R.G. Collingwood quotes

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Like other revolutionaries I can thank God for the reactionaries. They clarify the issue.
Classical art, in a word, stands for form; romantic art for content. The romantic artist expects people to ask, What has he got to ...
The aim of science is to apprehend this purely intelligible world as a thing in itself, an object which is what it is independentl ...
It is a commonplace that all religion expresses itself in mythological or metaphorical terms; it says one thing and means another; ...
Speech is after all only a system of gestures, having the peculiarity that each gesture produces a characteristic sound, so that i ...
Art has no cosmology, it gives us no view of the universe; every distinct work of art gives us a little cosmology of its own, and ...
What a man is ashamed of is always at bottom himself; and he is ashamed of himself at bottom always for being afraid.
A man ceases to be a beginner in any given science and becomes a master in that science when he has learned that ... he is going t ...
Parenthood is not an object of appetite or even desire. It is an object of will. There is no appetite for parenthood; there is onl ...
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