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William Drummond

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He that will not reason is a bigot; he that cannot reason is a fool; and he that dares not reason is a slave.

— William Drummond

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Put a bridle on thy tongue; set a guard before thy lips, lest the words of thine own mouth destroy thy peace... on much speaking cometh repentance, but in silence is safety.

— William Drummond

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As we had no part of our will on our entrance into this life, we should not presume to any on our leaving it, but soberly learn to will which He wills.

— William Drummond

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He who dares not (reason), is a slave.

— William Drummond

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He who will not reason, is a bigot; he who cannot is a fool; and he who dares not is a slave.

— William Drummond

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I study myself more than any other subject; it is my metaphysic, and my physic.

— William Drummond

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Iron sharpens iron; scholar, the scholar.

— William Drummond

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Study what thou art Whereof thou art a part What thou knowest of this art This is really what thou art. All that is without thee also is within.

— William Drummond

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There is a silence, the child of love, which expresses everything, and proclaims more loudly than the tongue is able to do.

— William Drummond

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About William Drummond

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1770–1828) Scottish classical scholar philosopher diplomat and MP in Scotland and England
William Hamilton Drummond (1778–1865) poet
William Drummond 7th Viscount Strathallan (1810–1886) Scottish Conservative politician
William Henry Drummond (1854–1907) Canadian poet born in Ireland elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 1898
William Drummond 15th Earl of Perth (1871–1937) succeeded as 15th Earl of Perth in 1902
William Eugene Drummond (1876–1946) American architect
William Drummond a pseudonym for Arthur Calder-Marshall (1908-1992) British novelist
William J. Drummond (born 1944) American journalist
Bill Drummond (born 1953) Scottish musician author conceptual artist music-industry entrepreneur and co-founder of The KLF
Billy Drummond (born 1959) American jazz drummer
William Abernethy Drummond (born ca. 1617–1809) Bishop of Edinburgh.

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