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Again men have been kept back as by a kind of enchantment from progress in science by reverence for antiquity, by the authority of men counted great in philosophy, and then by general consent.

Francis Bacon Quotes

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Reading furnishes the mind only with materials for knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.

John Locke Quotes

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We must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart.

H.L. Mencken Quotes

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The human understanding, from its peculiar nature, easily supposes a greater degree of order and regularity in things than it really finds.

Francis Bacon Quotes

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We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.

Johann Von Goethe Quotes

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Idealism without realism is impotent. Realism without idealism is immoral.

Richard Nixon Quotes

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...it is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.

Charles Darwin Quotes

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Intelligence is not all that important in the exercise of power, and is often, in point of fact, useless.

Henry Kissinger Quotes

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Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are.

Anthelme Brillat-Savarin Quotes

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Act that your principle of action might safely be made a law for the whole world.

Immanuel Kant Quotes

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Every man is as Heaven made him, and sometimes a great deal worse.

Cervantes Quotes

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Chaos often breeds life when order breeds habit.

Henry Adams Quotes

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Always remember others may hate you but those who hate you don't win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself.

Richard Nixon Quotes

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Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.

H.g. Wells Quotes

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Learning is not compulsory. Neither is survival.

W.edwards Deming Quotes

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Power concedes nothing without a demand.

Frederick Douglass Quotes

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The history of science knows scores of instances where an investigator was in the possession of all the important facts for a new theory but simply failed to ask the right questions.

Ernst Mayr Quotes

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Impartial observers from other planets would consider ours an utterly bizarre enclave if it were populated by birds, defined as flying animals, that nevertheless rarely or never actually flew. They would also be perplexed if they encountered in our seas, lakes, rivers, and ponds, creatures defined as swimmers that never did any swimming. But they would be even more surprised to encounter a species defined as a thinking animal if, in fact, the creature very rarely indulged in actual thinking.

Steve Allen Quotes

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Evil witnesses are eyes and ears of men, if they have souls that do not understand their language.

Heraclitus Quotes

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When your heart is in your dream, no request is too extreme.

Jiminy Cricket Quotes

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To the fool, he who speaks wisdom will sound foolish.

Euripides Quotes

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Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.

Baltasar Gracian Quotes

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A mind that is fast is sick. A mind that is slow is sound. A mind that is still is divine.

Meher Baba Quotes

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It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.

Aesop Quotes

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Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.

Democritus Quotes

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