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Scientific criticism has no nobler task than to shatter false beliefs.

Ludwig von Mises Quotes

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Hope, like faith, is nothing if it is not courageous; it is nothing if it is not ridiculous.

C. Stacey Woods Quotes

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Gods are fragile things; they may be killed by a whiff of science or a dose of common sense.

Chapman Cohen Quotes

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Pray to God, but hammer away.

Spanish Proverb Quotes

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Preaching is heady wine. It is pleasant to tell people where they get off.

Sir Arnold Lunn Quotes

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Prayer is a confession of one's own unworthiness and weakness.

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

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We are anxious when there is a dissonance between our "knowledge" and the perceivable facts. Since our "knowledge" is not to be doubted or questioned, it is the facts that have to be altered...

Nathaniel Branden Quotes

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When you were born, you were crying and everyone around you was smiling. Live your life so that when you die, you're smiling and everyone around you is crying.

Anonymous Quotes

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I know that most men, including those at ease with problems of the greatest complexity, can seldom accept even the simplest and most obvious truth if it be such as would oblige them to admit the falsity of conclusions which they have delighted in explaining to colleagues, which they have proudly taught to others, and which they have woven, thread by thread, into the fabric of their lives.

Leo Tolstoy Quotes

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And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.

Aeschylus Quotes

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The Church says that the earth is flat, but I know that it is round, for I have seen the shadow on the moon, and I have more faith in a shadow than in the Church.

Ferdinand Magellan Quotes

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"The Church says that the Earth is flat, but I know that it is round. For I have seen the shadow on the moon and I have more faith in the Shadow than in the Church.

Ferdinand Magellan Quotes

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You can kill a man but you can't kill an idea.

Medgar Evers Quotes

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If you talk to God, you are praying; if God talks to you, you have schizophrenia.

William Temple Quotes

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Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.

Socrates Quotes

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Does he say novenas for those with no venus (to Dan Brown).

Saiom Shriver Quotes

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If the truth were known, many sermons are prepared and preached with more regard for the sermon than the souls of the hearers.

George F. Pentecost Quotes

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True penitence condemns to silence. What a man is ready to recall he would be willing to repeat.

Francis H. Bradley Quotes

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The wolf was sick, he vowed a monk to be: But when he got well, a wolf once more was he.

Walter Brower Quotes

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Treat others as thou wouldn't be treated. What thou likest not for thyself, dispense not to others.

Sufism Quotes

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A man must not swallow more beliefs than he can digest.

Havelock Ellis Quotes

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Should our moral beliefs really prove to be dependent on factual assumptions shown to be incorrect, it would be hardly moral to defend them by refusing to acknowledge the facts.

F.a. Hayek Quotes

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...the ultimate decision about what is accepted as right and wrong will be made not by individual human wisdom but by the disappearance of the groups that have adhered to the "wrong" beliefs.

F.a. Hayek Quotes

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The discussions of every age are filled with the issues on which its leading schools of thought differ. But the general intellectual atmosphere of the time is always determined by the views on which the opposing schools agree. They become the unspoken presuppositions of all thought, and common and unquestioningly accepted foundations on which all discussion proceeds.

F.a. Hayek Quotes

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At the core of every moral code there is a picture of human nature, a map of the universe, and a version of history. To human nature (of the sort conceived), in a universe (of the kind imagined), after a history (so understood), the rules of the code apply.

Walter Lippmann Quotes

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