I Can Never Teach Him Why

Illustratie uit: Huygen, Pieter. De beginselen van Gods koninkryk in den mensch uitgedrukt in zinnebeelden. Amsterdam: wed. Arentsz. Pieter (II), 1689, p. 32.

Illustratie uit: Huygen, Pieter. De beginselen van Gods koninkryk in den mensch uitgedrukt in zinnebeelden. Amsterdam: wed. Arentsz. Pieter (II), 1689, p. 32.

“I can teach a man to sail but I can never teach him why.”

Timothy E. Thatcher, published in “The American Scholar”

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Publisher of woodworking books and DVDs specializing in hand tool techniques.
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4 Responses to I Can Never Teach Him Why

  1. It is because they call the wind “Mariah!”

  2. “Because it’s there!”

  3. toolnut says:

    Deep. (Wish I was in Colorado to be able to fully appreciate it.)

  4. New favorite quote. Thanks.

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