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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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There are in fact four very different stumbling blocks in the way of grasping the truth, which hinder every man however learned, and scarcely allow anyone to win a clear title to wisdom, namely, the example of weak and unworthy authority, longstanding custom, the feeling of the ignorant crowd, and the hiding of our own ignorance while making a display of our apparent knowledge.

Roger Bacon 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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Yield to temptation; it may not pass your way again.

Robert Heinlein Quotes

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Most people can't think, most of the remainder won't think, the small fraction who do think mostly can't do it very well. The extremely tiny fraction who think regularly, accurately, creatively, and without self-delusion- in the long run, these are the only people who count.

Robert Heinlein Quotes

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Language was invented to ask questions. Answers may be given by grunts and gestures, but questions must be spoken. Humanness came of age when man asked the first question. Social stagnation results not from a lack of answers but from the absence of the impulse to ask questions.

Eric Hoffer Quotes

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Lack of sensitivity is perhaps basically an unawareness of ourselves.

Eric Hoffer Quotes

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

Charles Darwin Quotes

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

Jiminy Cricket 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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Now as of old the gods give men all good things, excepting only those that are baneful and injurious and useless. These, now as of old, are not gifts of the gods: men stumble into them themselves because of their own blindness and folly.

Democritus Quotes

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There are many who know many things, yet are lacking in wisdom.

Democritus Quotes

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Happiness is good health and a bad memory.

Victor Borge Quotes

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A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.

Charles Darwin Quotes

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If we were to ask the brain how it would like to be treated, whether shaken at a random, irregular rate, or in a rhythmic, harmonious fashion, we can be sure that the brain, or for that matter the whole body, would prefer the latter.

Itzhak Bentov Quotes

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Men have made an idol of luck as an excuse for their own thoughtlessness.

Democritus Quotes

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Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.

Tupac Shakur Quotes

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The new frontiers to be conquered are mainly in the convolutions of the cortex.

Arthur Koestler Quotes

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It may indeed prove to be far the most difficult and not the least important task for human reason rationally to comprehend its own limitations. It is essential for the growth of reason that as individuals we should bow to forces and obey principles which we cannot hope fully to understand, yet on which the advance and even the preservation of civilization depend.

F.a. Hayek Quotes

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There are two modes of acquiring knowledge, namely by reasoning and experience. Reasoning draws a conclusion and makes us grant the conclusion, but does not make the conclusion certain, nor does it remove doubt so that the mind may rest on the intuition of truth, unless the mind discovers it by the path of experience.

Roger Bacon Quotes

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The unphilosophical majority among men are the ones most helplessly dependent on their era's dominant ideas. In times of crises these men need the guidance of some kind of theory; but, being unfamiliar with the field of ideas, they do not know that alternatives to the popular theories are possible. They know only what they have always been taught.

Leonard Peikoff Quotes

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When we can't dream any longer, we die.

Goldman Emma 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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A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity.

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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