Thought for the Day – February 8th

02-08

“…quamvis enim melius sit bene facere quam nosse, prius tamen est nosse quam facere.”
“De Litteris Colendis”, in Jean-Barthélémy Hauréau De la Philosophie Scolastique (1850) p. 10; translation from T.H. Huxley Science and Education ([1893] 2007) p. 132
SEE (English): http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Page:Popular_Science_Monthly_Volume_5.djvu/59 (footnote in scanned image)
SEE (Latin): http://www.hs-augsburg.de/~harsch/Chronologia/Lspost08/CarolusMagnus/karlepi.html
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VARIANT:
“For although correct conduct may be better than knowledge, nevertheless knowledge precedes conduct.”

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