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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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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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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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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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Progress is made by lazy men looking for easier ways to do things.

Robert Heinlein Quotes

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Laughter to begin with was probably glee at the misfortunes of others. The baring of the teeth in laughter hints at its savage ancestry. Animals have no malice, hence also no laughter. They never savor the sudden glory of Schadenfreude. It was its infectious quality that made of laughter a medium of mutuality.

Eric Hoffer Quotes

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No one has ever had an idea in a dress suit.

Frederick G. Banting Quotes

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The continuous disasters of man's history are mainly due to his excessive capacity and urge to become identified with a tribe, nation, church or cause, and to espouse its credo uncritically and enthusiastically, even if its tenets are contrary to reason, devoid of self-interest and detrimental to the claims of self-preservation.We are thus driven to the unfashionable conclusion that the trouble with our species is not an excess of aggression, but an excess capacity for fanatical devotion.

Arthur Koestler Quotes

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To dream anything that you want to dream, that is the beauty of the human mind. To do anything that you want to do, that is the strength of the human will. To trust yourself, to test your limits, that is the courage to succeed.

Bernard Edmonds Quotes

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A fool hath no dialogue within himself, the first thought carrieth him without the reply of a second.

Lord Halifax Quotes

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The moment of enlightenment is when a person's dreams of possibilities become images of probabilities.

Vic Braden Quotes

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The greatest people will be those who possess the best capacities, cultivated with the best habits.

James Harris Quotes

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Beauty is not diminished by being shared.

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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