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Orestes Brownson

Orestes Brownson
Orestes Augustus Brownson (1803 – 1876) was a New England intellectual and activist, preacher, labor organizer, and noted Catholic convert and writer. His works include New Views of Christianity, Society, and the Church, The American Republic, and Works in Political Philosophy.
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The end of the scholar is not to be a scholar; but a man, doing that which cannot be done without scholarship. The end is never the production of a work of art, however grand in conception, successful in execution, or exquisite in finish; but the realization...