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Peter Abelard Quotes


A French scholastic philosopher and theologian. His tragic affair with his pupil Héloïse became one of the best-known love stories of the Middle Ages.
(1079 - 1142)

It is by doubting that we come to investigate, and by investigating that we recognize the truth.
 

O what their joy and glory must be, Those endless sabbaths the blesséd ones see!
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The key to wisdom is this - constant and frequent questioning, for by doubting we are led to question and by questioning we arrive at the truth.