William Benton Clulow

William Benton
Clulow
1802
1882

English Dissenting Minister, Tutor and Writer

Author Quotes

I would rather be the author of one original thought than conqueror of a hundred battles. Yet moral excellence is so much superior to intellectual, that I ought to esteem one virtue more valuable than a hundred original thoughts.

Man often acquires must so much knowledge as to discover his ignorance, and attains so much experience as to regret his follies, and then dies.

Method and punctuality are so little natural to man that where they exist they are commonly the effect of education or discipline.

Nothing so much convinces me of the boundlessness of the human mind as its operations in dreaming.

Naked reality would scarcely keep the world in motion.

Philosophy abounds more than philosophers, and learning more than learned men.

A thorough miser must possess considerable strength of character to bear the self-denial imposed by his penuriousness. Equal sacrifices, endured voluntarily, in a better cause, would make a saint or a martyr.

Author Picture
First Name
William Benton
Last Name
Clulow
Birth Date
1802
Death Date
1882
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English Dissenting Minister, Tutor and Writer