Quote by Thucydides
History is Philosophy teaching by example.
This quote suggests that history serves as a practical demonstration of philosophical concepts and principles. It implies that by studying past events and the consequences of human actions, one can gain insights and learn valuable lessons that can be applied to philosophical debates and understanding of the world. History provides tangible instances of philosophical ideas in action, making it an effective tool to teach and illustrate complex philosophical theories and perspectives.
The other night I came home late, and tried to unlock my housewith my car keys. I started the house up. So, I drove itaround for a while. I was speeding, and a cop pulled me over.He asked where I lived. I said, right here, officer. Later,I parked it on the freeway, got out, and yelled at all the cars,Get out of my driveway!
Man is distinguished, not only by his reason; but also by this singular passion from other animals... which is a lust of the mind, that by a perseverance of delight in the continual and indefatigable generation of knowledge, exceeds the short vehemence of any carnal pleasure.