Sorai Ogyu

1666 - 1729

A Quote by Sorai Ogyu on boasts, reality, and society

Mathematicians boast of their exacting achievements, but in reality they are absorbed in mental acrobatics and contribute nothing to society.

Sorai Ogyu (1666 - 1729)

Source: Complete Works on Japan's Philosophical Thought. 1956.

Contributed by: Zaady

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