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To get into the best society nowadays, one has either to feed people, amuse people, or shock people.

Oscar Wilde Quotes

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Without education we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton Quotes

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If the gods do evil then they are not gods.

Euripides Quotes

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All human progress, even in morals, has been the work of men who have doubted the current moral values, not of men who have whooped them up and tried to enforce them.

H.L. Mencken Quotes

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When Adam delved and Eve span, who was then the gentleman?

John Ball Quotes

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The difference between a professional person and a technician is that a technician knows everything about his job except its ultimate purpose and his place in the scheme of things.

Richard W. Livingston Quotes

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Man is an imperceptible atom always trying to become one with God.

Henry Adams Quotes

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All rising to great place is by winding stair.

Francis Bacon Quotes

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The reason teaching has to go on is that children are not born human; they are made so.

Jacques Barzun Quotes

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History is on every occasion the record of that which one age finds worthy of note in another.

Jakob Burckhardt Quotes

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Whatever begins to be tranquil is gobbled up by something not tranquil.

William Randolph Hearst Quotes

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Jefferson thought schools would produce free men: we prove him right by putting dropouts in jail.

Benjamin R. Barber Quotes

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To love truth for truth's sake is the principal part of human perfection in this world, and the seed-plot of all other virtues.

John Locke Quotes

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We have no claim to share in the glory of our ancestors unless we strive to resemble them.

Moliere Quotes

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The presence of a body of well-instructed men, who have not to labor for their daily bread, is important to a degree which cannot be overestimated; as all high intellectual work is carried on by them, and on such work material progress of all kinds mainly depends, not to mention other and higher advantages.

Charles Darwin Quotes

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I find it valid to understand man as an animal before I am prepared to know him as a man.

John Steinbeck Quotes

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The pen is the tongue of the mind.

Cervantes Quotes

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He who has never failed somewhere, that man cannot be great.

Herman Melville Quotes

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A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt dangerous.

Alfred Adler Quotes

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Nature acts without masters.

Hippocrates Quotes

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I am now quite cured of seeking pleasure in society, be it country or town. A sensible man ought to find sufficient company in himself.

Emily Bronte Quotes

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Every politician, clergyman, educator, or physician, in short, anyone dealing with human individuals, is bound to make grave mistakes if he ignores these two great truths of population zoology: (1) no two individuals are alike, and (2) both environment and genetic endowment make a contribution to nearly every trait.

Ernst Mayr Quotes

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Evolution as such is no longer a theory for a modern author. It is as much a fact as that the earth revolves around the sun.

Ernst Mayr Quotes

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...anyone who writes about "Darwin's theory of evolution" in the singular, without segregating the theories of gradual evolution, common descent, speciation, and the mechanism of natural selection, will be quite unable to discuss the subject competently.

Ernst Mayr Quotes

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Our understanding of the world is achieved more effectively by conceptual improvements than by discovery of new facts...

Ernst Mayr Quotes

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