Michael Oakeshott Quotes

Top 13 wise famous quotes and sayings by Michael Oakeshott

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Michael Oakeshott Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Michael Oakeshott quotes: An ideal society, properly so-called, can be none other than an actual, present, society taken at its truest and best. An ideal society, properly so-called, can be none other than an actual, present, society taken at its truest and best.
Michael Oakeshott quotes: Poetry is a sort of truancy, a dream within the dream of life, a wild flower planted among our wheat. Poetry is a sort of truancy, a dream within the dream of life, a wild flower planted among our wheat.
Michael Oakeshott quotes: Culture teaches that there is much one does not want to know . Culture teaches that there is much one does not want to know .
Michael Oakeshott quotes: Browning: 'Justinian's Pandects only make precise / What simply sparkled in men's eyes before'. Browning: 'Justinian's Pandects only make precise / What simply sparkled in men's eyes before'.
Michael Oakeshott quotes: potestas is specific, auctoritas is extendable and can grow. potestas is specific, auctoritas is extendable and can grow.
Michael Oakeshott quotes: To be educated is to know how much one wishes to know and to have the courage not to be tempted beyond this limit . To be educated is to know how much one wishes to know and to have the courage not to be tempted beyond this limit .
Michael Oakeshott quotes: to see a thing completely is to set it in relation with the universe. to see a thing completely is to set it in relation with the universe.
Michael Oakeshott quotes: I have wasted a lot of time living. I have wasted a lot of time living.
Michael Oakeshott quotes: For words, like Nature, half reveal And half conceal the Soul within. For words, like Nature, half reveal And half conceal the Soul within.
Michael Oakeshott quotes: A child might possibly change his country; a man can only wish that he might change it. A child might possibly change his country; a man can only wish that he might change it.
Michael Oakeshott quotes: Image the whole, then execute the parts - Fancy the fabric Quite, ere you build, ere steel strike fire from quartz Ere mortar dab brick! Image the whole, then execute the parts - Fancy the fabric Quite, ere you build, ere steel strike fire from quartz Ere mortar dab brick!
Michael Oakeshott quotes: A so-called ideal scheme which does not grow out of reality is definitely and finally not ideal at all. A so-called ideal scheme which does not grow out of reality is definitely and finally not ideal at all.