Galen Quotes (5 quotes)
Title of a treatise; cited from Judith Perkins The Suffering Self (London: Routledge, 1995) p. 154.
“The fact is that those who are enslaved to their sects are not merely devoid of all sound knowledge, but they will not even stop to learn!”
On the Natural Faculties, Bk. 1, sect. 13; cited from Arthur John Brock (trans.) On the Natural Faculties (London: Heinemann, 1963) p. 57.
On the Natural Faculties, Bk. 2, sect. 3; cited from Arthur John Brock (trans.) On the Natural Faculties (London: Heinemann, 1963) p. 139.
“Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.”
Diary Of Anais Nin Volume 4 1944-1947: Vol. 4, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1972 - ISBN: 9780547564012
“Be a loner. That gives you time to wonder, to search for the truth. Have holy curiosity. Make your life worth living.”
Einstein and the Poet (1983)
As quoted in: Ebony, March 1985, p. 140
The Art of War, Ch. 3
If you know some quotes that would be a good fit here, send us a note!
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsGalen
Bio: Aelius Galenus or Claudius Galenus, better known as Galen of Pergamon, was a prominent Roman physician, surgeon and philosopher. Arguably the most accomplished of all medical researchers of antiquity, Galen contributed greatly to the understanding of numerous scientific disciplines, including anatomy, physiology, pathology, pharmacology, and neurology, as well as philosophy and logic.