Dean Inge Quotes

32 Dean Inge quotes:

"It takes in reality only one to make a quarrel. It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favor of vegetarianism, while the wolf remains of a different opinion."
"In praising science, it does not follow that we must adopt the very poor philosophies which scientific men have constructed. In philosophy they have much more to learn than to teach."
"Don't get up from the feast of life without paying for your share of it."
"The object of studying philosophy is to know one's own mind, not other people's."
"Man, as we know him, is a poor creature; he is halfway between an ape and a god and he is travelling in the right direction."
"The proper time to influence the character of a child is about a hundred years before he is born."
"The soul is dyed with the color of its leisure thoughts."
"There are no rewards or punishments -- only consequences."
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"The effect of boredom on a large scale in history is underestimated. It is a main cause of revolutions, and would soon bring to an end all the static Utopias and the farmyard civilization of the Fabians."
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"Literature flourishes best when it is half trade and half an art."
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"Let us remember, when we are inclined to be disheartened, that the private soldier is a poor judge of the fortunes of a great battle."
"When our first parents were driven out of Paradise, Adam is believed to have remarked to Eve: "My dear, we live in an age of transition."
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