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" Words are the Counters of wise men, and the Money of fools... "
The Works of Lord Bolingbroke: With a Life - Strona 127
autor: Henry St. John Bolingbroke (Viscount) - 1841
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Thoughts, Remarks, and Observations

Voltaire - 1802 - Liczba stron: 208
...times put on a brazen front. 48. Conversation is the communication of our foibles. 49. Who was it said that words are the counters of wise men, and the money of fools ? SO. A dull man is the torpedo of society, and a man of imagination a contagious flame, 51. It may...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1845
...not been had to charmed words, and technicalities had not been made to do the work of arguments. ' Words are the counters of wise men, and the money of fools.' And in no department have they possessed a greater value than in that of church government. ' Bishops/...
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The Works of the Late Right Honourable Henry St. John, Lord Viscount ..., Tom 5

Henry St. John Bolingbroke (Viscount) - 1809
...even the mind that invented them, and, instead of enlarging knowledge, enlarge and multiply errour. Another example of the same kind it may be proper...are the money of wise men, and they pay with these; while they mark and compute with words, the money of fools. But yet so difficult is the intellectual...
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The Works of the Late Right Honourable Henry St. John, Lord Viscount ..., Tom 5

Henry St. John Bolingbroke (Viscount) - 1809
...enlarge and multiply errgur. Another example of the same kind it may be proper to consider. llobbes says somewhere, that words are the counters of wise...are the money of wise men, and they pay with these ; while they mark and compute with words, the money of fools. But yet so difficult is the intellectual...
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Elements of Logic

Richard Whately - 1831 - Liczba stron: 392
...light of digestion from its being specifically light. So true is the ingenious observation of Hobbes, that " words are the counters of wise men, and the money of fools."* * " Men imagine," says Bacon, " that their minds have the command of Language; but it often happens...
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Elements of Logic: Comprising the Substance of the Article in the ...

Richard Whately - 1832 - Liczba stron: 335
...light of digestion from its being 'specifically light. So true is the ingenious observation of Hobbes, that " words are the counters of wise men, and the money of fools." * * " Men imagine," says Bacon, " that their minds have the command of Language ; but it often happens...
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Elements of Rhetoric: Comprising the Substance of the Article in the ...

Richard Whately - 1833 - Liczba stron: 347
...sentiment not Antithetically, so as to be clearly intelligible, except in a much longer sentence. Again, " Words are the Counters of wise men, and the Money of fools ; " * here we have an instance of the combined effect of Antithesis and Metaphor in producing in*Hobbes....
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The New-York Review, Tom 5

Caleb Sprague Henry, Joseph Green Cogswell - 1837
...proceed to the examination of the work which stands at the head of thisarticle. " Words," says Hobbes, "are the counters of wise men, and the money of fools" — the reverse of this is true of bank notes — they are the counters of fools, and the money of wise men....
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Elements of Rhetoric: Comprising the Substance of the Article in the ...

Richard Whately - 1839 - Liczba stron: 347
...sentiment not Antithetically, so as to be clearly intelligible, except in a much longer sentence. Again, " Words are the Counters of wise men, and the Money of fools ; " * here we have an instance of the combined effect of Antithesis and Metaphor in producing in•Hobbes...
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The British Magazine and Monthly Register of Religious and ..., Tom 17

1840
...stoics were nominalists, and that Sir John FalstafFs " honour 'sa word," or Bacon's pungent remark that " words are the counters of wise men and the money of fools," contain the germ of all the deductions in the work which is the subject of this review. But nothing...
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