St. Bonaventure on the intellectual life

It is not enough to read without reflection…


Or, with a slightly different translation,

It is not enough 
to read without reflection, 
to speculate without devotion, 
to research without wonder. 

Industry needs piety; 
skepticism needs joy; 
knowledge needs charity. 

Couple insight with humility, 
study with grace, 
reflection with wisdom.

Author: Jack Perry

Catholic. Mathematician. Square monomial diagram in a round avatar's circle.

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