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...the integrative tendencies of the individual are incomparably more dangerous than his self-assertive tendencies.

Arthur Koestler Quotes

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We do not know the true value of our moments until they have undergone the test of memory. - The Heart's Domain.

Georges Duhamel 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 fanatic is a man that does what he thinks the Lord would do if He knew the facts of the case.

Finley Peter Dunne Quotes

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Fanaticism obliterates the feelings of humanity.

Edward Gibbon Quotes

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A nail is driven out by another nail. Habit is overcome by habit.

Desiderius Erasmus Quotes

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Instinct is action taken in pursuance of a purpose, but without conscious perception of what the purpose is.

Van Hartmann Quotes

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The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.

Henri L. Bergson Quotes

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Our minds can work for us or against us at any given moment. We can learn to accept and live with the natural psychological laws that govern us, understanding how to flow with life rather than struggle against it. We can return to our natural state of contentment.

Richard Carlson Quotes

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You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.

W. Clement Stone Quotes

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Our knowledge and our ability to handle our problems progress through the open conflict of ideas, through the tests of phenomenological adequacy, inner consistency, and practical-moral consequences. Reason may err, but it can be moral. If we must err, let it be on the side of our creativity, our freedom, our betterment.

Rudolph Rummel Quotes

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...aesthetic values are changed under the influence of sexual emotion; from the lover's point of view many things are beautiful which are unbeautiful from the point of view of him who is not a lover, and the greater the degree to which the lover is swayed by his passion the greater the extent to which his normal aesthetic standard is liable to be modified.

Havelock Ellis Quotes

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The first step in freeing yourself from social restrictions is the realization that there is no such thing as a "safe" code of conduct - one that would earn everyone's approval. Your actions can always be condemned by someone - for being too bold or too apathetic, for being too conformist or too nonconformist, for being too liberal or too conservative. So it's necessary to decide whose approval is important to you.

Harry Browne Quotes

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Art should be appreciated with passion and violence, not with a tepid, deprecating elegance that fears the censoriousness of a common room.

W. Somerset Maugham Quotes

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The largely objective character of beauty is further indicated by the fact that to a considerable extent beauty is the expression of health. A well and harmoniously developed body, tense muscles, an elastic and finely toned skin, bright eyes, grace and animation of carriage- all these things which are essential to beauty are the conditions of health.

Havelock Ellis Quotes

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There is nothing so awkward as courting a woman whilst she is making sausages.

Laurence Sterne Quotes

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An inventor is simply a fellow who doesn't take his education too seriously.

Charles Kettering Quotes

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Dare to be wrong and to dream.

Friedrich von Schiller Quotes

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The mentality of an army on the march is merely so much delayed adolescence; it remains persistently, incorrigibly and notoriously infantile.

Albert Jay Nock Quotes

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Don't be afraid to take a big step when one is indicated. You can't cross a chasm in two small steps.

David Lloyd George Quotes

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If you see in any given situation only what everybody else can see, you can be said to be so much a representative of your culture that you are a victim of it.

S.i. Hayakawa Quotes

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...it is curiosity, initiative, originality, and the ruthless application of honesty that count in research- much more than feats of logic and memory alone.

Julian Huxley Quotes

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When scientific doctrines are mixed up with religious tenets, the same lifeless dogmatism will commonly benumb them both.

Theodore Gomperz Quotes

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Dreaming permits each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of our lives.

Charles Fisher Quotes

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The envious man thinks that if his neighbor breaks a leg, he will be able to walk better himself.

Helmut Schoeck Quotes

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