Quotation by George Berkeley

It is a mistake, to think the same thing affects both sight and touch. If the same angle or square, which is the object of touch, be also the object of vision, what should hinder the blind man, at first sight, from knowing it?
George Berkeley (1685–1753), Irish bishop, philosopher. "An Essay Towards a New Theory of Vision," vol. 1, sect. 136, p. 226, The Works of George Berkeley, Bishop of Cloyne, eds. A. Luce and T. Jessop, London, Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd. (1948-1957).
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