Quotes by Alcuin of York

Alcuin of York

English scholar, clergyman and poet

Alive from: 735-804

Category: Theologians and clergy | Science | Poets (Contemporary)

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    At Athens, wise men propose, and fools dispose.
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    Man thinks, God directs.
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    What makes bitter things sweet? Hunger.
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    And those people should not be listened to who keep saying the voice of the people is the voice of God, since the riotousness of the crowd is always very close to madness.
    Origineel: Nec audiendi qui solent dicere, vox populi, vox Dei, quum tumultuositas vulgi semper insaniae proxima sit.
    Source: Epistle 127
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