Alcuin Quotes

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  • If many people follow your enthusiastic endeavours, perhaps a new Athens might be created in the land of the Franks, or rather a much better one.

    Land   People   Athens  
  • At Athens, wise men propose, and fools dispose.

  • 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.

    Letter 164 in 'Works' (1863) vol. 1, p. 438
  • Man thinks, God directs. [Lat., Homo cogitat, Deu indicat.]

    God   Men   Thinking  
  • What has Ingeld to do with Christ?

    Alcuin, Stephen Allott (1974). “Alcuin of York, c. A.D. 732 to 804: his life and letters”, William Sessions Limited
  • Men can be attracted but not forced to the faith. You may drive people to baptism, (but) you won't move them one step further in religion.

    Moving   Men   People  
  • Here halt, I pray you, make a little stay. O wayfarer, to read what I have writ, And know by my fate what thy fate shall be. What thou art now, so shall thou be. The world's delight I followed with a heart Unsatisfied: ashes am I, and dust.

    Art   Fate   Dust  
  • Nec audiendi qui solent dicere, vox populi, vox Dei, quum tumultuositas vulgi semper insaniae proxima sit. We should not listen to those who like to affirm that the voice of the people is the voice of God, for the tumult of the masses is truly close to madness.

    800 Letter to Charlemagne.
  • Drinking alone holds no fun. Drink with friends or strangers! Be foolish, least you'll remember something meaningful.

  • Man thinks, God directs.

    God   Men   Thinking  
    "Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations". 1922.
  • What makes bitter things sweet? Hunger.

    Sweet   Bitter   Hunger  
    "The Year 1000: What Life Was Like at the Turn of the First Millennium, An Englishman's World". Book by Robert Lacey and Danny Danziger (p. 57), 1999.
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