Friday, October 15, 2010
A Great Mischievous Baboon
He was wont to say that man was but a great mischievous baboon.
[H]e bid me goe to the fountain head, and read Aristotle, Cicero, Avicenna, and did call the neoteriques shitt-breeches.
From the meanest person, in some way, or other, the learnedst man may learn something. Pride has been one of the greatest stoppers of the advancement of learning.