Thomas Browne (1605-1682)

“Therefore for spirits I am so far from denying their existence that I could easily believe that not only whole countries but particular persons have their tutelary and guardian angels. It is not a new opinion, but an old one of Pythagoras and Plato. There is no heresy in it, and if not manifestly defined in Scripture, yet it is an opinion of good and wholesome use in the cours and actions of a man’s life,and would serve as an hypothesis to solve many doubts whereof common philosophy affordeth no solution.” — Sir Thomas Browne, Religio Medici.

Statue Thomas Browne Norwich Market
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