Sor Juana: Studying

Mexico 2010 Reading Challenge

My purpose in studying is not to write, much less to teach … but simply to see whether studying makes me less ignorant.

—Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, Reply to Sor Philothea


2 comments on “Sor Juana: Studying

  1. What a terrific quote! I think I'll write this out myself for my bulletin board.

  2. Sylvia says:

    It's good, isn't it? I love her pure thirst for knowledge.

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