François Rabelais Quote
“Because just as arms have no force outside if there is no counsel within a house, study is vain and counsel useless that is not put to virtuous effect when the time calls.”
Gargantua, Chapter XXIX, "The tenor of the letter which Grangousier wrote to his son Gargantua".
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsFrançois Rabelais
Died: April 9, 1553 (aged 60)
Occupation: Clergyman, writer, doctor, humanist
Bio: François Rabelais was a major French Renaissance writer, doctor, Renaissance humanist, monk and Greek scholar. He has historically been regarded as a writer of fantasy, satire, the grotesque, bawdy jokes and songs. His best known work is Gargantua and Pantagruel.