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Peter Bayne Quotes


Scottish author
(1830 - 1896)

The finite mind does not require to grasp the infinitude of truth, but only to go forward from light to light.
[Mind]
 

The idea of philosophy is truth; the idea of religion is life.
[Philosophy]
 

Those who refuse the long drudgery of thought, and think with the heart rather than the head, are ever most fiercely dogmatic.
 

Without earnestness no man is ever great or does really great things. He may be the cleverest of men; he may be brilliant, entertaining, popular; but he will want weight.