Bishop Berkeley destroyed this world in one volume octavo; and nothing remained, after his time, but mind; which experienced a similar fate from the hand of Mr. Hume in 1737.
More Quotes from Sydney Smith:Live always in the best company when you read.
A life of knowledge is not often a life of injury and crime
No furniture is as charming as books, even if you never open them.
What would life be without arithmetic, but a scene of horrors?
There is one piece of advice, in a life of study, which I think no one will object to and that is, every now and then to be completely idle - to do nothing at all.
Deserves to be preached to death by wild curates.
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