(17 Jun 1682 - 30 Nov 1718)
Science Quotes by Charles XII (1 quote)
He who is ignorant of the art of arithmetic is but half a man.
— Charles XII
As quoted in, without source, in John Holmes Agnew, 'Pleasures, Objects, and Advantages of Literature Indicated', The Eclectic Museum of Foreign Literature, Science and Art (Dec 1843), 499. Reprinted from Fraziers Magazine. The quote alone is seen earlier, attributed to only a writer of other times in Ezra Sampson, The Brief Remarker on the Ways of Man (1818), 411.