In this distribution of functions the scholar is the delegated intellect. In the right state he is Man Thinking. In the degenerate state, when the victim of society, he tends to become a mere thinker, or still worse, the parrot of other men's thinking.
Nature, Addresses and Lectures - Página 84
de Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903 - 461 páginas
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