“Philosopher is a dictator who modifies accepted standards by his thoughts.”
“Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse.”
“Out of monuments, names, words, proverbs, traditions, private records and evidences, fragments of stories, passages of books, and the like, we do save and recover somewhat from the deluge of time”
Francis Bacon Sr.
“We are not abandoning our convictions, our philosophy or traditions, nor do we urge anyone to abandon theirs.”
“The safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato”
Alfred North Whitehead
“You shouldn't take a fence down until you know the reason it was put up.”
G. K. Chesterton
“Something about an old-fashioned Christmas is hard to forget."”
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