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Of what a strange nature is knowledge! It clings to the mind when it has once seized on it like a lichen on the rock.
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“Bodily exercise, when compulsory, does no harm to the body; but knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.”
“The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.”
“The Interpretation of Dreams”
“Every action needs to be prompted by a motive. To know and to will are two operations of the human mind. Discerning, judging, deliberating are acts of the human mind.”
Leonardo da Vinci
“The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci”
1478 – 1519
"Of what a strange nature is knowledge! It clings to the mind when it has once seized on it like a lichen on the rock." Mary Shelley, Frankenstein (1818).
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