Most men go through college and learn to read Virgil and master the mysteries of calculus without ever discovering how their own minds function

une forme expliquée et comprise mord beaucoup mieux sur la mémoire

Das Erfassen der Naturwissenschaften und die naturwissenschaftliche Auffassung der Medicin ist ein Process, der weit mehr durch eine lebhafte Phantasie als durch logisches Schliessen erreicht und erleichtert wird

You & Mrs Bridges, put me on the track of the Half-Uncial, as you may remember, long ago, when you gave me a copy of Maunde Thompson’s Greek & Latin Palæography

the invention of the book conspicuously failed to abolish the academic lecture

They’d define themselves as pre-med, pre-law, pre-business – the prefix pre- signifying that nothing they were doing had any intrinsic significance

We teach through our publications

The very act of individual choice of what was read was potentially subversive

Prof. Cyrus Gordon, who has altered his position on the status of Ugaritic with each newly renamed edition of his Ugaritic Grammar/Handbook/Manual/Textbook

since 1954 I have learned to recognize increasingly the benefit I derived from the wayward reading which those patrons allowed