Quotations by Robin G. Collingwood

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Born: Friday, February 22, 1889
Profession: Philosopher
Nationality: English

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 to be a beginner all his life.
- Robin G. Collingwood
(Keywords: Life, Science, Man)

Like other revolutionaries I can thank God for the reactionaries. They clarify the issue.
- Robin G. Collingwood
(Keywords: God)

Parenthood is not an object of appetite or even desire. It is an object of will. There is no appetite for parenthood; there is only a purpose or intention of parenthood.
- Robin G. Collingwood
(Keywords: Purpose, Appetite, Desire, Intention, Parenthood, Will)

Perfect freedom is reserved for the man who lives by his own work and in that work does what he wants to do.
- Robin G. Collingwood
(Keywords: Work, Freedom, Man)

What a man is ashamed of is always at bottom himself; and he is ashamed of himself at bottom always for being afraid.
- Robin G. Collingwood
(Keywords: Being, Man)

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