Alcuin of York

Quotes: Alcuin of York

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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.
    Original: Nec audiendi qui solent dicere, vox populi, vox Dei, quum tumultuositas vulgi semper insaniae proxima sit.

    Source: Epistle 127

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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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Subjects in these quotes:

  1. riotousness
  2. madness
  3. propose
  4. dispose
  5. directs
  6. thinks