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The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.



(c.45-125 A.D.) Greek Priest of the Delphic Oracle. Biographer who wrote Parallel Lives

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    العقل ليس إناءً يُملأ بل نار تُضرم.

    der Geist ist kein zu füllendes Gefäß, sondern ein zu entzündendes Feuer.

    la mente no es un recipiente para llenar, sino un fuego para encender.

    l'esprit n'est pas un vase à remplir mais un feu à allumer.

    la mente non è un vaso da riempire ma un fuoco da accendere.


    ಮನಸ್ಸು ತುಂಬಬೇಕಾದ ಹಡಗಿನಲ್ಲ ಆದರೆ ಬೆಂಕಿಯನ್ನು ಸುಡಬೇಕು.

    Sed mens non implebitur vas ignis accendi.

    a mente não é um vaso a ser enchido, mas um fogo a ser aceso.

    மனம் நிரப்பப்பட வேண்டிய பாத்திரமல்ல, எரிய வேண்டிய நெருப்பாகும்.

    розум - це не посудина, яку треба наповнити, а вогонь, який треба запалити.

    دماغ بھرا ہوا برتن نہیں بلکہ آگ بھڑکانا ہے۔

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