The abdication of Belief Makes the Behavior small Better an ignis fatuus Than no illume at all.
Reason, an ignis fatuus in the mind, Which leaving light of nature, sense behind, Pathless and dangerous wandering ways it takes, Through error's fenny bogs and thorny brakes; Whilst the misguided follower climbs, with pain, Mountains of whimsy heaped in his own brain.Rochester, John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of
Reason, an ignis fatuus of the Mind, Which leaves the light of Nature, Sense, behind.wilmot, john, 2nd earl of rochester
Ut ignis in aquam conjectus, continuo restinguitur et refrigeratur, sic refervens falsum crimen in purissimam et castissimam vitam collatum, statim concidit et extinguitur.
ignis aurum probat, miseria fortes uiros.