Quotation by George Berkeley

Upon the whole I am inclined to think that the far greater part, if not all of those difficulties, which have hitherto amused philosophers, and blocked up the way to knowledge, are entirely owing to our selves. That we have raised a dust, and then complain that we cannot see.
George Berkeley (1685–1753), Irish divine, philosopher. Principles of Human Knowledge, Introduction, p. 76, Philosophical Works, ed. Michael R. Ayers, Everyman, J.M. Dent, London (1993).

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