A quote by William Osler, 1848 - 1919
- At the outset do not be worried about this big question — Truth. It is a very simple matter if each one of you starts with the desire to get as much as possible. No human being is constituted to know the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth; and even the best of men must be content with fragments, with partial glimpses, never the full fruition. In this unsatisfied quest the attitude of mind, the desire, the thirst — a thirst that from the soul must arise! — the fervent longing, are the be-all and the end-all.
William Osler - "The Student Life" in Aequanimitas (1905)
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