Profession 93 Edmund: "…and it will, I believe, be everywhere found, that as the clergy are, or are not what they ought to be, so are the rest of the nation." Austen,
Professions 234 "I would say of metaphysicians what Scaliger said of the Basques: They are supposed to understand each other, but I do not believe it." Chamfort. 1805. Gross, ed.
Professions 238 "There is only one thing a philosopher can be relied on to do, and that is to contradict other philosophers." Wm. James. Gross, ed.
Professions 266 "People who have taken no intellectual food for ten years, except for a few tiny crumbs from the journals, are found even among the professors; they aren’t rare at all." Lichtenberg. 1764-99. Gross, ed.