Dante Alighieri (c. 1265-1321)
“Ye were not form’d to live the life of brutes,
But virtue to pursue and knowledge high.'”
- Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy (Inferno, Canto XXVI), translated by Henry F. Cary in the Harvard Classics series, edited by Charles W. Eliot, and published by P. F. Collier & Son (1909, 1937).