19 Total Quotes

William Drummond Quotes

Iron sharpens iron; scholar, the scholar.
William Drummond
#French Writer

There is a silence, the child of love, which expresses everything, and proclaims more loudly than the tongue is able to do.
William Drummond
#Love #French Writer

I study myself more than any other subject; it is my metaphysic, and my physic.
William Drummond
#French Writer #Self-knowledge

He that will not reason is a bigot; he that cannot reason is a fool; he that dares not reason is a slave
William Drummond
#Fools And Foolishness

Sleep, Silence's child, sweet father of soft rest, Prince whose approach peace to all mortals brings Indifferent host to shepherds and kings;Sole comforter to minds with grief opprest
William Drummond
#Peace

Put a bridle on thy tongue; set a guard before thy lips, lest the words of thine own mouth destroy thy peace... on much speaking cometh repentance, but in silence is safety.
William Drummond
#Words #French Writer

He who dares not (reason), is a slave.
William Drummond
#French Writer #Reason

He who will not reason is a bigot; he who cannot is a fool; and he who dares not is a slave
William Drummond
#Fools And Foolishness

Study what thou art Whereof thou art a part What thou knowest of this art This is really what thou art. All that is without thee also is within.
William Drummond
#French Writer #Art

As we had no part of our will on our entrance into this life, we should not presume to any on our leaving it, but soberly learn to will which He wills.
William Drummond
#Life #French Writer

Sleep, Silence's child, sweet father of soft rest, Prince whose approach peace to all mortals brings Indifferent host to shepherds and kings;Sole comforter to minds with grief opprest
William Drummond
#Grief

He who will not reason, is a bigot; he who cannot is a fool; and he who dares not is a slave.
William Drummond
#French Writer

He that will not reason is a bigot; he that cannot reason is a fool; he that dares not reason is a slave.
William Drummond
#French Writer