For the things we have to learn before we can do, we learn by doing. – Aristotle Book II, 1103.a33 : Cited in: Oxford Dictionary of Scientific Quotations (2005), 21:9. AdvertisementsRead more "We Learn by Doing"
It is the mark of an educated man to look for precision in each class of things just so far as the nature of the subject admits; it is evidently equally foolish to accept probable reasoning from a mathematician and to demand from a rhetorician scientific proofs. – Aristotle Book I, 1094.b24Read more "Mark of an Educated Man"
If there is some end of the things we do, which we desire for its own sake, clearly this must be the good. Will not knowledge of it, then, have a great influence on life? Shall we not, like archers who have a mark to aim at, be more likely to hit upon what we […]Read more "To Become Aware of the Whole of our Actions"
Money was intended to be used in exchange, but not to increase at interest. And this term interest, which means the birth of money from money, is applied to the breeding of money because the offspring resembles the parent. Wherefore of all modes of getting wealth this is the most unnatural. – Aristotle Book I, […]Read more "Unnatural Wealth"
There can be no doubt that children should be taught those useful things which are really necessary, but not all things, for occupations are divided into liberal and illiberal; and to young children should be imparted only such kinds of knowledge as will be useful to them without vulgarizing them. And any occupation, art, or […]Read more "A Proper Education"
For though we love both the truth and our friends, piety requires us to honor the truth first. – AristotleRead more "Love for Friends & Truth"
To walk while the Earth trembles, To dance while the Earth quakes. The Ground erupts and convulses; Thrusting, spewing forth chaos, Uncertainty and death; No longer Does the Earth speak to the I, as something known; All intimacy Has dried and sunk into Darkness and oblivion. Lost is the I who once saw, Lived, slept in the […]Read more "I; the self-centered"