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A man is never more his single separate self than when he sets out on a journey.

John Dos Passos Quotes

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He who can take no interest in what is small will take false interest in what is great.

John Ruskin Quotes

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Men who love wisdom should acquaint themselves with a great many particulars.

Heraclitus Quotes

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...definitions are temporary verbalizations of concepts, and concepts- particularly difficult concepts- are usually revised repeatedly as our knowledge and understanding grows.

Ernst Mayr Quotes

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New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not already common.

John Locke Quotes

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Violence arises not out of superfluity of power but out of powerlessness.

Rollo May Quotes

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Responsibility and danger do not tend to free or stimulate the average person's mind- rather the contrary; but wherever they do liberate an individual's judgement and confidence we can be sure that we are in the presence of exceptional ability.

Carl Von Clausewitz Quotes

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When under the pretext of fraternity, the legal code imposes mutual sacrifices on the citizens, human nature is not thereby abrogated. Everyone will then direct his efforts toward contributing little to, and taking much from, the common fund of sacrifices. Now, is it the most unfortunate who gains from this struggle? Certainly not, but rather the most influential and calculating.

Frederic Bastiat Quotes

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Sometimes the subconscious mind manifests a wisdom several steps or even years ahead of the conscious mind, and has its own way of leading us toward our destiny.

Nathaniel Branden Quotes

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It is very good for a man to talk about what he does not understand; as long as he understands that he does not understand it.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton Quotes

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The endeavor to understand is the first and only basis of virtue.

Baruch Spinoza Quotes

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Veracity is the heart of morality.

Thomas Henry Huxley Quotes

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In that the wisdom of the few becomes available to the many, there is progress in human affairs; without it, the static routine of tradition continues.

Jospeh Jastrow Quotes

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I think it is all a matter of love: the more you love a memory, the stronger and stranger it is. - Strong Opinions.

Vladimir Nabokov Quotes

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Anyone can escape into sleep, we are all geniuses when we dream, the butcher's the poet's equal there. - The Tempation to Exist.

E. M. Cioran Quotes

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A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.

John Barrymore Quotes

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A large part of the popularity and persuasiveness of psychology comes from its being a sublimated spiritualism: a secular, ostensibly scientific way of affirming the primacy of "spirit" over matter.

Susan Sontag Quotes

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...brainpower is the scarcest commodity and the only one of real value.

Robert Heinlein Quotes

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Men never do evil so fully and so happily as when they do it for conscience's sake.

Blaise Pascal Quotes

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The hardest part of gaining any new idea is sweeping out the false idea occupying that niche.

Robert Heinlein Quotes

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Being intelligent is not a felony. But most societies evaluate it as at least a misdemeanor.

Robert Heinlein Quotes

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The three-legged stool of understanding is held up by history, languages, and mathematics. Equipped with these three you can learn anything you want to learn. But if you lack any one of them you are just another ignorant peasant with dung on your boots.

Robert Heinlein Quotes

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Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future.

Euripides Quotes

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Sex should be friendly. Otherwise stick to mechanical toys; it's more sanitary.

Robert Heinlein Quotes

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To think is to differ.

Clarence Darrow Quotes

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