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Ralph Barton Perry (1876 – 1957)


American philosopher.
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Ralph Barton Perry
The English mind is intelligent rather than intellectual.The French are intellectual in the sense that the intellect is emancipated and left free to run its own course.
Perry quotes
Indeed I am inclined to go so far as to say that the one cause for which one may properly make war is the cause of peace.
Perry
the fear of God together with a keen eye for the main chance.




Perry Ralph Barton quotes
He believed that liberalism had saved the intellect at the cost of the repudiating the great historical phenomenon of religion.
Perry Ralph Barton
This insistence on "having his say upon the universe" is the profoundest motive of William James thinking as well as of his filial gratitude.
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