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JOHN ARBUTHNOT
Scottish physician and wit
(1667 - 1735)

All political parties die at last of swallowing their own lies.
      - attributed to,
        in "Life of Emerson", p. 165 [Politics]

Almighty Power, by whose most wise command, helpless, forlorn, uncertain, here I stand, take this faint glimmer of thyself away, or break into my soul with perfect day!
      - [Prayer]

He that sows his grain upon marble will have many a hungry belly before his harvest.
      - [Agriculture]

Law is a bottomless pit.
      - title of a pamphlet (about 1700) [Law]

O truth divine! enlightened by thy ray, I grope and guess no more, but see my way.
      - [Truth]

The help, the guide, the balm of souls perplexed.
      - [Bible]

The mathematics are friends of religion, inasmuch as they charm the passions, restrain the impetuosity of imagination, and purge the mind from error and prejudice.
      - [Mathematics]

To bliss unknown my lofty soul aspires,
  My lot unequal to my vast desires.
      - Gnothi Seaton (l. 3) [Bliss]


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