on ambition, books, contentment, nature, and world

I am not ambitious to appear a man of letters: I could be content the world should think I had scarce looked upon any other book than that of nature.

Robert Boyle (1627 - 1691)

Source: The Philosophical Works of Robert Boyle, 1738, vol. I, preliminary discourse

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